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Stargazer Necklace Tutorial
Begin by stretching your silk by holding 6" sections between your hands and pulling taught for 10 seconds. Continue in this way down the length until the silk is stretched and straight.

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Posted by Alison M. [Ornamentea.com] from Raleigh, North Carolina, United States • Published See Alison M. [Ornamentea.com]'s 26 projects »
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  • How to make a necklace. Stargazer Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Use the needle to thread the silk through one crimp and then through the ring on the toggle bar. Thread the silk back through the crimp and pull until only a tiny bit of silk shows. Use your chain nose pliers to flatten crimp.

  • How to make a necklace. Stargazer Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use the needle to thread the silk through one crimp and then through one bead. Thread the silk back through the crimp and pull until the bead hangs on a small loop of silk and is positioned about 1 inch from the toggle bar. Use your chain nose pliers to flatten crimp. Repeat this, assorting the beads and spacing them all approximately 1 inch along the silk until a 15 inch length of silk is beaded.

  • How to make a necklace. Stargazer Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use the needle to thread the silk through one crimp and then through the ring on the toggle loop. Thread the silk back through the crimp and pull until only a tiny bit of silk shows. Use your chain nose pliers to flatten crimp.

    Repeat these steps to create as many strands of beaded silk as you wish.

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Shona S.
Shona S. · Belfast, Northern Ireland, GB · 1 project
It's beautiful. I wish I was able to make it
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James M.
James M.
I love it!!!
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