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Points and pearls necklace set

Amazonite’s pale blue hue flatters just about any skin tone.
Points and pearls full necklace
Amazonite gets its name from the Amazon River, even though no deposits have been found there!

An asymmetrical pearl cluster adds an element of surprise, while contrasting components — like smooth pearls and pointy amazonite sticks — give dimension to this stunning set. 


necklace 16 in. (41 cm)

  • 16-in. (41 cm) strand 14–28 mm amazonite stick beads
  • 65 6–8 mm pearls
  • 2 6 mm round pearls
  • 2 6 mm tube beads
  • 4 4 mm spacers
  • 2 5 mm bead caps
  • 65 1 1⁄2-in. (53.8 cm) head pins
  • flexible beading wire, .014 or .015
  • 2 crimp beads
  • lobster claw clasp
  • 1 1⁄2 in. (3.8 cm) chain for extender, 8 mm links
  • chainnose and roundnose pliers
  • diagonal wire cutters
  • crimping pliers (optional)


Points and pearls Necklace Step 1
1. On a head pin, string a pearl and make a wrapped loop. Make 65 pearl units.
Points and pearls Necklace Step 2
2. Cut a piece of beading wire. String the pearl units. On each end, string a round pearl and a bead cap. 
Points and pearls Necklace Step 3
3. On one end, string 7–8 in. (18–20 cm) of stick beads. On the other end, string 4–5 in. (10–13 cm) of sticks.
Points and pearls Necklace Step 4

4.  On one end, string: spacer, tube, spacer, crimp bead, lobster claw clasp. Repeat on the other end, substituting a 1 1⁄2-in. (3.8 cm) chain for the clasp. Check the fit, and add or remove beads if necessary. Go back through the beads just strung and tighten the wire. Crimp the crimp bead and trim the excess wire.


Make a matching bracelet or earrings! Instructions for both can be found on the free downloadable PDF; just click here!

Points and pearls earrings and bracelet
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