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Catch A Wave Necklace

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Catch A Wave Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

For fun summer style snag this trendy necklace idea. The swirls of bright colors that reflect a tropical sunset are brought together by contrasting elements like silk and crystal for a truly unique style.

Step one:
Cut each hand-dyed silk strand in half. Attach one half of each color to a single JBB 5mm antique brass leaves swivel end cap using 5-minute two-part epoxy. Read our Handy Tip on how to use an end cap if you need help. Repeat this process with the remaining silk strands and end cap and allow them to dry.

Step two:
Cut one piece of jewelry wire approximately 10 inches long. Connect one end to one 5.5mm antique brass-plated 21 gauge open jump ring using one 14K/20 gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube. Cover the crimp with one 3mm gold-filled 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 three:
String the following pattern onto the wire:
  • one TierraCast gold antique small Turkish heishi spacer
  • one TierraCast antique gold deco cube
  • one spacer
  • one ocean sunset mix disc bead
  • one spacer
  • one Swarovski 19mm wave bead in Crystal Red Magma
  • one spacer
  • one disc bead
  • one spacer
  • one wave bead
  • one spacer
  • one disc bead
  • one spacer
  • one wave bead
  • two deco cubes
Step four:
Pass the jewelry wire through the left loop of the orange peak wood pendant. String five more deco cubes and then pass the wire through the right loop of the wood pendant.

Step five:
String the pattern from Step three backwards to create a mirror image, and then finish the wire with a second crimp tube, crimp cover and jump ring.

Step six:
Connect one end cap from Step one to each jump ring. Watch our Handy Tip video to learn how to open and close a jump ring if you need help.

Step seven:
Add one antique brass-plated pewter cylinder tube bead with flower design to the ribbon ends to hold all three colors together.
Approximate size: 42 inches (adjustable)
Estimated time: Less than 1 ½ hours (plus dry time)
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
ZambaPro® Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
ZambaPro® Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 28ml Dual Cartridges (EPOXY-5)
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters) (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Ocean Sunset Mix Discs (7pcs) Strand (LMP-0023, qty 1)
TierraCast Antique Gold Deco Cube (GA-5594, qty 11)
TierraCast Gold Antique Small Turkish Heishi Bead Spacer (GA-0425, qty 12)
Orange Peak Wood Pendant (WD-PEND505, qty 1)
JBB 5mm Antique Brass Leaves Swivel End Cap (FIND-0802, qty 2)
Antique Brass-Plated Pewter Cylinder Tube Bead with Flower Design (BEAD-0284, qty 2)
Hand-Dyed Silk Turquoise w/ Metallic Silver Edges (RBSILK-TQ-SVR, qty 1)
Hand-Dyed Silk Peach with Blue Edges (RBSILK-PEACH-BL, qty 1)
Hand-Dyed Silk Sky Blue/Green w/ Metallic Gold Edges (RBSILK-LBGR-PNK, qty 1)
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube (GF-CRM2, qty 2)
3mm Gold-Filled Crimp Cover (GF-CCOV01, qty 2)
Swarovski 5525 19mm Wave Crystal Red Magma (5525-RMM19, qty 6)
5.5mm Antique Brass-Plated 21 Gauge Open Jump Ring (BBA-OJR06-A, qty 2)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

Ocean Sunset Mix Discs (7pcs) Strand
Code: LMP-0023
Length 11.5-13.5mm, Width 14.5mm 
Sale Price: $28.75
Price: $33.05
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Gold Deco Cube
Code: GA-5594
Length 7mm, Width 5mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.81 $0.62$0.75 $0.57$0.69 $0.53
Qty>
TierraCast Gold Antique Small Turkish Heishi Bead Spacer
Code: GA-0425
Diameter 5mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.26 $0.22$0.23 $0.19$0.21 $0.17
Qty>
Orange Peak Wood Pendant
Code: WD-PEND505
Height 35mm, Width 54mm 
1-23-56+
$27.97$24.97$22.97
Qty>
JBB 5mm Antique Brass Leaves Swivel End Cap
Code: FIND-0802
Length With Bail/Loop 14-15mm, Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 2.6mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.99 $2.39$2.77 $2.21$2.56 $2.04
Qty>
Antique Brass-Plated Pewter Cylinder Tube Bead with Flower Design
Code: BEAD-0284
Length 9mm, Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 4.5mm 
1-1415-2930+
$1.21$1.09$0.97
Qty>
Hand-Dyed Silk Turquoise with Metallic Silver Edges
Code: RBSILK-TQ-SVR
Minimum 32 inches 
1-23-56+
$9.73 $8.36$9.06 $7.79$8.45 $7.26
Qty>
Hand-Dyed Silk Peach with Blue Edges
Code: RBSILK-PEACH-BL
Minimum 32 inches 
1-23-56+
$8.79 $5.71$8.19 $5.32$7.63 $4.95
Qty>
Hand-Dyed Silk Sky Blue/Green with Metallic Gold Edges
Code: RBSILK-LBGR-PNK
Minimum 32 inches 
1-23-56+
$9.73 $8.46$9.06 $7.88$8.45 $7.35
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>
3mm Gold-Filled Crimp Cover
Code: GF-CCOV01
3mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.33 $0.29$0.30 $0.27$0.28 $0.25
Qty>
Swarovski 5525 19mm Wave Crystal Red Magma
Code: 5525-RMM19
Length 6mm, Width 19mm, Hole Size 1.29mm/16 gauge 
1-910-1920+
$1.16 $0.83$1.07 $0.77$0.98 $0.70
Qty>
5.5mm Antique Brass-Plated 21 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code: BBA-OJR06-A
Diameter 5.5mm, 21 gauge 
Sale Price: $0.04
Price: $0.05
Qty>

Alternate Components

Sunburst Wood Pendant
Code: WD-PEND509
Height 35mm, Width 35mm 
Sale Price: $22.61
Price: $26.30
Qty>
Hand-Dyed Silk Blue/Green with Lime Edges
Code: RBSILK-BLGN-LM
Minimum 32 inches 
1-23-56+
$8.79 $7.03$8.19 $6.55$7.63 $6.10
Qty>
32 Inch Orange Silk Ribbon
Code: RBSILK-ORG
Minimum 32 inches 
1-23-56+
$8.79 $7.64$8.19 $7.12$7.63 $6.63
Qty>
32 Inch Yellow Silk Ribbon
Code: RBSILK-YEL
Minimum 32 inches 
1-23-56+
$8.79 $7.03$8.19 $6.55$7.63 $6.10
Qty>
JBB Gold-Plated Pewter Rectangle Hammered Bead
Code: BEAD-0303
Length 10mm, Width 7-7.5mm, Hole Size 5mm 
Sale Price: $0.62
Price: $0.89
Qty>
JBB Antique Brass-Plated Pewter Etched Lines with Spiral Large Bead
Code: BEAD-0326
Length 6-6.5mm 
1-1415-2930+
$0.68 $0.59$0.62 $0.54$0.57 $0.50
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.21
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $6.99
Price: $8.04
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $11.68
Price: $13.43
Qty>
5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 28ml Dual Cartridges
Code: EPOXY-5
28ml 
Sale Price: $4.77
Price: $5.62
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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