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Evening Elegance Necklace

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Evening Elegance Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

We are in love with radiated quartz! It's iridescent finish picks up the colors of almost anything you place it next to, from blue purple, pink to green. When our designer paired it with the black pressed Czech glass beads for this design, it added just enough shimmer to make a simple necklace an elegant, evening wear piece.

Step one: Cut a length of ZambaPro™ 49 .019 jewelry wire to approximately 19 inches. Attach one end to a sterling silver open jump ring using a 2x2mm crimp tube. For detailed instructions on how to use a crimp tube, please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Cover the crimp tube with a sterling silver crimp cover. Attach the jump ring to the bar side of the sterling silver square deco toggle clasp.

Step two: Starting with the quartz, string approximately 16 inches of alternating 5x10mm radiated quartz faceted coins and Czech glass flat hexagon beads in jet. When you reach the end of the design, crimp the other end of the wire to another sterling silver open jump ring and cover with a crimp cover. Attach the jump ring to the square part of the sterling silver toggle clasp. That is it! It couldn't be simpler, and yet, everyone will take notice.
Approximate size: 17 inches
Difficulty level: Beginner
Estimated Time: Less than one hour

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Glass flat hexagon jet beads (GH-JET14, qty 17)
5x10mm radiated quartz faceted coins (R-RQTZ-FCOIN, qty 1 strand)
Sterling silver square deco clasp (ISCL-0061, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR40-B, qty 2)
Sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling silver crimp tube cover (SS-CCOV01, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.040 x .200 inches (1.0 x 5.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR40-B
0.040 x .200 inches (1.0 x 5.0mm) 
$0.44 $0.38$0.41 $0.35$0.38 $0.33
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 3mm Crimp Cover
Code: SS-CCOV01
Length 3mm 
$0.26 $0.23$0.24 $0.21$0.22 $0.19

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.64
Price: $8.63
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.34
Price: $13.99
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.78
Price: $7.67
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $11.60
Price: $12.99

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