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Violet Victoria Necklace

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Violet Victoria Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cheri Carlson

Our designers enjoyed playing with Gilders Paste to add color to the metal links in this vintage-style necklace. Gilders Paste can be rubbed into metal and allowed to dry, providing plenty of creative options. This necklace uses purple and blue-green paste with matching crystals for a touch of color and sparkle that complement the antique brass.

Step one:
Accent the antique vintage brass-plated pewter four petal flower toggle clasp and the three antique brass altar links with Gilders Paste. We rubbed the paste into the metal with our fingers. For the main section of the links we used African bronze. For the flowers we used patina first and let that dry, then layered iris blue and violet on top. For the flower centers we used German silver.

Step two:
Attach a Swarovski 13mm briolette pendant in Provence Lavender to the simple loop of a brass eye pin. Thread a Swarovski 4mm faceted round in Blue Zircon onto the pin. Attach the dangle that you just created to the middle loop of one of the altar links using a wrapped loop.

Step three:
Attach a Swarovski 11mm briolette pendant in Provence Lavender to the simple loop of a brass eye pin. Attach the dangle that you just created to the middle loop of another altar link using a wrapped loop. Repeat for the third link.

Step four:
Thread a Swarovski 6mm faceted round in Blue Zircon onto a 2-inch antique brass-plated 20 gauge eye pin. Finish with a simple loop Set the simple loop link that you just created aside. Repeat three more times.

Step five:
Starting with a simple loop link, use 5mm antique brass-plated open jump rings to connect the simple loop links and altar links together in an alternating pattern.

Step six:
Cut a 5 1/2-inch piece of antique brass-plated 3+1 medium round and oval link chain. Attach the end of the chain to one piece of the clasp using a jump ring. Attach the other end of the chain to the last simple loop link using a jump ring. Repeat step six for the other side of the necklace.
Approximate size: 18 &frac;1/2 inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour (plus drying time)
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 30ml/1.5oz - Patina (SUP-0001)
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 27ml - African Bronze (Metallic) (SUP-0002)
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 30ml/1.5oz - German Silver (Metallic) (SUP-0003)
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 27ml - Violet (SUP-0004)
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 30ml/1.5oz - Iris Blue (SUP-0005)
ZambaPro™ Round Nose Pliers (TOOL-108)
ZambaPro™ Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
ZambaPro™ Side Cutters - Semi Flush (TOOL-131)
List of Components:
Antique Brass Altar Link (BBA-LX03, qty 3)
Antique Vintage Brass-Plated Pewter Four Petal Flower Toggle Clasp (PBA-TOG018, qty 1)
Antique Brass-Plated 3+1 Medium Round and Oval Link Chain (BBACH21, qty 1)
2-inch Antique Brass-Plated 20 Gauge Eye Pin (BBA-EP20-22, qty 7)
5mm Antique Brass-Plated Open Jump Ring (BBA-OJR04, qty 10)
Swarovski 6010 13mm Briolette Pendant Provence Lavender (6010-PLV13, qty 1)
Swarovski 6010 11mm Briolette Pendant Provence Lavender (6010-PLV11, qty 2)
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Blue Zircon (5000-BLZR6, qty 4)
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Blue Zircon (5000-BLZR4, qty 1)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

Kabela Design Antique Brass Altar Link
Code: BBA-LX03
Length 35mm, Width 25mm 
1-34-78+
$5.36$4.98$4.63
Qty>
JBB Antique Vintage Brass-Plated Pewter Four Petal Flower Toggle Clasp
Code: PBA-TOG018
Loop 23mm, Bar 23mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.54$2.35$2.17
Qty>
Antique Brass-Plated 3+1 Medium Round and Oval Link Chain by the Foot
Code: BBACH21
Link 6.5mm x 3mm, 3.5mm x 3mm, Gauge 24 
1-78-1516+
$2.09$1.92$1.77
Qty>
2-inch Antique Brass-Plated 20 Gauge Eye Pin
Code: BBA-EP20-22
Length 2 inches, 20 gauge 
1-5960-119120+
$0.15$0.13$0.12
Qty>
5mm Antique Brass-Plated Open Jump Ring
Code: BBA-OJR04
Length 5mm, Width 5mm, 18 gauge 
Price: $0.05
Qty>
Swarovski 6010 13mm Briolette Pendant Provence Lavender
Code: 6010-PLV13
Height 13mm, Width 6.5mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.19$2.02$1.87
Qty>
Swarovski 6010 11mm Briolette Pendant Provence Lavender
Code: 6010-PLV11
Length 11mm, Width 5.5mm 
1-78-1516+
$1.73$1.60$1.48
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Blue Zircon
Code: 5000-BLZR6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.48$0.44$0.40
Qty>
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Blue Zircon
Code: 5000-BLZR4
Diameter 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.33$0.30$0.27
Qty>

Alternate Components

Antique Brass-Plated 1+1 Infinity Link Chain by the Foot
Code: BBACH20
Link 3.5mm x 3mm, 3mm x 2mm, Gauge 25 
1-910-1920+
$1.69$1.56$1.44
Qty>
Kabela Design Antique Brass Small Victorian Link
Code: BBA-LX09
Length 42mm, Width 24mm 
1-34-78+
$4.49$4.17$3.87
Qty>
Swarovski 5500 9x6mm Teardrop Tanzanite
Code: 5500-TAN9X6
Length 9mm, Width 6mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-1112-2324+
$0.76$0.70$0.64
Qty>
Mixed Media Jewelry Techniques
Code: BOOK-176
Price: $12.99
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 30ml/1.5oz - Patina
Code: SUP-0001
Volume 1.5oz/30ml 
Price: $11.49
Qty>
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 27ml/.9 oz - African Bronze (Metallic)
Code: SUP-0002
Volume 27ml/.9oz 
Price: $11.49
Qty>
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 30ml/1.5oz - German Silver (Metallic)
Code: SUP-0003
Volume 1.5oz/30ml 
Price: $11.49
Qty>
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 27ml/.9 oz - Violet
Code: SUP-0004
Volume 27ml/.9oz 
Price: $11.49
Qty>
Gilders Paste Baroque-Art 30ml/1.5oz - Iris Blue
Code: SUP-0005
Volume 1.5oz/30ml 
Price: $11.49
Qty>
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $10.74
Qty>



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