Copper Droplets Necklace


size: 17" long

Materials

  • Satin Copper 19-strand Beading Wire*, .018”, 33” length
  • Champagne CZ-Gem Dropz, three each: 6mm square 2-hole; 4mm square, 2-hole; 5mm round 1-hole
  • CRYSTALLIZED Elements (Swarovski): Crystal Copper Pendants, 20mm, four; Smoky Topaz Bicone Beads, 4mm, 46
  • Findings*: Sterling Silver S Hook Clasp; Sterling Silver EZ-Crimp Ends, four; Silver #3 Crimp Beads, 14; Silver Lightweight Jump Rings, 4mm, nine; Silver Jump Rings, 6mm, four

Tools

  • Chain-Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutters
  • Mighty Crimping Tool
  • *Products by Beadalon

Directions

  • 1. Attach 4mm jump ring to one hole on CZ-Gem Dropz 6mm squares.
  • 2. Use 4mm jump ring to connect a CZ-Gem Dropz 4mm square to each 6mm square.
  • 3. Use a 4mm jump ring to connect a CZ-Dropz round to each 4mm square to complete the CZ-Gem Dropz pendants.
  • 4. Attach a 6mm jump ring to each crystal pendant.
  • 5. Cut two 16-1/2” lengths of copper beading wire.
  • 6. Hold the wires together and string a CZ-Gem Dropz pendant onto center.
  • 7. On each side of pendant, hold wires together and pass them through the following: three 4mm crystals, crystal pendant, three 4mm crystals, CZ-Gem Dropz pendant, three 4mm crystals, crystal pendant, three 4mm crystals, crimp bead.
  • 8. On each side of pendant, separate wires and pass each one through a 4mm crystal. Hold them together again and pass them through a crimp bead, a 4mm crystal and a crimp bead.
  • 9. Repeat Step 8 two more times, then pass each wire through a 4mm crystal.
  • 10. Hold wires together and pass them through a crimp bead. Crimp it.
  • 11. Use Mighty Crimping Tool to attach an EZ-Crimp end on each wire.
  • 12. Use an S hook clasp to fasten necklace ends together.

by Katie Hackelr for Beadalon

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