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Spring Fantasy Necklace

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Spring Fantasy Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This delicate necklace appears to have stepped right out of a fairy tale. With its subtle nature-inspired components and pastel colors, this necklace would feel at home in any fantasy world. For other nature-themed components see the fun alternatives we've listed below.

Step One: String a rose faceted potato pearl on a 1-inch eye pin. Finish with a simple loop to create a link. For help with simple loops visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat 9 times. Set aside. String a peach mix baroque pearl on an eye pin. Finish with a simple loop. Repeat 4 times. Set aside. String a peach mix pearl and a 10mm 3-sided sterling spiral design bead cap on an eye pin. Finish with a simple loop. Repeat twice. Set aside.

Step Two: On a 1 1/2-inch head pin, string an antique silver floral round and an antique silver paloma bead. Finish with a simple loop.

Step Three: On a head pin, string a peach mix pearl and a bead cap and attach it to the silver-plated pewter twig link with a simple loop. Repeat for another peach mix pearl and a rose pearl. Set aside.

Step Four: Complete the necklace by attaching in this order: the bar piece of the silver-plated pewter three flower toggle clasp, the sterling silver open jump ring, approximately 3 1/2 inches of silver-plated textured oval link chain, jump ring, rose link, peach link with bead cap, rose link, peach link with bead cap, rose link, peach link with bead cap, rose link, jump ring, silver-plated pewter right-facing leaf link, jump ring, rose link, jump ring, three large ovals of link chain, jump ring, twig link from step three, jump ring, 2 1/2 inches of silver-plated leaf chain leaving a 1-inch dangle of leaves, jump ring, rose link, peach link, rose link, peach link, rose link, peach link, rose link, peach link, rose link, peach link, jump ring, approximately 3 1/2 inches of textured oval chain, a jump ring and the loop end of the toggle. For help with jump rings visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step Five: Attach the paloma bead dangle from step two to the left side of the twig link with a jump ring.
Approximate size: 24 3/4 inches
Estimated time: 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:
8-9.5mm rose faceted potato pearl (P-FROSE01, qty 1)
11-13mm peach mix baroque pearl (P-PEMIX02, qty 1)
Silver-plated pewter twig link (PS-LX012, qty 1)
Sterling 10mm 3-sided spiral design bead cap (STG-CAP29, qty 6)
Silver-plated pewter right-facing leaf link (PS-LX016, qty 1)
Antique silver floral round (SA-5601, qty 1)
TierraCast antique silver paloma bead (SA-5617, qty 1)
Silver-plated leaf chain (SPCH34, qty 1)
Silver-plated textured oval link chain (SPCH37, qty 1)
Silver-plated pewter three flower toggle clasp (PS-TOG011, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.90 x 4.60mm) (SS-OJR35-C, qty 11)
1-inch eye pin, 24 gauge (sterling silver) (SS-EP41, qty 18)
1 1/2-inch head pin, 24 gauge (sterling silver) (SS-HP4X, qty 4)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
TierraCast antique silver wild rose bead (SA-5612)
TierraCast silver antique hummingbird bead (SA-5518)
10mm lace button beadcap (STG-CAP30)
Silver-plated pewter flower toggle (PS-TOG004)
Silver-plated pewter three flower toggle clasp (PS-TOG016)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

8-9.5mm Rose Faceted Potato Pearl
8-9.5mm Rose Faceted Potato Pearl
Code: P-FROSE01
16 inch strand, Length 8-9.5mm, Width 8-9.5mm 
Price: $40.47
Qty>
11-13mm Peach Mix Baroque Pearl
11-13mm Peach Mix Baroque Pearl
Code: P-PEMIX02
16 inch strand, Length 10-14mm, Width 10.5-11.5mm 
Price: $39.76
Qty>
Nunn Design Silver-Plated Pewter Twig Link
Nunn Design Silver-Plated Pewter Twig Link
Code: PS-LX012
Length 33mm, Width 11mm 
1-78-1516+
$2.11$1.95$1.80
Qty>
Sterling 10mm 3-Sided Spiral Design Bead cap
Sterling 10mm 3-Sided Spiral Design Bead cap
Code: STG-CAP29
Diameter 10mm, Depth 5.5mm 
Sale Price: $2.31
Price: $3.30
Qty>
Nunn Design Silver-Plated Pewter Right-Facing Leaf Link
Nunn Design Silver-Plated Pewter Right-Facing Leaf Link
Code: PS-LX016
Length 32mm, Width 11mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.39$2.21$2.04
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver Floral Round
TierraCast Antique Silver Floral Round
Code: SA-5601
Length 8mm, Width 8mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.95$0.88$0.80
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Paloma Bird Bead
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Paloma Bird Bead
Code: SA-5617
Length 8.5mm, Width 14.5mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.96$0.88$0.81
Qty>
Silver-Plated Leaf Chain
Silver-Plated Leaf Chain
Code: SPCH34
Leaf Size-Height 9mm, Width 3.5 
1-23-56+
$14.80$13.80$12.86
Qty>
Silver-Plated Textured Oval Link Chain
Silver-Plated Textured Oval Link Chain
Code: SPCH37
Link 9mm x 6mm, Gauge 20 
1-78-1516+
$2.28$2.10$1.94
Qty>
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Three Flower Toggle Clasp
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Three Flower Toggle Clasp
Code: PS-TOG011
Loop 22x18mm, Bar 31mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.48$2.30$2.13
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-C
Diameter 4.6mm, 19 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.32$0.29$0.26
Qty>
1-inch Eye Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
1-inch Eye Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP41
Length 1 inch, 24 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.25$0.23$0.21
Qty>
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-HP4X
Length 1 1/2 inches, 24 Gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.30$0.27$0.24
Qty>

Alternate Components

TierraCast Antique Silver Wild Rose Bead
TierraCast Antique Silver Wild Rose Bead
Code: SA-5612
Length 10mm, Width 6mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.95$0.88$0.80
Qty>
TierraCast Silver Antique Hummingbird Bead
TierraCast Silver Antique Hummingbird Bead
Code: SA-5518
Length 13mm, Width 18mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.15$1.06$0.97
Qty>
10mm Lace Button Bead Cap
10mm Lace Button Bead Cap
Code: STG-CAP30
Diameter 10mm, Depth 3.5mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.37$2.19$2.02
Qty>
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Flower Toggle Clasp
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Flower Toggle Clasp
Code: PS-TOG004
Loop 23x18mm, Bar 34mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.34$2.16$2.00
Qty>
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Three Flower Toggle Clasp
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Three Flower Toggle Clasp
Code: PS-TOG016
Loop 20x16mm, Bar 21mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.34$2.16$2.00
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Round Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Price: $7.09
Qty>
Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.09
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $10.99
Qty>



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