Motley Cord Necklace
Motley Cord Necklace
Motley Cord Necklace - Jewelry Craft
Free Craft Projects -ï¿½Motley Cordï¿½ Necklace
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Inspired by the simplicity of nature, this is an easy project requiring no special tools.
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Qty. Stock Name
18ï¿½ #61-701-85 1mm cotton cord, light sage
18 #49-947-60-AC 6mm TierraCastï¿½ Bali-style
BeadAlignersï¿½, antiqued copper
1 #29-851-32-B 32mm horn ring, black
1 #29-840-3 56mm large bone feather pendant, black
10 #29-571-12 9x12mm oval wood ovals, olive wood
2 #28-333-58-01 20mm glass puffed coins, beige/black
3 #28-333-58-06 20mm glass puffed coins, green/purple
2 #28-333-58-07 20mm glass puffed coins, tan/multicolor
16 #27-081-08-B 8mm horn rotund beads, black
1. Start by cutting 18ï¿½ of cotton cord. Loop one end of the cord around your bone ring and knot it twice.
2. String beads in the following pattern:
a. olive wood bead (tuck the excess cord from your knot into the bead's hole, and trim cord so it's not sticking out the other end
of the bead)
b. BeadAligner (push the peg of the BeadAligner into the olive wood bead; make sure the olive wood bead is tight against the
c. black horn bead, BeadAligner, olive wood bead, BeadAligner, black horn bead
d. green/purple coin bead, black horn bead, BeadAligner, olive wood bead, BeadAligner, black horn bead
e. tan/multicolor coin bead, black horn bead, BeadAligner, olive wood bead, BeadAligner, black horn bead
f. beige/black coin bead, black horn bead, BeadAligner, olive wood bead, BeadAligner, black horn bead
g. green/purple coin bead (this will be the symmetrical center of the piece)
h. mirror the pattern done thus far; in other words, follow steps g. through a. in reverse (see image for help).
3. To finish, pull the end of the cord through the hole in the center of your bone feather, and knot it twice. Tuck any excess cord into the last wood bead on your piece; glue in place if desired.