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Pink Shell Set

Materials

18cm chain
1 heart lobster clasp
1 11mm cast metal twisted ring
2 ear hooks
10 long head pins
14 short head pins
17 6mm jump rings
16 4mm cast metal daisy spacers
2 charms
10 20mm printed shell beads
4 17mm lucite-style star flower beads dark pink
4 17mm lucite-style star flower beads light pink
2 12mm rhinestone balls
4 4x6mm Imperial Crystal rondelle beads
4 6x8mm Imperial Crystal rondelle beads

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

1. Create the following beaded-dangles
A: Eight shell beaded-dangle: One 20mm shell bead.
B: Two small rondelle beaded-dangle: One 4x6mm rondelle bead
C: Four medium rondelle beaded-dangle: One daisy spacer and one 6x8mm rondelle bead
D: Eight star flower rondelle beaded-dangle: One daisy spacer and one 17mm lucite-star flower bead.
E: Two rhinestone ball beaded-dangle: One daisy spacer and one 12mm rhinestone bead.

NOTE: Beaded-dangles are created by threading the bead or sequence of beads on a head pin, then trimming the head pin 1cm from the last bead and forming a loop.

2.Take one 6mm jump ring and thread the end of the 18cm length of chain and attach the clasp. Take one more 6mm jump ring and attach the 11mm cast metal twisted ring to the other end.

3. Attach the charms and beaded-dangles to the bracelet base by using 6mm jump rings in the following order (start on the first link next to the jump ring attaching the clasp and keep adding charms every second link). Cluster all the items on one jump ring for each link.
LINK 1: One medium rondelle beaded-dangle (Step 1c)
LINK 3: One star flower rondelle beaded-dangle (Step 1d) and shell beaded-dangle (Step 1a)
LINK 5: One small rondelle beaded-dangle (Step 1b) and one charm
LINK 7: Same as link 3 (use an alternate colour star flower)
LINK 9: Same as link 1
LINK 11: Same as link 5 (use an alternate colour star flower)
LINK 13: One rhinestone ball beaded-dangle (Step 1e)
LINK 15: Same as link 5 (use an alternate colour star flower)

Repeat the sequence from link one to link fifteen one more times to complete the bracelet.

EARRING
1. Take one head pin and thread one shell beads, one daisy spacer and one 4x6mm rondelle bead. Finish the head pin with a wrapped loop. Take the ear hook and gently undo the bottom loop attach the newly created beaded-dangle. Repeat for second earring