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Marigold Necklace

Materials

15 6mm jump rings
10 eye pins
8 head pins
1 hook & clasp set
10cm chain
1 Trinity Brass Co. Dahlia filigree
1 37mm cameo pom-pom flower
4 4mm Imperial bicones
24 6mm Imperial bicones
10 8x6mm Imperial rondelles
4 13x18mm Imperial oval beads
4 10mm rhinestone beads
Flat-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire cutters
E6000

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

Step 1
Glue the pom-pom flower to the centre of the filigree with the shiny side is facing outwards. Allow to dry.
When dry take your round-nose pliers and curl each arm of the filigree inwards.

Step 2
Take one eye pin and thread 1 x 6mm bicone, 1 x 8x6mm rondelle & 1 x 6mm bicone. Repeat this step so you have in total two rondelle beaded connectors.

Step 3
Take one eye pin and thread 1 x 6mm bicone, 1 x 8x6mm rondelle, 1 x rhinestone bead, 1 x 8x6mm rondelle & 1 x 6mm bicone. Repeat this step 3 more times so you have in total four rhinestone beaded connectors.

Step 4
Take one eye pin and thread 1 x 6mm bicone, 1 x 8x6mm rondelle, 1 x 18x13mm oval bead, 1 x 8x6mm rondelle & 1 x 6mm bicone. Repeat this step 3 more times so you have in total four oval beaded connectors.

Step 5
Divide your chain into two 5cm sections

Step 6
Make up the necklace straps by joining the connectors created in steps 2 to 4. Using 6mm jump rings join the connectors in the following order: 1 x rondelle beaded connector (step 2), 1 x rhinestone beaded connector (step 3), 1 x oval beaded connector (step 4), 1 x rhinestone beaded connector & 1 x oval connectors. Take one more 6mm jump ring & thread the end of the beaded chain with one 5cm section of chain.
Repeat this step for the other necklace strap.

Step 7
Take 8 head pins, four 4mm bicones and four 6mm bicone. Place a bead on each head pin, trim 1cm from the bead and form a loop.

Step 8
Take one 6mm jump ring and thread the top of the filigree to create a pendant. *Take one more 6mm jump ring and thread the jump ring attached to the filigree, 1 x beaded strap (step 6), 2 x 4mm bicone dangles (step 7) & 2 x 6mm bicone dangles. Repeat this step from * to attach the other necklace strap.

Step 9
Take 2 x 6mm jump ring and attach the hook & eye to the end of the necklace.