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Matrix Necklace

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Matrix Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

When our designer saw this pendant she instantly fell in love. It reminded her of the Matrix movies with the movement, color and industrial feel. She added the copper plated pewter spacers to give the feel of copper pipes, brightened the design a bit with the silver beads and came up with a necklace that is one of her favorites!

Step one: Use a 2x2mm copper antiqued crimp tube to crimp to a 20-inch piece of ZambaPro™ 49 .019 jewelry wire to a 4mm antique copper-plated open jump ring. For help using crimp tubes please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. Attach the jump ring to the loop end of the antique copper-plated futurist toggle.

Step two: On the jewelry wire thread five SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 4mm palace green opal rounds, five antique copper 5mm Kenyan heishi spacers, fifteen 4mm palace green rounds, an antique copper evening star, five SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 6mm palace green opal rounds, a granulated bead spacer, a heishi spacer, a Czech glass flat barrel white core teal bead, five heishi spacers, teal bead, heishi spacer, granulated spacer, three 6mm palace green opal rounds, a circle stamped coin bead, and three 6mm palace green opal rounds.

Step three: Thread the jewelry wire through the one of the bails on the turquoise song wood pendant, add a granulated spacer, teal bead, granulated spacer, teal bead and a granulated spacer. Thread the jewelry wire through the second bail on the pendant and then reverse the pattern to finish the strand.

Step four: Use a crimp tube to crimp to the other jump ring and then attach it to the bar end of the clasp.
Approximate size: 18-inches
Estimated time: Under an hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Bead crimper tool (TOOL-100)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Turquoise song wood pendant (WD-PEND511, qty 1)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5000 4mm faceted round palace green opal (5000-PGO4, qty 40)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5000 6mm faceted round palace green opal (5000-PGO6, qty 22)
Antique copper-plated futurist toggle (BCA-TOG04, qty 1)
4mm antique copper-plated open jump ring (BCA-OJR04, qty 2)
2x2mm copper antiqued crimp (C-0030, qty 2)
Antique copper 5mm Kenyan heishi spacer (CA-0434, qty 24)
TierraCast Antique Silver Evening Star Bead (SA-5603, qty 2)
Czech glass flat barrel white core teal (CR-FB004, qty 6)
Granulated bead spacer (HTS192, qty 7)
Circle stamped coin bead (HTS408, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Palace Green Opal
Code: 5000-PGO4
Diameter 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
$0.34 $0.25$0.32 $0.24$0.30 $0.22
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Palace Green Opal
Code: 5000-PGO6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
$0.50 $0.37$0.47 $0.35$0.44 $0.33
Antique Copper-Plated Futurist Toggle Clasp
Code: BCA-TOG04
Loop 20x16mm, Bar 23mm 
$1.57 $1.24$1.48 $1.16$1.38 $1.09
4mm Antique Copper-Plated Open Jump Ring
Code: BCA-OJR04
Length 5mm, Width 5mm, 18 gauge 
Sale Price: $0.04
Price: $0.05
TierraCast Antique Copper 2 x 2mm Crimp
Code: C-0030
$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06
TierraCast Antique Copper-Plated Pewter 5mm Kenyan Heishi Spacer
Code: CA-0434
Length 1.5mm, Width 4.5mm 
$0.18 $0.15$0.17 $0.14$0.15 $0.12
Hill Tribe Silver Hill Tribes Silver Granulated Bead Spacer
Code: HTS192
Length 4.5mm, Width 8mm, Hole size 2mm/12 gauge 
Sale Price: $1.65
Price: $2.47
Hill Tribe Silver Circle Stamped Coin Bead
Code: HTS408
Length 10mm, Width 10mm 
Sale Price: $4.38
Price: $6.65

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.03
Price: $13.99
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $11.56
Price: $12.99

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