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Love in Bloom Necklace

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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)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

JBB Sterling Silver Love Flowered Pendant
Code: SS-PEND048
Height 24mm, Width 21mm 
Price: $5.99
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JBB Sterling Silver Leaf Pendant
Code: SS-PEND052
Height 35mm, Width 11mm 
Sale Price: $2.82
Price: $4.03
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20mm Sterling Silver Bar Link
Code: SS-LX01
20mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.62$1.46$1.32
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5x10mm Sterling Silver Open Diamond Pattern Tube
Code: SS-LX28
Length 10mm, Width 5mm 
1-910-1920+
$2.04$1.84$1.66
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14x21mm Sterling Silver Round Balloon Clasp
Code: SS-CL34
Length 21mm, Width 14mm 
1-23-56+
$11.86$11.06$10.30
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TOHO Bead Cube 4mm Matte Nickel Plated Denim Blue 8g Bag
Code: TBCB4-511F
Length 4mm, 8g bag 
1-45-910+
$3.86$3.58$3.32
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1.5mm Royal Blue Round Leather by the Foot
Code: LF-BLU1
Diameter 1.5mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.71$0.65$0.59
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Sterling Silver Oval Jump Ring 6.4x9.6mm, 16 gauge
Code: SS-OJR-OV6
.252x.378 (6.4x9.6mm), 16 gauge 
1-910-1920+
$1.15$1.06$0.98
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-C
Diameter 4.6mm, 19 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.32$0.29$0.26
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Sterling Silver 3 x 3mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM5
Length 3mm, Width 3mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.36$0.33$0.30
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Purchase Tools & Supplies

Mighty Crimper
Code: TOOL-118
Price: $14.56
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Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.14
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