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Tidal Treasures Shell Necklace

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Tidal Treasures Shell Necklace Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

This adorable beach-themed pendant features a Lillypilly etched shell pendant and has a lot of adorable shell beads hanging around to be a part of the scene!

Step one: Cut a length of each of the ribbons to approximately 19 inches. Cut the ribbons at an angle and lightly burn the ends to make stringing easier.

Step two: Create your dangles by stringing the shell beads on head pins and finishing with Wrapped Loops. Make the loops small so that they will stay in place on the ribbon. String one of the shell beads on an eye pin, and connect three of the other dangles to the bottom of that pin. Slide this piece onto the center of the brown ribbon.

Step three: String the blue and green ribbon through the pendant by folding in half, and pulling the center through the back of the pendant. Slide the ends through the loop and pull tight in a slip knot. Check out our Handy Tip for a cool technique when stringing Organza Ribbon.

Step four: String two dangles on each side of the blue and green ribbons, and three on each side of the brown. Then gather all three and string them through one dangle on each side to hold them together. Continue by stringing three more dangles on each side of the blue ribbon and two more on each side of the green and brown ribbons.

Step five: Gather the ribbon ends and bunch them together. Put a dot of E6000 adhesive inside of one of the endcaps and push the ribbon ends into the cap. Using your nylon jaw pliers, gently but firmly close the end cap. Repeat on the other side.
Approximate size: 18 inches
Approximate cost: Under $40
Estimated time: Less than 2 hours
Difficulty level: Intermediate

Tools Used:
Ergonomic bent chain nose pliers with groove (TOOL-129)
Ergonomic chain nose pliers (TOOL-125)
Ergonomic round nose pliers (TOOL-127)
Large loop scissors (TOOL-123)
Nylon jaw pliers (TOOL-105)
Perfect End Thread Burner (BURN)
List of Components:
Mother of pearl round pendant 46mm - tan tsunami (SHL-LP182, qty 1)
Czech glass 8mm shell aqua w/ silver accent (CR-SH001, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell blue/green (CR-SH002, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte aqua AB (CR-SH011, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte blue/green (CR-SH012, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte emerald AB (CR-SH016, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte light amethyst (CR-SH019, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte light sapphire (CR-SH021, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte peridot (CR-SH023, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte peridot AB (CR-SH024, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte sapphire (CR-SH030, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte sapphire AB (CR-SH031, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte topaz (CR-SH032, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte topaz/red (CR-SH034, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell matte white opal (CR-SH035, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell pearlized cream (CR-SH036, qty 2)
Czech glass 8mm shell rose/blue (CR-SH038, qty 2)
3/8-Inch organza ribbon by the foot - sage (R38-SAGE, qty 2)
3/8-Inch organza ribbon by the foot - chocolate (R38-CHOCO, qty 2)
3/8-Inch organza ribbon by the foot - sky blue (R38-SKYBL, qty 2)
3mm capped hook & eye crimp clasp set (ISCL-0139, qty 1)
Sterling silver 2-inch eye pin (SS-EP22, qty 1)
Sterling silver 1½-inch head pin (SS-HP4X, qty 32)
E6000 glue 1oz tube - medium/clear (E6000-01)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Lillypilly Mother of Pearl Round Pendant 46mm - Tan Tsunami
Code: SHL-LP182
Height 46mm, Width 46mm 
1-12-34+
$15.85 $12.68$14.84 $11.87$13.89 $11.11
Qty>
Czech Glass Bead 8mm Shell Aqua with Silver Accent
Code: CR-SH001
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.15 $0.12$0.13 $0.10$0.12 $0.09
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Blue/Green
Code: CR-SH002
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.14$0.12$0.11
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte Aqua AB
Code: CR-SH011
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.14$0.12$0.11
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte Blue/Green
Code: CR-SH012
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.14$0.12$0.11
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte Light Amethyst
Code: CR-SH019
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.08$0.07$0.06
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte Light Sapphire
Code: CR-SH021
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.08$0.07$0.06
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte Peridot
Code: CR-SH023
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.08$0.07$0.06
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte Peridot AB
Code: CR-SH024
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.13$0.11$0.10
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte Sapphire AB
Code: CR-SH031
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.13$0.11$0.10
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte Topaz/Red
Code: CR-SH034
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.11$0.10$0.09
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Matte White Opal
Code: CR-SH035
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.11$0.10$0.09
Qty>
Czech Glass Bead 8mm Shell Pearlized Cream
Code: CR-SH036
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-7475-149150+
$0.11 $0.08$0.10 $0.08$0.09 $0.07
Qty>
Czech Glass 8mm Shell Rose/Blue
Code: CR-SH038
Length 8mm, Width 9mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.11$0.10$0.09
Qty>
3/8-Inch Organza Ribbon-Sage by the Foot
Code: R38-SAGE
Width 3/8 inches 
1-4950-99100+
$0.31$0.28$0.25
Qty>
3/8-Inch Organza Ribbon-Chocolate by the Foot
Code: R38-CHOCO
Width 3/8 inches 
1-4950-99100+
$0.26$0.23$0.21
Qty>
3/8-Inch Organza Ribbon-Sky Blue by the Foot
Code: R38-SKYBL
Width 3/8 inches 
1-4950-99100+
$0.34$0.30$0.27
Qty>
JBB 3mm Capped Hook & Eye Crimp Clasp Set
Code: ISCL-0139
Length 23.5mm, Width 10mm 
1-23-56+
$7.79 $6.23$7.25 $5.80$6.74 $5.39
Qty>
2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP22
Length 2 inches, 22 gauge 
1-1415-2930+
$0.62 $0.49$0.57 $0.45$0.52 $0.41
Qty>
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-HP4X
Length 1 1/2 inches, 24 Gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.30 $0.24$0.28 $0.22$0.25 $0.20
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Ergonomic Bent Chain Nose Pliers with Groove
Code: TOOL-129
6 inches 
Sale Price: $6.47
Price: $8.09
Qty>
Ergonomic Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-125
6 inches 
Sale Price: $6.13
Price: $7.67
Qty>
Ergonomic Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-127
6 inches 
Sale Price: $6.13
Price: $7.67
Qty>
Large Loop Scissors
Code: TOOL-123
Length 4-inches 
Sale Price: $4.11
Price: $5.14
Qty>
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Code: TOOL-105
Sale Price: $13.85
Price: $17.32
Qty>
Perfect End Thread Burner
Code: BURN
Sale Price: $18.39
Price: $22.99
Qty>
E6000 Glue 1oz Tube - Medium/Clear
Code: E6000-01
1oz 
Sale Price: $2.39
Price: $2.99
Qty>



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