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Monet's Garden Necklace

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Monet's Garden Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Embark on an enchanting adventure full of colorful surprises with Monet's Garden! Add some playfulness to your wardrobe with bright Swarovski crystals and a delightful lampwork focal piece.

Step one:
Glue the TierraCast antique silver large-hole royal bail to the JC Herrell green with aqua stripes glass baby berry bead using 5-minute 2-part epoxy. Allow to dry.

Step two:
Cut two strands of silver-plated small oval link chain each approximately 1 inch long. Attach one end of each chain to a single 0.90x4.60mm sterling silver open jump ring. Watch our Handy Tip video on how to use jump rings if you need help. Connect this jump ring to one JBB tulip link, attaching it to the loop at the bottom of the flower shape. Repeat and set all aside.

Step three:
Cut five strands of jewelry wire each approximately 12 inches long. Slide the bail onto all five strands so it sits in the center.

Step four:
Add the following beads onto each side of the focal (to each strand): one Swarovski 4mm bicones in Crystal Astral Pink, one bicone in Citrine and one 4mm bicone in Crystal Astral Pink. Add a bead stopper to the right side of the focal to hold these beads in place.

Step five:
String approximately 2.5 to 3 inches of beads in a random pattern onto each wire, to the left of the focal, using the TierraCast spacers; Swarovski mini round beads in Fern Green and Indicolite; the Swarovski bicones in Citrine, Light Rose and Crystal Astral Pink; and the Swarovski 3mm and 5mm round pearls in Jade. Avoid using the mini rounds at the ends of the wires. Add a bead stopper to the end to hold these beads in place.

Step six:
Remove the bead stopper to the right of the focal and repeat step five for the other side. Once both sides are strung, check for equal balance and a symmetrical feel.

Step seven:

Thread the ends through the holes of one sterling silver magic multipurpose finding, leaving tails about 2 inches long. Make sure one strand goes through the center hole. Crimp the finding to hold the strands in place using the Magic Finding pliers. Read how to properly crimp the magic finding by reading our Handy Tip here. Repeat this for the other side.

Step eight:

Cut the tails of the wires except for the center strand. Then, slide one TierraCast antique silver spiral cone over the crimped end.

Step nine:
String the following components onto the center wire:
  • one Swarovski 6mm XILION bicone in Citrine
  • one TierraCast antique silver Turkish hesishi spacer
  • one Swarovski 6mm mini round bead in Fern Green
  • one spacer
  • one Citrine bicone

Step ten:
Attach the wire to both of the open ends of chain of one tulip and chain piece from step two using one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube. Cover the crimp tube with one 3mm sterling silver crimp cover. Read our Handy Tips for both how to use a crimp tube and how to use a crimp cover if you need help. Repeat for the other side.

Step eleven:
Cut two strands of chain each approximately 6.5 inches long (or enough for the desired length of your necklace). Attach one end of each chain to the other side of the tulip link with a jump ring.

Step twelve:
Attach the open end of the chains to a new jump ring. Connect this jump ring to one half of the JBB sterling silver 30mm ornate flower toggle clasp.

Step thirteen:
Repeat steps eleven and twelve for the other side to complete the necklace.
Approximate size: 25 inches
Estimated time: minus dry time for glue, 1 hour
Difficulty level: Intermediate

