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Inspiration Necklace

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Inspiration Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Wear your beliefs on this beautiful necklace and show the world how you feel! We now have over 70 message beads. Surely you will find the right ones to suit your personal credo. In the instructions we will use the beads featured in the picture, but of course you are welcome to use any message bead you like.

Step one: Begin by cutting two lengths of ZP49-30F-019 jewelry wire. One should be about 20 inches and the other about 23 inches. You will want to work from the center for this design. Beginning with the longer strand, string the "Comfort" bead, you will make equal patterns on both sides of the bead working out from the center. First string a 4mm faceted Swarovski sapphire bead, a sterling silver spacer disc, 4mm faceted round aquamarine, disc, and another sapphire. Follow that with another message bead on each side. In this design we used "Success" and "Fortune". Repeat the bead pattern and then add two 4mm faceted round Swarovski crystal beads followed by four 2mm sterling silver seamless round beads. Set this strand carefully aside for the moment.

Step two: On the other strand begin with the sapphire bead pattern in the center of the design, then add the "Health" and "Joy" beads. Follow with the sapphire bead pattern again on both sides and finish with two crystal rounds and four 2mm silver rounds.

Step three: You will now join the two strands. The safest way to do this is to bring them together and using masking tape, lightly tape one end of the wires together so the beads do not slip off. On the other side, string a 6mm bright sterling silver roundel. For the rest of the design, both wires will pass through the center of each bead. The pattern going out from the center goes as follows: 6mm faceted round Swarovski sapphire bead, 4mm bright sterling silver roundel, 6mm faceted round Swarovski aquamarine bead, roundel, sapphire bead, roundel, 6mm sterling silver corrugated round bead and another 4mm roundel. Repeat this pattern four more times for a total of five pattern segments.

Step four: Just before adding the last corrugated bead, pass both wires through a 2x2mm sterling silver crimp tube and close with a crimp pliers. Snip one of the wires. String the corrugated bead over the top to hide the crimp and follow with the final roundel. Attach the end of the wire to a sterling silver open jump ring. Attach the jump ring to one side of the clasp. Trim excess wire.

Step five: Repeat the pattern on the other side of the necklace.
Approximate size: 17 ½ inches

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
12mm sterling silver double hoop clasp (SS-TOG09, qty 1)
4mm Swarovski faceted round crystal (5000-CRYS4, qty 8)
4mm Swarovski faceted round aquamarine (5000-AQUA4, qty 7)
4mm Swarovski faceted round sapphire (5000-SAP4, qty 14)
6mm Swarovski faceted round sapphire (5000-SAP6, qty 20)
6mm Swarovski faceted round aquamarine (5000-AQUA6, qty 10)
6mm sterling silver corrugated round bead (SS-RND6-C, qty 10)
2mm sterling silver seamless round bead (SS-RND2, qty 16)
3.25mm sterling silver spacer disc (SS-DISC, qty 18)
Sterling silver Joy message bead (CH-JOY, qty 1)
Sterling silver Health message bead (CH-HEALTH, qty 1)
Sterling silver Comfort message bead (CH-COMFORT, qty 1)
Sterling silver Success message bead (CH-SUCCESS, qty 1)
Sterling silver Fortune message bead (CH-FORTUNE, qty 1)
4mm bright sterling silver roundel (STG-RNDL4, qty 40)
6mm bright sterling silver roundel (STG-RNDL6, qty 2)
2x2mm sterling silver crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR35-D, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Sterling Silver 12mm Double Hoop Clasp
Sterling Silver 12mm Double Hoop Clasp
Code: SS-TOG09
Hoops 12mm 
1-23-56+
$11.99 $10.07$10.17 $8.54$9.17 $7.70
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Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Crystal
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Crystal
Code: 5000-CRYS4
Diameter 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.25 $0.22$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.18
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Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Aquamarine
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Aquamarine
Code: 5000-AQUA4
Diameter 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.32 $0.28$0.29 $0.26$0.26 $0.23
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Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Sapphire
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Sapphire
Code: 5000-SAP4
Diameter 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.32 $0.28$0.29 $0.26$0.26 $0.23
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Sapphire
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Sapphire
Code: 5000-SAP6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.48 $0.43$0.42 $0.37$0.38 $0.34
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Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Aquamarine
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Aquamarine
Code: 5000-AQUA6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.48 $0.43$0.42 $0.37$0.38 $0.34
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6mm Sterling Silver Corrugated Round Bead
6mm Sterling Silver Corrugated Round Bead
Code: SS-RND6-C
Length 6mm 
1-1415-2930+
$1.27 $1.14$1.13 $1.01$1.03 $0.92
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2mm Seamless Sterling Silver Round Bead (0.9mm Hole)
2mm Seamless Sterling Silver Round Bead (0.9mm Hole)
Code: SS-RND2
Length 2mm, Hole 0.9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.10 $0.09$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07
Qty>
Sterling Silver 3.25mm Spacer Disc
Sterling Silver 3.25mm Spacer Disc
Code: SS-DISC
Length 1mm, Width 3.25mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.29 $0.26$0.27 $0.24$0.25 $0.22
Qty>
Sterling Silver Joy Message Bead
Sterling Silver Joy Message Bead
Code: CH-JOY
Length 11mm, Width 8mm 
Sale Price: $6.29
Price: $6.99
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Sterling Silver Health Message Bead
Sterling Silver Health Message Bead
Code: CH-HEALTH
Length 11mm, Width 8mm 
Price: $6.79
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STG Comfort Message Bead
STG Comfort Message Bead
Code: CH-COMFORT
Length 11mm, Width 8mm 
1-34-78+
$5.79$5.19$4.69
Qty>
STG Fortune Message Bead
STG Fortune Message Bead
Code: CH-FORTUNE
Length 11mm, Width 8mm 
1-34-78+
$5.79$5.19$4.69
Qty>
4mm Bright Sterling Silver Roundel Bead
4mm Bright Sterling Silver Roundel Bead
Code: STG-RNDL4
Diameter 4mm, Length 2mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.38 $0.34$0.34 $0.30$0.31 $0.27
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6mm Bright Sterling Silver Roundel Bead
6mm Bright Sterling Silver Roundel Bead
Code: STG-RNDL6
Diameter 6mm, Length 2.9mm 
1-1415-2930+
$1.29 $1.16$1.15 $1.03$1.05 $0.94
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Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.10$0.14 $0.09$0.13 $0.09
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Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .235 inches (0.90 x 5.95mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .235 inches (0.90 x 5.95mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-D
Diameter 5.9mm, 19 gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.41 $0.36$0.37 $0.33$0.33 $0.29
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Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.10
Price: $7.89
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Bead Crimper Tool
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.59
Price: $13.99
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ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-23-45+
$11.99 $8.99$10.99 $8.24$9.99 $7.49
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