Pretty in Pink Necklace
Designer Sara Oehler
Skill Level Intermediate

Materials

Pink Rhodochrosite Soft Flex Beading Wire .019 diameter - 8'
Sterling Silver Spiral Hook Clasp - 1 set
1x1mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tubes - 50 pcs
2x2mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tubes - 10 pcs
18 gauge Non-Tarnish Silver Soft Flex Craft Wire - 1 spool
Thai Silver Small Rose Pendant - 1 pc
Large Sterling Silver Cones with crease - 2 pcs
3mm Baby Pink Fire Polished Beads - 85 pcs
4mm Baby Pink Fire Polished Beads - 25 pcs

Tools

Chain Nose Pliers
Cutters
Round Nose Pliers
Crimping Pliers
Micro Crimping Pliers

Instructions

Step 1: Cut 5 lengths, each 20 inches long, of Pink .019 Soft Flex Wire.

Step 2: On first length, center flower; crimp a 1mm crimp tube on either side of flower using Micro Crimping Pliers (Click here for Crimping Instructions). Add 1 - 3mm bead, 1 - 4mm bead, and 1 - 3mm bead on each side. Crimp again using 1mm crimp tubes on both sides.

Step 3: Center 1 - 3mm bead, 1 - 4mm bead, and 1 - 3mm bead on the 2nd length of wire.

Step 4: Crimp a 1mm crimp tube on either side using Micro Crimping Pliers.

Step 5: Measure .5 inch from last crimp on this length of wire.

Step 6: Repeat step 4. Add 1 - 4mm bead on both sides. Repeat steps 4 and 5.

Step 7: Repeat step 4. Add 1 - 3mm, 1 - 4mm and 1 - 3mm bead. Repeat steps 4 and 5.

Step 8: Repeat steps 6 and 7.

Step 9: Center 3 - 3mm beads, 1 - 4mm bead, and 3 - 3mm beads on the 3rd length of wire.

Step 10: Repeat steps 4 and 5.

Step 11: Repeat step 4. Add 1 - 3mm, 1 - 4mm and 1 - 3mm bead. Repeat step 4.

Step 12: Center 5 - 3mm beads, 1 - 4mm beads, and 5 - 3mm beads on the 4th length of wire.

Step 13: Repeat steps 4 and 5.

Step 14: Repeat step 4. Add 3 - 3mm beads, 1 - 4mm bead, and 3 - 3mm beads. Repeat step 4.

Step 15: Repeat step 12 on the 5th length of wire.

Step 16: Repeat step 4 and 5.

Step 17: Repeat step 4. Add 3 - 3mm beads, 1 - 4mm bead, and 3 - 3mm beads. Repeat steps 4 and 5.

Step 18: Repeat step 4. Add 1 - 3mm bead, 1 -4mm bead and 1 - 3mm bead. Repeat step 4.

Step 19: Cut 2 inches of Soft Flex® Craft Wire; create a wire wrapped loop (Click here for Basic Wire Wrapped Loop instructions). Crimp each strand of Pink Soft Flex to the loop using a 2mm crimp tube and Regular Crimping pliers.

Step 20: Repeat step 19 on the opposite side of the design.

Step 21: Pull Soft Flex® Craft Wire through Sterling Silver cone. Wire wrap each end to either side of the clasp.


Projects not intended for children under the age of 13. The information on this instruction sheet is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed. Soft Flex® Company disclaims all liability from any injury to anyone undertaking the construction of this project as a result of improper safety precautions.