Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Antiqued Pewter Alphabet Beads, Czech Pressed Glass Beads and Silver-Finished ''Pewter'' and Enamel Charms

Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Antiqued Pewter Alphabet Beads, Czech Pressed Glass Beads and Silver-Finished ''Pewter'' and Enamel Charms

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Known as the perfect back-to-school treat, an apple for the teacher is a classy way to show these special people how much they’re appreciated. Historically teachers received sustenance from their pupils and an apple would be gifted to a teacher sometimes in charge of more than 50 students, as families were often responsible for housing and feeding teachers. Apples have continued to be a favorite way to show gratitude to teachers. Bing Crosby's 1939 ''An Apple for the Teacher,'' explains ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 17-inch length of black Ellada Leather™ 2.5mm cord.
STEP 2
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the loop on one 11x9.5mm apple charm and the loop on one 9x2mm beaded rondelle with loop then close.
STEP 3
Place one 6x4mm crimp with loop onto one end of the length of cord then crimp the center section of the tube to secure.
STEP 4
String the following onto the cord:
  • Five light red 8x2.5mm rings
  • Eight 8x6mm Alphabet rectangles spelling: T, E, A, C, H, E, R, S
  • One light red 8x2.5mm ring
  • Four 8x6mm Alphabet rectangles spelling: H, A, V, E
  • One light red 8x2.5mm ring
  • Five 8x6mm Alphabet rectangles spelling: C, L, A, S, S
  • Two light red 8x2.5mm rings
  • The ring on the beaded rondelle with loop
  • Two light red 8x2.5mm rings
Repeat Step 3 to secure the strand.
STEP 5
Use one 4mm jumpring to connect the loop on the crimp on one end of the strand to the loop on one portion of the clasp. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumpring.

Repeat to attach the second portion of the clasp to the opposite end of the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
Attach one 4mm jumpring to each of the two 11x9.5mm apple charms.
STEP 2
Use one 4mm jumpring to connect the jumpring on one apple charm to the loop on one fishhook earwire.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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