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Pearly Swag Necklace Project
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Pearly Swag Necklace Project
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Project Description:

Pearly Swag Necklace Project

So I must confess, this piece was inspired by something I saw on a TV show! I think it is the perfect "swag" for that up and coming event that all the young ladies will soon be attending with school socials just around the corner. Oversized chain and pearls are a great combination and should be perfect for any dress!

Karla Schafer, Aunties Beads Designer

Author Karla Schafer
Karla Schafer
Auntie's Beads Designer
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Instructions:
  1. Cut the smaller chain about 7", we will be using 12" of the larger chain.
  2. Cut a piece of 18ga wire, about 6" in length. Start a large loop, slipping the end of the large chain onto the loop, wire wrapping it closed.
  3. Drop a pearl on the wire and wrap a second large loop trimming the excess wire.
  4. Cut another piece of 18ga wire, about 6" in length. Start a large loop, slipping the other end of the large chain onto the loop, wire wrapping it closed.
  5. Drop a pearl on the wire and start a smaller loop, adding the end of the smaller chain, closing the wrap.
  6. Connect the other end of the small chain to the loop of the trigger clasp with a jump ring.
  7. Cut a 15" piece of stringing wire and crimp into one of the wire wrapped pearls on the outside of the chain, using the Magical Crimp Forming Tool.
  8. String the 10mm pearls straight from the strand or in your desired color pattern, until you have about 13" or 36 pearls and crimp into the other wire wrapped pearl on the outside of the chain to complete the necklace.
Tools and Materials Needed:

Silver Plate Large Textured Curb Chain By The Foot, 18x22mm- 12"
Silver Plated Fancy Cable Chain, Textured Link, 3x4mm- 7"
10mm Glass Pearl Bead Strand, Rose/Green/Lemon- 36pc
Silver Plated Pewter Flower Trigger Clasp, 12x25mm- 1pc
Sterling Silver Jump Rings, Open, Bag of 10, 4.5mm, 18 Gauge- 1pc
Artistic Wire, 18 Gauge, Non-Tarnish Silver Plate, 20 Feet- 12"
Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 30 ft, .015- 15"
Silver Filled Crimp Beads, Bag of 50, 2 x 2mm- 2pc
BeadSmith Magical Crimp Forming Tool For .014"-.015" Wire
Round Nose Pliers
Nipper Tool

Material and Supplies Used in This Project:
10mm Glass Pearl Round Bead Strand, Rose/Green/Lemon
10mm Glass Pearl Round Bead Strand, Rose/Green/Lemon
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Silver Plate Large Textured Curb Chain By The Foot, 18x22mm
Silver Plate Large Textured Curb Chain By The Foot, 18x22mm
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Silver Plated Fancy Cable Chain, Textured Link, 3x4mm
Silver Plated Fancy Cable Chain, Textured Link, 3x4mm
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Silver Plated Pewter Flower Trigger Clasp, 12x25mm
Silver Plated Pewter Flower Trigger Clasp, 12x25mm
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Sterling Silver Jump Rings, Open, 4.5mm, 18 Gauge, 10pc
Sterling Silver Jump Rings, Open, 4.5mm, 18 Gauge, 10pc
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Artistic Wire, 18 Gauge, Non-Tarnish Silver Plate, 20 Feet
Artistic Wire, 18 Gauge, Non-Tarnish Silver Plate, 20 Feet
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Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 30 ft., .015
Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 30 ft., .015
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Magical Crimp Forming Tool For .015" Wire
Magical Crimp Forming Tool For .015" Wire
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Classic Nipper Tool
Classic Nipper Tool
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