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Tropic Queen

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Tropic Queen Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

The Hibiscus flower is known as the Queen of the Tropics. Make this simple necklace in just a few minutes and transport yourself to the warm, tropical climates of the world! This necklace is simple enough for a child, or yes, even an inexperienced husband, to make for Mother's Day or another important day in your queen's life!

Step one: Link the two 6mm antique brass-plated open jump rings together. For help with jump rings, click here.

Step two: Attach the mother of pearl oval 30x22mm shell pendant and the antique brass flower charm to one of the jump rings.

Step three: Attach the other jump ring to the ring on the sterling silver oxidized twist tube bead.

Step four: Slide the tube bead onto the 16 inch sterling silver 1.2mm snake chain.
Approximate size: 16 inches
Estimated time: Less than 30 minutes
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
List of Components:
Antique brass flower charm (BBA-CH044, qty 1)
6mm antique brass-plated open jump ring (BBA-OJR06, qty 2)
Mother of pearl oval 30x22mm shell pendant (SHLPEN22, qty 1)
16 inch sterling silver 1.2mm snake chain (SNKCHN-16B, qty 1)
Sterling silver oxidized twist tube bead with ring (SS-LX42, qty 1)

Alternate Components:
Antique Brass Flower Outline Charm (BBA-CH019)
Antique Brass Star Flower Charm (BBA-CH045)
Mother of Pearl Pear Shell Pendant (SHLPEN07)
Mother of Pearl Teardrop Shell Pendant 60x45mm - Windy Leaves (SHL-LP40)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Antique Brass Flower Charm
Antique Brass Flower Charm
Code: BBA-CH044
Height 17mm, Width 13.5mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.58 $0.46$0.52 $0.41$0.48 $0.38
Qty>
6mm Antique Brass-Plated Open Jump Ring
6mm Antique Brass-Plated Open Jump Ring
Code: BBA-OJR06
Length 6mm, Width 6mm, 18 gauge 
Sale Price: $0.04
Price: $0.05
Qty>
Mother of Pearl Oval 30x22mm Shell Pendant
Mother of Pearl Oval 30x22mm Shell Pendant
Code: SHLPEN22
Height 30mm, Width 22mm 
1-56-1112+
$4.24 $3.39$3.84 $3.07$3.44 $2.75
Qty>
16-Inch Sterling Silver 1.2mm Snake Chain
16-Inch Sterling Silver 1.2mm Snake Chain
Code: SNKCHN-16B
Diameter 1.2mm, Length 16 inches 
1-23-56+
$18.89 $15.11$17.09 $13.67$15.49 $12.39
Qty>
Sterling Silver Oxidized Twist Tube Bead with Ring
Sterling Silver Oxidized Twist Tube Bead with Ring
Code: SS-LX42
Length 15mm, Width 4mm 
1-910-1920+
$2.06$1.86$1.66
Qty>

Alternate Components

Antique Brass Flower Outline Charm
Antique Brass Flower Outline Charm
Code: BBA-CH019
Height 19.5mm, Width 16.5mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.36 $0.28$0.32 $0.25$0.29 $0.23
Qty>
Antique Brass Star Flower Charm
Antique Brass Star Flower Charm
Code: BBA-CH045
Height 17.5mm, Width 13mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.52 $0.41$0.46 $0.36$0.42 $0.33
Qty>
Mother of Pearl Pear Shell Pendant
Mother of Pearl Pear Shell Pendant
Code: SHLPEN07
Height 32mm, Width 20mm 
1-56-1112+
$4.72 $3.77$4.27 $3.41$3.82 $3.05
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $5.67
Price: $7.09
Qty>



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