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How to create a Garnet necklace

Create a Garnet necklace

Learn how to make a Garnet Necklace with JewelleryMaker.

Not only is Garnet the birthstone for the month of January, it is also linked with the astrological signs of both Aquarius and Leo and is also the recommended gift for both the 2nd and 6th wedding anniversaries. Create a beautiful necklace with JewelleryMaker.com using our easy to follow step-by-step instructions and this could make a perfect gift for a January born friend or keep and cherish for yourself. We would love for you to share this piece with us when it is complete, so please connect with us on social media, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Step One

Thread the Garnet rondelles onto beading thread keeping in size graduation, adding groups of 5 and a small silver spacer bead until you have 9 groups of garnet ending with a small spacer bead. Add 1 garnet, 1 spacer bead, 1 garnet and one faceted spacer bead.


Step Two

Add a jump ring to one side of the garnet connector and using a headpin or 0.4 wire add the garnet drop to the other side of the connector usibng a wrapped loop.


Step Three

Thread the jump ring on the top of the connector onto the beading thread and continue to thread on the garnet and spacer beads in the opposite order to step 1 to mirror the other side.


Step Four

Add a crimp bead to one side of the beading thread, add the chain and bring the end of the thread back through the crimp bead.


Step Five

Crimp the bead and cover with a crimp cover. Repeat these last two steps on the opposite side.


Step Six

Using jump rings add the bolt ring clasp to each end of the chains to complete the necklace.

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