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Winter Dusk Necklace

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Winter Dusk Necklace Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

The colors in this beautiful necklace remind us of the smoky colors of dusk on a winter afternoon. Our designer mixed texture and materials in a surprising way that creates a lightweight piece with a touch of industrial elegance. The gunmetal-plated open jump rings are a little difficult to open and close. Make sure you have good chain nose pliers to work with.

Step one: For each link, string the beads listed below onto a 2-inch gunmetal-plated 20 gauge eye pin and finish with a simple loop. For help making Simple Loops please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. Link one; 3mm faceted round medium vitrail, black and beige freestyle pillow, 3mm vitrail. Link two; 12mm Swarovski antique brass pearl, 4mm faceted copper bicone, 6mm crystal khaki cube, copper bicone, antique brass pearl. Link three; 4mm faceted khaki bicone, 14mm hematite flat hexagon bead, khaki bicone. Link four; 4mm faceted lime bicone, 12mm Swarovski large hole light green pearl, lime bicone, green pearl, lime bicone. Link five; lime bicone, antique brass pearl, lime bicone. Link six; lime bicone, 5mm Swarovski light green pearl, khaki cube, light green pearl, lime bicone. Set all links aside.

Step two: Cut the gunmetal-plated twist link oval chain to approximately 24-inches leaving a round or oval twisted link on each end. Attach a 6mm gunmetal-plated open jump ring to each end of the chain. Set aside.

Step three: Attach two jump rings to each antique brass-plated textured circle link, and two jump rings to each gunmetal-plated hammered circle link Set aside.

Step four: Starting at one end of the chain, link together in this order; link one, link two, antique brass-plated textured circle link, link three, antique brass circle link, link four, gunmetal-plated hammered circle link, link five, gunmetal circle link, link six and then connect to the other end of the chain.
Approximate size: 39-inches
Estimated time: Under an hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Side cutters- semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
List of Components:
Black and beige freestyle pillow bead (LMP-0052, qty. 1)
5000 3mm faceted round vitrail medium (5000-VMED3, qty. 2)
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Crystal Copper (5328-COP4, qty. 2)
5328 4mm faceted bicone khaki (5238-KHAK4, qty. 2)
5328 4mm faceted bicone lime (5328-LIME4, qty. 7)
5601 6mm crystal cube khaki (5601-KHAK6, qty. 1)
5810 12mm Swarovski pearl antique brass (5810-ABP12, qty. 3)
5810 5mm Swarovski pearl light green (5810-GRLT5, qty. 2)
5811 12mm Swarovski large hole pearl light green (5811-LGN12, qty, 2)
Glass flat hexagon beads 14mm -hematite (GH-HEM14, qty. 1)
Antique brass-plated textured circle link (BBA-RING01, qty, 2)
Gunmetal-plated hammered circle link (BGM-RING01, qty. 2)
Gunmetal-plated twist link oval chain (BGMCH20, qty. 3)
2-inch gunmetal-plated 20 gauge eye pin (BGM-EP20-22, qty. 6)
6mm gunmetal-plated open jump ring (BGM-OJR06, qty. 10)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Black with Beige Free Style Pillow Bead
Code: LMP-0052
Length 26mm, Width 26mm 
Sale Price: $16.18
Price: $19.04
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Crystal Copper
Code: 5328-COP4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
$0.16 $0.12$0.14 $0.10$0.13 $0.09
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Khaki
Code: 5328-KHAK4
Length 4mm, Diameter 4mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
$0.15 $0.11$0.14 $0.10$0.13 $0.09
Swarovski 5810 12mm Round Crystal Pearl Antique Brass
Code: 5810-ABP12
Length 12mm, Width 12mm 
$0.76 $0.57$0.71 $0.53$0.67 $0.50
Swarovski 5811 12mm Round Crystal Pearl Large Hole Light Green
Code: 5811-LGN12
Length 12mm, Diameter 12mm, Hole Size 1.02mm/18 gauge 
$0.83 $0.62$0.78 $0.58$0.73 $0.54
Gunmetal-Plated Textured Circle Link
Code: BGM-RING01
Diameter 33.5mm 
$2.36 $1.60$2.21 $1.50$2.08 $1.41
2-inch Gunmetal-Plated 20 Gauge Eye Pin
Code: BGM-EP20-22
Length 2 inches, 20 gauge 
$0.12 $0.10$0.11 $0.09$0.10 $0.08
6mm Gunmetal-Plated 18 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code: BGM-OJR06
Length 6mm, Width 6mm, 18 gauge 
Sale Price: $0.04
Price: $0.05

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $10.05
Price: $11.56
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67

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