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Create Necklace

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Create Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

The end of the school year is near and this necklace makes a wonderful teacher's gift. Make this necklace for any artist in your life and they will surely cherish it!

Step one: Cut a length of Beadalon® satin copper to approximately 19 inches. Using a copper crimp tube, crimp one end of the wire to a brass plated dotted toggle. For instructions on How to Crimp, please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step two: String thirty five 5mm copper plated pewter heishi spacer beads followed by a fire polished bead, ten more heishi beads, another fire polished, an antique copper-plated pewter spirit bead and another fire polished glass bead. Now string ten antique rhodium-plated pewter 5mm heishi beads, a fire polished, antique silver-plated spirit bead, fire polished, ten antique copper 5mm heishi beads, three antique copper 4mm heishi beads, an antique rhodium A, three more 4mm heishi, the B, three heishi, C, six 4mm, the antique rhodium 1, three heishi, the 2, three heishi, 3 and three more 4mm heishi. Now reverse the pattern of the rest of the beads as you work back toward the clasp.

Step three: Attach an open jump ring to the create crown charm and hang it in the center of your design. Crimp the end of the wire to the other part of your toggle clasp, trim the extra wire and you are finished!
Approximate size: 18 inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Beadalon® 7 .018 30FT - satin copper (B7SC-30F-018)
List of Components:
Czech Fire Polished bead celsian 6mm (50PK) (FP-CELS6, qty 1)
Antique rhodium 5mm heishi spacer (RBA-0433, qty 10)
Antique copper 5mm heishi spacer (CA-0433, qty 90)
Antique copper 4mm heishi spacer (CA-0432, qty 24)
Antique rhodium-plated pewter alphabet bead - A (RBA-A, qty 1)
Antique rhodium-plated pewter alphabet bead - B (RBA-B, qty 1)
Antique rhodium-plated pewter alphabet bead - C (RBA-C, qty 1)
Antique rhodium-plated pewter number bead - 1 (RBA-1, qty 1)
Antique rhodium-plated pewter number bead - 2 (RBA-2, qty 1)
Antique rhodium-plated pewter number bead - 3 (RBA-3, qty 1)
Antique silver spirit bead (SA-5577, qty 2)
Antique copper spirit bead (CA-5577, qty 2)
Pewter create crown charm (PW-CH0290, qty 1)
21mm antique brass-plated dotted toggle clasp (BBA-TOG04, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-G, qty 1)
2x2mm copper antiqued crimp (C-0030, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Pewter Create Crown Charm
Pewter Create Crown Charm
Code: PW-CH0290
Height 24mm, Width 25.5mm 
1-56-1112+
$3.04$2.74$2.49
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TierraCast Antique Rhodium 5mm Heishi Spacer
TierraCast Antique Rhodium 5mm Heishi Spacer
Code: RBA-0433
Length 2mm, Width 5mm 
Price: $0.16
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TierraCast Antique Copper 5mm Heishi Spacer
TierraCast Antique Copper 5mm Heishi Spacer
Code: CA-0433
5mm 
Price: $0.16
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Alphabet Bead - A
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Alphabet Bead - A
Code: RBA-A
Length 6.8mm, Width 6mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.74 $0.64$0.66 $0.57$0.60 $0.52
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TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Alphabet Bead - B
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Alphabet Bead - B
Code: RBA-B
Length 6.8mm, Width 6mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.74 $0.56$0.66 $0.50$0.60 $0.45
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Alphabet Bead - C
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Alphabet Bead - C
Code: RBA-C
Length 6.8mm, Width 6mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.74 $0.62$0.66 $0.55$0.60 $0.50
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Number Bead - 1
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Number Bead - 1
Code: RBA-1
Length 6.8mm, Width 6mm 
Sale Price: $0.44
Price: $0.74
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Number Bead - 3
TierraCast Antique Rhodium-Plated Pewter Number Bead - 3
Code: RBA-3
Length 6.8mm, Width 6mm 
Sale Price: $0.56
Price: $0.70
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver Spirit Bead
TierraCast Antique Silver Spirit Bead
Code: SA-5577
Length 9mm, Width 9mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.95 $0.69$0.85 $0.62$0.76 $0.55
Qty>
21mm Antique Brass-Plated Dotted Toggle Clasp
21mm Antique Brass-Plated Dotted Toggle Clasp
Code: BBA-TOG04
Loop 26x20mm, Bar 37mm 
Price: $3.24
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Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .230 inches (0.75 x 5.85mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .230 inches (0.75 x 5.85mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-G
Diameter 5.8mm, 21 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.32 $0.28$0.29 $0.26$0.26 $0.23
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper 2x2mm Crimp
TierraCast Antique Copper 2x2mm Crimp
Code: C-0030
2x2mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06$0.06 $0.05
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.10
Price: $7.89
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Bead Crimper Tool
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.59
Price: $13.99
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Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.38
Price: $7.09
Qty>
Beadalon® 7 .018 30FT - Satin Copper
Beadalon® 7 .018 30FT - Satin Copper
Code: B7SC-30F-018
Diameter .018 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-56-1112+
$4.02$3.62$3.27
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