Design Instructions

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Supplies needed

  • 1    Hammered Hook & Eye Clasp Set    (94-6229-61)
  • 2    3 Rings Bar    (94-3214-12)
  • 2    4 Rings Link    (94-3212-12)
  • 1    3 Rings Link    (94-3213-12)
  • 5    Lg. Oval Jump Ring    (01-0019-01)
  • 5    Med. Oval Jump Ring    (01-0018-01)
  • 3    4mm Round Jump Ring    (01-0024-01)
  • 5    2" 24g Headpin    (01-0029-01)
  • 13”    2.5mm Embossed Brass Cable Chain    (20-1525-63
  • 1    10x14mm Flat Oval Gemstone Bead (Turquoise shown)
  • 2    5mm Nugget Gemstone Beads (Turquoise shown)
  • 2    6mm Freshwater Pearl Beads
  • 2    3x5mm Faceted Rondelle Gemstone Beads (Serpentine shown)   

Tools

  • scissors
  • wire cutters
  • chain nose pliers
  • round nose pliers

Skill Level: Easy Peasy

Finished Size: Approx. 18”

Designer: Katie Hill

 

Watch our technique videos playlist on YouTube (look for videos on simple loops and jump rings)

Tip: The 4 Ring Links have different-sized rings. Feel free to place them symmetrically or asymmetrically.

Steps

  1. Cut the chain into two 6 1/2" pieces. Set aside.
  2. Use one headpin to string the turquoise oval. Use chain nose pliers to form simple loop; trim any excess wire and set aside.
  3. Use one headpin to string one turquoise flat bead. Use chain nose pliers to form simple loop; trim any excess wire and set aside. Repeat to form a second dangle.
  4. Use one headpin to string one pearl and one rondelle. Use chain nose pliers to form simple loop; trim any excess wire and set aside. Repeat to form a second dangle.
  5. Use one 4mm jump ring to connect the oval dangle to center ring of 3 Rings Link.
  6. Use one 4mm jump ring to connect one flat dangle and one stacked dangle to center ring of 3 Rings Link to left of oval dangle. Repeat to add one flat dangle and one stacked dangle to right of oval dangle.
  7. Use one large oval jump ring to connect left ring of the 3 Rings Link to one ring of a 4 Rings Link.
  8. Use one large oval jump ring to connect a ring at the other end of 4 Rings Link just placed to bottom ring of a 3 Rings Bar.
  9. Use one medium oval jump ring to connect an adjacent ring of 4 Rings Link just placed to bottom ring of a 3 Rings Bar.
  10. Use one large oval jump ring to connect open end of 3 Rings Bar just placed to an end link of one chain length.
  11. Use one medium oval jump ring to connect open end of the chain just placed to the clasp hook.
  12. Repeat Steps 7–10, this time forming the right side of the necklace.
  13. Use one medium oval jump ring to connect te open end of the chain just placed to clasp ring.