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Lady of the Lake Necklace

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Lady of the Lake Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Enchanting beads and the wavy texture of shaped WireLace make this necklace an unforgettable testament of style. You'll love the ethereal beauty this necklace brings to your looks. Get a closer look at this necklace and see other ideas for using WireLace in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode. Learn how to make this necklace and start adding the beauty of WireLace to your designs.

Step one:
Cut a length of WireLace 6mm pale silver ribbon approximately 26 inches long. Shape a two-inch section of the WireLace about three and half inches away from the end of the strand. Shape this section so that it has a curves and a "fluffier" look to it.

Step two:
String on three Swarovski 6mm crystal globe beads in Crystal Iridescent Green so that they are right next to the shaped section of WireLace. Shape a one and a half inch section of WireLace after these beads. Repeat this process two more times.

Step three:
Add a Swarovski 15.5mm BeCharmed pavé bead with Matte Crystal Metallic Light Gold cabochons on a metallic base to the WireLace. Then make a mirror image of the shaped sections and bead patterns on the other side of the BeCharmed bead. Brush all of the shaped sections with a sealant like Mod Podge to ensure they will retain their shape. Allow to dry.

Step four:
Finish one end of the strand with an Alacarte 7mm rhodium-plated clamshell cover. For help attaching this clamshell cover, please see our How to Use a Bead Tip Handy Tip. Attach one half of the JBB antique silver-plated brass flower and vine mini toggle clasp to the loop of the clamshell cover. Repeat this step for the other end of the necklace.
Approximate Size: 11 1/2 Inches
Estimated Time: 1 Hour
Difficulty Level: Beginner

Tools & Supplies:
GS Hypo Cement (GS-HYPO)
Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
List of Components:
WireLace Ribbon 6mm Pale Silver, 1 Yd (STRNG-0228, qty 1)
Swarovski 180501 15.5mm BeCharmed Pavé Bead with Matte Crystal Metallic Light Gold Cabochons on Metallic Base (180501-CLGMA15, qty 1)
Swarovski 5028 6mm Crystal Globe Bead Crystal Iridescent Green (5028-CIG6, qty 9)
Alacarte 7mm Rhodium-Plated Clamshell Cover (FIND-1536, qty 2)
JBB Antique Silver-Plated Brass Flower and Vine Mini Toggle Clasp (CLASP-0214, qty 1)

Alternate Products:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
WireLace Ribbon 6mm Pale Gold, 1 Yd (STRNG-0227)
Swarovski 180501 15.5mm BeCharmed Pavé Bead with Matte Crystal Golden Shadow Cabochons on Pearl Silk Base (180501-CGSMA15)
Swarovski 5028 6mm Crystal Globe Bead Crystal Golden Shadow (5028-CGS6)
Alacarte 7mm Alacarte Gold-Plated Clamshell Cover (FIND-1537)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

WireLace Ribbon 6mm Pale Silver, One Yard (3 Feet)
WireLace Ribbon 6mm Pale Silver, One Yard (3 Feet)
Code: STRNG-0228
Length 1 yd, Width 6mm 
1-34-78+
$5.59$4.99$4.49
Qty>
Swarovski 180501 15.5mm BeCharmed Pavé Bead with Matte Crystal Metallic Light Gold Cabochons on Metallic Base
Swarovski 180501 15.5mm BeCharmed Pavé Bead with Matte Crystal Metallic Light Gold Cabochons on Metallic Base
Code: 180501-CLGMA15
Diameter 15.5mm, Hole Size 4.5mm 
Price: $10.99
Qty>
Swarovski 5028 6mm Crystal Globe Bead Crystal Iridescent Green
Swarovski 5028 6mm Crystal Globe Bead Crystal Iridescent Green
Code: 5028-CIG6
Diameter 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.27$0.24$0.22
Qty>
Alacarte 7mm Rhodium-Plated Clamshell Cover
Alacarte 7mm Rhodium-Plated Clamshell Cover
Code: FIND-1536
Length 10mm, Width 7mm, Hole Size 2.6mm/10 gauge 
1-56-1112+
$3.49$3.14$2.78
Qty>
JBB Antique Silver-Plated Brass Flower and Vine Mini Toggle Clasp
JBB Antique Silver-Plated Brass Flower and Vine Mini Toggle Clasp
Code: CLASP-0214
Loop Length 20mm, Bar Length 31mm, Hole Size 1.29mm/16 gauge 
1-56-1112+
$3.89$3.49$3.14
Qty>

Alternate Components

WireLace Ribbon 6mm Pale Gold, One Yard (3 Feet)
WireLace Ribbon 6mm Pale Gold, One Yard (3 Feet)
Code: STRNG-0227
Length 1 yd, Width 6mm 
1-34-78+
$5.59$4.99$4.49
Qty>
Swarovski 180501 15.5mm BeCharmed Pavé Bead with Matte Crystal Golden Shadow Cabochons on Pearl Silk Base
Swarovski 180501 15.5mm BeCharmed Pavé Bead with Matte Crystal Golden Shadow Cabochons on Pearl Silk Base
Code: 180501-CGSMA15
Diameter 15.5mm, Hole Size 4.5mm 
Price: $10.99
Qty>
Swarovski 5028 6mm Crystal Globe Bead Crystal Golden Shadow
Swarovski 5028 6mm Crystal Globe Bead Crystal Golden Shadow
Code: 5028-CGS6
Diameter 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.27$0.24$0.22
Qty>
Alacarte 7mm Gold-Plated Clamshell Cover
Alacarte 7mm Gold-Plated Clamshell Cover
Code: FIND-1537
Length 10mm, Width 7mm, Hole Size 2.6mm/10 gauge 
1-56-1112+
$3.49$3.14$2.78
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

GS Hypo Cement
GS Hypo Cement
Code: GS-HYPO
1/3 fl oz 
Price: $4.99
Qty>
Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.09
Qty>



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