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Breast Cancer Awareness Watch

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Breast Cancer Awareness Watch Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Show your support or celebrate your survival with this beautiful breast cancer awareness pink ribbon watch. The pale pastel colors used in this multi-strand timepiece make it great for everyday wear.

When creating this watch, make sure to cut the wire the appropriate size for your wrist, our measurements are only an approximation. All watches should be made fairly tight, because the faces are heavy and will naturally want to swing to the back of your wrist.

Step One: Cut a six-inch piece of SoftFlex .019 medium wire. Place a bead stopper at one end of the wire. On the wire, thread four white keshi pearls, a 6mm daisy spacer, a 6mm Swarovski faceted cube in rose water opal, a spacer, three pearls, a spacer, a rose water opal cube, a spacer, three pearls and a 4mm sterling silver seamless round bead. Thread the wire onto the jump ring of the silver-tone round watch face with hearts and ribbons. Reverse the pattern to finish threading the wire, and place a bead stopper at the end. Repeat to create a second strand.

Step Two: When you've finished both strands, remove the bead stoppers, and thread all four ends through a sterling silver round. Crimp the ends of the wires together using a 3x2mm sterling silver crimp tube. For help with crimp tubes, visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Trim three of the wires so that they end just above the silver round. Thread the remaining long wire through the sterling silver heart cone. Crimp the wire to a sterling silver open jump ring. Attach the jump ring to one end of the 14mm sterling silver heart toggle clasp. For help with jump rings, visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step Three: Repeat these steps to create the other half of the watch band.
Approximate size: 7 ¼ inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
Soft Flex .019 medium 30ft clear (silver satin) (SF19-30CL)
Bead crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Bead stopper - 6-piece pack (BEADSTPR)
List of Components:
Silver-tone round watch face with hearts and pink ribbon (WATCH-89S, qty 1)
5-6mm white keshi pearls (P-WHT13, qty 1)
Swarovski 5601 6mm faceted cube rose water opal (5601-RWO6, qty 16)
6mm daisy spacer (INDSY60A, qty 32)
4mm seamless sterling silver round bead (1.5mm hole) (SS-RND4, qty 10)
Sterling silver heart cone-sm (ISCN-0009, qty 2)
Sterling silver 14mm heart toggle clasp (SS-TOG05, qty 1)
Sterling 2x2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling silver 3x2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM3, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Sterling Silver 3 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM3
Length 3mm, Width 2mm 
$0.28 $0.24$0.26 $0.22$0.24 $0.20
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
$0.16 $0.14$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12
Sterling Silver 14mm Heart Toggle Clasp
Code: SS-TOG05
Loop 14mm, Bar 21mm 
$10.42 $8.02$9.90 $7.62$9.39 $7.23
Sterling Silver 4mm Seamless Round Bead (1.5mm Hole)
Code: SS-RND4
Length 4mm, Hole 1.5mm 
$0.41 $0.34$0.38 $0.31$0.35 $0.29
Indian Silver 6mm Daisy Spacer
Code: INDSY60A
Sale Price: $0.52
Price: $0.59
Swarovski 5601 6mm Faceted Cube Rose Water Opal
Code: 5601-RWO6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
$1.08 $0.81$1.01 $0.75$0.95 $0.71

Alternate Components

Swarovski 5601 6mm Faceted Cube Light Rose
Code: 5601-ROLT6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
5.5-6mm White Button Freshwater Pearl Strand
Code: P-WHT17
15.5 inch strand, Length 4mm, Width 6mm 
Sale Price: $16.37
Price: $24.81
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer
Code: SA-0413
Length 2mm, Diameter 6mm 
$0.27 $0.24$0.25 $0.22$0.23 $0.20

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Soft Flex .019 Medium 30FT Clear (Silver Satin)
Code: SF19-30CL
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $14.90
Price: $16.75
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.03
Price: $13.99
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.50
Price: $8.63
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack
$4.46 $3.65$4.22 $3.46$3.99 $3.27

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