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In the Trees

Colorful Pendants with Custom Bails
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueCrimps, Bails & Connectors
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size20 Inches and 32 Inches

Custom bails add an extra special touch to jewelry designs, and they work where other bails won't!

Cynthia's Signature

  • Instructions
  • Supplies

It's easy to add beautiful pendants to designs when you make your own bails! Cynthia used chain and seed beads to create the bails for her necklaces. The bails allow you to easily slide your pendants onto each necklace. Discover more bails and how to use them 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!
Leather Cord USA 3mm Natural Antique Brown Braided Bolo Leather - By the Foot
Code BTF-0442
Material Real Leather Brand Leather Cord USA Thickness 3mm Sold by the Foot
3 $1.75 $1.47
Swarovski 6040 30mm Helios Pendant Crystal Paradise Shine
Code 6040-CPS30
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 30mm Place Of Origin Austria
3 $7.77 $5.90
Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.030 x .160 inches (0.75 x 4.05mm)
Code GF-OJR30-C
Material Gold-Filled Outside Diameter 4.0mm Aspect Ratio 3.3x Thickness 21 Gauge Place Of Origin USA
20 $0.28 $0.23
Miyuki 11/0 Round Seed Beads - Opaque Metallic Bronze 22g Vial
Code MR11-0457
Material Glass Brand Miyuki Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
3 $6.65 $5.91
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Lavender/Lime Blend (32-36 Inches)
Material Silk Place Of Origin USA
3 $8.01 $5.28
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
Golem Design Studio Stoneware Birds on Turquoise Oval Pendant
Code PEND-0882
Material Ceramic or Porcelain Finish Hand-Painted Brand Golem Design Studio Place Of Origin Bulgaria
JBB Antique Vintage Brass-Plated Pewter 3 Petal Leaf Toggle Clasp
Code PBA-TOG004
Material Brass-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand JBB Place Of Origin Israel
3 $2.61 $1.85
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2x2mm Crimp Tube
Code GF-CRM2
Material Gold-Filled Features Crimpable Place Of Origin USA
30 $0.18 $0.16
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
JBB 4mm Antique Brass Fancy Crimp End Cap with Loop
Material Natural Brass Finish Antiqued Brand JBB Features Crimpable Place Of Origin Israel
5 $1.16 $0.96
Gold-Plated Flat Oval Cable Chain by the Foot
Code BTF-0045
Material Gold-Plated Longest Link 4.0 - 4.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot
3 $1.72 $1.35
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