Gem Pearls Necklace
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Information about this project
Designed by: Joanne Lockwood
1: Thread 1 x HH158 onto a Headpin (TG63). Trim the headpin to leave an approx 1cm tail. Bend the tail 45 degrees (as close to the bead as possible) using flat nose pliers. Using round nose pliers, grip the top end of the pin and twist into a loop. Repeat with 12 more HH158 giving you total of 13 Drops.
2: Thread 1 x HH158 onto an Eye pin (TG65). Trim the headpin to leave an approx 1cm tail. Bend the tail 45 degrees (as close to the bead as possible) using flat nose pliers. Using round nose pliers, grip the top end of the pin and twist into a loop. Repeat with 11 x HH158, 16 xHH154 and 9 x HH107 to give a total of 36 Connectors.
3: Open the eye of one of the Drops previously made. Attach it to a HH158 Connector and close the eye. Open the free eye of the HH158 Connector and attach to a HH154 Connector and close they eye. Continue adding to this Strip until you have 2 x HH158, 2 x HH154 and 3 x HH107 connected together. This will be the central Strip of your necklace.
4: Create 5 more strips to in the following patterns:
1 x HH158 D (Drop) & 1 x HH158 C (Connector)
1 x HH158 D, 1 x HH158 & 1 X HH154 C
1 X HH158 D, 1 X HH158 C, 1 X HH154C & 1 x HH154 C
1 X HH158 D, 1 X HH158 C, 1 X HH154C, 1 x HH154 C & 1 x HH107 C
1 xXHH158 D, 1 X HH158 C, 1 X HH154C, 1 x HH154 C, 1 x HH107 C & 1 X HH107C
5: Repeat step 4.
6: Find the centremost link of the 17 inches of chain (TG77). Open the eye at the top of the longest Strip, attach to the centremost link & close the eye. Working to the right, skip one link of the chain and attach one of the 6 bead Strips the chain. Continue along the chain, skipping one link and adding Strips of decreasing numbers, ending with a single HH158 D.
7: Working to the left of the centre Strip, add the remaining strips in mirror image to those just added.
8: Using Jump Rings (TG69), attach both parts of the clasp (TG96) to either end of the chain to finish.
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