Melody Necklace
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Melody Necklace

Techniques To Know: Opening Jump Rings and Crimp Tubes

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Material List

  • Cubes, 6mm – Indicolite (2 Pk.)
  • Bicone Mix, 4mm – Ocean Breeze (6 Pk.)
  • Satin Bicones, 4mm – Crystal (4 Pk.)
  • Stardust Round, 4mm – Silver-plated (3 Pk.)
  • Flower Head Pin– Silver-plated (1 Pk.)
  • Platinum Elegance Round Link Chain (1 Pk.)
  • Crimp Tubes, 4mm – Silver-plated (1 Pk.)
  • Open Jump Rings, 4mm – Silver-plated (1 Pk.)
  • Beading Wire (68")
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Crimping Pliers
  • Wire Cutters
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Cut two 2½" lengths of chain.

Step 2 Attach a 4mm jump ring to each end of the chain. Connect a spring ring clasp to one of the jump rings.

Step 3 Cut an 18" length of beading wire.

Step 4 Using a crimp tube, attach one end of the wire to one of the jump rings attached to a 2½" chain.

Step 5 Make five cube drops.

Step 6 Make five cube and bicone drops. The bead pattern for the drop is: an Indicolite cube, a crystal bicone, a champagne bicone, an aqua bicone and a champagne bicone.

Step 7 Thread the following pattern onto the 18" length of wire: five bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a silver round, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a silver round, two bicones, a cube drop, two bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a cube/bicone drop, a silver round, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a silver round, two bicones, a cube drop, two bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a silver round, a cube/bicone drop, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a silver round, two bicones, a cube drop, two bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a cube/bicone drop, a silver round, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a silver round, two bicones, a cube drop, two bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a silver round, a cube/bicone drop, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a silver round, two bicones, a cube drop, two bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a silver round, four bicones, a silver round, five bicones.
*The bicones do not have a particular color pattern. There are 12 crystal bicones, 14 Capri Blue bicones, 29 Champagne bicones, 11 aqua bicones and 11 green bicones used on the beading wire strand.

Step 8 Cut ten 5" lengths of beading wire.

Step 9 Use the following bead pattern for the 5" strands: First set of bicones = Champagne, crystal, Capri Blue and Champagne. Thread on a silver round. Second set of bicones = Champagne, aqua, Champagne and green. Thread on a silver round. Third set of bicones = Capri Blue, Champagne, crystal and aqua. Thread on a silver round. Fourth set of bicones = Capri Blue, Champagne, crystal and green.

Step 10 Using a crimp tube, attach a 5" length of beading wire to the first jump ring on the beaded necklace strand. Thread the following pattern onto the 5" wire: four bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a silver round, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a silver round and four bicones. Use a crimp tube to attach the wire to the second jump ring on the beaded necklace strand. This is strand A.

Step 11 Using a crimp tube, attach a 5" length of beading wire to the third jump ring on the beaded necklace strand. Thread the following pattern onto the 5" wire: four bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a silver round and four bicones. Use a crimp tube to attach the wire to the fourth jump ring on the beaded necklace strand. This is strand B.

Step 12 Attach a 5" wire to the fifth jump ring on the beaded strand. Thread the following pattern onto the wire: four bicones, a silver round, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a cube/bicone drop, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a silver round and four bicones. Attach the wire to the sixth jump ring on the beaded strand. This is strand C.

Step 13 Attach a 5" wire to the seventh jump ring on the beaded strand. Thread the following pattern onto the wire: four bicones, a silver round, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a silver round, a 4mm jump ring, four bicones, a silver round and four bicones. Attach the wire to the eighth jump ring on the beaded strand. This is strand D.

Step 14 Attach a 5" wire to the ninth jump ring on the beaded strand. Thread the following pattern onto the wire: four bicones, a silver round, four bicones, a 4mm jump ring, a silver round, four bicones, a silver round and four bicones. Attach the wire to the tenth jump ring on the beaded strand. This is strand E.

Step 15 Attach a 5" wire to the jump ring in strand A. Thread the bead pattern listed in Step 9 onto the strand. Attach the wire to the first jump ring in strand B.

Step 16 Attach a 5" wire to the second jump ring in strand B. Thread the bead pattern listed in Step 9 onto the strand. Thread a 4mm jump ring onto the strand after the third silver round. Attach the wire to the first jump ring in strand C.

Step 17 Attach a 5" wire to the second jump ring in strand C. Thread the bead pattern listed in Step 9 on the strand. Thread a 4mm jump ring onto the strand before the first silver round. Attach the wire to the first jump ring in strand D.

Step 18 Attach a 5" wire to the second jump ring in strand D. Thread the bead pattern listed in Step 9 onto the strand. Attach the wire to the jump ring on strand E.

Step 19 Attach a 5" wire to the jump ring on the strand from Step 16. Thread the bead pattern listed in Step 9 onto the strand. Attach the wire to the jump ring from Step 17.