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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+
$1.00$0.95$0.88
Qty>
Sterling Silver Sand Dollar Pendant
Code: CHARM681
Height 23mm, Width 21mm 
1-23-56+
$11.70$10.92$10.19
Qty>
Sterling Silver Seashell Charm
Code: CHARM798
Height 15mm, Width 17.5mm 
1-45-910+
$4.84$4.51$4.20
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Citrine
Code: 5328-CIT4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.16$0.14$0.13
Qty>
Miyuki 8g 11/0 Trans Silver Lined Semi-Matte Aqua Delicas
Code: DB0627
Size 11/0, 8g bag 
1-34-78+
$4.81 $3.36$4.48 $3.13$4.17 $2.91
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+
$0.34$0.31$0.28
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+
$0.44$0.41$0.37
Qty>
5x4mm Light Lavender Roundel Bead Strand
Code: CR-RL128
6 inch strand, Length 3mm, Width 5mm 
1-34-78+
$6.87 $4.80$6.41 $4.48$5.97 $4.17
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver Turtle Bead
Code: SA-5538
Length 15mm, Width 12mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.27$1.17$1.08
Qty>
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.16$0.15$0.14
Qty>
Swarovski 6721 16mm Starfish Pendant Peridot
Code: 6721-PER16
Height 16mm, Width 17mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.35$2.18$2.02
Qty>

Alternate Components

Sterling Silver Sea Horse Charm
Code: CHARM233
Height 18mm, Width 7mm 
1-34-78+
$4.91$4.56$4.24
Qty>
Sterling Silver Starfish Charm
Code: CHARM236
Height 19mm, Width 17mm 
1-34-78+
$5.67$5.29$4.94
Qty>
Hill Tribe Silver Puffed Fish Bead
Code: HTS007
Approx. Length 18.5mm, Width 11.5mm 
1-23-56+
$10.49$9.79$9.14
Qty>
5x4mm Fuchsia/AB Roundel Bead Strand
Code: CR-RL149
4.5 inch strand, Length 4mm, Width 5mm 
1-45-910+
$4.78 $3.34$4.44 $3.10$4.13 $2.89
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 4mm Jonquil (100pc Pack)
Code: FPS-JON4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-45-910+
$3.44 $2.40$3.19 $2.23$2.97 $2.07
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Provence Lavender
Code: 5328-PLV4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.16$0.14$0.13
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Price: $12.99
Qty>
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.57
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Price: $14.02
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Price: $8.49
Qty>



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