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 Pendant with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 

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"Rock" Pendant

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SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
: : : Materials : : :
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, light grey, 3mm round (180 pearls)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, crystal silver shade, 11x5.5mm briolette pendant (4 drops)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, light grey opal, 11x5.5mm briolette pendant (5 drops)
  • Focal, Swarovski crystal, crystal moonlight, 35mm rock (1 focal)
  • Pliers, crimping 
  • Pliers, flat-nose 
  • Pliers, flush-cutter 
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, chrysolite opal, 11x5.5mm briolette pendant (2 drops)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, chrysolite opal, 13x6.5mm briolette pendant (2 drops)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, white opal, 13x6.5mm briolette pendant (3 drops)
  • Crimping bead, silver, 2mm (2 crimp beads)
  • Jumpring, silver, 5mm (18 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, silver, 7mm (1 jumpring)
  • Jumpring, silver, 12mm (1 jumpring)
  • Split ring, silver, 6mm (2 split rings)
  • Clasp, lobster claw, silver, 12mm (1 clasp)
  • Chain, silver
  • Tiger tail, grey, 0.3mm

  • Optional:
  • Drops, Swarovski crystal, briolette pendant 
  • Crimp beads 
  • Jumprings 
  • Clasps, lobster claw 
  • Chain 
  • Tigertail™, beading wire 
  • End of Materials List
    Step 1
    Open one 12mm jumpring, insert one Swarovski pendant article 6190 35mm crystal moonlight and close jumpring. Attach a 5mm jumpring and a 7mm jumpring to the 12mm jumpring as shown in the illustrations.
    Step 2
    Insert a Swarovski pendant article 6010 11x5.5mm chrysolite opal onto a 5mm jumpring. Repeat this step 15 times.
    Step 3
    Open the 12mm jumpring and insert the following pendants from the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS assortment made in Step 2 onto it:
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm chrysolite opal
    • article 6010 13x6.5mm white opal
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal silver shade
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal light grey opal
    • article 6010 13x6.5mm chrysolite opal
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal light grey opal
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal silver shade
    • article 6010 13x6.5mm white opal
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal light grey opal
    Step 4
    Open the 7mm jumpring and insert the following pendants from the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS assortment onto it:
    • article 6010 13x6.5mm white opal
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm chrysolite opal
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal silver shade
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal light grey opal
    • article 6010 13x6.5mm chrysolite opal
    • article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal silver shade
    Close the jumpring.
    Step 5
    Open a split ring and insert a lobster clasp onto it.
    Step 6
    Cut 70cm tigertail and insert it through a 6mm split ring and back through a crimp bead. Pull the tigertail tight and crimp the crimp bead with crimping pliers. Insert 180 Swarovski Crystal pearls article 5810 3mm crystal light grey opal onto the tigertail.

    Repeat crimping process for the other end of crystal pearl strand using the split ring with the lobster clasp prepared in Step 5. Slide the tigertail ends through the first three crystal pearls on both ends and cut off the excess tigertail as shown in the illustrations.
    Step 7
    Open a 7mm jumpring and attach it to the center of the crystal pearl strand. Add the Swarovski rock pendant created in Step 4. Close the jumpring to secure.
    Step 8
    Cut a 12cm chain and attach it to the split ring on the crystal pearl strand. Open a 5mm jumpring and attach the other end of the extension chain to one Swarovski pendant article 6010 11x5.5mm crystal light grey opal. Make sure all jumprings are closed to secure.
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