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Cocoa Drops

Silk Ribbon and Chain Necklace with Swarovski Drops
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueChain & Jump Rings
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size42 Inches

There's just something about the way silk ribbon and Swarovski look together that inspires me to make beautiful pieces like this!

Cynthia's Signature

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Drops can make all the different in a jewelry design. They take center stage in this sophisticated necklace. Cynthia made all kinds of drops using Swarovski beads and pendants. With a finishing touch of silk ribbon, this necklace makes for a fabulous display of style. You can find more inspiration for using drops in your jewelry in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Multi Browns (32-36 Inches)
Material Silk Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin USA
3 $8.01 $6.72
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Crystal Iridescent Green
Code 5328-CIG6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 6mm Hole Size 0.8mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
20 $0.27 $0.23
Swarovski 6010 11mm Briolette Pendant Crystal Iridescent Green
Code 6010-CIG11
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 11 x 5.5mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
3 $1.80 $1.49
2-Inch Gunmetal-Plated 22 Gauge Head Pin (100pc Pack)
Code FIND-1709
Material Gunmetal Thickness 22 Gauge Sold in 100pc Bags
4.5mm Gunmetal-Plated 21 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code BGM-OJR04-A
Material Gunmetal Dimensions 4.5 x 0.7mm Aspect Ratio 4.5x Thickness 21 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin South Korea
150 $0.04 $0.03
Gunmetal-Plated Round Links on Round Cable Chain by the Foot
Code BGMCH37
Material Gunmetal Longest Link 5.0 - 5.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot
3 $10.99 $8.46
JBB Gunmetal-Plated Pewter Ancient Design Crimp End Cap with Loop
Material Gunmetal Brand JBB Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin Israel
7 $0.75 $0.59
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6mm Gunmetal-Plated 18 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code BGM-OJR06
Material Gunmetal Dimensions 6.0 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 4.2x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin South Korea
150 $0.04 $0.03
Ergonomic Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-125
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Pakistan
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code TOOL-131
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Code TOOL-105
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