During a shopping trip to my local A.C. Moore I came across this pendant while perusing the jewelry section that immediately caught my eye.
I knew that I wanted to use it as the focal point of a multi-strand necklace. At first I wasn’t sure what type of multi-strand – all chains, a combination of chains and stones or all stones. After attending a bead show and a few trips to A.C. Moore and Michaels I was able to find strands of stones that perfectly complemented the colors in the pendant.
I started off by laying out the strands using a multi-strand bead board.
Once I had them strung on beading wire I haphazardly intertwined the three strands.
I actually got these three hole end bar links on clearance at Jo-Ann’s (what can I say I’m a craft store junkie) and they ended up being just what I needed for this necklace. It’s not pictured here, but, I attached a toggle using jump rings to the single loop side.
To attach the pendant to one of the strands I created a messy wire wrapped loop .
And as simple as that the necklace was done.