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Bronze Beauty Necklace

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Bronze Beauty Necklace Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

A simple crochet stitch and some bronze keshi pearls add to the rich, warm look of this beautiful necklace.

Step one: Cut a 17-inch length of Beadalon® .012 satin copper beading wire. Crimp to one of the antique copper 14mm oak rings using a 2x2 antique copper crimp tube. For help using crimp tubes please see the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. String approximately forty-four large bronze keshi pearls to a length of 14 1/2 inches. Using a crimp tube, crimp to the other copper oak ring. Set aside.

Step two: Using the copper beading wire, crochet a 1 1/2 inch section. Knot both ends leaving a two to three inch tail on each end. For help with crocheting, please see our Crocheting with Wire in the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. Using copper crimp tubes, crimp one end of the crocheted section to the loop end of the antique copper 3-leaf clasp set. Crimp the other end to one of the oak rings. Make another crocheted section and repeat for the other end of the necklace.

Step three: For the dangle, make another 1 1/2 inch crocheted section. Knot both ends leaving a four to five inch tail on each end. With the two tails together, thread on a crimp tube. Slide the crimp tube up, this will form a crocheted loop. Crimp. This will be the bail for the dangle. On both wires string the 10mm Swarovski bright gold pearl, the 8mm Swarovski faceted mocca roundelle and the 14mm Swarovski large hole copper pearl. On one of the wires string the 6mm Swarovski faceted sand opal round, a small bronze head drilled keshi pearl, the 8mm Swarovski faceted sand opal round, a keshi, a crimp tube and the 6mm Swarovski bicone mocca pendant. Go back through the crimp. Crimp. On the other wire string a keshi, the 8mm Swarovski faceted mocca round, the 6mm Swarovski faceted sand opal roundelle, a crimp tube and the 6mm Swarovski bicone mocca pendant. Go back through the crimp tube and crimp. Set aside

Step four: Using the copper beading wire crochet a 16 inch section using a small bronze keshi pearl every 3rd loop. Knot both ends leaving a three to four inch tail on each end. Using a copper crimp tube, attach to one of the copper oak rings. Repeat for the other end of the necklace.

