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Heart of Gold Necklace

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Heart of Gold Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Perfect for any mom this Mother's Day, this necklace features a beautiful gold heart pendant in a classic, muted color palette. If you think your mom would enjoy a different color palette, feel free to use the alternative components we have listed below.

Step One: Cut a one foot piece of 2mm coffee satin. Cover one end with a gold-plated pewter fancy crimp end and the other end with a 3.5mm end cap. For help with crimp ends and end caps visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat.

Step Two: Attach one crimp end to a piece of the gold-plated pewter leaf shaped toggle using a gold-filled 14K open jump ring. For help with jump rings visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat for other silk strand.

Step Three: String a mother of pearl heart pendant in gold paisley and an antique brass heart and arrow charm on a sterling silver open jump ring. Set aside.

Step Four: Crimp an approximately four-inch piece of ZambaPro™ 49 .019 jewelry wire to one of the end caps using a 14K/20 gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube. For help with crimp tubes visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Trim any excess wire. On the wire string in this order: a 9x6mm burgundy and blue zircon swirl roundelle, a 6mm antique gold twist heishi spacer, a roundelle, a spacer, a roundelle, a spacer, the pendant from step three, a spacer, a roundelle, a spacer, a roundelle, a spacer and a roundelle. Finish the necklace by crimping the wire to the other end cap using a gold crimp tube. Trim any excess wire.
Approximate size: 28 inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Bead crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
End cap 3.5mm (BBA-ENDCAP13, qty 2)
Mother of pearl heart pendant-gold paisley (SHL-LP146, qty 1)
9x6mm burgundy and blue zircon swirl roundelle (CR-RL046, qty 6)
Antique brass heart and arrow charm (BBA-CH023, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.89x9.0mm) (SS-OJR35-H, qty 1)
Gold-plated pewter fancy crimp end (PG-CREND002, qty 2)
2mm coffee satin by the foot (SF-COF2, qty 2)
Antique gold 6mm twist heishi spacer (GA-0413, qty 6)
Gold-plated pewter leaf shaped toggle (PG-TOG006, qty 1)
14K/20 gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube (GF-CRM2, qty 2)
Gold-filled 14k open jump ring (0.75x5.85mm) (GF-OJR30-G, qty 2)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

Lillypilly Mother of Pearl Heart Pendant - Gold Paisley
Lillypilly Mother of Pearl Heart Pendant - Gold Paisley
Code: SHL-LP146
Length 30mm, Width 33mm 
1-12-34+
$14.30$13.59$12.87
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9x6mm Burgundy and Blue Zircon Swirl Roundelle
9x6mm Burgundy and Blue Zircon Swirl Roundelle
Code: CR-RL046
Length 6mm, Width 9mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.32$0.29$0.26
Qty>
Antique Brass Heart and Arrow Charm
Antique Brass Heart and Arrow Charm
Code: BBA-CH023
Height 18mm, Width 26mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.50$0.45$0.40
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.035 x .35 (0.89 x 9.0mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.035 x .35 (0.89 x 9.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-H
0.89 x 9.0mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.64$0.58$0.52
Qty>
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter Fancy Crimp End Cap with Loop
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter Fancy Crimp End Cap with Loop
Code: PG-CREND002
Length 10mm, Width 4mm, Inside Diameter 2mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.70$0.64$0.58
Qty>
2mm Coffee Satin by the Foot
2mm Coffee Satin by the Foot
Code: SF-COF2
Diameter 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.25$0.22$0.20
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer
Code: GA-0413
Length 2mm, Diameter 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.28$0.26$0.23
Qty>
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter Leaf Shaped Toggle Clasp
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter Leaf Shaped Toggle Clasp
Code: PG-TOG006
Loop 22x14.5mm, Bar 24mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.92$1.74$1.56
Qty>
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube
Code: GF-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.18$0.17$0.15
Qty>
Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.030 x .230 inches (0.75 x 5.85mm)
Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.030 x .230 inches (0.75 x 5.85mm)
Code: GF-OJR30-G
Diameter 5.85mm, 20 gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.41$0.37$0.33
Qty>

Alternate Components

9x6mm Salmon/Peridot with Half Picasso Roundel Bead
9x6mm Salmon/Peridot with Half Picasso Roundel Bead
Code: CR-RL087
Length 6mm, Width 9mm 
Sale Price: $0.25
Price: $0.36
Qty>
9x6mm Opaque Green with Half Picasso Roundel Bead
9x6mm Opaque Green with Half Picasso Roundel Bead
Code: CR-RL099
Length 6mm, Width 9mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.36$0.33$0.30
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.09
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Bead Crimper Tool
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Price: $13.09
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Price: $7.89
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ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-23-56+
$12.49$11.29$10.19
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