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 Multi-Strand Necklace with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 

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Lilac Splendor Necklace

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Step 1
Cut stringing wire into 15 8" pieces and set aside. Cut 20 gauge wire into 18 1" pieces and 2 2" pieces and set aside.
Step 2
Using a 1" piece of 20 gauge wire make a simple loop at one end, slide on one Swarovski Bead art. 5000 10mm Crystal Lilac Shadow and make a simple loop. Repeat 17 more times and set aside.
Step 3
Using a 2" piece of 20 gauge wire make a simple loop at one end, slide on one Bead art. 5621 22mm Crystal Golden Shadow and make a simple loop. Repeat 1 more time and set aside.
Step 4
Using components made in Step 2 link 5 units together.
Step 5
Using 5 strands of stringing wire slip on one 3x3mm crimp bead and slide all 5 strands through the last unit from Step 4. Crimp to close and attach crimp cover. Slide all 5 strands through one Swarovski Bead art. 5541 15mm Crystal Lilac Shadow (point end first).
Step 6
Taking first piece of stringing wire slide on 25 Swarovski Beads art. 5328 4mm Cyclamen Opal and attach Scotch tape to secure. Taking second piece of stringing wire slide on 25 Beads art. 5328 4mm Crystal Lilac Shadow and attach Scotch tape to secure. Taking third piece of stringing wire slide on 38 Beads art. 5328 3mm Crystal Golden Shadow and attach Scotch tape to secure. Taking fourth piece of stringing wire slide on 17 Beads art. 5028/4 6mm Crystal Golden Shadow and attach Scotch tape to secure. Taking fifth piece of stringing wire slide on 12 Beads art. 5051 8 x 6mm Amethyst and attach Scotch tape to secure.
Step 7
Lay all 5 strands out separately and begin to randomly braid them together. Remove the tape carefully and slide all 5 strands through one Swarovski Bead art. 5541 15mm Crystal Lilac Shadow (concave end first). Pull each end taught. Slip all 5 strands through a 3x3mm crimp bead and slide through a component made in Step 2 and crimp to close. Attach crimp cover.
Step 8
Attach two Swarovski Filigrees art. 62022 back to back. On opposite end of Filigree attach another component made in Step 2. Attach component made in Step 3. Attach component made in Step 2. Attach two Filigrees art. 62022 back to back. And attach one component made in Step 2.
Step 9
Repeat Steps 5 - 8 once.
Step 10
Repeat Steps 5 - 7 once.
Step 11
Using components made in Step 2 continue to link 4 units together.
Step 12
Attach Anna’s Clasp to each end of the necklace.

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