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Dragonfly Meadow Necklace

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Dragonfly Meadow Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

The creative use of the rich copper and enameled elements enhances the whimsical feel of the cat tails and dragonfly pendant.

Step one: On a 4-inch piece of jewelry wire, thread approximately 1 1/4 inches of copper Tohos and a crimp tube. Add the cattails purple dragonfly stoneware rectangle pendant and the medium copper line etched ring. To form the loop, thread the other end of the jewelry wire through the crimp tube. Pull the jewelry wire taut but not tight and crimp the crimp tube. For help using crimp tubes, please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. Trim the excess wire.

Step two: On a 12-inch piece of jewelry wire, thread 7 inches of copper Tohos. Add the copper round porous link and the medium copper line etched ring (with the pendant). Place a crimp tube on each end of the jewelry wire and the copper wire wrapped disc bead onto one of the ends. To form the loop, use the end of the jewelry wire that the copper bead is on and thread it through the crimp tube on the other end. Then use that end and thread it through the copper bead and the crimp tube. Pull the jewelry wire taut but not tight and crimp both crimp tubes.

Step three: Attach a jump ring to the other loop on the copper round porous link. Then link together in this order: another jump ring, the small copper line etched ring, a jump ring, the bitter green rectangle link, a jump ring, 9 ½-inches of antique copper-plated large squares and ovals chain, a jump ring and the bar end of the antique copper hammered square toggle clasp.

Step four: On a 9-inch piece of ZambaPro 49 .019 jewelry wire, thread 5 inches of round 11/0 matte galvanized copper Toho beads and a crimp tube. To form the loop, thread the other end of the jewelry wire through the crimp tube and pull taut to form a circle. Crimp the crimp tube and trim the excess wire. Set aside.

Step five: Attach a jump ring to the diamond low fire grapevine pendant. Attach it to one of the outside loops on the horseshoe link. Attach a jump ring to the diamond gold bamboo pendant, and attach it to the other outside link on the horseshoe link. Set aside.

Step six: For the other side of the necklace, attach a jump ring to the medium copper line etched ring (with the pendant). In this order add: 2 1/4-inches of copper-plated large circle link chain, a jump ring and another jump ring. Connect this to the center loop between the two pendants on the horseshoe link. To the small ring on the horseshoe link, add in this order: a jump ring, another jump ring, 6 1/4-inches of copper-plated large circle link chain, a jump ring, another jump ring, the antique copper radiant round link, a jump ring, the beaded Toho loop from step four, a jump ring and the loop end of the toggle clasp.
Approximate size: 30 inches
Estimated time: 1 ½ hours
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Bead crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Zamba Pro 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019, qty 1)
List of Components:
Stoneware rectangle pendant-cattails and purple dragonfly (SW-PEND006, qty 1)
Antique copper-plated large squares and ovals chain (BCACH02, qty 1)
Copper wire wrapped disc bead (BC-BD010, qty 1)
Copper-plated large circle link chain (BCCH07, qty 1)
Copper round porous link (BC-LX002, qty 1)
Copper 3-1 horseshoe link (BC-LX004, qty 1)
25x12.5mm rectangle link - bitter green (DT-0048, qty 1)
Medium copper line etched ring (BC-LX008, qty 1)
Small copper line etched ring (BC-LX009, qty 1)
Antique copper radiant round link (CA-3110, qty 1)
Copper antique hammered square toggle (CA-6121, qty 1)
17.5x17.5mm diamond low fire grapevine (DT-0001, qty 1)
17.5x17.5mm diamond gold bamboo (DT-0002, qty 1)
Toho bead round 11/0 matte galvanized copper (TBRD11-Y601, qty 1)
8mm antique copper-plated open jump ring (BCA-OJR08, qty 16)
2mm copper-plated crimp bead (BC-CRM1, qty 4)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

