Winter Sunset Necklace Instructions Designed by Cynthia Kimura
Like the end of a cool, winter day, this necklace reflects the beauty of a setting sun behind snow-filled clouds and a violet sky. Its sparkling touches of eye-catching wonder paired with the multi-textured focal makes this simple piece perfect for wear for a festive party.
Step one: Cut a 20-inch long piece of jewelry wire using a nipper tool. Attach one end to the bar portion of the sterling silver petal design circle toggle using one sterling 2x2mm crimp tube. Read our Handy Tip on how to use a crimp tool if you need help with crimp tubes.
Step two: String the following beads onto the jewelry wire:
one Swarovski 8mm faceted round in Violet
one Swarovski 3mm faceted round in Crystal Copper
one Violet round
one TierraCast® 7mm silver-plated pewter plain heishi spacer
one Swarovski 8mm chessboard bead in Crystal AB
Step three: Repeat this pattern five more times, and then string the first three beads of the pattern. String the Unicorne Beads purple swirl with bubbles boro glass bicone bead and another spacer. Repeat the patter from Step two on the other side of the boro glass bead.
Step four: Attach the loop portion of the clasp to the open end using a crimp tube.
Approximate size: 18 ½ inches Estimated time: Less than 1 hour Difficulty level: Beginner
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Unicorne Beads Small Purple Swirl and Silver Bubbles Dichroic Boro Glass Large Hole Bead (BEAD-0440)
Unicorne Beads Blue and Green with Gold and Bubbles Boro Glass Bicone Bead (BEAD-0413)
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Indicolite (5000-IND8)
TierraCast® Rhodium 7mm Nugget Heishi Spacer (RB-0436)
Sterling Silver Twisted Fancy Oval Toggle Clasp (SS-TOG79)