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Chartreuse Ceramic Necklace

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Chartreuse Ceramic Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This whimsical necklace is simple to make and offer a big punch of color and sparkle! To see a similar style in crimson, click HERE, or go to the Ideas section of the Learning Center and click on Crimson Spiral Necklace.

Step one: Cut a length of Soft Flex .019 jewelry wire to approximately 16 inches. Attach one end of the wire to the loop end of a 16mm sterling silver round toggle clasp using a 2x2mm crimp tube. For detailed instructions on how to use a crimp tube, click HERE or visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Cover the crimp with a crimp cover.

Step two: String a 4mm fire polished olivine AB bead, followed by a 3mm fire polished topaz and another 4mm olivine AB.

Step three: The next section consists of an 8mm fire polished jonquil AB, a 4mm olivine AB, three 3mm topaz, a 4mm olivine AB and another 8mm jonquil AB. Follow that with three 4mm olivine AB, one 3mm topaz and three 4mm olivine AB followed by an 8mm jonquil AB. Repeat this section a second time and then finish with a 4mm olivine AB, three 3mm topaz a 4mm olivine AB and an 8mm jonquil AB.

Step four: You are now at the center of your design. Add ten 4mm olivine AB beads and then reverse the pattern as you work back toward the other end of the necklace. Attach the remaining wire to the bar end of your toggle with a crimp tube. Cover with a crimp cover.

Step five: To attach the pendant, attach a jump ring to the hole of the pendant and two more jump rings to that one. Loop the final jump ring to the center of the necklace. It will slide in the center section when done. You will see, if you visit the Crimson design that the designer only used one jump ring. These pendants are all handmade and the holes are not drilled in exactly the same place for each one. You may need to play with different methods of attaching them to the necklaces, such as multiple jump rings.
Approximate size: 16 inches

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Soft Flex .019 medium 30ft clear (silver satin) (SF19-30CL)
List of Components:
Chartreuse dancing box pendant (MN-CHAR6, qty 1)
8mm fire polished jonquil AB (FP-JONAB8, qty 1 pack)
4mm fire polished olivine AB (FP-OLAB4, qty 1 pack)
3mm fire polished topaz (FP-TO3, qty 1 pack)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-I, qty 3)
16mm sterling silver round toggle clasp (SS-TOG03, qty 1)
2x2mm sterling silver crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling silver crimp cover (SS-CCOV01, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Marsha Neal Chartreuse Dancing Box Pendant
Code: MN-CHAR6
Height 1.5 inches, Width 1.5 inches 
Sale Price: $6.39
Price: $15.99
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.030 x .350 (0.76 x 9.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-I
0.76 x 9.0mm 
Sterling Silver 16mm Round Toggle Clasp
Code: SS-TOG03
Loop 16mm, Bar 26mm 
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code: SS-CCOV01
Length 3mm 

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Price: $8.63
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Price: $13.99
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.67
Soft Flex .019 Medium 30FT Clear (Silver Satin)
Code: SF19-30CL
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Price: $16.75

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