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Delicate Elegance Necklace

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Delicate Elegance Necklace Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

This simple and stunning necklace can be made in minutes, yet has an elegance that will draw the attention of admirers. If you want a bridal necklace with some length but not too much volume, this is just the piece for you. It will look equally stunning over a winter sweater or with a sundress!

Step one: Cut equal lengths of the gold-filled and silver chain. You will need two 5 ½ lengths of each, two 3 ½ inch lengths, two 3 inch lengths and a five random lengths of each color.

Step two: Begin by attaching one of each of the longest lengths of chain to an open jump ring and then to the closed jump rings on each side of the S clasp. Working your way down each side with the same pattern, add an eye pin to the bottom of the chains, and string a Hill Tribe silver flat twisted oval bead and make a simple loop in the bottom of it, adding the two of the next longest chains to the loop. Repeat this step with the third length of chain. For instructions on how to make a simple loop, please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step three: When you have all three sections of chain attached to both sides of the clasp, bring them all together on one eye pin, string the final Thai silver bead and add all of the remaining chain to the bottom of the eye pin, finishing with a simple loop.
Approximate size: 30 inches plus tassel
Estimated time: Less than one hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Side cutters, semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
List of Components:
Sterling silver 060 curb chain (925CH10, qty 3 ft)
Gold-filled figure 8 cable chain (GFCH08, qty 3 ft)
Hill Tribe silver flat twisted oval bead (HTS242, qty 5)
Simple Bali S clasp (BCL0026, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR35-C, qty 2)
1 ½ inch sterling silver eye pin (SS-EP23, qty 5)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

060 Sterling Silver Curb Chain by the Foot
Code: 925CH10
Link 4.5x3mm, 22 gauge 
$12.83 $10.39$12.18 $9.86$11.56 $9.36
Gold-filled Figure 8 Cable Chain by the Foot
Code: GFCH08
Link 3.3x2mm, 26 gauge 
$8.07 $6.94$7.64 $6.57$7.24 $6.22
Hill Tribe Silver Flat Twist Oval Bead
Code: HTS242
Length 22.5mm, Width 13.5mm 
Sale Price: $6.32
Price: $8.66
Bali Silver Simple S Clasp
Code: BCL0026
Length 25.5mm, Width 9mm 
$11.63 $8.72$11.04 $8.28$10.49 $7.86
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-C
Diameter 4.6mm, 19 gauge 
$0.33 $0.29$0.31 $0.27$0.28 $0.24
1 1/2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP23
Length 1.5 inches, 22 gauge 
$0.39 $0.30$0.34 $0.26$0.29 $0.22

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $10.05
Price: $11.56
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67

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