Retired - American Summer Necklace

PROJECT N2041
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
This necklace is a fun way to sport your red, white and blue this summer.
Instructions
These instructions will give you a necklace that is about 20 inches.
  1. Begin by cutting the chain into two equal lengths of 6 inches each. Set these pieces aside.
  2. Cut off 12 inches of beading wire. Place a bead stopper about 2 inches from one end.
  3. On to the wire, thread in this order: 1 red bead, 1 10mm white bead, 1 red bead, 1 10mm white bead, 1 red bead, 1 12mm white bead, 1 red bead, 1 12mm white bead, 1 red bead, 1 12mm white bead, 1 blue bead, 1 16mm white bead, 1 blue bead, 1 16mm white bead, 1 blue bead, 1 16mm white bead, 1 blue bead, 1 16mm white bead, 1 blue bead, 1 16mm white bead, 1 blue bead, 1 12mm white bead, 1 red bead, 1 12mm white bead, 1 red bead, 1 12mm white bead, 1 red bead, 1 10mm white bead, 1 red bead, 1 10mm white bead, 1 red bead.
  4. Now thread on 1 crimp tube. Take one 6 inch piece of chain, thread the end of the wire up through the last link in the chain and back down through the crimp tube. Pull snug, crimp the crimp tube. Thread the excess wire back through the beads. Trim if necessary.
  5. Use a crimp cover to cover the crimp tube.
  6. Remove the bead stopper and repeat the last two steps on the other side of the wire.
  7. To one end of the chain, open a jump ring and close it around the last link in the chain.
  8. To the other side of the chain, open a jump ring, attach one lobster clasp and close the jump ring around the last link in the chain.
  9. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BPL-0019 - Smooth Acrylic Round Beads - Polished White - 16mm (12)
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BPL-0010 - Smooth Acrylic Round Beads - Polished White - 12mm (24)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BPL-0001 - Smooth Acrylic Round Beads - Polished White - 10mm (36)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-5193 - Soft Flex, 49 Strand Medium Beading Wire .019 Inch Thick, 30 Feet, Satin Silver
    Project uses 12 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • JSF-0031 - Toho Round Seed Beads 6/0 48 Opaque Navy Blue 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSF-0029 - Toho Round Seed Beads 6/0 45 Opaque Pepper Red 8g
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1215 - Beadalon Silver Plated Crimp Tubes 2x1.8mm 1.3mm ID (75 Beads)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1053 - Shiny Silver Tone Crimp Bead Covers 3mm (x144)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-9931 - Silver Plated Flat Oval Cable Chain 6mm - Bulk By The Foot
    Project uses 12 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-2513 - Beautiful Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 10mm (10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5168 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 6mm 18 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5608 - Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Additional Information
Theme USA/Patriotic
Ingredients BPL-0019, BPL-0010, BPL-0001, XCR-5193, JSF-0031, JSF-0029, FCR-1215, FCR-1053, CHA-9931, FCL-2513, FJR-5168,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Soft Flex, 49 Strand Medium Beading Wire .019 Inch Thick, 30 Feet, Satin Silver
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$15.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-5193
Toho Round Seed Beads 6/0 48 Opaque Navy Blue 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$1.75 / Package | SKU: JSF-0031
Toho Round Seed Beads 6/0 #45 Opaque Pepper Red 8g
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$1.75 / Package | SKU: JSF-0029
Beadalon Silver Plated Crimp Tubes 2x1.8mm 1.3mm ID (75 Beads)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 75 Pieces.
$2.79 / Package | SKU: FCR-1215
Shiny Silver Tone Crimp Bead Covers 3mm (x144)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 144 Pieces.
$4.09 / Package | SKU: FCR-1053
Silver Plated Flat Cable Chain, 6mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: CHA-9931
Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 12.5mm  (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$5.65 / Package | SKU: FCL-2513
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 6mm 18 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.25 / Package | SKU: FJR-5168
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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