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Fall Charm Necklace

By: Chris Myer Williams
Chris Myer Williams
Chris Myer Williams
I have always found comfort and happiness when I was busy designing and creating. I have many interests and talents and often I am torn when deciding which art medium to work creatively in. Decorative painting is my first love; however, I also enjoy stenciling, jewelry making, sewing, crochet, needlework of all kinds, cooking, card making, faux finishes, decorating and gardening. Working in the craft and hobby industry for many years, I have enjoyed the pleasures of traveling, teaching, and sharing with others basic crafting how-tos! Currently, I am employed as the Marketing Education Director at Plaid. My career journey to this day, is still allowing me the gift of sharing with others the joys of crafting and finding their creative spirits! I hope that our creative paths may cross one day. Until then... happy creating!
What says fall more than gold leaf charms and Czech glass beads?
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Tools - Small Flush Cutter
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Tools - Round Nose Pliers
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Tools - Chain Nose Pliers
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Beads - Sky Blue 8mm Faceted Round
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Beads - Brown 8mm Faceted Round
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Beads - Clear Blue 9mm Nugget
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Chains - Fat Oval Gold
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Findings - Jump Rings Twist Gold
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Findings - Toggle Clasps Leaves
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Enamel Blanks - Leaf Variety
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Jewelry Charms - Leaf Variety
Other Supplies
Gold head pins
Gold eye pins
Gold twisted rings
ruler

Instructions

  1. Measure two lengths of fat oval gold chain and cut using the small flush cutter: one 12” and one 10”
  2. Create many bead charms using either a head pin or an eye pin. Thread the pin with color coordinating Czech beads, some charms will have one bead, others will have two. Make a loop at the top using the round nose pliers and trim excess pin using the small flush cutters.
  3. If the bead charm was made as a connector, add a small gold leaf charm to one end using a gold jump ring.
  4. Lay your sections of chain out before you and design the placement of each fall-themed charm as well as the bead charms. Try to space the larger leaves out amongst the length of each chain. Save one bead charm for the “tail” at the toggle clasp.
  5. Once you are happy with the placement, begin adding the charms to your chains using jump rings until all the charms have been added and you like the placement.
  6. Attach one end of each 10” and 12” charmed chain to a gold jump ring and attach to a twisted gold ring. Repeat for other side.
  7. Next, determine the desired length of the necklace and cut two pieces of chain. Attach chain to the beaded sections using a jump ring.
  8. Add a toggle clasp to each side of the chain using a jump ring.
Tip: If you love a charmed necklace, but this look is a little too dramatic for you, experiment and create a single strand charmed necklace. It will have the same effect without the dramatic chunky look.
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