Single-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal, Gold-Plated Steel and Brass Links and Gold-Plated Brass Chain
Double Up on Style
Note: Necklace is one continuous strand which can be worn doubled as shown in picture.
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- Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal metallic light gold 2X, 6mm Xilion bicone (22 beads)
- Bead, gold-plated brass, 12mm stardust round with 4.7mm hole (11 beads)
- Pearl, Swarovski crystal, creamrose light, 8mm round (22 pearls)
- Link, gold-plated steel and brass, 15x12mm swirled oval cage (22 links)
- Jumpring, gold-plated brass, 3mm round, 22 gauge (44 jumprings)
- Jumpring, gold-plated brass, 5mm round, 18 gauge (44 jumprings)
- Eyepin, gold-plated brass, 2-inch, 21 gauge (11 eyepins)
- Clasp, lariat style with safety latch, gold-plated brass, 15x8mm hinged figure 8, 4mm holes (1 clasp)
- Chain, gold-plated brass, 8.5x7.5mm shell with 17x3.5mm rectangle with loops
- Pliers, flush-cutter
- Pliers, round-nose
- Pliers, chain-nose
- Pliers, bent-nose
This 2-in-1 jewelry project ensures the perfect necklace for every neckline, occasion and mood. Wear as a rope necklace for a sexy, playful and casual look, pairing with a sheath dress or flowy blouse for an effortless-looking chic appearance. Double it up using the lariat-style hinged figure-8 clasp for a totally different vibe ...
Using flush-cutters, cut eleven 3-inch lengths of gold-plated shell and rectangle chain. (Begin and end each length of chain with a shell--3 shells per section.)
String one Swarovski crystal metallic light gold 2X 6mm bicone, one gold-plated 12mm round stardust bead and one Swarovski crystal metallic light gold 2X 6mm bicone onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin. Repeat to create a total of eleven Swarovski and stardust beading links.
||Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, gently spread the bars of a gold-plated steel and brass 15x12mm swirled oval cage link. Insert a Swarovski light creamrose 8mm pearl. Gently re-bend the bars to hold the pearl in the cage. Repeat to create a total of twenty-two caged pearl beading links.
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link (on a shell) on a 3-inch length chain and the loop on a caged pearl beading link. Close the jumpring.
Open a 3mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the caged pearl beading link and the loop on a Swarovski and stardust beading link. Close the jumpring.
Open a 3mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the Swarovski and stardust beading link and the loop on a caged pearl beading link. Close the jumpring.
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the caged pearl beading link and the first link on a 3-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
Repeat ten times for a total of eleven sets attaching the last caged pearl beading link to the first link on the first 3-inch length of chain.
To wear as a double-strand necklace, fold necklace in half and lay strands into an open gold-plated figure-eight lariat-style clasp. Close the clasp.
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