Retired - Swinging Bee Necklace

PROJECT N2130
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
Fun and whimsical, this honey bee swings on leather cord making it a simple piece of nature jewelry.
Instructions
This necklace measures 22 inches in length. To modify the length, adjust the length of leather cord used.
  1. Cut off 21 inches of leather cord.
  2. Slide on the bee focal.
  3. To one end of the leather add a fold over crimp cord end with your fold over crimping pliers. Move to the other side and repeat.
  4. Open one jump ring and attach it to one cord end. Close the jump ring.
  5. Open another jump ring and attach it to the other end and add on one lobster clasp. Close the jump ring.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FJR-5253 - Antiqued Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-200 - Green Girl Studios Pendant, Honeybee 19x33mm, 1 Piece, Lead-Free Pewter
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • CHY-2002 - Genuine Leather Cord, Round 2mm, By the Yard, Black
    Project uses 21 Inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1441 - Antiqued Silver Plated Foldover 3mm Cord Ends For Leather (x50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-2411 - Antiqued Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 12mm (6)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5260 - Beadsmith Fold Over Crimping Pliers For Leather & Suede Findings
  • 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 Spring, Boho
Ingredients FJR-5253, PND-200, CHY-2002, FCR-1441, FCL-2411,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

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.
Genuine Leather Cord, Round 2mm,  By the Yard, Black
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Yard.
$2.05 / Package | SKU: CHY-2002
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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