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Ice Obsidian Necklace | Jewelry Design Ideas

Ice Obsidian Necklace

by Megan Piper

This kit creates a contemporary and modern necklace with flair. Worn as a collar statement piece, this chic designer necklace radiates a bold sense of style. Our gemstone necklace kit features rare Russian ice obsidian trapezoid beads, chunky brushed brass chain and sparkly Swarovski Crystal Elements. Your are guaranteed to turn some heads with this delightful color combination, the cutting-edge design and these high-quality materials. The finished length of this lovely collar piece measures 16 inches.

24 Swarovski crystal 4mm jet nut 2X full coat metallic bicones
3 Swarovski crystal 8mm garnet rounds
4 Ice Obsidian 22 x 30mm trapezoids
6 TierraCast 5mm open jumprings with gunmetal finish
2 10-link pieces of chain
1 foot of  medium .019 original satin silver Soft Flex Wire
2 sterling silver 2 x 2mm tube crimp beads
2 base metal 4mm stardust crimp cover with gunmetal finish
1 TierraCast bar & ring toggle clasp with gunmetal finish

Materials may slightly vary.

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step 1
step 1
String beads on to your cable in this order: nine 4mm bicones, one crimp bead, one ice obsidian bead, one 4mm bicone, one 8mm garnet round, one 4mm bicone, one ice obsidian bead, one 4mm bicone, one 8mm garnet round, one 4mm bicone, one ice obsidian bead, one 4mm bicone, one 8mm garnet round, one 4mm bicone, one ice obsidian bead, one crimp bead, and nine 4mm bicones.
step 2
step 2
On one end of your necklace, loop the nine bicones through the end of a piece of chain. Bring the cable through the crimp bead and the ice obsidian bead. Crimp the crimp bead and cover it with a stardust crimp cover.

Repeat on the other side.

For how-to instructions, watch our crimp bead and crimp cover tutorial videos.

step 3
step 3
Add two jumprings to your chain on each end of your necklace.

TIP - Use two pairs of flat nose pliers to open and close jumprings properly.
step 4
step 4
Use another jumpring to attach the ring of your toggle clasp to the two jumprings on one end of the necklace.
step 5
step 5
Use another jumpring to attach the bar of your toggle clasp to the two jumprings on the other end of the necklace.

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