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Dew Drops Necklace

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Dew Drops Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This delicate necklace is the perfect thing for a bride who wants a classic design with a modern twist. It's also perfect for everyday wear with a light sweater or button down shirt.

Step one: Cut around 19 inches of the ZambaPro™ 49 .019 jewelry wire. Using a 2x2mm crimp tube, crimp it to an open jump ring and cover with a crimp cover. For help using crimp tubes Click Here. For help on how to use crimp covers, Click Here.

Step two: String around 5¼ inches of Toho round 8/0 transparent rainbow light grey beads. Add a sterling silver multi-V cut bead, and then alternate between one Toho and one V-cut bead until you have 20 V-cut beads. Follow with 5¼ more inches of the Tohos, and crimp the remainder of the wire to another open jump ring. Cover the tube with a crimp cover then attach one jump ring to each side of the clasp. Step three: Cut a length of sterling silver granulated diamond curb chain to around 20 inches. Center the chain in a Chain Sta. Find the center of the chain and using a large open jump ring, attach the Swarovski faceted teardrop pendant to the center link. Move past the first diamonds in the chain and skip the next segment of links, in the center of the second segment on each side attach a Swarovski indicolite teardrop bead on a head pin and finish with a simple loop. For help on how to make a simple loop, Click Here.

Step four: Move out two more segments on each side, and add Swarovski flat briolette pendants using wrapped loop bails. For detailed instructions on how to make a wrapped loop bail, Click Here. Move out two segments again and center two more indicolite teardrops.

Step five: Attach the chain to the clasp alongside the beaded strand using sterling silver open jump rings.
Approximate size: Short strand: 16 ½ inches, Long strand: 21 inches
Estimated time: Under two hours

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Side cutter, semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Sterling wire round 22 gauge half hard-approx 1oz (30.4ft) (SSWR22HH1)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
24x12mm Swarovski faceted teardrop pendant crystal AB (6100-CAB24, qty 1)
9x6mm Swarovski indicolite teardrop (5500-IND9X6, qty 4)
11x10mm Swarovski flat briolette crystal AB (6012-CRYSAB11, qty 2)
4mm sterling round multi V-cut bead (SS-RND4-MVC, qty 20)
Toho bead round 8/0 frosted trans-rainbow soft gray (TBRD8-176AF, qty 1 pack)
Sterling granulated diamond curb chain (925CH104, qty 2 feet)
Sterling silver elegant hook and eye clasp (ISCL-0041, qty 1)
1½-inch sterling silver head pin 24 gauge (SS-HP4X, qty 4)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-H, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-D, qty 4)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 6100 24mm Faceted Teardrop Pendant Crystal AB
Code: 6100-CAB24
Height 24mm, Width 12mm 
$5.66 $4.24$5.36 $4.02$5.08 $3.81
Swarovski 6012 11mm Flat Briolette Crystal AB
Code: 6012-CRYSAB11
Height 11mm, Width 10mm 
$1.69 $1.26$1.59 $1.19$1.49 $1.11
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Frosted Trans-Rainbow Soft Gray
Code: TBRD8-176AF
Size 8/0, 8g bag 
$1.36 $0.93$1.27 $0.87$1.19 $0.82
Sterling Silver Granulated Diamond Curb Chain by the Foot
Code: 925CH104
Link 4.5mm, 25 gauge 
$20.27 $17.02$19.28 $16.19$18.34 $15.40
JBB Sterling Silver Elegant Hook and Eye Clasp
Code: ISCL-0041
Total Length 37mm 
$9.31 $7.26$8.84 $6.89$8.39 $6.54
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-HP4X
Length 1 1/2 inches, 24 Gauge 
$0.25 $0.21$0.22 $0.19$0.19 $0.16
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .270 inches (0.75 x 6.85mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-H
Diameter 6.8mm, 21 gauge 
$0.38 $0.30$0.36 $0.28$0.33 $0.26
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .170 inches (0.75 x 4.30mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-D
Diameter 4.3mm, 21 gauge 
$0.24 $0.21$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.17

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
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
Sterling Silver Wire Round 22 Gauge HALF HARD - Approx. 1 troy oz (30ft)
Code: SSWR22HH1
22 Gauge, 30 Feet (Approx) 
Sale Price: $37.79
Price: $41.99
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

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