Confetti Necklace
Designer Jamie Hogsett
Skill Level Beginner

Materials

925 Sterling Silver Plated Soft Flex Extreme Wire .024 diameter - 18"
26 gauge Black Soft Flex Craft Wire - 1 spool
26 gauge Non-Tarnish Silver Plated Soft Flex Craft Wire - 1 spool
Sterling Silver Hook and Eye Clasp - 1 set
3x3mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tubes - 2 pcs
Size 8° Turquoise Seed Beads - 18 pcs
Size 8° Red Seed Beads - 16 pcs
Size 8° Silver Seed Beads - 16 pcs

Tools

Cutters
Mighty Crimping Pliers
Twist N Curl Mini Set

Instructions



Step 1: Use 20" of non-tarnish silver plated Soft Flex Craft Wire to string 1 turquoise seed bead to the center of the wire. Use both ends of wire to twist for about 1/8".

Step 2: Use 1 end of the wire to string 1 red seed bead. Bend the wire around the bead and twist the bead a few times so that the wire twists around itself (around the bead). Use both ends of wire to twist for about 1/8".

Step 3: Repeat Step 2 using 1 silver seed beads. Repeat Step 2 using 1 turquoise seed bead.

Step 4: Repeat Steps 2 and 3 three times, omitting the final turquoise seed bead. Set aside.

Step 5: Use 20" of black wire to string 1 red seed bead to the center of the wire. Use both ends of wire to twist for about 1/8".

Step 6: Repeat Step 2 using 1 silver seed bead. Repeat Step 2 using 1 turquoise seed bead. Repeat Step 2 using 1 red seed bead.

Step 7: Repeat Step 6 three times, omitting the final red seed bead. Set aside.

Step 8: Repeat Steps 5 to 7 for a second piece using black wire.

Step 9: Use 20" of non-tarnish silver plated wire to string 1 silver seed bead to the center of the wire. Use both ends of wire to twist for about 1/8".

Step 10: Repeat Step 2 using 1 turquoise seed bead. Repeat Step 2 using 1 red seed bead. Repeat Step 2 using 1 silver seed bead. Repeat Step 2 using 1 turquoise seed bead. Repeat Step 2 using 1 red seed bead. Set aside.

Step 11: Repeat Steps 9 and 10 for a second piece using silver wire.

Step 12: Hold all five twisted pieces together about 1/4" from the last seed bead twisted into each piece. Twist all ten wire ends together. Use the twisted wire to from a wire wrapped loop. Set pendant aside.

Step 13: Use black Soft Flex Craft Wire and the larger of the two Twist N Curls in the Mini Set to make a coil 4" long. Cut the coil into four 3/4" pieces and two 1/2" pieces. Use your fingers to gently spread apart the coil pieces.

Step 14: Use the 925 Sterling Silver Plated Soft Flex Extreme Wire to string 1 crimp tube and one half of the clasp. Pass back through the tube and crimp.

Step 15: String 1 turquoise seed bead, one 3/4" coil, 1 red seed bead, one 1/2" coil, 1 silver seed bead, one 3/4" coil, and 1 turquoise seed bead.

Step 16: String the pendant. Repeat Step 15, reversing the stringing sequence. String 1 crimp tube and the other half of the clasp. Pass back through the tube and crimp.


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.