The Sophisticate Necklace
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The Sophisticate Necklace

When opening jump rings, always open the ring sideways. Pull the pliers toward and away from you. Pulling the ends apart will distort the shape of the ring. Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Mixed Metal Links (6)
  • Resin Slider – Milky Gold (3)
  • Oval Beads – Copper tone(9)
  • Faceted Glass Beads – Peach (6)
  • Beadalon® 19-strand Wire – Gold-plated (25")
  • Crimp Beads – Gold-tone (6)
  • Lobster Clasp – Gold-tone
  • Metal Madness Jump Ring, Large
  • Beadalon® Wire, 20 ga. – Gold-tone (24")
  • Head Pin, 2" – Gold-tone
  • Jump Rings, 9mm – Gold-tone (6)
  • Jump Ring, 6mm – Gold-tone
  • Jump Rings, 4mm – Gold-tone (3)
  • Seed Beads, 11/0 – Gold-tone (12)
  • Wire Cutters
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Chain Nose Pliers (2)
 

Project Instructions

Using 4" of 20 ga. wire, form a wrapped loop. String slider through top holes and form a wrapped loop. Repeat one time.

Using 7" of 20 ga. wire, form a partial loop; connect looped slider from Step 1 and complete loop. String copper tone bead, slider – top holes and copper tone bead. Form a partial loop and connect looped slider from the first step. Complete loop.

Dangle – Using 2" head pin, string copper tone bead and form a wrapped loop. Using 9mm jump ring, connect dangle to bottom of mixed metal link. Chain together two 4mm jump rings and one 6mm jump ring. Using 9mm jump ring, connect top of mixed metal link to chained jump rings. Set aside.

Cut string on three looped links. Once cut, the links will be called bead caps.

Using 8" of beading wire, string crimp bead to end of wire and crimp (do not form loop). Pass wire through bottom left hole of slider and string 15 bead caps, peach glass and bead cap. Pass wire through bottom right center slider; string six seed beads, center dangle, and six seed beads; pass wire through bottom left center slider. String 15 bead caps, peach glass and bead cap. Pass wire back through bottom right slider, string crimp bead and crimp. Trim wire.

Using 9mm jump ring, connect left side of centerpiece to mixed metal link. Repeat on right side.

Using 8" of beading wire, string crimp bead, form a loop, pass loop back through crimp bead and crimp. String copper tone bead, seven bead caps, peach glass bead, bead cap, copper tone bead, seven bead caps, peach glass bead, bead cap, copper tone bead, bead cap, peach glass bead, bead cap and three crimp beads. Form a loop; pass wire back through crimp beads and crimp. Using 9mm jump ring, connect strand to left side of necklace at mixed metal link. Repeat one time on right side of necklace.

Connect large Metal Madness jump ring to left side of necklace. Using 4mm jump ring, connect lobster clasp to right side of necklace.