Summer Shark Necklace
Designer Damien Shay

Materials

Satin Silver Soft Flex Wire, .019 Diameter - 19"
Shark Tooth Pendant from Mama's Minerals - 1 pc
6mm Howlite Rondelle Bead from New Mexico Bead & Fetish - 8 pcs
3mm Sterling Silver Round Bead - 26 pcs
6mm Goldstone Round Bead from Beadaholique - 12 pcs
4mm Goldstone Round Bead from Beadaholique - 24 pcs
8x5mm Natural Colored Bamboo Rice Bead - 18 pcs
2x2mm Silver Filled Crimp Tube - 2 pcs
Sterling Silver Bali Style Hook & Eye Clasp - 1 set

Tools

Crimpers
Cutters
Round Nose Pliers
Bead Stoppers

Instructions

Finished Size: 18"

Step 1:
Cut a 19" length of .019 diameter Satin Silver Soft Flex Wire and attach a bead stopper to one end. String one of each bead on the wire in the following order: sterling silver, Howlite, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo and Howlite.



Step 2:
Then string one of each bead on the wire in the following order: Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, Howlite, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo and Howlite.



Step 3: Next string the Shark Tooth Pendant and then one of each bead in the following order: Howlite, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo and Howlite.



Step 4: Then string one of each bead on the wire in the following order: Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, Howlite, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, 4mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 6mm Goldstone, sterling silver, 4mm Goldstone, Bamboo, Howlite and sterling silver (strung beads on each side of the pendant should mirror each other). Add a bead stopper to the end of the wire to hold all the beads in place until you are ready to add the clasp.



Step 5: Remove a bead stopper from one of the ends of the wire and string a 2x2mm silver filled crimp tube, then string half of the sterling silver clasp. Take the end of the wire and string it back through the crimp tube and crimp using the crimping pliers. Click here for step by step instructions on how to crimp. Next use the cutters and trim the excess wire flush to the crimp tube making sure not to cut the side of the wire with the stringed beads.



Step 6: Remove the bead stopper from the other end of the wire and string a 2x2mm silver filled crimp tube and the other half of the clasp. Take the end of the wire and string it back through the crimp tube and crimp using the crimping pliers. Use the cutters and trim the excess wire flush to the crimp tube.






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