Tools and Supplies Used:
Magic Finding Pliers (TOOL-0001)
ZambaPro® Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
ZambaPro® Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 28ml Dual Cartridges (EPOXY-5)
List of Components:
Silver-Plated Small Oval Link Chain (SPCH36, qty 4)
TierraCast Antique Silver Spiral Cone (SA-5641, qty 2)
JBB Sterling Silver 30mm Ornate Flower Toggle Clasp (ISCL-0046, qty 1)
JBB Tulip Link (ISLX-0015, qty 2)
JC Herrell Green with Aqua Stripes Glass Baby Berry Bead (BEAD-0784, qty 1)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm) (SS-OJR35-C, qty 6)
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling Silver Magic Multi-Purpose Finding (FIND-0663, qty 2)
TierraCast Antique Silver Large-Hole Royal Bail (SA-5704, qty 1)
TierraCast Silver Antique Small Turkish Heishi Spacer (SA-0425, qty 26)
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Fern Green (5052-FGN6, qty 18)
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Indicolite (5052-IND6, qty 12)
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Light Rose (5328-ROLT6, qty 21)
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Pearl Jade (5810-JAD3, qty 14)
Swarovski 5810 5mm Round Pearl Jade (5810-JAD5, qty 10)
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Crystal Astral Pink (5328-API4, qty 44)
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Citrine (5328-CIT4, qty 50)
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover (SS-CCOV01, qty 2)
Bead Stopper (BEADSTPR-01, qty 2)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Antique Copper-Plated Small Oval Link Chain (BCACH24)
TierraCast Antique Copper Spiral Cone (CA-5641)
JBB Antique Copper-Plated Copper Flower and Vine Mini Toggle Clasp (CLASP-0215)
TierraCast Antique Copper-Plated Pewter 6 Petal Flower Link (CA-3145)
JC Herrell Blue with Aqua Stripes Glass Baby Berry Bead (BEAD-0782)
5mm Antique Copper 20 Gauge Open Jump Ring (FIND-1045)
2x2mm Copper Crimp Tube (FIND-1061)
Sterling Silver Magic Multi-Purpose Finding (FIND-0663)
TierraCast Antique Copper-Plated Pewter Beaded EuroBead Aligner (CA-5754)
TierraCast Antique Copper Oasis Bail (CA-5727)
TierraCast Copper 2-inch 21 Gauge Head Pin (C-0028)
TierraCast Copper Antique Small Turkish Heishi Spacer (CA-0425)
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Aquamarine (5052-AQU6)
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Montana Sapphire (5052-MON6)
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Turquoise AB 2x (5328-TRQ2AB6)
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Pearl Turquoise (5810-TRQ3)
Swarovski 5810 5mm Round Pearl Turquoise (5810-TRQ5)
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Cyclamen Opal (5328-CYO4)
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Capri Blue (5328-BLU4)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Silver-Plated Small Oval Link Chain by the Foot
Code: SPCH36
Link 9mm x 6mm, 5mm x 4mm, Gauge 22 
1-910-1920+
$1.82$1.68$1.55
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver Spiral Cone
Code: SA-5641
Diameter 9.5mm, Width 8.5mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.07$0.99$0.91
Qty>
JBB Sterling Silver 30mm Ornate Flower Toggle Clasp
Code: ISCL-0046
Loop 20x21.5mm, Bar 29mm 
1-12-34+
$17.79$16.62$15.52
Qty>
JBB Tulip Link
Code: ISLX-0015
Length 22mm, Width 15mm 
1-45-910+
$3.95$3.67$3.41
Qty>
JC Herrell Green with Aqua Stripes Glass Baby Berry Bead
Code: BEAD-0784
Length 19-19.5mm, Diameter 20.5-21mm, Hole Size 3.5mm 
Price: $22.00
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-C
Diameter 4.6mm, 19 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.32$0.29$0.26
Qty>
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15$0.14$0.13
Qty>
Sterling Silver Magic Multi-Purpose Finding
Code: FIND-0663
Length 3mm, Diameter 3.5mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
1-910-1920+
$1.11$1.02$0.94
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver Large-Hole Royal Bail
Code: SA-5704
Height 12mm, Width 7.5mm, Post dia. 2.5mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.07$0.99$0.91
Qty>
TierraCast Silver Antique Small Turkish Heishi Spacer
Code: SA-0425
Diameter 5mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.23$0.21$0.19
Qty>
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Fern Green
Code: 5052-FGN6
Diameter 6mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.66$0.61$0.56
Qty>
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Indicolite
Code: 5052-IND6
Diameter 6mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.66$0.61$0.56
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Light Rose
Code: 5328-ROLT6
Length 6mm, Diameter 6mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.26$0.24$0.22
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Crystal Pearl Jade
Code: 5810-JAD3
Length 3mm, Diameter 3mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.09$0.08$0.07
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 5mm Round Crystal Pearl Jade
Code: 5810-JAD5
Length 5mm, Diameter 5mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.12$0.11$0.10
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Crystal Astral Pink
Code: 5328-API4
Length 3.5mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15$0.14$0.12
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Citrine
Code: 5328-CIT4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15$0.13$0.12
Qty>

