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LOVE WINS Necklace | Necklaces

LOVE WINS Necklace

by Cher Renae

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Price: $24.00 for the complete kit (tools not included)

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SKU: KIT-SWAR-N0064

Description

With this DIY necklace kit you'll make a black beaded necklace with rainbow Swarovski crystals and letter charms that spell out L-O-V-E W-I-N-S. This is a fun jewelry project for beginners and experts alike. With all of the beads and chain, this adjustable necklace can be made up to approximately 24" long.This necklace design is a nod to the love and dedication seen in my community every day, a celebration of equality for all humans.

Materials

1 TierraCast letter L metal bead in silver

1 TierraCast letter O metal bead in silver

1 TierraCast letter V metal bead in silver

1 TierraCast letter E metal bead in silver

1 TierraCast letter W metal bead in silver

1 TierraCast letter I metal bead in silver

1 TierraCast letter N metal bead in silver

1 TierraCast letter S metal bead in silver

4 Swarovski 3mm crystal AB bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 3mm light Siam bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 3mm tangerine bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 3mm sunflower bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 3mm emerald bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 3mm Capri blue bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 3mm purple velvet bicones

4 Swarovski 5mm crystal AB bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 5mm light Siam bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 5mm tangerine bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 5mm sunflower bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 5mm emerald bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 5mm Capri blue bicones

1 Swarovski crystal 5mm purple velvet bicones

1 Tierra Cast equal sign metal charm in antique silver

5.5 grams of Miyuki size 8 black opaque matte seed beads

24 inches of Soft Flex .019 medium original satin silver wire

3 inches of silver plated curb chain

2 sterling silver 2 x 2mm tube crimp beads

2 sterling silver .045 hole cable guards for medium cable

1 TierraCast brass 7 x 12mm lobster claw clasp in silver

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Instructions

step 1
step 1

Place a bead stopper just to the left of the middle of your Soft Flex wire.

String components on to your wire in the following order: the charm, 5mm crystal AB bicone, letter W bead, 5mm emerald bicone, letter I bead, 5mm Capri blue bicone, letter N bead, 5mm purple velvet bicone, letter S bead and one more 5mm crystal AB bicone.


step 2
step 2

Count out 10 black seed beads and set them aside for later.

String approximately 7 1/2 inches of black seed beads on to your wire, less if you'd like a shorter necklace.

Move the bead stopper to this side of your necklace.

Length Options: 7 1/2 inches of seed beads on each side of the necklace will give you a 21-inch necklace, not including the 3-inch chain that makes the necklace adjustable up to 24 inches. If you want a shorter necklace, you can string less than 7 1/2 inches, but make sure you keep the amount of seed beads the same on both sides of your necklace.


step 3
step 3

String beads on to your wire in the following order to the left of the charm: one 5mm crystal AB bicone, letter E bead, 5mm sunflower bicone, letter V bead, 5mm tangerine bicone, letter O bead, 5mm light Siam bicone, letter L bead and your last 5mm crystal AB bicone.

Add the same amount of seed beads that you added to the other side of the necklace.


step 4
step 4

String 3mm bicones on to your wire in the following order: one crystal AB, light Siam, tangerine, sunflower and one more crystal AB.

String five of the ten black seed beads you put aside earlier on to the wire.

Move the bead stopper to this side of your necklace.


step 5
step 5

String 3mm bicones on to your wire in the following order: one crystal AB, purple velvet, Capri blue, emerald and the last crystal AB.

String the remaining five of the ten black seed beads you put aside earlier on to the wire.

Move your bead stopper to this side of your necklace.


step 6
step 6

Double check your beads to make sure everything looks right. The letter beads should read LOVE WINS. You should have equal lengths of Soft Flex wire on both ends of your necklace.

String a tube crimp on to the wire. String the wire through the cable guard and back through the crimp bead and a couple of seed beads. Crimp the crimp.

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

Optional - you can add the 3-inch piece of silver curb chain using a jumpring, if you would like your necklace to be adjustable in length.

TIP - For best results, use two pairs of flat nose pliers to open and evenly close jumprings.


step 7
step 7

String a tube crimp on to the wire. String the wire through one side of the cable guard. Slide the lobster clasp on to the cable guard. String the wire through the other side of the cable guard, back through the crimp bead and a couple of seed beads.

Make sure your beads are snug but not tight and crimp the crimp. Trim away any excess wire.