Golem Design Studio Stoneware Rectangle Pendant - Cattails and Purple Dragonfly
Code: SW-PEND006
Height 40mm, Width 30mm 
Sale Price: $9.22
Price: $23.07
Qty>
Antique Copper-Plated Large Squares and Ovals Chain by the Foot
Code: BCACH02
Links 19x19mm, 14x10mm, 6x2.5mm 
1-45-910+
$4.30 $3.74$3.99 $3.47$3.70 $3.21
Qty>
Patricia Healey Copper Wire Wrapped Disc Bead
Code: BC-BD010
Length 6.5mm, Width 14mm 
Price: $4.57
Qty>
Copper-Plated Large Circle Link Chain
Code: BCCH07
Link 9x9mm, 5.5x1mm 
1-56-1112+
$3.84$3.44$3.09
Qty>
Patricia Healey Copper Round Porous Link
Code: BC-LX002
Length 29, Width 17.5mm 
Price: $8.69
Qty>
Patricia Healey Copper 3-1 Horseshoe Link
Code: BC-LX004
Length 31mm, Width 27mm 
1-34-78+
$7.14$6.64$6.18
Qty>
25x13mm Rectangle Link - Bitter Green
Code: DT-0048
Length 25.5mm, Width 13mm 
Sale Price: $6.19
Price: $15.48
Qty>
Patricia Healey Medium Copper Line Etched Ring
Code: BC-LX008
Width 23-27mm 
1-45-910+
$3.13 $2.56$2.90 $2.37$2.68 $2.19
Qty>
Patricia Healey Small Copper Line Etched Ring
Code: BC-LX009
Width 15-16mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.35 $1.92$2.17 $1.77$2.01 $1.64
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper Radiant Round Link
Code: CA-3110
Length 22mm, Height 22mm 
1-910-1920+
$2.02$1.82$1.64
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper Hammered Square Toggle Clasp
Code: CA-6121
Loop 24x23.5mm, Bar 23.5mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.56 $2.25$2.37 $2.08$2.20 $1.93
Qty>
17.5x17.5mm Diamond Low-Fire Grapevine
Code: DT-0001
Height 17.5mm, Width 17.5mm 
Sale Price: $4.42
Price: $11.06
Qty>
17.5x17.5mm Diamond Gold Bamboo
Code: DT-0002
Height 17.5mm, Width 17.5mm 
Sale Price: $4.42
Price: $11.06
Qty>
TOHO Bead Round Hybrid 11/0 Matte Galvanized Copper
Code: TBRD11-Y601
Size 11/0, 8g bag 
1-910-1920+
$1.89$1.74$1.59
Qty>
8mm Antique Copper-Plated Open Jump Ring
Code: BCA-OJR08
Length 8mm, Width 8mm, 18 gauge 
1-99100-199200+
$0.06 $0.05$0.05 $0.04$0.04 $0.03
Qty>
2mm Copper-Plated Crimp Bead
Code: BC-CRM1
Length 1mm, Width 2mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.09$0.08$0.07
Qty>

Alternate Components

Golem Design Studio Stoneware Rectangle Pendant - Flowers, Snail and Ladybug
Code: SW-PEND007
Height 40mm, Width 30mm 
1-12-34+
$21.74 $19.56$20.35 $18.31$19.05 $17.14
Qty>
25x12.5mm Rectangle Link - Red
Code: DT-0053
Length 25mm, Width 12.5m 
Sale Price: $6.19
Price: $15.48
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper Radiant Toggle Clasp
Code: CA-6130
Loop 22x22mm, Bar 24mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.86 $2.57$2.65 $2.38$2.45 $2.20
Qty>
17.5x17.5mm Diamond Clear High-Fire Grapevine
Code: DT-0003
Height 17.5mm, Width 17.5mm 
Sale Price: $4.42
Price: $11.06
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-23-56+
$12.01 $10.20$11.19 $9.51$10.43 $8.86
Qty>
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.42
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.08
Price: $13.43
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.23
Price: $8.04
Qty>



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