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Silk Embellished Gift Box

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Silk Embellished Gift Box Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This gift box can be made to suit any holiday or any theme. Simply choose colors and charms of your liking and be creative! Remember, you can use any ribbon, charms and Swarovski rhinestones you like. These are just suggestions.

Step one: Using Gem Tac adhesive, apply Swarovski flatback rhinestones to the edge of the lid of a cotton filled white jewelry box. For instructions on how to apply flatbacks, please visit the Handy Tips section of our Learning Center.

Step two: After the glue has dried, apply the lid to the bottom of the box and tie it all together with three silk cords or ribbons of your choosing. Use a simple bow, do not knot, as you may want to use the ribbons later.

Step three: Attach a sterling silver open jump ring to each of the charms. At one end of each ribbon or cord, tie a charm onto the silk with a simple knot. After the gift is opened, the recipient can used a charm on each of the ribbons for a simple necklace.
Estimated time: Less than one hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Perfect Positioner (TOOL-147)
Chain nosed pliers (TOOL-106)
Gem-Tac permanent adhesive (GEMTAC)
List of Components:
Cotton-filled white box (CF-WBOX-01, qty 1)
Sterling silver starfish charm (CHARM236, qty 1)
Sterling silver friendship hands charm (CHARM326, qty 1)
20mm Swarovski starfish pendant light amethyst (6721-AMYLT20, qty 1)
32 inch pumpkin silk fairy ribbon (RBSILK-PUM, qty 1)
32 inch salmon silk fairy ribbon (RBSILK-SALM, qty 1) Discontinued
42 inch orange silk cord (SILK-ORG, qty 1) Discontinued
2058 Swarovski flatback SS16 citrine (2058-CIT16, qty 24)
2028 Swarovski flatback SS16 sun AB (2028-SUNAB16, qty 22)
2058 Swarovski flatback SS20 fireopal (2058-FOP20, qty 24)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR40-F, qty 3)

NOTE: Our 32 inch salmon fairy ribbon and our 42 inch orange silk cord (RBSILK-SALM, SILK-ORG) have been discontinued. To check out our wide selection of stringing materials click here.

Purchase Idea Kit Components

White Gift Box with Padding, 8x2x7/8 Inches
Code: CF-WBOX-01
Length 8 inches, Width 2 inches, Height 7/8 inches 
$1.09 $0.87$0.99 $0.79$0.89 $0.71
Sterling Silver Starfish Charm
Code: CHARM236
Height 19mm, Width 17mm 
$5.42 $4.33$5.04 $4.03$4.69 $3.75
Swarovski 2058 SS16 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Citrine
Code: 2058-CIT16
Diameter 3.8-4mm, Total Height 1.5mm 
2028 SS16 XILION Rose Flatback Sun AB
Code: 2028-SUNAB16
Diameter 3.8-4mm, Total Height 1.25-1.5mm 
Swarovski 2058 SS20 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Fire Opal
Code: 2058-FOP20
Diameter 4.6-4.8mm, Total Height 2mm 
$0.14 $0.11$0.13 $0.10$0.12 $0.09
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.04 x .35 (1. x 9.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR40-F
1.0 x 9.0mm 

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $5.71
Price: $7.32
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 4 fl oz.
4 fl oz 
Sale Price: $10.39
Price: $12.99

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