Alternate Components

Antique Copper-Plated Small Oval Link Chain by the Foot
Code: BCACH24
Link 8.5mm x 5.5mm, 5mm x 4mm, Gauge 22 
1-78-1516+
$2.09$1.92$1.77
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper Spiral Cone
Code: CA-5641
Diameter 9.5mm, Depth 8.5mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.07$0.99$0.91
Qty>
JBB Antique Copper-Plated Copper Flower and Vine Mini Toggle Clasp
Code: CLASP-0215
Loop Length 20mm, Bar Length 31mm, Hole Size 1.29mm/16 gauge 
Price: $3.74
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper-Plated Pewter 6 Petal Flower Link
Code: CA-3145
Diameter 12.5mm, Hole Size 1.63mm/14 gauge 
Price: $1.17
Qty>
JC Herrell Blue with Aqua Stripes Glass Baby Berry Bead
Code: BEAD-0782
Length 18.5-20mm, Diameter 20-20.5mm, Hole Size 3.5mm 
Price: $22.00
Qty>
5mm Antique Copper 20 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code: FIND-1045
Diameter 5mm, Opening Diameter 3.5mm, Wire Gauge 20 
1-5960-119120+
$0.09$0.08$0.07
Qty>
2x2mm Copper Crimp Tube
Code: FIND-1061
Length 2mm, Diameter 2mm, Hole Size 1.02mm/18 gauge 
1-7475-149150+
$0.11$0.10$0.09
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper-Plated Pewter Beaded EuroBead Aligner
Code: CA-5754
Head 7mm, INSERT DIAMETER 4mm, Hole Size 1.29mm/16 gauge 
Sale Price: $0.39
Price: $0.56
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Copper Oasis Bail
Code: CA-5727
Height 13mm, Width 4mm 
1-1112-2324+
$1.03$0.95$0.87
Qty>
TierraCast Copper 2-inch 21 Gauge Head Pin
Code: C-0028
Length 2 inches, 21 gauge 
1-7475-149150+
$0.11$0.10$0.09
Qty>
TierraCast Copper Antique Small Turkish Heishi Spacer
Code: CA-0425
Diameter 5mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.23$0.21$0.19
Qty>
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Aquamarine
Code: 5052-AQU6
Diameter 6mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.66$0.61$0.56
Qty>
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Montana Sapphire
Code: 5052-MON6
Diameter 6mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.66$0.61$0.56
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Turquoise AB 2x
Code: 5328-TRQ2AB6
Length 6mm, Diameter 6mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.29$0.26$0.23
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 3mm Round Crystal Pearl Turquoise
Code: 5810-TRQ3
Length 3mm, Diameter 3mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.09$0.08$0.07
Qty>
Swarovski 5810 5mm Round Crystal Pearl Turquoise
Code: 5810-TRQ5
Length 5mm, Diameter 5mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.12$0.11$0.10
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Cyclamen Opal
Code: 5328-CYO4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15$0.13$0.12
Qty>
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Capri Blue
Code: 5328-BLU4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15$0.13$0.12
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Magic Finding Pliers
Code: TOOL-0001
Price: $33.99
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Price: $13.43
Qty>
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.14
Qty>
5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 28ml Dual Cartridges
Code: EPOXY-5
28ml 
Price: $5.62
Qty>



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