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Iris Necklace

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Iris Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

The easy-to-use transfer sheets were the inspiration for a Mommy & Me jewelry designing party. We loved the way the purple crystals and silk ribbon coincided beautifully with the purple floral design on the transfer sheet. If you're creating this design with your child, you may need to help them with the jump rings.

These transfer sheets were so much fun that we couldn't create just one design. Be sure to check out the other exciting designs we created using the transfer sheets, such as Sugar and Spice bracelet, Sweet Popsicle necklace, Flower Child necklace, Garden in Bloom necklace, Urban Poppy bracelet,Anemone necklace and Chintz and Chain bracelet.

Step One: Cut out a section of the wheat and violet flowers transfer sheet to fit the antique silver-plated pewter medium thin rectangle tag. Per the instructions on the transfer sheet, soak it in water and then slide it onto the tag. Coat the tag in a thin layer of sealer. Let dry.

Step Two: Use a 6.85 sterling silver open jump ring to attach the tag to the center ring of the antique brass curly with small paisley 3-ring chandelier. Attach a 6mm Swarovski XILION pendant in cyclamen opal to the outer ring on the chandelier with a 6.85 jump ring. Repeat to attach a crystal to the other outside ring.

Step Three: Attach a 9.0mm sterling silver open jump ring to the top ring of the chandelier. String the hand-dyed silk mocha brown with purple edges through the jump ring. Tie at the length that is appropriate for you.
Approximate size: 33 inches
Estimated time: Less than 30 minutes
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Transfer sheet-gold and silver flowers (TS-003)
Sealant 2oz (SEALANT01)
List of Components:
Antique silver-plated pewter medium thin rectangle tag (PSA-PEND035, qty 1)
Antique brass curley with small paisley 3-ring chandelier (BBA-CHAN009, qty 1)
Hand-dyed silk mocha brown with purple edges (RBSILK-MOC-PUR, qty 1)
CRYSTALLIZED™ 6428 6mm XILION pendant cyclamen opal (6428-CYO6, qty 2)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.75x6.85mm) (SS-OJR30-H, qty 3)
Sterling silver open jump ring (1.x9.0mm) (SS-OJR40-F, qty 1)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
CRYSTALLIZED™ Swarovski 6428 6mm XILION pendant crystal ab (6428-CAB6)
Hand-dyed silk dark eggplant with cream edges (RBSILK-EGG-LAV)
3 foot hand-dyed silk purple w/ metallic silver edges (RBSILK-PUR-SVR)
Antique brass circular with hearts and center crystal 4-ring link (BBA-LX82)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Nunn Design Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Medium Thin Rectangle Tag
Code: PSA-PEND035
Height 30.5mm, Width 9.5mm 
JBB Antique Brass Curley with Small Paisley 3-Ring Chandelier
Code: BBA-CHAN009
Length 26mm, Width 15mm 
Hand-Dyed Silk Mocha Brown with Purple Edges
Minimum 32 inches 
$8.79 $7.03$8.19 $6.55$7.63 $6.10
Swarovski 6428 6mm XILION Pendant Cyclamen Opal
Code: 6428-CYO6
Height 6mm, Width 6mm 
Price: $0.23
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .270 inches (0.75 x 6.85mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-H
Diameter 6.8mm, 21 gauge 
$0.37 $0.29$0.34 $0.27$0.31 $0.24
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.04 x .35 (1. x 9.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR40-F
1.0 x 9.0mm 

Alternate Components

Swarovski 6428 6mm XILION Pendant Crystal AB
Code: 6428-CAB6
Height 6mm, Width 6mm 
$0.25 $0.20$0.23 $0.18$0.21 $0.16
Hand-Dyed Silk Dark Eggplant with Lavender Edges
Minimum 32 inches 
Price: $9.09
3 Foot Hand-Dyed Silk Purple with Metallic Silver Edges
Length 3 feet 
$9.73 $7.78$9.06 $7.24$8.45 $6.75

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $5.71
Price: $7.32
Nunn Design Transfer Sheet - Gold and Silver Flowers (1/2 sheet)
Code: TS-003
Length 3.5 Inch, Width 5 Inch 
Price: $4.67
Nunn Design Sealant 2oz
2 oz bottle 

NOTE:This idea uses Swarovski crystal componentswhich currently do not meet the requirements as set out in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).

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