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Manhattan Necklace

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Manhattan Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Like the iconic island, this "Manhattan" necklace is a collection of influences. From the architectural structure of its silver bail and glossy Swarovski ring to its sparkling display of pavé beads that twinkle like a Broadway marquee, this piece perfectly reflects the sophisticated style of New York.

Step one:
Cut the gunmetal-plated double ball link chain into one strand approximately 7 inches long, leaving circle links for each end. Attach the 30mm silver-plated interchangeable bubbles bail onto the Swarovski 30mm cosmic ring in Jet by pulling the bail ends apart and sliding the ring in between. Then, close the ends together. Slide the bail onto the chain and set aside.

Step two:
Cut one piece of jewelry wire approximately 28 inches long. Attach one end to a 0.90x4.60mm sterling silver open jump ring using a sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube. Read our Handy Tip to learn how to use a crimp tube if you need help. Cover the crimp tube with a sterling silver 3mm crimp cover. Learn how to use a crimp cover by reading our Handy Tip in the Learning Center.

Step three:
String three Swarovski 5mm round pearls in Mystic Black onto the wire. Then, string the following pattern:
  • one Swarovski 3mm round pearl in White
  • one Swarovski 6mm faceted round in Crystal AB
  • one 3mm White pearl
  • five 5mm Mystic Black pearls
Repeat this pattern five more times.

Step four:
String one end of the chain onto the wire. Then, string the following pattern:
  • one TierraCast 5mm antique silver-plated pewter crown heishi spacer
  • three Swarovski 7mm round pearls in White
  • one 8x15mm variegated Jet, Platinum and CAL Crystal teardrop bead (black half first)
  • one spacer
  • one 7mm White pearl
  • one spacer
  • one teardrop (white half first)
  • one Nunn Design 8mm antique silver-plated pewter etched daisy bead cap

Step five:
Add the Swarovski 10mm round pearl in White, and then reverse the pattern from Step four. String the other end of the chain onto the wire.

Step six:
Create a mirror image of Step three for the other side to complete the necklace.

Step seven:
Connect the open wire end to a jump ring using one crimp tube. Cover the crimp tube with a crimp cover.

Step eight:
Use the jump rings to attach the loop portion of the 18mm Beadelle silver-plated crystal pavé round toggle clasp to one end of the necklace and the bar portion of the clasp to the other end. Watch our Handy Tip video to learn how to open and close a jump ring.
Approximate size: 27 ¼ inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
ZambaPro® Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
Side Cutters - Semi Flush (TOOL-131)
ZambaPro® Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters) (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
8x15mm Variegated Jet, Platinum and CAL Crystal Teardrop Bead (BEAD-1931, qty 4)
Swarovski 4139 30mm Cosmic Ring Jet (4139-JET30, qty 1)
30mm Silver-Plated Interchangeable Bubbles Bail (FIND-0831, qty 1)
Swarovski 5810 10mm Round Pearl White (5810-WHITE10, qty 1)
Nunn Design 8mm Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Etched Daisy Bead Cap (FIND-0941, qty 2)
Swarovski 5810 7mm Round Pearl White (5810-WHITE7, qty 8)
TierraCast5mm Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Crown Heishi Spacer (SA-0445, qty 6)
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Crystal AB (5000-CRYSAB6, qty 12)
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Pearl White (5810-WHITE3, qty 24)
Swarovski 5810 5mm Round Pearl Mystic Black (5810-MBLACK5, qty 66)
18mm Beadelle Silver-Plated Crystal Pavé Round Toggle Clasp (CLASP-0231, qty 1)
Gunmetal-Plated Double Ball Link Chain (BTF-0117, qty 1)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm) (SS-OJR35-C, qty 2)
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover (SS-CCOV01, qty 2)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Swarovski 4137 33mm Cosmic Oval Ring Jet (4137-JET33)
Swarovski 4737 30mm Cosmic Triangle Jet (4737-JET30)
30mm Silver-Plated Interchangeable Bail (FIND-0826)
Sterling 10mm Bead cap with Leaf Design (STG-CAP27)
TierraCast Antique Silver 5mm Coiled Heishi Spacer (SA-5583)
Druk Bead 6mm Jet (50pc Pack) (DRUKS-JET6)
Swarovski 5810 10mm Round Pearl Crystal Ivory (5810-IVO10)
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Pearl Ivory (5810-IVO3)
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Pearl Ivory (5810-IVO8)
Gunmetal-Plated Oval and Beads Link Chain (BTF-0093)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

