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Golden Rule Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Gifting someone special with this fabulous necklace is a great start to following the Golden Rule! Learn how to make this necklace and find yourself inspired by the words on the golden charms at the center.

Step one:
Cut a length of the satin Hamilton gold-plated 3+1 small round and oval link chain approximately 15 inches long. Add the Lassero gold-finish square TLC charm, the Lassero gold-finish round live charm and the Lassero gold-finish rectangle imagine charm to the center of the chain using three gold-filled 14K 6.1mm open jump rings. For help with jump rings, please see our Jump Ring Handy Tip Video.

Step two:
Add the Swarovski 10mm Solaris flatback in Crystal Golden Shadow to the JBB antique copper-plated brass 10mm round crown bezel charm. Glue the flatback in place and fold the prongs of the bezel around it for added security. Add a jump ring to the bezel and set aside.

Step three:
Cut a length of the hand-dyed silk jewel tones with dark purple edges ribbon approximately 6 1/2 inches long. See our Handy Tip for help with adding an end cap to the end of the silk ribbon. Use a 2-inch 20 gauge satin Hamilton gold-plated eye pin to wrap the end of the ribbon around and then slide on a JBB gold-plated pewter end cap. Slide a 3mm Blackberry pearl onto the eye pin and create a wrapped loop. See our Handy Tip for help with creating wrapped loops. Repeat this step for the other side of the necklace.

Step four:
Cut a length of jewelry wire approximately 12 inches long. Attach one end to the end cap on one of your lengths of silk ribbon using a 14K/20 gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube and a 3mm gold-filled crimp cover. Check out our Handy Tips for how to use a crimp tool and how to use a crimp cover for more help.

Step five:
Add one end of your chain from step one to the jewelry wire. Then, follow this bead pattern:
  • One Swarovski 3mm Blackberry round pearl
  • One Swarovski 6mm mini round bead in Crystal Lilac Shadow
  • One TierraCast antique gold-plated pewter granulated bead
  • One Swarovski 4mm Chrysolite Opal faceted round
  • A granulated bead
  • One Crystal Lilac Shadow mini round bead

Repeat this pattern five more times, and then add the Solaris charm you made in step two. Make a mirror image of the bead pattern on the other side of the charm, add the other end of the chain and attach the end of the jewelry wire to the end cap on the other silk ribbon length using a crimp tube and crimp cover.

Step six:
Finish the ends of the silk ribbon in the same way you did in step three. Wrap the ribbon around an eye pin and slide on an end cap. Create a wrapped loop around a jump ring and attach one half of the gold-filled medium barrel twist toggle clasp with ball end. Repeat this step for the other side of the necklace.
Approximate Size:
Estimated Time:One Hour
Difficulty Level:Intermediate

