Jamaican Me Crazy
Designer Damien Shay

Materials

Soft Flex Metallics Wire, Antique Brass .019 Diameter - 14"
Boar's Tooth Pendant from Marie Laveau’s House of Voodoo - 1 pc
6mm Portuguese Braided Round Cork Natural Cord from Antelope Beads - 11"
6mm TierraCast Cord Antique Brass End Cap from Antelope Beads - 4 pcs
Jamaican Ackee Tree Seed Bead - 4 pcs
5x5mm Ribbed Antique Brass Pewter Plated Bead from Antelope Beads - 8 pcs
5x10mm White Wood Natural Bead from Antelope Beads - 2 pcs
4mm Red Dyed Bamboo Bead - 10 pcs
2x2mm Copper Crimp Tube - 4 pcs
Antique Brass Toggle Clasp - 1 set

Tools

Super New Glue from Antelope Beads
Leather Cutter from Antelope Beads
Regular Crimper
Cutter
Round Nose Pliers
Bead Stopper

Instructions

Finished Size: 24"

Step 1: Cut the braided cork cord into two 5 1/2" pieces using the Leather Cutter. Take the Antique Brass End Caps and put three drops of the Super New Glue inside each, then insert the ends of the two cork cords into each end cap and set both cords aside to dry.





Step 2: Cut a 12" length of .019 diameter Soft Flex Metallics Wire in Antique Brass color and attach a bead stopper to one end. String these beads on the wire in the following order: 1 bamboo, 1 Ackee, 1 bamboo, 1 antique brass plated pewter, 1 wood, 1 pewter, 1 bamboo, 1 Ackee, 1 bamboo, 1 pewter, 1 wood, 1 pewter, and 1 bamboo.



Step 3:
Next string the Boar's Tooth Pendant and the following beads in this order: 1 bamboo, 1 pewter, 1 wood, 1 pewter, 1 bamboo, 1 Ackee, 1 bamboo, 1 pewter, 1 wood, 1 pewter, 1 bamboo, 1 Ackee and 1 bamboo.



Step 3: On one end of the wire, string a 2x2mm copper crimp tube and an end cap from one of the cork cords. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and crimp using regular crimping pliers. Click here for step by step instructions on how to crimp.



Step 4: Repeat Step 3 on the other side of the necklace.



Step 5: Cut 2" of beading wire and string an end cap (on the other end of one of the cork cords), a crimp tube, and one half of the toggle clasp. Pass the wire pack through the crimp tube and tighten up the slack in the wire using the round nose pliers. Crimp the crimp tube with the regular crimping pliers. Click here for step by step instructions on how to crimp. Trim the wire flush to the crimp tube.

Step 6: Use the remaining wire and repeat Step 5 on the other end of the necklace.






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