Splash of Color
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Splash of Color

Mix and match charms and beads from the Industrial Chic™ Collection by Susan Lenart Kazmer.

Designed by Mary Feliciano

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Jewelry Essentials™ Side Cutters
  • Jewelry Essentials™ Round Nose Pliers
  • Jewelry Essentials™ Chain Nose Pliers
  • Colored Glass Donut– Colored (A)
  • Hammered Bead (B)
  • Crystal Charm– Silver (C)
  • Charm Bezel (D)
  • Chain Gears Filigree (E)
  • Corrugated Spacer (F)
  • Stone Spacer Beads (G)
  • Spring Clasp (H)
  • Hammered Bead (I)
  • Chain (J)
  • Tag and Clasp- Gold (K)
  • Spacer (L)
  • Next Charm (M)
  • Toggle with Bezel (N)
  • Charm (O)
  • Jump Ring Assortment (P)
  • Spacer (Q)
  • Bead Donut- Gold (R)
  • Washer Bead Donut (S)
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 To make the necklace base:
A. Take one “B” bead donut, attach two open large silver tone jump rings then close jump rings. Repeat until you have four sets. Each set will be called Silver Donut 1-4.

B. Repeat Step 1-A using two “S” beads and gold tone large jump rings. Each set will be called Washer Donut 1-2.

C. Repeat Step 1-A using two “R” beads and gold tone large jump rings. Each set will be called Gold Donut 1-2.

D. Connect the following bead donuts using one large copper jump ring for each connection in the sequence below. This will be called bead donut strand throughout the instructions. Set aside.
Silver Donut 1, Washer Donut 1, Silver Donut 2, Gold Donut 1, Silver Donut 3, Washer Donut 2, Silver Donut 4, Gold Donut 2.

E. Cut one strand each of “E” chain to lengths 15", 15½" and 16". Set aside.

F. Open one large jump ring and insert through the leftmost end of 16" chain, 15½" chain, 15" chain and bead donut strand. Close jump ring. Repeat using another large jump ring on the rightmost ends of the same necklace strands. Necklace base complete.

Step 2 To make colored charms to add to your necklace base:

A. Take one colored donut and one rhinestone charm. Place one rhinestone charm so that it sits in the middle part of the colored donut and connect the two components with one large jump ring.

B. Repeat Step 2-A until you have the desired number of charms to connect to your necklace base.

C. Alternately, connect colored charms assembled from Step 2 with other suggested charms in the materials list.