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Mermaid Bubbles

Green Girl Studio Mermaid Pendant Necklace with Vintage Beads, Swarovski pearls, and Silk Ribbon
designed by Becky Dahl
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size18 Inches

I couldn't stop adding more mermaid touches to this necklace. There are bubbly Iridescent Dove Grey Swarovski pearls, vintage bead dangles, flowy silk ribbon, and of course a magical mermaid hiding in the clamshell pendant.

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Vintage beads create an inspiring start for this necklace. Becky combined purple and light blue vintage beads in this design. Because these beads have a pearlescent theme, she went with a mermaid theme completed perfectly with the Green Girl Studios pendant at the center. You can watch Becky and Cynthia make this necklace and other pieces with the vintage beads on our Facebook page.

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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!
Green Girl Studios Pewter Mermaid Clamshell Charm
Code CHARM-4419
Material Natural Pewter Brand Green Girl Studios Dimensions 23 x 19.5mm Hole Size 1.7mm Sold Individually
1 $8.97
3 $8.18
Swarovski 5860 12mm Coin Crystal Pearl Iridescent Dove Grey
Code 5860-IDG12
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 12mm Hole Size 0.9mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $1.17
5 $1.02
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Crystal Pearl Iridescent Dove Grey
Code 5810-IDG8
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 8mm Hole Size 0.5mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.30
20 $0.26
Swarovski 5328 6mm XILION Bicone Tanzanite
Code 5328-TAN6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 6mm Hole Size 0.8mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.31
20 $0.26
TOHO Demi Round Bead 6/0 PermaFinish Silver-Lined Frosted Crystal 2.5-Inch Tube
Code TBDMR6-PF21F
Material Glass Finish Matte or Satin Brand TOHO Hole Size 1.5mm Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1 $4.17
3 $3.75
Antique Silver-Plated Small Oval Link Chain by the Foot
Code SPACH14
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Longest Link 9.0 - 9.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot
1 $2.04
3 $1.81
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Kaleidoscope Colors with Grey Edges (32-36 Inches)
Code STRNG-0056
Material Silk Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin USA
1 $8.79
3 $8.01
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .240 inches (0.90 x 6.10mm)
Code SS-OJR35-E
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 6.1 x 0.9mm Outside Diameter 6.1mm Aspect Ratio 5.0x Thickness 19 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.39
20 $0.33
Sterling Silver 1.0-inch Ball-end Head Pin, 24 gauge
Code SS-BHP06
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 24 Gauge Sold Individually
1 $0.38
20 $0.33
3-inch Head Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code SS-HP23
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 22 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.68
9 $0.59
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube Bead
Code SS-CRM2
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 2.0 x 2.0mm Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Inside diameter 1.4mm
1 $0.09
TierraCast Antique Pewter Heirloom Toggle Set
Code PA-6070
Material Pewter-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Sold by the Set Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.07
3 $1.83
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code ZP49-30F-019
Material Stainless Steel Brand Artbeads Thickness 0.019 Inches Wire Type 49-Strand Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan More Measurements Length 30 feet
1 $12.99
Beadalon Round Nose and Bent Chain Nose Multipliers
Code TOOL-0306
Brand Beadalon Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin India
1 $16.99
German Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-500
Place Of Origin Germany
1 $21.99
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1 $13.99
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