Retired - Arcosanti Necklace

PROJECT N8022
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
This southwestern-inspired necklace features a textured viking knit focal created using the Lazee Daizee Wire Weaving Tool. Accents of turquoise and silver add contrast to the piece.
Instructions
This necklace measures 17.5 inches total. To modify the size, adjust the amount of chain used on either side respectively.
  1. If you are new to viking knit, please watch our video: How to do Viking Knit With the Lazee Daizee. Using what you have learned in the video, begin by using flush cutters to cut approximately 30 inches of 24 gauge brown Artistic Wire, and load the end of the wire onto the Lazee Daizee tool as shown in the video.
  2. Follow along with the video to weave a length of raw viking knit approximately 5 inches long. To refine your weave, pull your length of raw viking knit through the holes of your draw plate as shown in the video, working your way down to the 3/16 size hole. Trim your weave to 7 inches, or your desired length.
  3. To prepare your pendant, string your turquoise oval onto a 2 inch headpin and make a wrapped wire loop above the stone. Be sure to latch the loop of your wire wrap onto the bottom loop of your bail before coiling the wrap.
  4. To attach chain on either side of your viking knit, use flush cutters to cut two 4.5 inch lengths of chain. Then watch the video: How to Add a Cord End Cap to Viking Knit. Attach one end cap to your length of viking knit as shown in the video, again remembering to latch the loop of your wrap onto the end link of one of your chain lengths before coiling the wrap.
  5. Next, add your turquoise pendant to the necklace by stringing the top loop of your bail onto your viking knit piece.
  6. Repeat step 4 to attach an end cap and chain onto the opposite side of your necklace.
  7. To add your clasp, open a 6mm jump ring. Slide it through the last link on one side of the chain, and also slide on the loop of your clasp. Close the jump ring.
  8. Open another jump ring. Slide on the last link of chain on the opposite side of the necklace. Close the jump ring. Enjoy your necklace!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • WCR-2408 - Artistic Wire, Copper Craft Wire 24 Gauge Thick, 10 Yard Spool, Rich Metallic Brown
    Project uses 10 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5325 - Silver Plated Head Pins 2 Inches/21 Gauge (X50)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-6151 - Capsule Bead Caps, with Flaps 7x6mm, 25 Pieces, Silver Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-9927 - Antiqued Silver Plated Flat Oval Cable Chain 6mm - Bulk By The Foot
    Project uses 9 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5160 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 6mm 19 Gauge (x100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 10 packages.

  • FCL-2534 - Silver Plated Diamond Embossed Lobster Clasps 14mm (10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-8652 - Antiqued Silver Plated Hammered Slider Bail 14mm (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • SPTU-49 - Large Turquoise Oval Pendant Bead 20X30mm (Stabilized) (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-6068 - Lazee Daizee Viking Knit Wire Weaving Woven Chain Tool
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme Yoga, Summer, Boho
Ingredients WCR-2408, FHP-5325, BMB-6151, CHA-9927, FJR-5160, FCL-2534, FCO-8652, SPTU-49,

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.
Final Sale - Artistic Wire, Copper Craft Wire 24 Gauge Thick, 10 Yard Spool, Rich Metallic Brown
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$2.31 / Package | SKU: WCR-2408
Silver Plated Head Pins 2 Inches/21 Gauge (X50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$6.09 / Package | SKU: FHP-5325
Capsule Bead Caps, with Flaps 7x6mm, 25 Pieces, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: BMB-6151
Final Sale - Antiqued Silver Plated Flat Cable Chain, 6mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$2.79 / Package | SKU: CHA-9927
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 6mm 19 Gauge (x100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$4.25 / Package | SKU: FJR-5160
Silver Plated Diamond Embossed Lobster Clasps 14mm (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$8.49 / Package | SKU: FCL-2534
Large Turquoise Oval Pendant Bead 20X30mm (Stabilized) (1)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.85 / Package | SKU: SPTU-49
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Lazee Daizee Viking Knit Wire Weaving Woven Chain Tool
$25.75 / Package | SKU: XTL-6068
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.69 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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