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Fun Fuchsia and Silver Necklace

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Fun Fuchsia and Silver Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Long necklaces are back in style. Make yours in passionate pink and silver to really make a statement. Wear it long or wrap it for a multi-layered look!

Step one: Create your links using simple loops and single beads. For the larger beads, frame them in daisy spacers. Click here for instructions on how to how to make simple loops.

Step two: Experiment a bit with what method is more comfortable for you, some people like to make all of their links first and then join them together in a pattern, others like to link as they go. The key to this is that the pattern is random, so you can do anything you like! Continue linking until you have used all the beads in the list of components. Randomly mix in small lengths of chain (1½ to 3 inches at a time) until you have used between 8 and 12 inches. You should have a necklace that is approximately 50 inches in total length.
Approximate size: 50 inches
Estimated time: Under 2 hours
Difficulty level: Beginner to intermediate

Tools Used:
Side cutters - semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Sterling silver wire round 24 gauge half hard - approx. 1 troy oz (48ft) (SSWR24HH1)
List of Components:
5-5.5mm fuchsia potato pearl (P-FU1, qty 1 strand)
Small Hill Tribe bushed disc (HTS086, qty 3)
5mm daisy spacer (INDSY50A, qty 12)
8mm Swarovski faceted round crystal rose (5000-RO8, qty 2)
6mm Swarovski faceted rounded bicone crystal AB (5309-CRYSAB6, qty 2)
2207 Cable chain (925CH31, qty 1ft)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

5 - 5.5mm Fuchsia Potato Pearl Strand
5 - 5.5mm Fuchsia Potato Pearl Strand
Code: P-FU1
16 inch strand, 5-5.6mm beads 
1-23-56+
$16.99 $13.59$14.99 $11.99$13.99 $11.19
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Hill Tribe Silver Small Brushed Disc
Hill Tribe Silver Small Brushed Disc
Code: HTS086
Approx. Length 12mm, Width 11.5mm 
1-56-1112+
$6.62 $5.29$5.92 $4.73$5.32 $4.25
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Indian Silver 5mm Daisy Spacer
Indian Silver 5mm Daisy Spacer
Code: INDSY50A
5mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.79 $0.63$0.70 $0.56$0.62 $0.49
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Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Rose
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Rose
Code: 5000-RO8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.55 $0.44$0.50 $0.40$0.45 $0.36
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Swarovski 5309 6mm Faceted Rounded Bicone Crystal AB
Swarovski 5309 6mm Faceted Rounded Bicone Crystal AB
Code: 5309-CRYSAB6
Length 5.5mm, Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 1.02mm/18 gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.34$0.30$0.27
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2207 Cable Chain
2207 Cable Chain
Code: 925CH31
Link 3.5x4.5mm, 24 gauge 
1-23-56+
$11.99 $9.59$10.17 $8.13$9.17 $7.33
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Purchase Tools & Supplies

Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $8.79
Price: $10.99
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Round Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $5.67
Price: $7.09
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Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $5.67
Price: $7.09
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Sterling Silver Wire Round 24 Gauge HALF HARD - Approx. 1 troy oz (48ft)
Sterling Silver Wire Round 24 Gauge HALF HARD - Approx. 1 troy oz (48ft)
Code: SSWR24HH1
24 Gauge, 48 Feet (Approx) 
Sale Price: $31.04
Price: $38.80
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