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Swarovski Red Sea Necklace

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Swarovski Red Sea Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This multi-strand necklace is absolutely stunning. There is a lot going on here so make sure there is plenty of time and patience to create this stunning Swarovski sea life necklace!

Step one: Lay out just over 18 inches of stringing material and crimp one end to the first loop on your clasp. String your 11/0 red Toho beads all the way across while adding 9 jet bicones in a random pattern. Crimp this to the other end of the clasp. Go back and attach three silver shell charms in the middle using the smaller open jump rings.

Step two: Lay out 22 inches of stringing material and crimp one end to the middle loop of the clasp. String 7 1/2 inches of red hex Toho beads followed by a 5mm coral bicone, cherry bugle, 5mm coral bicone, cherry bugle, 5mm coral bicone, cherry bugle, siam helix, three hex Tohos and a black helix. Reverse that pattern, making it symmetrical. Continue to string 7 1/2 inches of hex Tohos and crimp your wire to the middle loop of the other clasp part. In between the two black helix beads, attach a crystal AB coral pendant using a jump ring.

Step three: Lay out 26 inches of stringing material and crimp the end to the last loop on the clasp. String 8 1/2 inches of 11/0 red tohos followed by a siam helix crystal, one hex bead, one bugle bead, one siam simplicity crystal, one hex bead, another simplicity crystal, a 6mm coral bicone, two hex beads, a 6mm coral bicone, one siam helix crystal, one hex bead, a 4mm coral bicone, three 11/0 Toho beads, a 6mm coral bicone and a helix crystal. String five 11/0 beads and the starfish pendant then string another five 11/0 beads and bring the stringing material back through the helix crystal to create a beaded loop. Reverse that pattern to make the strand symmetrical. Crimp the wire to the last loop on the clasp.

Step Four: Using open jump rings attach the remaining coral sprig pendants. The crystal two-sprig pendants will go on either side of the starfish in between the two siam simplicity crystals. The jet three-sprig pendants will go on either side of the starfish in between the two 6mm coral bicones.
Approximate size: 27 inches
Estimated time: Less than three hours
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Jump Ring Opener (TOOL-513)
List of Components:
5020 8mm helix siam (5020-SIA8, qty 5)
5020 8mm helix jet (5020-JET8, qty 2)
5310 5.5mm simplicity siam (5310-SIA5, qty 8)
5301 6mm faceted bicone dark red coral (5301-DRC6, qty 6)
5301 5mm faceted bicone dark red coral (5301-DRC5, qty 8)
5328 3mm faceted bicone jet (5328-JET3, qty 9)
6721 40mm starfish pendant crystal (6721-CRY40, qty 1)
30mm 3-Sprig coral pendant jet (6790-JET30, qty 2)
30mm 3-Sprig coral pendant crystal moonlight (6790-CML30, qty 1)
25mm 2-Sprig coral pendant crystal (6791-CRY25, qty 2)
Toho bead round 11/0 frosted silver-lined ruby (TBRD11-25CF, qty 1 pack)
Toho bead hex 8/0 silver-lined siam ruby (TBHX8-25B, qty 1 pack)
Toho bead bugle 9mm opaque cherry (TBBG9-45A, qty 1 pack)
Sterling silver medium sand dollar charm (CHARM794, qty 3)
Sterling cratered 3-strand wide brimmed toggle (ISCL-0102, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR35-F, qty 5)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR20-B, qty 3)
Sterling silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 6)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5020 8mm Helix Siam
Swarovski 5020 8mm Helix Siam
Code: 5020-SIA8
Length 8mm, Width 8mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.89 $0.71$0.81 $0.64$0.72 $0.57
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Swarovski 5020 8mm Helix Jet
Swarovski 5020 8mm Helix Jet
Code: 5020-JET8
Length 8mm, Width 8mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.89 $0.71$0.81 $0.64$0.72 $0.57
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Swarovski 5310 5.5mm Simplicity Siam
Swarovski 5310 5.5mm Simplicity Siam
Code: 5310-SIA5
Length 5mm, Diameter 5.5mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.28 $0.22$0.26 $0.20$0.23 $0.18
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Swarovski 5301 6mm Faceted Bicone Dark Red Coral
Swarovski 5301 6mm Faceted Bicone Dark Red Coral
Code: 5301-DRC6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.20$0.18$0.16
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Swarovski 5301 5mm Faceted Bicone Dark Red Coral
Swarovski 5301 5mm Faceted Bicone Dark Red Coral
Code: 5301-DRC5
Length 5mm, Width 5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.20$0.18$0.15
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Swarovski 6721 40mm Starfish Pendant Crystal
Swarovski 6721 40mm Starfish Pendant Crystal
Code: 6721-CRY40
Height 40mm 
1-23-56+
$9.29 $7.43$8.39 $6.71$7.59 $6.07
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Swarovski 6790 30mm 3 Sprig Coral Pendant Jet
Swarovski 6790 30mm 3 Sprig Coral Pendant Jet
Code: 6790-JET30
Height 30mm, Width 20mm 
1-23-56+
$8.79 $7.03$7.99 $6.39$7.19 $5.75
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Swarovski 6790 30mm 3 Sprig Coral Pendant Crystal Moonlight
Swarovski 6790 30mm 3 Sprig Coral Pendant Crystal Moonlight
Code: 6790-CML30
Height 30mm, Width 20mm 
1-23-56+
$9.19 $7.35$8.29 $6.63$7.49 $5.99
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TOHO Bead Round 11/0 Frosted Silver-Lined Ruby
TOHO Bead Round 11/0 Frosted Silver-Lined Ruby
Code: TBRD11-25CF
Size 11/0, 8g bag 
1-1415-2930+
$1.49 $1.19$1.34 $1.07$1.19 $0.95
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TOHO Bead Hex 8/0 Silver-Lined Siam Ruby
TOHO Bead Hex 8/0 Silver-Lined Siam Ruby
Code: TBHX8-25B
Size 8/0, 8 gram bag 
1-1415-2930+
$1.29 $1.03$1.19 $0.95$1.09 $0.87
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Sterling Silver Medium Sand Dollar Charm
Sterling Silver Medium Sand Dollar Charm
Code: CHARM794
Height 13mm, Width 10.5mm 
1-910-1920+
$2.40 $1.92$2.16 $1.72$1.94 $1.55
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JBB Sterling Silver Cratered 3-Strand Wide Brimmed Toggle Clasp
JBB Sterling Silver Cratered 3-Strand Wide Brimmed Toggle Clasp
Code: ISCL-0102
Loop 26.5mm, Bar 30mm 
Sale Price: $17.49
Price: $24.99
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Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .270 inches (0.90 x 6.85mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .270 inches (0.90 x 6.85mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-F
Diameter 6.8mm, 19 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.50 $0.40$0.43 $0.34$0.39 $0.31
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Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.020 x .120 inches (0.5 x 3.0mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.020 x .120 inches (0.5 x 3.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR20-B
0.020 x .120 inches (0.5 x 3.0mm) 
1-5960-119120+
$0.08 $0.06$0.07 $0.05$0.06 $0.04
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Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.12$0.14 $0.11$0.13 $0.10
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Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $6.31
Price: $7.89
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Bead Crimper Tool
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $11.19
Price: $13.99
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Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $5.67
Price: $7.09
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The BeadSmith Jump Ring Opener
The BeadSmith Jump Ring Opener
Code: TOOL-513
Sale Price: $1.71
Price: $2.14
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