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Bold Heart Necklace

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Bold Heart Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Right in line with the bright red shades of summer, this dazzling necklace is packed with eye-catching sparkle and texture that complement a crimson palette. Pair this design with fabulous red shoes or a tangerine dress for a red-hot look!

Step one:
Cut one piece of jewelry wire approximately 7 inches long. Attach one end to one 8mm satin hamilton gold-plated 18 gauge open jump ring using one 14K/20 gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube and one 4mm gold-plated crimp cover. Read our Handy Tips on how to use a crimp tube and how to use a crimp cover if you need help.

Step two:
String the following pattern onto the wire:
  • one Swarovski 6mm faceted bicone in Sun
  • ten various Fire Designs hand-blown furnace glass slicers
  • one Unicorne Beads red with Picasso spots boro glass marble bead
  • four furnace glass slicers
  • one Unicorne Beads small burnt orange and silver boro glass large hole bead
  • four furnace glass slicers
  • one Unicorne Beads red with Picasso spots boro glass marble bead
  • nine various Fire Designs hand-blown furnace glass slicers
  • one Swarovski 6mm faceted bicone in Sun
Attach the open end to a second 8mm open jump ring using a crimp tube and crimp cover.

Step three:
Cut the gold-plated oval rope and plain oval link chain in half to make two 12-inch pieces. Attach one end from each of the two strands of gold-plated chain to its own 10mm satin hamilton gold-plated 13 gauge open jump ring. Attach the other ends to the 8mm jump rings from Steps one and two. Watch our Handy Tip video to learn how to open and close a jump ring.

Step four:
Connect the antique silver-plated pewter vine pinch bail to the Swarovski 40mm XILION heart pendant in Crystal Red Magma. Simply open the back of the bail with pliers, insert the pendant and pinch to close. String the pendant onto the sand with orange edges hand-dyed silk ribbon.

Step five:
Attach one end of the silk ribbon to one 10mm jump ring from Step three using one 4x4mm sterling silver crimp tube. Repeat with the other silk ribbon end.

