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Sophie's Starfish Necklace

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Sophie's Starfish Necklace Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

This necklace is so simple and elegant it can become part of your everyday wardrobe.

Step one: Cut a length of ZambaPro™ 49 .019 jewelry wire to approximately 12 inches and two lengths of four inches each of sterling silver curb chain. Using 2x2mm sterling silver crimp tubes, crimp one end of the wire to a piece of the chain. Cover with a crimp cover. For help using crimp tubes please Click Here. For instructions on how to use crimp covers, please Click Here. Attach a sterling silver open jump ring to a Swarovski light amethyst 16mm starfish pendant and set aside.

Step two: String a 6x8mm sterling silver s-cut bead followed by a 5mm silver and amethyst Swarovski roundelle, a Swarovski 6mm powdered rose pearl, and another roundelle. Repeat this pattern six times and follow with another s-cut bead. Add the starfish pendant and reverse the bead pattern until you have an even pattern on both sides. Crimp the remaining wire to the other piece of chain and cover with a crimp cover.

Step three: Using a sterling silver open jump ring, attach the sterling silver dolphin clasp to one side of the chain. You can attach the clasp anywhere along the chain to make the necklace longer or shorter.
Approximate size: 18 inches
Difficulty level: Beginner
Estimated time: Less than one hour

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
16mm Swarovski light amethyst starfish pendant (6721-AMYLT16, qty 1)
5mm Swarovski silver and amethyst roundelle (RDS-AMY5, qty 28)
6mm Swarovski powdered rose pearl (5810-PRO6, qty 14)
6x8mm sterling silver s-cut bead (STG-OVAL6-SC, qty 16)
Sterling silver 060 curb chain (925CH10, qty 1 ft)
Sterling silver dolphin charm (SS-CL10, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-D, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-H, qty 1)
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover (SS-CCOV01)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 6721 16mm Starfish Pendant Light Amethyst
Code: 6721-AMYLT16
Height 16mm, Width 17mm 
$2.39 $1.79$2.25 $1.68$2.12 $1.59
Beadelle 5mm Silver-Plated Amethyst Roundel Bead
Code: RDS-AMY5
Length 2.5mm, Width 5mm 
Price: $0.49
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Crystal Pearl Powder Rose
Code: 5810-PRO6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
$0.14 $0.10$0.13 $0.09$0.12 $0.09
BRIGHT 6 x 8mm Sterling Oval S-Cut Bead
Length 8mm, Width 6mm 
Price: $2.40
060 Sterling Silver Curb Chain by the Foot
Code: 925CH10
Link 4.5x3mm, 22 gauge 
$12.83 $10.39$12.18 $9.86$11.56 $9.36
Sterling Dolphin Clasp
Code: SS-CL10
Length 13mm, Width 9mm 
$6.35 $5.46$6.02 $5.17$5.70 $4.90
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .170 inches (0.75 x 4.30mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-D
Diameter 4.3mm, 21 gauge 
$0.24 $0.21$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.17
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
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code: SS-CCOV01
Length 3mm 
$0.26 $0.22$0.24 $0.20$0.22 $0.18

Purchase Tools & Supplies

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
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
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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