Single-Strand Necklace with Glass Focal, Copper Beads and Suede Lace Leather Cord

STEP 1
Using the scissors, cut a 19-inch length of black suede cord. Trim each end at an angle to aid in stringing the beads onto the cord.

Creating the Pendant

STEP 2
Using side-cutting pliers, cut a 4-inch length of Zebra Wire™. Thread on the glass teardrop. Create a briolette wrapped loop to secure the glass teardrop focal component.
STEP 3
String the cord through the wrapped loop, from Step 2, above the pendant and center on the cord.
STEP 4
String the following onto the cord: two beaded rondelles, one hexagon bead and two more beaded rondelles. Space this grouping of beads 1-inch up the cord from the wrapped-loop glass teardrop. Repeat the above pattern twice at 1-inch intervals, working up the cord, for a total of three sets.
STEP 5
Repeat Step 4 on the other side of the wrapped-loop glass teardrop.

Attaching the Clasp

STEP 6
Using two pairs of chain-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring and pass it through the loop on the toggle-ring half of the clasp and a 6mm jumpring. Repeat, attaching jumprings to the toggle-bar half of the clasp.
STEP 7
Using the scissors, trim off the angled piece from Step 1 so the end is straight. String one end of the cord through the 6mm jumpring, leaving approximately a 1/2-inch tail.
STEP 8
Using side-cutting pliers, cut a 1-1/2 inch length of Zebra Wire™.
STEP 9
Fold the 1/2-inch tail over so it is resting on the longer length of cord. Place one end of the wire between the folded cord. Using the chain-nose pliers, guide the wire, wrapping it tightly against the two pieces of cord, securing the clasp. Continue to wrap the cord for four or five neat wraps.

Repeat Steps 7 and 8 to attach the second side of the clasp to the cord.

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