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Ball Chain Necklace with Rainbow Tassel
designed by Cheri Carlson
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueCold Connections & Metal-Working
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size24 Inches

Miyuki Crochet Thread works well for tassels. This one had all of the colors I was looking for on one spool.

Cheri's Signature

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You can customize your jewelry designs in unique ways with the help of metal stamps. This fun tassel necklace features a cube bead displaying a tree stamp along with family initials, for a design that speaks to your heritage or a growing family tree. See more ways to incorporate metal stamps into 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!
3.8x1mm Czech Glass Lava Red O Beads (8-gram pack)
Code BEADS-0676
Material Glass Hole Size 1.3mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Czech Republic More Measurements Volume Approx. 8 gram
3 $4.05 $3.11
TOHO Bead Round 11/0 Semi-Glazed Clover 8g Bag
Code TBRD11-2603F
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 0.7mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
4 $1.40 $1.00
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Artbeads Designer Wire - Silver Non-Tarnish 24 Gauge (36 ft. spool)
Code ADW0049
Material Colored Copper Brand Artbeads Thickness 24 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
1.5mm Antique Silver-Plated Brass Diamond Cut Ball Chain By the Foot
Code BTF-0530
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Sold by the Foot Important Occasionally, orders over 5 feet may be sent in more than one piece. No piece will be shorter than 3 feet.
1 $1.49
3 $1.31
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Antique Silver-Plated Brass Ball Chain Connector for 1mm and 1.5mm Chain
Code CLASP-0549
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Sold Individually
1 $0.49
6 $0.42
6mm Antique Silver-Plated Open Jump Ring - 18 Gauge
Code FIND-0468
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Dimensions 6.0 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 4.1x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin South Korea
1 $0.05
150 $0.04
1.5-inch Silver-Plated 23 Gauge Eye Pin
Code SP-EP15-24
Material Silver-Plated Thickness 23 Gauge Sold Individually
1 $0.05
150 $0.04
ImpressArt Jeanie Uppercase 4mm Metal Stamp Set
Code TOOL-0222
Brand ImpressArt
1 $64.99
Bench Block Helper with Steel and Nylon Blocks
Code BLOCK02
1 $38.99
The BeadSmith Whammer Hammer with Interchangeable Nylon and Dapping Heads
Code TOOL-0188
Brand BeadSmith
1 $24.99
Beadalon Tassel Maker
Code TOOL-0199
Brand Beadalon
1 $12.99
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code TOOL-131
1 $10.99
German Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-500
Place Of Origin Germany
1 $21.99
Bent Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-133
1 $9.49
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Code TOOL-105
1 $16.19
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