Crystal Magic Mala

Mala Necklace Instructions

Materials:
RN-0033: 8mm Old Palmwood Round - 3 strands
288-525: Swarovski 8mm Faceted Round Blue Zircon Crystal - 5 pieces
CLC-TL: C-Lon Bead Cord Teal - 1 bobbin
CLMC-GP: C-Lon Micro Cord Grape - 1 bobbin
193-201: Big Eye Needle 4pc 2.25 inch - 1 package
520-124: Hypo Cement Jewelers Glue

Mala Necklace Instructions


Mala Necklace Instructions

1. Cut a length of C-Lon bead cord (CLC) approximately five feet long. Fold a piece of tape across the CLC on one end and attach the Big Eye needle to the other end.

Mala with C-Lon cord

2. String seven 8mm wooden beads onto the CLC.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

3. String one 8mm Swarovski crystal.

Mala Necklace Instructions

4. String fourteen 8mm wooden beads.

Mala with C-Lon cord

5. String one 8mm Swarovski crystal.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

6. String sixty six 8mm wooden beads.

Mala Necklace Instructions

7. String one 8mm Swarovski crystal.

Mala with C-Lon cord

8. String fourteen 8mm wooden beads.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

9. String one 8mm Swarovski crystal.

Mala Necklace Instructions

10. String seven 8mm wooden beads, for a total bead count of 108.

Mala with C-Lon cord

11. Remove the tape and needle from the CLC. Center the beads on the cord and hold both strands together to tie an overhand knot.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

12. Tighten the knot, leaving some space on the cord for the beads to move freely.

Mala Necklace Instructions

13. Working below the knot string one 8mm crystal onto both strands of CLC.

Mala with C-Lon cord

14. Tie an overhand knot below the crystal to secure.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

15. Begin building the tassel by wrapping the C-Lon Micro cord (CLMC) around a rigid book or bead board approximately 8" in height.

Mala Necklace Instructions

16. Continue wrapping the CLMC around the board approximately 120 times.

Mala with C-Lon cord

17. Remove the loop of CLMC from the board and cut the tail end from the spool.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

18. Cut a piece of CLMC approximately 12" long. Tie this piece around the tassel at the center point.

Mala Necklace Instructions

19. Make a square knot with the CLMC to secure the tassel.

Mala with C-Lon cord

20. Center the tassel below the crystal, between the two strands of CLC.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

21. Tie the CLC around the middle of the tassel and pull to secure.

Mala Necklace Instructions

22. Wrap one strand of CLC around the tassel.

Mala with C-Lon cord

23. Wrap the other strand of CLC around the tassel in the opposite direction.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

24. Make a square knot with the two strands of CLC on the underside of the tassel.

Mala Necklace Instructions

25. Complete the square knot and pull tight to secure.

Mala with C-Lon cord

26. Add a drop of Hypo Cement to the knot.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

27. Trim the two strands of CLC close to the knot.

Mala Necklace Instructions

28. Cut through the looped ends of the tassel.

Mala with C-Lon cord

29. Dip the tassel into water and dry with a towel, smoothing out the CLMC.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

30. Cut a length of CLC approximately 12" long and tie it around the tassel.

Mala Necklace Instructions

31. Wrap each strand of CLC around the tassel twice in opposite directions. This will create a tight coil, binding the tassel together.

Mala with C-Lon cord

32. Tie the CLC into a square knot, centering it over the coils on the front of the tassel.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

33. Apply a drop of Hypo Cement to the knot and trim the CLC leaving a small tail.

Natural bead Mala Necklace Instructions

34. Trim the ends of the tassel to desired length.


Mala Necklace Instructions


Jasper
Mala Necklace Jasper

Materials:
RN-0035: 8mm Nangka Round - 3 strands
288-536: Swarovski 8mm Faceted Round Capri Blue AB Crystal - 5 pieces
CLC-C: C-Lon Bead Cord Capri - 1 bobbin
CLMC-EGG: C-Lon Micro Cord Eggplant - 1 bobbin
193-201: Big Eye Needle 4pc 2.25 inch - 1 package


Labradorite
Mala Necklace Labradorite

Materials:
RN-0026: 8mm Bayong Round - 3 strands
288-716: Swarovski Faceted Round Olivine AB Crystal - 5 pieces
CLC-MO: C-Lon Bead Cord Moss - 1 bobbin
CLMC-PK: C-Lon Micro Cord Peacock - 1 bobbin
193-201: Big Eye Needle 4pc 2.25 inch - 1 package


Tourmaline
Mala Necklace Tourmaline

Materials:
RN-0033: 8mm Old Palmwood Round - 3 strands
288-525: Swarovski 8mm Faceted Round Blue Zircon Crystal - 5 pieces
CLC-TL: C-Lon Bead Cord Teal - 1 bobbin
CLMC-GP: C-Lon Micro Cord Grape - 1 bobbin
193-201: Big Eye Needle 4pc 2.25 inch - 1 package


Carnelian
Mala Necklace Carnelian

Materials:
RN-0029: 8mm Black Ebony Round - 3 strands
288-825: Swarovski 8mm Faceted Round Fire Opal Crystal - 5 pieces
CLC-OG: C-Lon Bead Cord Orange - 1 bobbin
CLMC-LC: C-Lon Micro Cord Light Copper - 1 bobbin
193-201: Big Eye Needle 4pc 2.25 inch - 1 package


Moonstone
Mala Necklace Moonstone

Materials:
RN-0031: 8mm Rosewood Round - 3 strands
288-686: Swarovski 8mm Faceted Round Lt Sapphire AB Crystal - 5 pieces
CLC-PKL: C-Lon Bead Cord Periwinkle - 1 bobbin
CLMC-GR: C-Lon Micro Cord Gray - 1 bobbin
193-201: Big Eye Needle 4pc 2.25 inch - 1 package


Fluorite
Mala Necklace Fluorite

Materials:
RN-0027: 8mm Whitewood Round - 3 strands
288-805: Swarovski 8mm Faceted Round Violet Crystal - 5 pieces
CLC-O: C-Lon Bead Cord Orchid - 1 bobbin
CLMC-SG: C-Lon Micro Cord Sage - 1 bobbin
193-201: Big Eye Needle 4pc 2.25 inch - 1 package

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