Bib-Style Necklace with Anodized Aluminum Chain, Czech Pressed Glass Beads and Antiqued Silver-Finished "Pewter" Links

STEP 1
Separate the following lengths:
  • One 35-link length of gunmetal 14.5mm flat cable chain
  • Eighteen 12-inch lengths and one 3/4 inch length of black 8x5mm oval cable chain
STEP 2
String one dark blue 12x7mm twisted oval onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of 21 dark blue drops.
STEP 3
Pass the simple loop on one dark blue drop through the loop on one 22x5mm fancy bar link then close creating a dark blue fancy bar drop. Repeat to create a total of 21 dark blue fancy bar drops.
STEP 4
Pass one 10mm jumpring through the last link on one 12-inch length of black 8x5mm oval cable chain then close creating a black oval cable chain drop. Repeat to create a total of 18 black oval cable chain drops.
STEP 5
Starting with the tenth link of the 14.5mm flat cable chain, add two cable chain drops to every other link. Add a total of 18 black oval cable chain drops until the tenth link on the opposite side of the gunmetal 14.5mm flat cable chain.

First Tier

STEP 6
Starting on one side of the necklace, connect the second and third black oval cable chain drops approximately one inch down using a 5mm jumpring. Continue by connecting the following chain drops:
  • Fourth and fifth
  • Sixth and seventh
  • Eighth and ninth
  • Tenth and eleventh
  • Twelfth and thirteenth
  • Fourteenth and fifteenth
  • Sixteenth and seventeenth

Second Tier

STEP 7
Connect the first and second black oval cable chain drops approximately 2-1/2 inches from the top using a 5mm jumpring.

Use the offset chains from those used within Step 6 to continue to connect the following:
  • Third and fourth
  • Fifth and sixth
  • Seventh and eighth
  • Ninth and tenth
  • Eleventh and twelfth
  • Thirteenth and fourteenth
  • Fifteenth and sixteenth
  • Seventeenth and eighteenth
Tip: There will be nine connections made.
STEP 8
Repeat Step 6 to connect the same series of chains approximately 4 inches down using a 5mm jumpring.
STEP 9
Using one 5mm jumpring, connect one dark blue fancy bar drop to one 5mm jumpring connecting the previous sections of chain on the first tier. Repeat to attach a total of eight dark fancy bar drops to each of the 5mm jumprings connecting the sections of chain on the first tier.

Repeat to connect seven dark fancy bar drops to the inner sections of connected chain on the second tier.

Repeat to connect six dark fancy bar drops to the inner sections of connected chain on the third tier.
STEP 10
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the first link in the 3/4 inch length of chain and the loop on the bar portion of the toggle clasp then close. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.

Using a 10mm jumpring connect the last link in the 3/4 inch length of chain and the first link of the 19-inch length of chain.
STEP 11
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the loop on the opposite ring portion of the toggle clasp and one 10mm jumpring then close. Repeat to attach a second jumpring.

Pass the previous 10mm jumpring through the last link of the opposite length of 19-inch chain then close.

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