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Drop Necklace with Wire
by Arbel from our Publishing Group # 4B13 Create a drop necklace that is even more fun to make than it is to wear. Add your dangles or remove them if you don't like them! Its your choice of dangles that will create the exotic style! The first group is a must, the second group you can use if you want your necklace to have the same look as the one on the PBS segment, or substitute colors and beads.

: : : Materials : : : First group: Crimping pliers Chain nose pliers Stringing wire nippers Olive green Accu-Flex® beading wire, 1 spool of .019 weight Sterling silver hook and eye crimp clasp 1-2 pack 2X2 sterling silver crimp tubes 2 packs 0.8mm sterling silver crimp with loop Second group: 1-2 packs 6mm tanzanite Swarovski® crystals 2 packs 8mm tanzanite Swarovski® crystals 1-2 packs 6mm topaz AB Swarovski® crystals 2 packs 8mm topaz AB Swarovski® crystals 2 packs denim blue patina leaves 1 pack sterling silver beads, flat round 2 packs sterling silver beads, small flower rondelles 3 packs sterling silver beads, ovals 3 sterling silver jeweled designer beads, citrine flower 3 packs Hill Tribes silver hanging double spiral 2 packs Hill Tribes silver leaves 2 packs 3mm sterling silver round beads 3 dichroic orange/gold on black beads 2 dichroic aqua on black beads 1 cobalt glass teardrop (small) 1 gold glass teardrop (small) 1 cobalt blue teardrop (large) 1 gold glass teardrop (large)

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads is a charter sponsor of Beads, Baubles, and Jewels, a television show just for beaders and jewelry makers. Instructional videos for beaders feature tips and techniques as well as great jewelry design ideas.

STEP 1
Using wire cutters, cut a length of wire 2 inches longer then the desired length of your necklace. (Always use pliers, the wire is metal and will ruin your scissors).

STEP 2

Place the crimp tube with hook on one end of the beading wire -- open end first -- with the wire sticking out past the hook. Compress the center section of the crimp tube with chain-nose pliers. Crimp firmly so you're sure to capture the wire. Once complete, pull on the crimp tube to be sure it's secure. If there's any movement, compress the center section again until the wire is secured. Using wire cutters, trim any excess wire.

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securing the two wires together.com). a 3mm silver round bead. 2 of 4 7/28/2008 4:34 PM .shaping it into a crescent moon. STEP 7 String on a crimp bead. STEP 4 Once you've strung all the beads. a sterling spacer and a crimp bead. cut a length of beading wire about 8'' long. Please register to remove this message. one Tanzanite crystal. one Amber crystal. After 15 crimp tubes with loops repeat your beginning pattern of 12 crystal beads with gold beads in-between. add a crimp tube with a loop and another gold bead before your next crystal. Place the crimp bead into the section of the crimping pliers closest to the handle. Using wire cutters. creating a branch-like affect. Snug the beads up to the crimp tube.novaPDF.com/printdocs/printdocs. STEP 5 You're now ready to begin stringing the bead strands. keep stringing until you have 12 crystal beads strung. STEP 6 String on a sterling silver spacer. and place it about 1'' below the last crimped bead. After your last gold bead. rounding the crimp bead so there are no rough edges. Repeat Step 2 to secure the wire in the crimp tube. repeat Step 2 to add a crimp tube with loop to complete the base of the necklace. a fluorite cube.firemountaingems. Insert one end into the crimp tube with loop in the center of the necklace. a hammered bead. STEP 9 Cut a 4'' length of beading wire. one gold bead. STEP 8 String on a few amethyst chips. Crimp this crimp bead (as you did in Step 6) to the wire.Fire Mountain Gems and Beads http://www. and a crimp bead. creating an open section between beaded sections. securing the crimp bead to the wire -. Close down on the handle. Snug the beads up then crimp the crimp bead (as you did in 6).asp?docid=4B13 STEP 3 You're ready to begin stringing the beads for the base of the necklace. Insert it into the crimp bead strung last in Step 8. STEP 10 Created with novaPDF Printer (www. an 8mm tanzanite bicone crystal. a 3mm silver round bead. String the following pattern: one gold bead. Place the crimp bead into the first section of the crimping pliers. one gold bead.

This strand ends with the crimp bead so be sure it's secure. with the center being the longest. a 6mm tanzanite round crystal. a crimp bead and a leaf pendant. a 6mm tanzanite round crystal. cut a 7'' length of beading wire. Be sure to use shorter lengths of wire as you progress further back on the necklace. thread on one crimp bead. Please register to remove this message.com Service: (800) 423-2319 Order by Phone: (800) 355-2137 Order by Fax: (800) 292-3473 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads - Customer Created with novaPDF Printer (www. snug up the loop just created and crimp the crimp bead to secure. creating a graduated effect. Trim any excess wire. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead.asp?docid=4B13 String onto the new wire a few amethyst chips. STEP 13 Repeat Steps 5-12 until you have filled all of the crimp tubes with loops with strands of beads. Crimp the crimp bead in place.novaPDF.com/printdocs/printdocs. STEP 11 String a selection of beads onto the remaining section of beading wire from the original strand and finish with a leaf pendant as you did in Step 10.Fire Mountain Gems and Beads http://www. Email: Questions@firemtn. Insert one end into the crimp tube with loop to the left or the right of the center one.com). crimping in places you'd like to secure beads or create open spaces. an 8mm light grey pearl. Once you've strung your last section of beads and are happy with the length of this strand. Add on sections of beads.firemountaingems. STEP 12 Using wire cutters. 3 of 4 7/28/2008 4:34 PM . Secure the beading wire by compressing the center section of the crimp tube with chain-nose pliers.

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