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Reflections™ Topaz Crystal Necklace and Earrings

Instructions:

Necklace Instructions:
1. Cut a 3” piece of 24 gauge gold wire.
2. String rectangular faceted topaz glass bead on the length of wire and make wrapped loops on the both sides using wrapped loop technique, ensuring that this bead is connected to the toggle on the one side, before closing the final loop.
3. Cut a 3” piece of 24 gauge gold wire.
4. String rectangular faceted topaz glass bead on the length of wire and make wrapped loops on the both sides, ensuring that this bead is connected to the wrapped bead from Step 2 on the one side, before closing the final loop.
5. Continue to make a beaded chain using topaz beads and wrapped loops until the necklace measures 20 beads in length. On the 20th bead, ensure this bead is connected to the toggle bar before closing the final loop.
6. Make four 1.5mm diameter holes on the bottom of toggle, using hand drill, approximately 2.5 mm from the edge.
7. To make the first charm, connect together five 4mm gold jump rings to form a chain.
8. Attach one end to the metal gold oval tag and to the first toggle hole on the other.
9. To make the second charm, string small gold “love” bead on a head pin. Make a loop above using the simple loop technique.
10. Use a 4mm gold jump ring to connect this bead to the second toggle hole.
11. To make the third charm, string topaz bead on a gold eye pin. Make a loop above using the simple loop technique, ensuring that this bead is connected to the third toggle hole, before closing the loop.
12. Use a 4mm gold jump ring to attach the oval gold metal tag to the bottom of beaded head pin created in Step 11.
13. To make the fourth charm, connect together three 4mm gold jump rings to form a chain.
14. Attach one end of the jump ring chain to the metal gold oval tag and to the last toggle hole on the other.

Earrings:
1. Cut 3” piece of 24 gauge gold wire.
2. String rectangular faceted topaz glass bead on the middle of wire. Make wrapped loops on the both sides, ensuring that this bead is connected to the ear hook on the one side, before closing the final loop.
3. String small metal “love” bead on a head pin. Make a wrapped loop above, ensuring that this bead is connected to a bottom loop of bead from the previous step, before closing the loop.
4. Cut 3” piece of 24 gauge gold wire.
5. String topaz drop bead on the middle of wire. Fold wire ends to the top and make a wrapped loop above, ensuring that this bead is connected to the same bottom loop as metal word bead.
6. Repeat all steps to make the second earring.

Additional Products Used

23 - rectangular faceted topaz glass beads
2 - faceted topaz glass drops
2 - gold ear wires
4 - 2” gold head pins
75” of 24 gauge gold wire
Finding 4mm Jump Ring Gold BM82458
NOTE: Use a head pin to make one an eye pin.



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