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 Single-Strand Necklace with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 

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Step 1
Cut 6 pieces of leather at 1' each. Cut 1 piece of leather at 2'. Cut 10 pieces of 24 gauge wire in 4" lengths. Set aside. Close all jumprings.
Step 2
Using the 2' piece of leather slide leather onto Swarovski "Miss U" Heart pendant art. 6262. Keeping tails together tie an overhand knot positioned close to the pendant. Optional: Using one 4" piece of wire perform a wrap from the knot to the pendant 4 times. Nip wire tails. tuck tails next to coil. (Note: the wire is used to keep the leather snug against the pendant.) Set aside.
Step 3
Using a 1' piece of leather slide leather onto another Swarovski Heart pendant. Keeping tails together make an overhand knot close to the pendant. Slide the leather tails onto a closed jumpring approximately 1" from the knot. Fold the leather tails back on itself. Using one 4" piece of wire perform a wire wrap towards the jumpring approximately 4 times. Nip wire tails and tuck tails next to coil. Repeat for the 3 remaining Heart pendants from the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS assortment. Set aside.
Step 4
Using the unit made in Step 2, on one side of the leather slide the leather through the jumpring of Swarovski "Truly in Love" Heart pendant art. 6264. Knot in place 2" above Swarovski "Miss U" Heart pendant art. 6262.
Step 5
On the same side slide the leather through the jumpring of Swarovski "Crazy 4 U" Heart pendant art. 6260. Knot in place 3" above the Swarovski "Truly in Love" Heart pendant art. 6264.
Step 6
Working the opposite side of the leather slide the leather through the jumpring of Swarovski "Forever 1" Heart pendant art. 6263. Knot in place 4" above the Swarovski "Miss U" Heart pendant art. 6262.
Step 7
On the same side slide the leather through the jumpring of Swarovski "Devoted 2 U" Heart pendant art. 6261. Knot in place 3" above the Swarovski "Forever 1" Heart pendant art. 6263.
Step 8
Holding the main leather tails together fold the leather back on itself 1/2" from the last tied on Swarovski Heart pendant. Take one piece of 4" wire and perform a wire wrap from the strand of pendant to the 1/4" from the end of the loop 6 times. Nip excess wire and tuck tails into coils. Set aside.
Step 9
Using the 0.014 beading wire string on one crimp bead and five Swarovski Xilion beads art. 5328 4mm crystal antique pink 2" from the end of the wire. Take the short tail and loop back through the crimp bead. Crimp the crimp bead. Attach crimp cover. String on one Swarovski round bead art. 5000 8mm crystal antique pink and one Swarovski pendant art. 6010 crystal antique pink. Repeat pattern 6 more times. String on the main heart unit through the leather loop at the top (unit made in Step 8). String on one Swarovski pendant art. 6010 crystal antique pink and one round bead art. 5000 8mm crystal antique pink. Repeat pattern 6 more times. String one crimp bead, five Swarovski Xilion beads art. 5328 4mm crystal antique pink, and thread wire tail back through crimp bead. Crimp the crimp bead. Attach the crimp cover.
Step 10
Attach a jumpring to each side of the toggle clasp.
Step 11
Using one piece of leather slide leather through one crystal loop, keeping tails together use one 4" piece of wire and wrap towards the crystal loop four times. Nip wire tails and tuck next to coil. Slide the opposite side of leather through the jumpring on one half of the toggle. Fold leather back on itself to achieve desired length. Take one 4" piece of wire and perform a wrap towards the jumpring 4 times. Nip wire tails and tuck into coil.
Step 12
Use remaining piece of leather and repeat Step 11 for the opposite side.
Step 13
Trim all leather tails to taste.

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