Fire & Ice – bringing together the blazing warmth of the fire coral’s passion and fusing it with the chilling beauty of crystal’s stunning icy sophistication. A 3-stranded choker made with seed beads and a tab-insert Box Clasp which closes in front. These chokers are super for playing “Dress up” – a pretty historical choker for your very own ‘Downton Abbey’; the “Edelkraal” necklace worn with traditional Dutch Folk costumes, or make one in different colors to go with your favorite outfit. Whatever your 18-inch miss chooses, a Fire & Ice choker is the perfect accessory for any special occasion.
This easy PDF project is designed to fit 18” dolls such as American Girl®.
Requirements: A well-lit Work Space is essential and placing a towel on your work surface makes managing the beads much easier. The beads listed below are a guide and not a prerequisite.
Beads & Findings
Chokers A & B:
Approximate Measurements / Sizes
1. Gut (0.25): 30” – 36” per choker
2. 6 x Crimping Beads per choker (same color as clasp)
Beads – Choker A – Brass Clasp & Fire Coral
3. 1 x Box “tab insert” Clasp - ¾” wide x 3/8” high
4. 175 x 1/8” Fire Coral Seed Beads
Beads – Choker B – Silver Clasp & Crystal
5. 1 x Box “tab insert” Clasp – ¾” wide x ½” high
6. 215 x 1/16” Crystal Seed Beads
1. Measuring Tape
2. Pair Craft Scissors
3. Crafters’ Magnifying Glass – Optional
4. Crimping Tool
5. Wire Cutters or Side Cutters
6. Round Nosed Pliers
Skill Level: Easy
What You Get: One 16 page jewelry crafting pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF crafting pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.Download, Print, Craft!
I really didn't know what size beads, wire/thread or closure to use for making doll jewelry, but this pattern explained it all! I learned new things and made a beautiful necklace in the process. I plan on making many more necklaces/chokers for dolls, but also for my daughters!