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Lisa's Bridesmaid Necklace

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Lisa's Bridesmaid Necklace Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

Carrie presented her bridesmaids with a choice of two sets of bridesmaid's jewelry each! Each one was unique and made to complement their personality. The girls made their choices, and here is what Lisa picked! Don't forget to check out the matching bracelet and earrings.

Step one: Attach the 6.85mm sterling silver open jump ring to the Lillypilly blue floral shell pendant. Connect it to the sterling silver large ornate bail and set aside.

Step two: Cut a 19-inch piece of Soft Touch .010 very fine jewelry wire. String a sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube onto the jewelry wire and crimp the end of the wire to a 4.30mm sterling silver jump ring. For help using Crimp Tubes please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. String the Hill Tribe silver tiny barrel beads and ten (save one for step six) Swarovski 4mm faceted bicone aqua crystals in a random pattern to approximately 16½-inches. Add a crimp tube and crimp to another 4.30mm jump ring. Set aside.

Step three: Cut a 16½-inch piece of Caribbean blue opal cotton yarn with crystals and a 16½-inch piece of smoked topaz synthetic suede yarn with crystals. Place a small dab of Gem-Tac permanent adhesive to the inside of a sterling silver 2mm crimp end and insert one end of each of the fibers into the crimp end. Crimp using nylon jaw pliers. For help using crimp ends and end caps please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. Allow to dry. Repeat for the other end of the strand

Step four: Cut the silver-plated 3 strand + 3 link chain to 16 inches. Attach a 5.35mm jump ring to each end. Slide the pendant from step one onto the silver and crystal strand from step two and the fiber strands from step three. Attach these strands to the jump rings on the chain.

Step five: Connect one of the jump rings to the bar end of the Hill Tribe silver diamond hammered toggle clasp and the other to the loop end of the toggle clasp.

Step six: On a 1¼ -inch sterling silver ball head pin string a Swarovski 4mm faceted aqua bicone and a Bali silver bicone bead. Finish with a simple loop. Attach the loop to a 4.30mm jump ring and connect the dangle to the loop end of the toggle clasp.
Approximate size: 16½ inches
Estimated time: Under two hours
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Side cutters - semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Bead crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Nylon jaw pliers (TOOL-105)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Gem-Tac permanent adhesive (GEMTAC)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Aquamarine (5328-AQUA4, qty 11)
Hill Tribe silver tiny barrel bead strand (HTS318, qty 1)
Hill Tribe silver diamond hammered toggle (HTS253, qty 1)
Silver-plated 3 strand + 3 link chain (SPCH21, qty 2)
Sterling silver crimp end with fancy crown - 2mm (SS-CREND09, qty 2)
Lillypilly tab shell oval pendant 45x30mm - blue floral (SHL-LP121, qty 1)
Bali bicone bead with wire work (BBZ0070, qty 1)
Sterling silver large ornate bail (SS-BAIL18, qty 1)
Caribbean blue opal cotton yarn w/3mm Caribbean blue opal (59000C-CBOCBO3, qty 2)
Smoked topaz synthetic suede yarn w/3mm smoked topaz (59000S-STOSTO3, qty 2)
1¼-inch ball head pin .020 dia. (sterling silver) (SS-BHP07, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.75 x 4.30mm) (SS-OJR30-D, qty 3)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.75 x 5.35mm) (SS-OJR30-F, qty 2)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.75 x 6.85mm) (SS-OJR30-H, qty 1)
Sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Aquamarine
Code: 5328-AQUA4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
Hill Tribe Silver Tiny Barrel Bead Strand
Code: HTS318
25 inch strand, Length 2.5mm, Width 1mm 
Hill Tribe Silver Diamond Hammered Toggle Clasp
Code: HTS253
Loop 20x15mm, Bar 21mm 
Silver-Plated 3 Strand + 3 Link Chain by the Foot
Code: SPCH21
Links 9x6mm, 5x4mm, 4x2mm, 2.5x2mm 
JBB 2mm Sterling Silver Fancy Crown Crimp End Cap with Loop
Code: SS-CREND09
Length 13.5mm 
Sale Price: $2.50
Price: $3.58
Lillypilly Tab Shell Oval Pendant 45x30mm - Blue Floral
Code: SHL-LP121
Height 45mm, Width 30mm 
Sale Price: $9.82
Price: $14.04
Bali Bicone Bead with Wire Work
Code: BBZ0070
Length 9mm, Width 8.5mm 
Sterling Silver Large Ornate Bail
Code: SS-BAIL18
Height 15.5mm, Width 8.5mm 
Swarovski 59000C 3mm Beads Caribbean Blue Opal Cotton Yarn Caribbean Blue Opal by the Foot
Code: 59000C-CBOCBO3
3mm Beads 
Sterling Silver 1.25-inch Ball-end Head Pin, 24 gauge
Code: SS-BHP07
Length 1 1/4 inches, 24 gauge 
$0.48 $0.36$0.44 $0.33$0.41 $0.30
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .170 inches (0.75 x 4.30mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-D
Diameter 4.3mm, 21 gauge 
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .210 inches (0.75 x 5.35mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-F
Diameter 5.3mm, 21 gauge 
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .270 inches (0.75 x 6.85mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-H
Diameter 6.8mm, 21 gauge 
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.57
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $11.26
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Price: $14.02
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Code: TOOL-105
Price: $18.00
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Price: $7.57
Soft Touch .010 Very Fine 30FT (Silver Satin)
Code: ST10-30CL
.010-Inch Diameter, 30-Feet Long 
Price: $9.54
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 4 fl oz.
4 fl oz 
Price: $12.99
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Price: $12.99

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