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Magic Orchid Necklace

Posted by on 1/2/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Magic Orchid Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Magic Orchid Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – 22 inch length of Antique Silver-Plated 4x3mm Cable Chain 
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
29 – Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
24 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm 22 Gauge Jump Rings
6 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridge Rounds
12 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
11 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Beads

Step One - Create Drops

mon1Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop (12) - Add 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra. Repeat 11 times.


mon2Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drop (11) - Add 1 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Bead to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra. Repeat 10 times.


mon3Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Drop (6) - Add 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra. Repeat 5 times.
Step Two - Assemble Necklace

1. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of the lobster clasp and the end link of the chain.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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2. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of the lobster clasp and the other end link of the chain.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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3. Find the center link of the cable chain by folding the chain in half.  Open one 5mm jump ring, add 2 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Drops and add the center link of the chain.  Close the jump ring.

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4. Open one 5mm jump ring, add 2 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 3 between the two Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Drops.  Close the jump ring.

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5. Open one 5mm jump ring, add 2 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 4 between the two Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drops.  Close the jump ring.

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6. Open one 5mm jump ring, add 2 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 5 between the two Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round.  Close the jump ring. 

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7. Open one 5mm jump ring, add 2 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 6 between the two Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Drops.  Close the jump ring. 

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8. Open one 5mm jump ring, add 2 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 7 between the two Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drops.  Close the jump ring.

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9. Open one 5mm jump ring, add 2 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 8 between the two Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drops.  Close the jump ring.

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10.  Open one 5mm jump ring, add 1 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 9 between the two Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Drops.  Close the jump ring.

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11. Skip three chain links to the right; open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop.  Close the jump ring.

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12. Skip three chain links to the right; open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drop.  Close the jump ring. 

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13. Skip three chain links to the right;  open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop.  Close the jump ring.

14. Skip three chain links to the right; open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drop.  Close the jump ring.

15. Skip three chain links to the right;  open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop.  Close the jump ring.

16. Skip three chain links to the right; open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drop.  Close the jump ring.

17. Skip three chain links to the right;  open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop.  Close the jump ring.

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18. Skip three chain links to the left; open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop.  Close the jump ring.

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19. Skip three chain links to the left; open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drop.  Close the jump ring. 

20. Skip three chain links to the left;  open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop.  Close the jump ring.

21. Skip three chain links to the left; open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drop.  Close the jump ring.

22. Skip three chain links to the left;  open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop.  Close the jump ring.

23. Skip three chain links to the left; open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Magic Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Drop.  Close the jump ring.

24. Skip three chain links to the left;  open one 5mm jump ring and add the chain link and 1 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop.  Close the jump ring.

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You are done!!  This pattern makes a necklace that is 22 inches long.




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