Step six:
Attach one portion of the JBB gold-plated pewter hook and eye clasp to one 10mm jump ring and the other portion of the clasp to the second 10mm jump ring.
Approximate size: 24 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® Nylon Jaw Pliers (TOOL-105)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Unicorne Beads Small Burnt Orange and Silver Bubbles Boro Glass Large Hole Bead (BEAD-0441, qty 1)
Unicorne Beads Red with Picasso Spots Boro Glass Marble Bead (BEAD-0456, qty 2)
Gold-Plated Oval Rope and Plain Oval Link Chain (BTF-0130, qty 2)
Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Slicers Approx 1oz - CITRUS MIX (FD-SLCITRUS, qty 1)
4mm Gold-Plated Crimp Cover (FIND-0506, qty 2)
Swarovski 5301 6mm Faceted Bicone Sun (5301-SUN6, qty 2)
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube (GF-CRM2, qty 2)
Swarovski 6228 40mm XILION Heart Pendant Crystal Red Magma (6228-RMM40, qty 1)
Hand-Dyed Silk Sand with Orange Edges (RBSILK-SAND-ORG, qty 1)
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter Hook and Eye Clasp (PG-CL004, qty 1)
10mm Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 13 Gauge Open Jump Ring (FIND-0229, qty 2)
4x4mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tube (SS-CRM12, qty 2)
Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Vine Pinch Bail (PSA-BAIL012, qty 1)
8mm Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 18 Gauge Open Jump Ring (FIND-0446, qty 2)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Beads Approx 1oz - VIBRANT (FD-PRIMARY)
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Light Siam (5328-SIALT6)
Swarovski 6202 40mm Faceted Heart Pendant Light Topaz (6202-TOLT40)
Hand-Dyed Silk Rainbow (RBSILK-MRBW)
TierraCast Gold-Plated Pewter Raised Hammertone Pinch Bail (G-5783)
JBB Brass Circle Design Hook and Eye Clasp (BB-CL05)
Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 1 Oval Rope to 3 Rope Circles Link Chain (BTF-0129)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Unicorne Beads Small Burnt Orange and Silver Bubbles Boro Glass Large Hole Bead
Code: BEAD-0441
Length 16-17mm, Diameter 20.5-21mm, Hole Size 3mm 
1-23-56+
$9.56 $7.26$8.91 $6.77$8.31 $6.31
Qty>
Unicorne Beads Red with Picasso Spots Boro Glass Marble Bead
Code: BEAD-0456
Length 9.5-12.5mm, Diameter 13-14mm, Hole Size 1.63mm/14 gauge 
Price: $1.99
Qty>
Gold-Plated Oval Rope and Plain Oval Link Chain
Code: BTF-0130
Long Link 24.5x11.5mm, Short Link 19.5x12.5mm, Wire Gauge 13 
1-45-910+
$4.13 $3.38$3.83 $3.14$3.56 $2.91
Qty>
Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Slicers Approx 1oz - CITRUS MIX
Code: FD-SLCITRUS
1oz 
1-12-34+
$18.35 $15.78$17.14 $14.74$16.01 $13.76
Qty>
4mm Gold-Plated Crimp Cover
Code: FIND-0506
Length 3.5mm, Diameter 4mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.17 $0.15$0.16 $0.14$0.14 $0.12
Qty>
Swarovski 5301 6mm Faceted Bicone Sun
Code: 5301-SUN6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.27$0.24$0.22
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>
Swarovski 6228 40mm XILION Heart Pendant Crystal Red Magma
Code: 6228-RMM40
Height 39.5mm, Width 39.5mm 
1-12-34+
$15.86 $14.27$14.81 $13.32$13.83 $12.44
Qty>
Hand-Dyed Silk Sand with Orange Edges
Code: RBSILK-SAND-ORG
Minimum 32 inches 
1-23-56+
$9.09$8.19$7.39
Qty>
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter Hook and Eye Clasp
Code: PG-CL004
Hook 22mm x 12mm, Eye 17mm x 10mm 
1-78-1516+
$2.05 $1.63$1.90 $1.52$1.75 $1.40
Qty>
10mm Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 13 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code: FIND-0229
Diameter 10mm, Opening Diameter 6.5mm, Wire Gauge 13 
1-3940-7980+
$0.27 $0.20$0.25 $0.18$0.22 $0.16
Qty>
4x4mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM12
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-1415-2930+
$0.63 $0.53$0.57 $0.48$0.53 $0.45
Qty>
Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Vine Pinch Bail
Code: PSA-BAIL012
Height 14mm, Width 8.5mm 
1-78-1516+
$1.90 $1.52$1.75 $1.40$1.61 $1.28
Qty>
8mm Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 18 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code: FIND-0446
Diameter 8mm, Opening Diameter 6mm, Wire Gauge 1mm/18 gauge 
1-7980-159160+
$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06
Qty>

Alternate Components

Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Beads Approx 1oz - VIBRANT
Code: FD-PRIMARY
1 oz Approx 27 pieces 
1-23-56+
$13.68 $11.76$12.75 $10.96$11.88 $10.21
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Light Siam
Code: 5328-SIALT6
Length 6mm, Diameter 6mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.26 $0.23$0.24 $0.21$0.22 $0.19
Qty>
Swarovski 6202 40mm Faceted Heart Pendant Light Topaz
Code: 6202-TOLT40
Height 40mm, Width 40mm 
Sale Price: $10.71
Price: $15.31
Qty>
Hand-Dyed Silk Rainbow
Code: RBSILK-MRBW
Minimum 32 inches 
1-23-56+
$8.79 $7.03$8.19 $6.55$7.63 $6.10
Qty>
TierraCast Gold-Plated Pewter Raised Hammertone Pinch Bail
Code: G-5783
Length 14mm, Width 6mm, Depth 11mm 
1-78-1516+
$1.63 $1.23$1.50 $1.14$1.39 $1.05
Qty>
JBB Brass Circle Design Hook and Eye Clasp
Code: BB-CL05
Total Length 24mm, Width 9mm 
1-78-1516+
$1.87 $1.34$1.72 $1.23$1.59 $1.14
Qty>
Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated 1 Oval Rope to 3 Rope Circles Link Chain
Code: BTF-0129
Long Link 17.5x11.5mm, Short Link 11.5x11.5mm, Wire Gauge 12 
1-23-56+
$10.35 $9.00$9.64 $8.38$8.99 $7.82
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>
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Code: TOOL-105
Sale Price: $15.06
Price: $17.32
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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