Sonoma Necklace Instructions Designed by Cynthia Kimura
The red grapes and beautiful blue sky of sunny California are evident in this stunning necklace named for a city in the heart of wine country. Pair it with the matching Sonoma bracelet for a set that is sure to draw compliments.
Step One: On a 2-inch antique brass-plated 20 gauge head pin, string one 4mm antique gold teke spacer bead, one 8mm Swarovski margarita bead in fuchsia, one spacer bead, one margarita bead, one spacer bead and one 6mm Swarovski XILION cut bicone in light Colorado topaz. Repeat steps two times. Set aside.
Step Two:On a 2-inch head pin string one bicone, one spacer, one margarita bead, one spacer, one margarita bead and one spacer. Repeat. Set aside.
Step Three: String a turquoise and amethyst with beige pillow bead on a 2-inch antique brass-plated 20 gauge eye pin. Finish with a simple loop. For help with simple loops visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat. Set aside.
Step Three: Attach the antique copper-plated figaro chain to a corner of the antique brass-plated art deco square link using a 4.5mm antique copper-plated open jump ring. For help with jump rings visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. At the opposite corner attach a pillow bead link created during step three using a jump ring. Continue stringing in this order: jump ring, jump ring, jump ring, brass link, jump ring, jump ring, jump ring, pillow link, jump ring, brass link. Attach the other end of the chain to the final brass link.
Step Four: On the bottom corner of each brass link, attach a dangle that you created during step one using a simple loop. Attach the dangles you created in step two to the center jump ring between the pillow beads and center brass link.
Approximate size: 29 inches Estimated time: Less than 1 hour Difficulty level: Beginner
Tools Used: Round nose pliers (TOOL-108) Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106) Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131)
List of Components: Turquoise and amethyst with beige pillow beads (7pcs) (LMP-0148, qty 1) Antique copper-plated figaro chain (BCACH10, qty 2) Antique brass art deco square link (BBA-LX20, qty 3) Gold antique 4mm teke spacer (GA-0414, qty 15) SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 3700 8mm margarita bead fuchsia (3700-FUS8, qty 10) 2-inch antique brass-plated 20 gauge eye pin (BBA-EP20-22, qty 2) 2-inch antique brass-plated 20 gauge head pin (BBA-HP20-22, qty 5) 4.5mm antique copper-plated 21 gauge open jump ring (BCA-OJR04-A, qty 10) SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5328 6mm xilion bicone light Colorado topaz (5328-LCT6, qty 5)