Step five: Twist the brown ultra micro fiber suede and the copper cotton yarn with 3mm crystals together. Thread the dangle from step three onto this. On one end string an antique copper 8mm legend large hole spacer onto the suede and copper yarn. Thread the suede and copper yarn through one of the antique copper 14mm oak rings and tie with a knot. Snug the copper spacer up to the knot. Glue the knot with GS hypo cement and let dry. Trim the tail of the knot up to the copper spacer. Repeat on the other end adjusting the length of the suede and copper yarn to 17 inches from knot to knot.
Approximate size: 20 inches with 3 inch dangle
Estimated time: Under two hours
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
GS Hypo cement (GS-HYPO)
Beadalon® 7 .012 100ft - satin copper (B7SC-100F-012)
List of Components:
Large bronze keshi pearls (P-BRZ9, qty. 1 strand)
Small bronze head drilled keshi pearls (P-BRZ10, qty. 1 strand)
5811 14mm Swarovski large hole pearl copper (5811-COP14, qty. 1)
5811 10mm Swarovski large hole pearl bright gold (5811-BGP10, qty. 1)
5000 8mm Swarovski faceted round mocca (5000-MOC8, qty. 1)
5000 8mm Swarovski faceted round sand opal (5000-SOP8, qty. 1)
5000 6mm Swarovski faceted round sand opal (5000-SOP6, qty. 1)
5040 8mm Swarovski faceted roundelle mocca (5040-MOC8, qty. 1)
5040 6mm Swarovski faceted roundelle sand opal (5040-SOP6, qty. 1)
6301 8mm Swarovski bicone pendant sand opal (6301-SOP8, qty. 1)
6301 6mm Swarovski bicone pendant mocca (6301-MOC6, qty. 1)
Antique copper 14mm oak ring (CA-5646, qty. 2)
Antique copper 8mm legend large hole spacer (CA-5687, qty. 2)
Antique copper 3 leaf clasp set (CA-6103, qty. 1)
2x2mm copper antiqued crimp (C-0030, qty. 9)
Ultra micro fiber suede by the foot - brown (MSUEDE02, qty. 2)
Copper cotton yarn with 3mm crystal copper (59000C-COPCOP3, qty. 2)
Crochet hook, size 0 (not available on Artbeads.com)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Large Bronze Keshi Pearls Strand
Code: P-BRZ9
16 inch strand, 9-16mm beads 
Sale Price: $17.05
Price: $20.80
Qty>
Small Bronze Head Drilled Keshi Pearls Strand
Code: P-BRZ10
16 inch strand, 5-8mm beads 
Sale Price: $26.62
Price: $30.60
Qty>
Swarovski 5811 14mm Round Crystal Pearl Large Hole Copper
Code: 5811-COP14
Length 14mm, Diameter 14mm, Hole Size 1.02mm/18 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$1.23 $0.86$1.13 $0.79$1.04 $0.72
Qty>
Swarovski 5811 10mm Round Crystal Pearl Large Hole Bright Gold
Code: 5811-BGP10
Length 10mm, Diameter 10mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.43 $0.33$0.39 $0.30$0.35 $0.26
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Mocca
Code: 5000-MOC8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.69 $0.62$0.64 $0.57$0.59 $0.53
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Sand Opal
Code: 5000-SOP8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.69 $0.62$0.64 $0.57$0.59 $0.53
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Sand Opal
Code: 5000-SOP6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.48 $0.43$0.44 $0.39$0.40 $0.36
Qty>
Swarovski 5040 8mm Briolette Bead Mocca
Code: 5040-MOC8
Length 5.5mm, Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 1.02mm/18 gauge 
1-1112-2324+
$0.78 $0.62$0.72 $0.57$0.66 $0.52
Qty>
Swarovski 5040 6mm Briolette Bead Sand Opal
Code: 5040-SOP6
Length 4mm, Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 1.02mm/18 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.52$0.48$0.42
Qty>
Swarovski 6301 8mm Bicone Pendant Sand Opal
Code: 6301-SOP8
Height 8mm, Width 8mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.68$0.62$0.56
Qty>
Swarovski 6301 6mm Bicone Pendant Mocca
Code: 6301-MOC6
Height 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.42$0.38$0.34
Qty>
Antique Copper 14mm Oak Ring
Code: CA-5646
Width 14mm 
1-1415-2930+
$1.18$1.06$0.94
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper 8mm Legend Large Hole Spacer
Code: CA-5687
Length 5mm, Width 8mm 
1-1112-2324+
$1.03 $0.82$0.95 $0.76$0.87 $0.69
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper 2x2mm Crimp
Code: C-0030
2x2mm 
1-7475-149150+
$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06
Qty>
Ultra Micro Fiber Suede Brown by the Foot
Code: MSUEDE02
Length 1 foot, Width 3mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.28 $0.24$0.26 $0.22$0.23 $0.20
Qty>
Swarovski 59000C 3mm Beads Copper Cotton Yarn Crystal Copper by the Foot
Code: 59000C-COPCOP3
3mm Beads 
1-56-1112+
$2.19 $1.97$1.99 $1.79$1.79 $1.61
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $6.99
Price: $8.04
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Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $11.68
Price: $13.43
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Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.21
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Beadalon® 7 .012 100FT - Satin Copper
Code: B7SC-100F-012
Diameter .012 inches, Length 100 feet 
1-23-56+
$7.52 $6.01$6.99 $5.59$6.50 $5.20
Qty>
GS Hypo Cement
Code: GS-HYPO
1/3 fl oz 
Sale Price: $4.24
Price: $4.99
Qty>



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