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Victorian Gothic Necklace

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Cousin Corporation
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Cousin®:
    Black Lace Accent (3 pk)
    6mm Black Glass Pearls (1 pk)
    Gunmetal/Smoke Metal Charms (1 pk)
    6mm Gunmetal/Black Rhinestone Beads (2 pk)
    Gunmetal Charms/Connectors (1 pk)
    4mm/6mm Black Bicone Mix (2 pk)
  • Gunmetal 4mm jump rings (7 pc)
  • Gunmetal eye pins (73 pc)
  • Gunmetal head pins (2 pc)
  • Silver 7-strand beading wire (20")
  • Gunmetal lobster claw clasp (1 pc)
  • Gunmetal 6mm jump ring (1 pc)
  • Crimping pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Wire cutters

DIRECTIONS:

1. Make the following bead drops and links: (2) 4mm bicone drops, (22) 4mm bicone links, (21) 6mm bicone links and (28) 6mm pearl links.
2. Attach a 4mm jump ring to each of the following pieces: (4) gunmetal/rhinestone connectors and the (3) black lace accents.
3. Make the following beaded section: a 4mm bicone/6mm pearl/6mm bicone/4mm bicone/6mm pearl/6mm bicone/6mm pearl/4mm bicone. Make two of these.
4. Using a crimp tube, attach the length of beading wire to a lobster claw clasp.
5. Thread the following bead pattern onto the wire: a 4mm bicone, a pearl, a 4mm pearl, a pearl, a 4mm bicone, a pearl, a 4mm bicone, a pearl, a 4mm bicone, a pearl, a 6mm bicone, a pearl, a 6mm bicone, a pearl, a 6mm bicone, a pearl, a 6mm bicone, a rhinestone bead, a 6mm bicone, a pearl, the 4mm bicone link at the end of a beaded section, a pearl, a 6mm bicone, a rhinestone bead, a 4mm bicone, a gunmetal connector, a 4mm bicone, a rhinestone bead, a 6mm bicone, a pearl, a black lace accent, a pearl, a 4mm bicone, a rhinestone bead, a 6mm bicone, a pearl, a gunmetal connector, a pearl, a 6mm bicone, a rhinestone bead, a 4mm bicone and a pearl.
6. Thread on a black lace accent.
7. Then thread on the reverse pattern of step 5.
8. Using a crimp tube, attach the beading wire to a 6mm jump ring. Trim the excess wire.
9. Attach the other end of the beaded link sections (one end is threaded onto the beading wire) to the side of the two lace accents.
10. Make two 4mm bicone drops. Attach a drop to each of the outer gunmetal connectors.
11. Use 4mm jump rings to connect a smoke charm to the two gunmetal connectors in the center of the necklace.
12. Make the following linked sections: (2) 4mm bicone/pearl links, attach a smoke charm to one end of each linked section; (2) 6mm bicone/pearl/6mm bicone/4mm bicones, attach a smoke charm to one end of each linked section; (1) 4mm bicone/pearl/6mm bicone/pearl/4mm bicone link, attach a smoke charm to one end of each linked section.
13. Attach the two bead linked section to the bottom left loop of the left accent and to the bottom right loop of the right accent.
14. Attach the four bead linked section to the bottom center of the left and right accents.
15. Attach the five bead linked section to the bottom center of the accent.
16. Make the following beaded link sections: (2) pearl/4mm bicone/pearl/6mm bicone sections; (2) 4mm bicone/pearl/6mm bicone/pearl/6mm bicone/pearl/4mm bicone sections and (2) 4mm bicone/6mm bicone/pearl/6mm bicone/pearl/6mm bicone/pearl/6mm bicone/4mm bicone sections.
17. Attach the longest bead section to the bottom left and bottom right of the center accent and attach the linked section to the bottom of the left and right accents.
18. Attach the second longest bead sections to the sides of the center accent. Attach the linked sections to the bottom sides of the left and right accents.
19. Attach the shortest bead sections to the sides of the center accent. Attach the linked sections to the sides of the left and right accents.

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