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Simply Sophisticated Necklace Project

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Part Number:PROJ-04492
Simply Sophisticated Necklace Project
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About This Project

The contrast of the jet colored rose bead and crystal with the sterling silver really gives this piece an air of sophistication.

Author Susie Henderson
Susie Henderson
Auntie's Beads Co-founder & Jewelry Designer
1. Cut 2 pieces of chain, each 5" in length. On each piece of chain, use a split ring to attach one part of the clasp to one end of the chain.  Tweezers may assist you in working with the split rings.
 
2. Cut 2 pieces of wire. One about 10" and the other about 14". Crimp both to one end of chain. Cover with 6mm spacer beads.

3. On the shorter piece of wire, add beads in this order: 4mm silver, 5mm silver, 2 seed beads, 4mm silver, 2 seed beads, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 1 seed bead, 4mm silver, 2 seed beads, 4mm silver 2 seed beads, 5mm silver, 4mm silver and tape or use bead stopper to hold strand.
 
4. Make pendant: Using head pin, add crystal disc, black flower, 4mm silver and wire wrap to make bail (make a loop at the top with wire looping/round nose pliers, then wrap the wire around itself a few times and trim with a nipper tool).

5. On longer strand, add beads in this order: 4mm silver, 3 5mm silver, 1 seed bead, 2 5mm silver, 1 seed bead, 1 5mm silver, 1 seed bead, 1 5mm silver, 1 seed bead, 1 5mm silver, 1 seed bead, 1 5mm silver, 1 seed bead, 1 5mm silver, 1 seed bead, 2 5mm silver and pendant. Repeat to end of clasp.

6. Add 6mm spacer bead to both strands. Add crimp and crimp to chain, covering the crimp with the spacer.

Materials and Tools Needed:

Chinese Crystal Faceted Coin Pendant, Golden Shadow, 30mm (1)
Rose Bead, Black, 13mm (1)
Miyuki 6-0451, Gunmetal, 6/0 (1)
Sterling Silver Spacer Beads, 6mm (2)
Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 4mm, Bag of 25 (1)
Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 5mm, Bag of 10 (3 bags)
Silver Plated 3 Inch Headpins, 21 Gauge, Bag of 10 (1 bag)
Silver Plate Long and Short Chain by the Foot (1 ft)
Sterling Silver Split Rings, Bag of 10, 4.5 mm (1 bag)
Pewter Toggle, Garland, Silver (1)

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Materials and Supplies Used in This Project:

13mm Rose Bead/Cabochon, Jet
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6/0 Gunmetal Miyuki Seed Beads
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Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 5mm, 10pc
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Classic Nipper Tool
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Round Nose Pliers
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