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Futuriste

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Futuriste Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This stunning necklace, featured in the Fall 2007 issue of Stringing magazine, features lots of sterling silver links and showcases our Swarovski Avant Garde pendants. Make it for any special occasion, if you don't mind being the center of attention!

Step one: Link two of the round open jump rings to the center loops of your toggle clasp on each side. As you work, you may find it easier to work evenly on both sides of the design. It is symmetrical and doing so will help you keep perspective.

Step two: Working with oval open jump rings, link 21mm and 24mm hammered silver rings together, alternating until you have five rings total on each side. Add a 19.7 x 12mm oval link with holes then another 21mm hammered ring. At this point you will add a 15mm square link with holes. It is important that you attach the jump rings to a corner of the square link.

Step three: On the bottom two corners of each link, add another 21mm hammered ring. To complete the center strand, place a 23 x 13.7mm oval link with holes between the two hammered rings. At the bottom of that link, using a 9mm open jump ring, attach a 20mm crystal golden shadow Swarovski cosmic pendant.

Step four: Working from the two outside rings that are now dangling below this completed segment, link a 13.7 x 8.2mm hammered oval link, another 21mm ring, one more link then join both sides to the last 21mm hammered ring.

Step five: To attach the 40mm Swarovski cosmic pendant, you will need to make a custom bail. Cut a length of ZambaPro™ 49 .019 beading wire to approximately six inches. Put one end in a Bead Stopper. On the other end string a 2x2mm sterling silver crimp tube followed by a jet 4mm Swarovski bicone, the 40mm cosmic pendant, another 4mm jet bicone, a 6mm Swarovski vitrail medium bicone, jet bicone, a 4mm vitrail medium bicone, a jet, and one more 4mm vitrail medium. You will then complete the bail by running the other end of the wire through the crimp tube. Pull both ends very securely to make sure there are no gaps in the beads before crimping. Trim the excess wire and you are finished!
Approximate size: Inside diameter 16 inches; outside diameter 22 inches
Estimated time: Less than and hour and a half
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Bead crimper tool (TOOL-100)
German chain nose pliers (TOOL-500)
Bead Stopper (BEADSTPR)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
20mm crystal cosmic pendant crystal golden shadow (6680-CGS20, qty 1)
40mm crystal cosmic pendant crystal golden shadow (6680-CGS40, qty 1)
4mm crystal faceted bicone vitrail medium (5328-VMED4, qty 2)
6mm crystal faceted bicone vitrail medium (5328-VMED6, qty 1)
3mm crystal faceted bicone jet (5328-JET3, qty 4)
21mm hammered silver ring (SS-RING01, qty 15)
24mm hammered silver ring (SS-RING02, qty 4)
Sterling silver 13.7 x 8.2mm hammered oval link (ISLX-0030, qty 4)
Sterling silver 23 x 13.7mm oval link with holes (ISLX-0020, qty 1)
Sterling silver 19.7 x 12mm oval link with holes (ISLX-0019, qty 2)
Sterling silver 15mm square link with holes (ISLX-0025, qty 2)
Sterling silver geometric pattern clasp set (ISCL-0079, qty 1)
Sterling silver oval jump ring 4.9 x 7.6mm (SS-OJR-OV5, qty 28)
Sterling silver open jump ring .040 x .35 (SS-OJR40-F, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring .035 x .235 (SS-OJR35-D, qty 4)
1 sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 1)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 6680 20mm Cosmic Pendant Crystal Golden Shadow
Code: 6680-CGS20
Height 20mm, Width 16mm 
1-34-78+
$4.11 $3.57$3.81 $3.31$3.54 $3.07
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Swarovski 6680 40mm Cosmic Pendant Crystal Golden Shadow
Code: 6680-CGS40
Height 40mm, Width 32mm 
1-23-56+
$10.89 $9.14$10.15 $8.52$9.46 $7.94
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 3mm XILION Bicone Jet
Code: 5328-JET3
Length 2.5mm, Diameter 3mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.13 $0.11$0.12 $0.10$0.11 $0.09
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Crystal Vitrail Medium
Code: 5328-VMED4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12$0.13 $0.11
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Crystal Vitrail Medium
Code: 5328-VMED6
Length 6mm, Diameter 6mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.28 $0.25$0.25 $0.22$0.23 $0.20
Qty>
21mm Hammered Sterling Silver Ring
Code: SS-RING01
21mm 
1-23-56+
$8.60 $7.48$8.01 $6.96$7.47 $6.49
Qty>
24mm Hammered Sterling Silver Ring
Code: SS-RING02
24mm 
1-23-56+
$9.73 $8.56$9.07 $7.98$8.45 $7.43
Qty>
Sterling Silver 13.7x8.2mm Hammered Oval Link
Code: ISLX-0030
Length 13.7mm, Width 8.2mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.67 $2.34$2.48 $2.18$2.29 $2.01
Qty>
Sterling Silver 23x13.7mm Oval Link with Holes
Code: ISLX-0020
23x13.7mm 
Price: $5.52
Qty>
Sterling Silver 19.7x12mm Oval Link with Holes
Code: ISLX-0019
19.7x12mm 
1-34-78+
$5.07 $4.41$4.72 $4.10$4.39 $3.81
Qty>
Sterling Silver 15mm Square Link with Holes
Code: ISLX-0025
15mm 
Price: $4.57
Qty>
JBB Sterling Silver 3-Strand Round Geometric Pattern Clasp Set
Code: ISCL-0079
Loop 25.5mm, Bar 30mm 
1-12-34+
$17.41 $15.14$16.26 $14.14$15.19 $13.21
Qty>
Sterling Silver Oval Jump Ring 4.9x7.6mm, 19 gauge
Code: SS-OJR-OV5
Length 7.6mm, Width 4.9mm, 19 gauge 
1-1920-3940+
$0.53 $0.47$0.49 $0.44$0.45 $0.40
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.04 x .35 (1. x 9.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR40-F
1.0 x 9.0mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.77 $0.69$0.71 $0.63$0.65 $0.58
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .235 inches (0.90 x 5.95mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-D
Diameter 5.9mm, 19 gauge 
1-1920-3940+
$0.42 $0.37$0.38 $0.34$0.35 $0.31
Qty>
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12$0.13 $0.11
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.23
Price: $8.04
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.08
Price: $13.43
Qty>
German Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-500
4.5 Inches 
Sale Price: $18.03
Price: $20.49
Qty>
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack
Code: BEADSTPR
1-34-78+
$4.32 $3.88$4.01 $3.60$3.72 $3.34
Qty>
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>



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