8x15mm Variegated Jet, Platinum and CAL Crystal Teardrop Pavé Bead
Code: BEAD-1931
Length 16mm, Diameter 8mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
Sale Price: $6.83
Price: $8.54
Qty>
Swarovski 4139 30mm Cosmic Ring Jet
Code: 4139-JET30
Diameter 30mm, Depth 7.5mm, Opening Diameter 18mm 
1-23-56+
$15.59$13.99$12.59
Qty>
30mm Silver-Plated Interchangeable Bubbles Bail
Code: FIND-0831
Length With Bail/Loop 20.5mm, Width 7.5mm, Hole Size 5mm 
Sale Price: $11.07
Price: $13.84
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 10mm Round Crystal Pearl White
Code: 5810-WHITE10
Length 10mm, Width 10mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.39 $0.35$0.36 $0.32$0.33 $0.29
Qty>
Nunn Design 8mm Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Etched Daisy Bead Cap
Code: FIND-0941
Length 5mm, Diameter 9mm, Hole Size 1.29mm/16 gauge 
1-1112-2324+
$1.07 $0.85$0.98 $0.78$0.90 $0.72
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 7mm Round Crystal Pearl White
Code: 5810-WHITE7
Length 7mm, Width 7mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.19 $0.17$0.17 $0.15$0.15 $0.13
Qty>
TierraCast5mm Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Crown Heishi Spacer
Code: SA-0445
Length 2mm, Diameter5mm, Hole Gauge 18 gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.21 $0.18$0.19 $0.17$0.17 $0.15
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Crystal AB
Code: 5000-CRYSAB6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.50 $0.45$0.45 $0.40$0.41 $0.36
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Crystal Pearl White
Code: 5810-WHITE3
Length 3mm, Width 3mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 5mm Round Crystal Pearl Mystic Black
Code: 5810-MBLACK5
Length 5mm, Width 5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.12 $0.10$0.11 $0.09$0.10 $0.09
Qty>
18mm Beadelle Silver-Plated Crystal Pavé Round Toggle Clasp
Code: CLASP-0231
Loop Length 22.5mm, Bar Length 21.5-22mm, Hole Size 1.6mm 
1-34-78+
$7.02 $6.10$6.53 $5.68$6.07 $5.28
Qty>
Gunmetal-Plated Double Ball Link Chain
Code: BTF-0117
Link 7mm x 3mm, Wire Gauge 2.59mm/10 gauge 
1-45-910+
$4.93 $3.74$4.58 $3.48$4.25 $3.23
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 $0.28$0.29 $0.26$0.26 $0.23
Qty>
Sterling Silver Heavy Closed Jump Ring (1x8mm)
Code: SS-CJR-HH
Diameter 8mm, 18 gauge 
1-1112-2324+
$0.79 $0.67$0.73 $0.62$0.67 $0.56
Qty>
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12$0.13 $0.11
Qty>
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code: SS-CCOV01
Length 3mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.25 $0.22$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.18
Qty>

Alternate Components

Swarovski 4137 33mm Cosmic Oval Ring Jet
Code: 4137-JET33
Length 33mm, Width 23.5mm, Depth 8mm 
1-23-56+
$11.39 $9.68$10.61 $9.01$9.89 $8.40
Qty>
Swarovski 4737 30mm Cosmic Triangle Jet
Code: 4737-JET30
Length 30mm, Total Height 7.5mm, Opening Length 10mm 
1-23-56+
$11.14 $9.46$10.38 $8.82$9.67 $8.21
Qty>
30mm Silver-Plated Interchangeable Bail
Code: FIND-0826
Length With Bail/Loop 26mm, Width 7mm, Hole Size 5mm 
Sale Price: $9.31
Price: $10.96
Qty>
Sterling 10mm Bead cap with Leaf Design
Code: STG-CAP27
Diameter 10mm, Depth 4mm 
1-45-910+
$3.09 $2.47$2.86 $2.28$2.65 $2.12
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver 5mm Coiled Heishi Spacer
Code: SA-5583
Length 3mm, Width 5mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.36 $0.30$0.32 $0.27$0.29 $0.24
Qty>
Druk Bead 6mm Jet (50pc Pack)
Code: DRUKS-JET6
Length 6mm, Diameter 6mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-910-1920+
$1.57 $1.28$1.45 $1.18$1.34 $1.09
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 10mm Round Crystal Pearl Ivory
Code: 5810-IVO10
Length 10mm, Diameter 10mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.39 $0.31$0.36 $0.28$0.33 $0.26
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Crystal Pearl Ivory
Code: 5810-IVO3
Length 3mm, Diameter 3mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Crystal Pearl Ivory
Code: 5810-IVO8
Length 8mm, Diameter 8mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.18$0.18 $0.16
Qty>
Gunmetal-Plated Oval and Beads Link Chain
Code: BTF-0093
Link 3.5mm x 2.5mm, Wire Gauge .644mm/22 gauge 
1-34-78+
$6.02 $4.81$5.60 $4.48$5.21 $4.16
Qty>
Beadelle Silver-Plated Crystal Round Pavé Magnetic Clasp with Lobster Claw, 12mm
Code: CLASP-0228
Length W/Bail/Loop 36mm, Width 12.5mm, Trigger Opening 2.5mm 
1-23-56+
$7.96 $6.36$7.42 $5.93$6.91 $5.52
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.21
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $9.34
Price: $10.74
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $11.68
Price: $13.43
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $6.99
Price: $8.04
Qty>
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-23-56+
$12.01 $10.80$11.19 $10.07$10.43 $9.38
Qty>



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