Love in Bloom Necklace Instructions Designed by Cynthia Kimura
This simple necklace is a wonderful gift for Mother's Day, Earth Day or any day of the year!
Step one: Cut a length of 1.5mm royal blue leather by the foot to approximately 24 inches. Fold one end of the leather through a sterling silver open oval jump ring and using a 3x3mm sterling silver crimp tube and mighty crimping tool, crimp the leather to the jump ring.
Step two: Put the sterling silver leaf pendants on a sterling silver open jump rings and close the rings. Attach the sterling silver love flowered pendant to a sterling silver bar link with an open jump ring and add another jump ring to the other end of the link. Set all three components aside.
Step three: String a 4mm matte nickel plated denim blue Toho cube bead followed by a sterling silver 5x10mm open diamond pattern tube, another Toho, one of the leaf pendants, the love pendant and the other leaf pendant, a Toho bead, tube bead and the final Toho.
Step four: Crimp the other end of the leather to another open oval jump ring and slide the jump ring through the balloon clasp loop.
Approximate size: 23 inches Estimated time: Less than one hour Difficulty level: Beginner
Tools Used: Mighty crimping tool (TOOL-118) Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
List of Components: Sterling silver love flowered pendant (SS-PEND048, qty 1) Sterling silver leaf pendant (SS-PEND052, qty 2) Sterling silver 20mm bar link (SS-LX01, qty 1) Sterling silver 5x10mm open diamond pattern tube (SS-LX28, qty 2) Sterling silver round balloon clasp (SS-CL34, qty 1) 4mm Toho cube bead matte nickel-plated denim blue (TBCB4-511F, qty 1 pack) 1.5mm royal blue leather by the foot (LF-BLU1, qty 2 ft) Sterling silver open oval jump ring (SS-OJR-OV6, qty 2) Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR35-C, qty 4) Sterling silver 3x3mm crimp tube (SS-CRM5, qty 2)