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Christy's Gift Necklace

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Christy's Gift Necklace Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

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 Christy's matching bracelet and earrings.

Step one: Cut approximately 6 inches of ZambaPro™ .012 jewelry wire. Slide a crimp tube onto one end and place that end in a bead stopper. String a couple of 1.5mm white freshwater pearls and string on the Lillypilly mother of pearl pendant. String approximately 30 seed pearls in a loop and run the wire back through the crimp tube. Continue until you have three loops and crimp the crimp tube. For help with Crimping please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Set the pendant aside.

Step two: Cut approximately 32 inches of ZambaPro™ .019 jewelry wire and crimp one end to one of the loops on your s clasp. String an opaque espresso bean Delica bead, a sterling silver wavy link, another Delica, 6mm cream Swarovski pearl, 8mm light Colorado topaz faceted round, another pearl, Delica bead, wavy link, Delica, sterling silver S-cut bead, 14mm Swarovski aqua twist, and an S-cut bead. Repeat the pattern two more times. Add a Delica, pearl, light Colorado topaz, pearl, Delica, sterling wavy link and then a 6mm Swarovski aqua faceted round and two sterling silver curved tube links with beads. This is the center of the design and is where the pendant will sit. Slide the pendant onto these links and reverse the pattern as you work toward the other end of your necklace.

Step three: Crimp the remaining wire to the other loop of your S-clasp. Trim the excess wire.
Approximate size: 28-inches
Estimated time: Under one hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Swarovski 5000 6mm faceted round aqua (5000-AQUA6, qty 2)
Swarovski 5000 8mm faceted round light Colorado topaz (5000-LCT8, qty 8)
Swarovski 5621 14mm twist aquamarine (5621-AQU14, qty 6)
Swarovski 5810 6mm pearl cream (5810-CRM6, qty 16)
Delica opaque espresso bean 8gram pack (DB1134, qty 1)
Hill Tribe silver medium hammered S clasp (HTS257, qty 1)
White potato shaped pearls 1.3-1.5mm (P-WHT10, 1)
Mother of pearl round pendant 46mm - blue lace (SHL-LP156, qty 1)
Sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 3)
Sterling silver curved tube spacer with beads (SS-LX13, qty 2)
Sterling silver wavy tube bead (SS-LX35, qty 16)
Bright 4x6mm sterling oval s-cut bead (STG-OVAL4-SC, 12)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Aquamarine
Code: 5000-AQUA6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
$0.50 $0.37$0.47 $0.35$0.44 $0.33
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Light Colorado Topaz
Code: 5000-LCT8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
$0.73 $0.54$0.68 $0.51$0.64 $0.48
Swarovski 5621 14mm Twist Aquamarine
Code: 5621-AQU14
Length 14mm, Width 14mm 
$2.02 $1.51$1.91 $1.43$1.80 $1.35
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Crystal Pearl Cream
Code: 5810-CRM6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
$0.14 $0.10$0.13 $0.09$0.12 $0.09
Miyuki 8g 11/0 Opaque Espresso Bean Delicas
Code: DB1134
Size 11/0, 8g bag 
$3.92 $3.41$3.70 $3.21$3.50 $3.04
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 Curved Tube Link with Beads
Code: SS-LX13
11.5mm with 3.5mm ball 
$1.62 $1.26$1.52 $1.18$1.43 $1.11
Sterling Silver Wavy Tube Bead
Code: SS-LX35
Length 20mm, Width 1.5mm 
$0.98 $0.79$0.92 $0.74$0.86 $0.69

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.50
Price: $8.63
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.03
Price: $13.99
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $11.56
Price: $12.99
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .012 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-012
Diameter .012 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $16.90
Price: $18.99

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