Tools & Supplies:
Nymo D Bobbin Black (NYD-BLK)
GS Hypo Cement (GS-HYPO)
German Ergonomic Bent Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-508)
German Ergonomic Round Nose Pliers (TOOL-506)
German Side Cutter (TOOL-503)
List of Components:
Lassero Gold-Finish Square TLC Charm (CHARM-1668, qty 1)
Lassero Gold-Finish Round Live Charm (CHARM-1672, qty 1)
Lassero Gold-Finish Rectangle Imagine Charm (CHARM-1739, qty 1)
JBB Antique Copper-Plated Brass 10mm Round Crown Bezel Charm (CHARM-0294, qty 1)
Swarovski 2611 10mm Solaris Flatback Crystal Golden Shadow (2611-CGS10, qty 1)
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Crystal Lilac SHadow (5052-CLS6, qty 24)
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Pearl Blackberry (5810-BKB3, qty 14)
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Chrysolite Opal (5000-CHO4, qty 12)
TierraCast Antique Gold-Plated Pewter Granulated Bead (GA-0447, qty 24)
Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 3+1 Small Round and Oval Link Chain (BTF-0069, qty 2)
Hand-Dayed SIlk Jewel Tones with Dark Purple Edges (STRNG-0051, qty 1)
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter End Cap (PG-BD004, qty 4)
2-inch Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 20 Gauge Eye Pin (FIND-0450, qty 4)
Gold-Filled Medium Barrel Twist Toggle Clasp with Ball End (ISCL-0091, qty 1)
Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.035 x .240 inches (0.9 x 6.1mm) (GF-OJR35-E, qty 6)
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube (GF-CRM2, qty 2)
3mm Gold-Filled Crimp Cover (GF-CCOV01, qty 2)
Alternate Products:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Amethyst (5052-AMY6)
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Pearl Dark Purple (5810-DPUR3)
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Chrysolite (5000-CHRLT4)
TierraCast Antique Gold 5mm Beaded Spacer (GA-5582)
Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 3+1 Medium Round and Oval Link Chain (BTF-0073)
3-Foot Hand-Dyed Silk Hydrangea Blend (RBSILK-HYD)
JBB 6mm Brass Hammered End Cap (BB-ENDCAP17)
Swarovski 2611 10mm Solaris Flatback Crystal (2611-CRY10)
JBB Antique Brass 10mm Round Crown Bezel Charm (CHARM-0295)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Gold-Finish Square TLC Charm
Code: CHARM-1668
Length 12mm, Width 9.5mm, Hole Size 1mm/18 gauge 
Sale Price: $4.36
Price: $5.02
Qty>
Gold-Finish Round Live Charm
Code: CHARM-1672
Length 13mm, Width 10.5mm, Hole Size 1mm/18 gauge 
Sale Price: $4.47
Price: $4.97
Qty>
Gold-Finish Rectangle Imagine Charm
Code: CHARM-1739
Length 26mm, Width 6mm, Hole Size 1.3mm/16 gauge 
Sale Price: $6.50
Price: $7.39
Qty>
JBB Antique Copper-Plated Brass 10mm Round Crown Bezel Charm
Code: CHARM-0294
Length With Loop 15mm, Width 12mm, Hole Size 1.63mm/14 gauge 
1-910-1920+
$1.23 $0.98$1.13 $0.90$1.04 $0.83
Qty>
Swarovski 2611 10mm Solaris Flatback Crystal Golden Shadow
Code: 2611-CGS10
Diameter 10mm 
1-78-1516+
$1.85 $1.33$1.70 $1.22$1.57 $1.13
Qty>
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Crystal Lilac Shadow
Code: 5052-CLS6
Diameter 6mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.67 $0.53$0.62 $0.49$0.57 $0.45
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Crystal Pearl Blackberry
Code: 5810-BKB3
Diameter 3mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.09 $0.06$0.08 $0.06$0.07 $0.05
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Chrysolite Opal
Code: 5000-CHO4
Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.33 $0.29$0.30 $0.27$0.27 $0.24
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Gold-Plated Pewter Granulated Bead
Code: GA-0447
Length 3mm, Diameter 3mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-5960-119120+
$0.13$0.11$0.10
Qty>
Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 3+1 Small Round and Oval Link Chain
Code: BTF-0069
Long Link 4.5x2.5mm, Short Link 2.5x2mm, Wire Gauge 25 
1-78-1516+
$2.02 $1.71$1.86 $1.58$1.72 $1.46
Qty>
Hand-Dyed Silk Jewel Tones with Dark Purple Edges
Code: STRNG-0051
Length 32 Inch 
1-23-56+
$8.79 $7.03$8.19 $6.55$7.63 $6.10
Qty>
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter End Cap
Code: PG-BD004
Length 8mm, Width 8 mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.24 $0.99$1.14 $0.91$1.05 $0.84
Qty>
2-inch Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 20 Gauge Eye Pin
Code: FIND-0450
Length 52mm, Wire Gauge .8mm/20 gauge, Opening Diameter 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.19 $0.17$0.17 $0.15$0.15 $0.13
Qty>
Gold-Filled Medium Barrel Twist Toggle Clasp with Ball End
Code: ISCL-0091
Ring 13.5mm, Bar 28mm 
1-23-56+
$16.35 $14.71$15.24 $13.71$14.20 $12.78
Qty>
Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.035 x .240 inches (0.9 x 6.1mm)
Code: GF-OJR35-E
Diameter 6.1mm, 19 gauge 
1-1415-2930+
$0.60 $0.51$0.55 $0.46$0.51 $0.43
Qty>
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube
Code: GF-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.18 $0.16$0.16 $0.14$0.15 $0.13
Qty>
3mm Gold-Filled Crimp Cover
Code: GF-CCOV01
3mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.33 $0.29$0.30 $0.27$0.28 $0.25
Qty>

Alternate Components

Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Amethyst
Code: 5052-AMY6
Diameter 6mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.66 $0.52$0.61 $0.48$0.56 $0.44
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Crystal Pearl Dark Purple
Code: 5810-DPUR3
Length 3mm, Width 3mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Chrysolite
Code: 5000-CHRLT4
Diameter 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.33 $0.28$0.30 $0.25$0.27 $0.23
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Gold 5mm Beaded Spacer
Code: GA-5582
Length 3mm, Width 5mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.39 $0.35$0.36 $0.32$0.33 $0.29
Qty>
Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 3+1 Medium Round and Oval Link Chain
Code: BTF-0073
Long Link 6.5x3.5mm, Short Link 3.5x3mm, Wire Gauge 24 
1-78-1516+
$2.22 $1.77$2.04 $1.63$1.88 $1.50
Qty>
3-Foot Hand-Dyed Silk Hydrangea Blend
Code: RBSILK-HYD
36 inches 
1-23-56+
$8.79 $7.64$8.19 $7.12$7.63 $6.63
Qty>
JBB 6mm Brass Hammered End Cap
Code: BB-ENDCAP17
Length 8mm, Width 8mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.37 $1.09$1.26 $1.00$1.16 $0.92
Qty>
Swarovski 2611 10mm Solaris Flatback Crystal
Code: 2611-CRY10
Diameter 10mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.54 $1.30$1.42 $1.20$1.31 $1.11
Qty>
JBB Antique Brass 10mm Round Crown Bezel Charm
Code: CHARM-0295
Length With Loop 15mm, Width 12mm, Hole Size 1.63mm/14 gauge 
1-910-1920+
$1.09 $0.83$1.01 $0.77$0.93 $0.71
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nymo D Bobbin Black
Code: NYD-BLK
Size D (64 yards) 
Sale Price: $1.47
Price: $1.84
Qty>
GS Hypo Cement
Code: GS-HYPO
1/3 fl oz 
Sale Price: $4.24
Price: $4.99
Qty>
German Ergonomic Bent Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-508
Sale Price: $26.30
Price: $29.23
Qty>
German Ergonomic Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-506
4 3/4 inches 
Sale Price: $21.89
Price: $25.17
Qty>
German Side Cutter
Code: TOOL-503
4.5 Inches 
Sale Price: $20.70
Price: $25.88
Qty>



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