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Brook's Gift Necklace

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Brook's Gift Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Carrie presented her bridesmaids with a choice of two sets of bridesmaid's jewelry each! Each one was unique and made to complement their personality. After much deliberation, they each chose the styles they liked best, thinking those were the items they got to keep. They were right, but Carrie also surprised them with a thank you gift of the second set of jewelry on her wedding day! Be sure to check out Brook's matching bracelet and earrings.

Step one: Prepare your pendant by attaching a large sterling silver open jump ring to the pendant, followed by the filigree link and a smaller open jump ring.

Step two: Cut a length of ZambaPro™ jewelry wire to approximately 20 inches. Using a 2x2mm sterling silver crimp tube, attach one end of the wire to the clasp. For help using crimp tubes please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center.

Step three: String one heishi spacer, followed by a crystal round, a maroon pearl, an aqua bicone, another maroon pearl and another round crystal. Repeat this same pattern nine times. At this point string your pendant, reverse the pattern and string 10 times (starting with the crystal round).

Step four: Crimp the remaining end of the wire to the clasp, and trim the excess wire.
Approximate size: 17 inches
Estimated time: Under an hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Swarovski 5000 4mm faceted round crystal beads (5000-CRYS4, qty 40)
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Aquamarine (5328-AQUA6, qty 20)
Swarovski 5810 3mm pearl maroon (5810-MAR3, qty 40)
Sterling silver 17x9.5mm filigree link (ISLX-0043, qty 1)
Antique silver-plated pewter small Turkish heishi spacer (SA-0425, qty 20)
Mother of pearl round pendant 38mm - blue rococo (SHL-LP172, qty 1)
Sterling silver 2 x 2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-E, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-G, qty 1)
Sterling silver toggle with 3mm aqua cubic zirconia (SS-TOG52, qty 1)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Crystal
Code: 5000-CRYS4
Diameter 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
$0.24 $0.19$0.21 $0.16$0.20 $0.16
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Aquamarine
Code: 5328-AQUA6
Length 6mm, Diameter 6mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
$0.26 $0.20$0.24 $0.19$0.22 $0.17
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Crystal Pearl Maroon
Code: 5810-MAR3
Length 3mm, Width 3mm 
Sterling Silver 17x9.5mm Filigree Link
Code: ISLX-0043
Length 17mm, Width 9.5mm 
$2.88 $2.22$2.66 $2.06$2.47 $1.91
TierraCast Silver Antique Small Turkish Heishi Spacer
Code: SA-0425
Diameter 5mm 
$0.23 $0.18$0.21 $0.16$0.19 $0.15
Lillypilly Mother of Pearl Round Pendant 38mm - Blue Rococo
Code: SHL-LP172
Height 38mm, Width 38mm 
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
$0.15 $0.12$0.14 $0.11$0.13 $0.10
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .180 inches (0.75 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-E
Diameter 4.6mm, 21 gauge 
$0.24 $0.19$0.22 $0.17$0.20 $0.16
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .230 inches (0.75 x 5.85mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-G
Diameter 5.8mm, 21 gauge 
$0.31 $0.24$0.29 $0.23$0.26 $0.20
Sterling Silver Toggle Clasp with 3mm Aqua CZ
Code: SS-TOG52
Loop 18x15mm, Bar 22mm 

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $6.43
Price: $8.24
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $10.74
Price: $13.77
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $5.71
Price: $7.32
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
$13.49 $10.79$12.57 $10.05$11.72 $9.37

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