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San Pedro's Butterflies Necklace

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San Pedro's Butterflies Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This "San Pedro's Butterflies" design showcases an intricately hand-painted Russian artist pendant among rich foliage-hued beads for a jungle-inspired result. Inspired by our spring/summer 2011 fashion trend, this necklace is slightly asymmetrical, lending a fashionably carefree look.

Step one:
Cut a 21-inch piece of ZambaPro™ jewelry wire and attach it to the bar of an antique brass-plated pewter flower toggle clasp using a 12k gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube. For help using crimp tools please refer to the handy tips section of the learning center. Thread 34 4mm Czech glass druk beads in golden yellow luster.

Step two:
Next, thread the following beads in this pattern: a 5x4mm roundel bead in wasabi/aqua with Picasso, a 6mm TierraCast® antique gold twist heishi spacer, a Fire Designs bead, a spacer, a roundel, a spacer, a Fire Designs bead, a spacer, a roundel, a spacer, a Fire Designs bead, a spacer and a roundel. For the Fire Designs beads, choose any bead from the Camouflage mix.

Step three:
Thread five Czech druk beads. Repeat the pattern from step two. Thread two Czech druk beads. Next, thread a 25x35mm rectangle black onyx green speckled butterfly on gold onto a 2-inch antique brass-plated head pin and attach it to the necklace using a simple loop. Thread two Czech druk beads. Repeat the pattern from step two.

Step four:
Thread the following beads in this order: three Czech druk beads, a TierraCast® brass oxide pewter monarch butterfly bead, five Czech druk beads, a roundel, a spacer, a Fire Designs bead, a spacer, a roundel, a spacer, a Fire Designs bead, a spacer, a roundel, a TierraCast® antique gold paloma bead and 32 Czech druk beads.

Step five:
Attach the loop of the clasp using a crimp tube.
Approximate size: 21 inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30FT Jewelry Wire (ZP49-30F-019)
Round Nose Pliers (TOOL-108)
Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
Side Cutters - Semi Flush (TOOL-131)
Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
List of Components:
Czech Glass Druk Beads Golden Yellow Luster Iris 4mm (100 Pack) (DRUKS-LSIR-GOY4, qty 1)
TierraCast® Antique Gold 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer (GA-0413, qty 22)
TierraCast® Antique Gold Paloma Bead (GA-5617, qty 1)
TierraCast® Brass Oxide Pewter Monarch Butterfly Bead (BRO-5520, qty 1)
2-inch Antique Brass-Plated 20 Gauge Head Pin (BBA-HP20-22, qty 1)
25x35mm Rectangle Black Onyx Green Speckled Butterfly on Gold (AB-BUT6, qty 1)
5x4mm wasabi/Aqua with Picasso Roundel Bead Strand (CR-RL174, qty 1)
Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Beads Approx 1oz - CAMOUFLAGE (FD-CAMO, qty 1)
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube (GF-CRM2, qty 2)
Antique Vintage Brass-Plated Pewter Star-Shaped Flower Toggle (PBA-TOG013, qty 1)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

Czech Glass Druk Beads Golden Yellow Luster Iris 4mm (100 Pack)
Code: DRUKS-LSIR-GOY4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-910-1920+
$2.04$1.84$1.66
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer
Code: GA-0413
Length 2mm, Diameter 6mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.29$0.26$0.24
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Gold-Plated Pewter Paloma Bird Bead
Code: GA-5617
Length 8.5mm, Width 14.5mm 
1-1920-3940+
$1.07$0.97$0.87
Qty>
TierraCast Brass Oxide Pewter Monarch Butterfly Bead
Code: BRO-5520
Length 11mm, Width 16mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.15$1.06$0.97
Qty>
2-inch Antique Brass-Plated 20 Gauge Head Pin
Code: BBA-HP20-22
Length 2 inches, 20 gauge 
1-5960-119120+
$0.14$0.13$0.11
Qty>
25x35mm Rectangle Black Onyx Green Speckled Butterfly on Gold
Code: AB-BUT6
Height 35-35.5mm, Width 25mm 
Price: $47.82
Qty>
5x4mm wasabi/Aqua with Picasso Roundel Bead Strand
Code: CR-RL174
4 inch strand, Length 3mm, Width 5mm 
1-56-1112+
$3.84$3.44$3.09
Qty>
Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Beads Approx 1oz - CAMOUFLAGE
Code: FD-CAMO
1 oz. Approx. 27 pieces 
1-23-56+
$13.39$12.48$11.63
Qty>
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube
Code: GF-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.18$0.16$0.15
Qty>
JBB Antique Vintage Brass-Plated Pewter Star-Shaped Flower Toggle Clasp
Code: PBA-TOG013
Loop 26.5x24.5mm, Bar 28.5mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.63$2.44$2.26
Qty>

Alternate Components

TierraCast Antique Silver 6mm Teke Heishi Spacer
Code: SA-0415
Length 2mm, Diameter 6mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.25$0.23$0.21
Qty>
JBB Sterling Silver Center-Drilled Butterfly Toggle Clasp
Code: ISCL-0069
Loop 20.5x17.5mm, Bar 29mm 
1-23-56+
$9.78$9.11$8.49
Qty>
5x4mm Light Peach/Amber Roundel Bead Strand
Code: CR-RL173
4 inch strand, Length 3mm, Width 5mm 
1-45-910+
$3.76$3.48$3.22
Qty>
Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Beads Approx 1oz - SPRING MIX
Code: FD-SPRING
1oz Approx 27 pieces 
1-23-56+
$13.39$12.48$11.63
Qty>
Czech Glass Druk Beads Champagne Luster 6mm (50 Pack)
Code: DRUKS-LS-CHA6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.13$1.97$1.82
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 
1-23-56+
$12.01$11.19$10.43
Qty>
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $10.74
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Price: $13.43
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Price: $8.04
Qty>



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