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Pipa Pools Necklace

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Pipa Pools Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Inspired by our spring/summer 2011 fashion trend, this necklace is fun and colorful with a carefree tropical vibe.

Step one:
First, create the dangles. Attach one 0.90 x 6.10mm open jump ring to each of the following components: a 17mm sterling silver resin jellyfish pendant, a 16mm Swarovski starfish pendant in Peridot and a sterling silver seashell charm. Attach a 0.90x4.60mm open jump ring to a sterling silver sand dollar pendant. Set these dangles aside.

Step two:
Next, attach a 0.90 x 4.60mm open jump ring to the loop of a silver-plated pewter star toggle. Cut an 18-inch piece of ZambaPro™ jewelry wire and attach one end to the jump ring using a crimp tube. For help using crimp tools refer to the handy tips section of the learning center.

Step three:
Thread the following blend of beads in a random pattern until you've reached 6.5 inches in length: 4mm Swarovski bicones in Citrine, 4mm fire-polished beads in metallic pink, 11/0 Miyuki silver-lined delicas in semi-matte aqua and 5x4mm light lavender roundels.

Step four:
Thread a TierraCast® antique silver turtle bead followed by the metallic pink bead. Over the next 2.5-inches, thread a random pattern of roundels, bicones and delicas, and evenly space the dangles among them. Thread a metallic pink bead followed by a TierraCast® antique silver small shell bead. Check to see that the shell bead aligns with the turtle bead; you may need to add or remove a couple beads to make them even.

Step five:
Finish the last 6.5-inches of the necklace using the same beads as in step three. Attach the end of the necklace to a 0.90 x 4.60mm open jump ring using a crimp tube and attach the bar of the clasp to the jump ring.
Approximate size: 18 inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30FT Jewelry Wire (ZP49-30F-019)
Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
List of Components:
TierraCast® Antique Silver Small Shell Bead (SA-5682, qty 1)
Sterling/Resin 17mm Pendant - Blue with Jellyfish (SS-PEND107, qty 1)
Sterling Silver Sand Dollar Pendant (CHARM681, qty 1)
Sterling Silver Seashell Charm (CHARM798, qty 1)
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Citrine (5328-CIT4, qty 30)
Fire-Polished Bead 4mm Metallic Pink (100pc Pack) (FPS-PNK4, qty 1)
Miyuki 8g 11/0 Trans Silver Lined Semi-Matte Aqua Delicas (DB0627, qty 1)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - (0.90 x 4.60mm) (SS-OJR35-C, qty 3)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - (0.90 x 6.10mm) (SS-OJR35-E, qty 3)
5x4mm Light Lavender Roundel Bead Strand (CR-RL128, qty 1)
Silver-Plated Pewter Star Toggle (PS-TOG008, qty 1)
TierraCast® Antique Silver Turtle Bead (SA-5538, qty 1)
Sterling 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Swarovski 6721 16mm Starfish Pendant Peridot (6721-PER16, qty 1)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

TierraCast Antique Silver Small Shell Bead
Code: SA-5682
Length 9mm, Width 8.5mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.95 $0.76$0.88 $0.70$0.80 $0.64
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Taina Hartman Sterling/Resin 17mm Pendant - Blue with Jellyfish
Code: SS-PEND107
Height 20mm, Width 17mm 
Sale Price: $14.69
Price: $20.99
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Sterling Silver Sand Dollar Pendant
Code: CHARM681
Height 23mm, Width 21mm 
1-23-56+
$10.96 $9.53$10.21 $8.88$9.52 $8.28
Qty>
Sterling Silver Seashell Charm
Code: CHARM798
Height 15mm, Width 17.5mm 
1-45-910+
$4.74 $4.02$4.41 $3.74$4.10 $3.48
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Citrine
Code: 5328-CIT4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.13$0.13 $0.11$0.12 $0.10
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 4mm Metallic Pink (100pc Pack)
Code: FPS-PNK4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-56-1112+
$3.84$3.49$3.14
Qty>
Miyuki 8g 11/0 Trans Silver Lined Semi-Matte Aqua Delicas
Code: DB0627
Size 11/0, 8g bag 
1-34-78+
$4.66 $3.72$4.34 $3.47$4.03 $3.22
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-C
Diameter 4.6mm, 19 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.32 $0.28$0.29 $0.26$0.26 $0.23
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .240 inches (0.90 x 6.10mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-E
Diameter 6.1mm, 19 gauge 
1-1920-3940+
$0.42 $0.37$0.39 $0.35$0.35 $0.31
Qty>
5x4mm Light Lavender Roundel Bead Strand
Code: CR-RL128
6 inch strand, Length 3mm, Width 5mm 
1-45-910+
$5.27 $4.00$4.89 $3.71$4.54 $3.45
Qty>
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Star Toggle Clasp
Code: PS-TOG008
Loop 23x20mm, Bar 30mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.36 $1.69$2.18 $1.56$2.02 $1.45
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver Turtle Bead
Code: SA-5538
Length 15mm, Width 12mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.15 $0.91$1.06 $0.84$0.97 $0.77
Qty>
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12$0.13 $0.11
Qty>
Swarovski 6721 16mm Starfish Pendant Peridot
Code: 6721-PER16
Height 16mm, Width 17mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.28 $1.96$2.11 $1.81$1.95 $1.67
Qty>

Alternate Components

Sterling Silver Sea Horse Charm
Code: CHARM233
Height 18mm, Width 7mm 
1-34-78+
$4.81 $4.08$4.46 $3.79$4.14 $3.51
Qty>
Sterling Silver Starfish Charm
Code: CHARM236
Height 19mm, Width 17mm 
1-34-78+
$5.42 $4.60$5.04 $4.28$4.69 $3.98
Qty>
Hill Tribe Silver Puffed Fish Bead
Code: HTS007
Approx. Length 18.5mm, Width 11.5mm 
1-23-56+
$9.90 $7.92$9.23 $7.38$8.60 $6.88
Qty>
5x4mm Fuchsia/AB Roundel Bead Strand
Code: CR-RL149
4.5 inch strand, Length 4mm, Width 5mm 
1-45-910+
$4.21 $3.45$3.91 $3.20$3.63 $2.97
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 4mm Jonquil (100pc Pack)
Code: FPS-JON4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-45-910+
$3.34 $2.17$3.09 $2.00$2.87 $1.86
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Provence Lavender
Code: 5328-PLV4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.13$0.13 $0.11$0.12 $0.10
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Purchase Tools & Supplies

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
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Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.21
Price: $7.14
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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
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