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Sonja's Bridesmaid Necklace

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Sonja's Bridesmaid Necklace Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

Carrie presented her bridesmaids with a choice of two sets of bridesmaid's jewelry each! Each one was unique and made to complement their personality. The girls made their choices, and here is what Sonja picked! Don't forget to check out the matching bracelet and earrings.

Step one: Cut approximately 19 inches of ZambaPro™ jewelry wire. Crimp one end of the wire to one side of your clasp. For help with Crimps, please see the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step two: On a sterling silver eye pin, string an 8mm mocca roundelle, a small Turkish heishi spacer and a 12mm Swarovski aqua polygon bead. Finish with a simple loop. On the bottom of the eye pin attach the Lillypilly tab shell pendant using a sterling silver open jump ring. Set this pendant dangle aside.

Step three: String a Swarovski 6mm aqua faceted round bead followed by an aqua and silver roundelle, an 8mm mocca faceted roundelle, 4 aqua and silver roundelles, an 8mm faceted round mocca bead, eight aqua and silver roundelles, an antique silver-plated Turkish heishi spacer and an 18mm Swarovski aqua polygon bead. Reverse the pattern from the heishi spacer to the mocca faceted roundelle. Add another heishi spacer, polygon bead, spacer, mocca roundelle, four aqua and silver roundelles, an 8mm mocca round and eight more aqua and silver roundelles. Attach the pendant dangle and reverse the entire pattern as you work back toward the other end of your clasp.

Step four: Crimp the remaining wire to the other side of your clasp and trim any excess.
Approximate size: 17 inches
Estimated time: Under one hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
German ergonomic side cutters (TOOL-507)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Ergonomic round nose pliers (TOOL-127)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Swarovski 5000 6mm faceted round aqua (5000-AQUA6, qty 2)
Swarovski 5000 8mm faceted round mocca (5000-MOC8, qty 6)
Swarovski 5040 8mm faceted roundelle mocca (5040-MOC8, qty 7)
Swarovski 5203 12mm polygon bead aquamarine (5203-AQUA12, qty 1)
Swarovski 5203 18mm polygon bead aquamarine (5203-AQUA18, qty 4)
Swarovski 6mm silver and aqua roundelle (RDS-AQUA6, qty 74)
Antique silver-plated pewter small Turkish heishi spacer (SA-0425, qty 1)
Antique silver-plated pewter Turkish spacer (SA-5580, qty 8)
Tab shell flare pendant 40x30mm - blue scrollwork (SHL-LP141, qty 1)
Sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling silver1½-inch eye pin 22 gauge (SS-EP23, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring 0.75 x 6.85mm (SS-OJR30-H, qty 1)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Aquamarine
Code: 5000-AQUA6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
$0.50 $0.37$0.47 $0.35$0.44 $0.33
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Mocca
Code: 5000-MOC8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
$0.73 $0.54$0.68 $0.51$0.64 $0.48
Swarovski 5040 8mm Briolette Bead Mocca
Code: 5040-MOC8
Length 5.5mm, Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 1.02mm/18 gauge 
$0.82 $0.61$0.77 $0.57$0.72 $0.54
Beadelle 6mm Silver-Plated Aquamarine Roundel Bead
Length 3mm, Width 6mm 
Price: $0.50
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Small Turkish Heishi Spacer
Code: SA-0425
Diameter 5mm 
$0.24 $0.21$0.22 $0.19$0.21 $0.18
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Turkish Spacer Bead
Code: SA-5580
Length 4mm, Width 7mm 
$0.77 $0.64$0.73 $0.61$0.68 $0.57
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
$0.16 $0.14$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12
1 1/2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP23
Length 1.5 inches, 22 gauge 
$0.39 $0.30$0.34 $0.26$0.29 $0.22
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .270 inches (0.75 x 6.85mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-H
Diameter 6.8mm, 21 gauge 
$0.38 $0.30$0.36 $0.28$0.33 $0.26

Purchase Tools & Supplies

German Ergonomic Side cutters
Code: TOOL-507
4 3/4 inches 
Sale Price: $29.69
Price: $32.99
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.50
Price: $8.63
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.03
Price: $13.99
Ergonomic Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-127
6 inches 
Sale Price: $6.87
Price: $7.99
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $11.56
Price: $12.99

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