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Vintage Pink Czech Floral Charm Necklace

Materials

1 clasp
3 8mm cast metal twisted ring
40cm chain
6 eye pins
41 head pins
20 head pins with ball
1 medium head pin
2 heart charms
4 4mm daisy spacers

4 16x12mm oval Imperial Crystal beads
2 12mm Czech Hibiscus flower beads
1 22mm Czech Hibiscus flower beads
1 4x6mm rondelle Imperial Crystal beads pink ab
17 6x8mm rondelle Imperial Crystal beads pink ab
16 8mm south sea shell pearl round beads
14 9x10mm Czech Lily flower beads
8 6x9mm Czech small bell flower
6 12x9mm Czech large bell flower

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

1 Create the following beaded-dangles using small head pins
A: Sixteen pearl beaded-dangles: One 8mm round pearl bead
B: Seventeen crystal beaded-dangles: One 6x8mm pink ab rondelle crystal bead
C: Eight small bell beaded-dangles: One Czech small bell flower bead

Create the following beaded-dangles using head pins with ball
D: Six large bell beaded-dangles: One Czech large bell flower bead
E: Eight Lily beaded-dangles: One Czech lily flower bead
F: Four oval beaded-dangles: One daisy spacer & one 16x12mm crystal oval bead
G: Two small Hibiscus beaded-dangles: One 12mm Czech Hibiscus bead

NOTE: Beaded-dangles are created by threading the bead or sequence of beads on a head pin, then either finishing the head pin with a wrapped loop or a round loop.

2 Divide the chain into two 20cm sections. Take two 6mm jump rings and one 8mm twisted ring. Create the necklace base by using one jump ring for each section of chain attach both sections of 20cm chain to the twisted ring. The twisted ring is the centre of your necklace.

Take one more 6mm jump ring and attach one clasp to one end of the necklace base. On the other end of the necklace base using a 6mm jump ring attach one 8mm twisted ring. Take one new 6mm jump ring and thread the previous 8mm twisted ring and one new 8mm twisted ring.

3 Take one lily bead and thread it head first on the eye pin, trim the eye pin 1cm from the bead and start to form a loop but before closing the loop thread the top loop of one Lily beaded-dangle (step 1E). Now take one 6mm jump ring and attach it to the top loop. Repeat this step five more times so you have in total six hanging lily beaded-chain.

4 Take the last two Lily beaded-dangle (step 1E), two small Hibiscus beaded-dangle (step 1G) and four 6mm jump rings. Attach a jump ring to each beaded-dangle.

5 Take the medium head pin and thread one 22mm Czech Hibiscus flower bead and one 4x6mm pink ab rondelle crystal bead. Create a beaded dangle by trimming the head pin 1cm from the bead and finish with a loop. Now take one 6mm jump ring and thread the top loop of the newly created beaded-dangle and one crystal beaded-dangle (step 1B) and attach the 6mm jump ring to the twisted ring that sits in the middle of the necklace base.

6 Attach the charms and beaded-dangles to the necklace base by using 6mm jump rings in the following order below. Starting working on the right side on the first link next to the jump ring attached to the centre twisted ring and keep adding charms every second link working right.
Link 1 (first link of chain): One 1A pearl beaded-dangle, one 1B crystal beaded-dangle and one large bell beaded-dangle.
Link 3: One 1B crystal beaded-dangle, one 1C small bell beaded-dangle and the jump ring attached to the lily beaded-chain (step 3)
Link 5: One 1A pearl beaded-dangle, one 1E large bell beaded-dangle and one 1F oval beaded-dangle
Link 7: Same as link 3
Link 9: One 1A pearl beaded-dangle, one 1B crystal beaded-dangle & one heart charm
Link 11: Same as link 3
Link 13: Same as link 5
Link 15: One 1A pearl beaded-dangle, one 1B crystal beaded-dangle and the jump ring attached one Lily beaded-dangle (step 4)
Link 17: One 1A pearl beaded-dangle, one 1B crystal beaded-dangle and the jump ring attached one Hibiscus beaded-dangle (step 4).
Link 19: One 1A pearl beaded-dangle & one 1B crystal beaded-dangle
Link 21: One 1B crystal beaded-dangle

7 Repeat the sequence in step 6 for the left side of the necklace starting first link next to the jump ring attached to the centre twisted ring and but instead of working right keep adding charms every second link working left. The only changes to the sequence you will need to make is to swap link 9 with link 17.