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Sunfire Necklace

Posted by on 12/23/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sunfire Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Sunfire Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – Silver-Plated 15mm Lobster Clasp 
13 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
23 – Silver-Plated Eyepins
7 – Silver-12mm Jump Rings
24 – Silver-Plated 8mm Jump Rings
6 – Silver-Plated 6mm Ridged Round Beads
32 – Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Beads
7 – Orange Red 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones
4 – Orange AB 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelles 
11 – Carnelian 13x18mm Semiprecious Puff Ovals
8 – Red Topaz AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles

Create Focal Dangle

Create the Drops

sfn1Red Orange Bicone Drop (7) - Add 1 – Red Orange 4mm Glass Crystal Bicone to a ball pin.  Make a 90°º 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 6 times.


sfn2Ridged Round Drop (6) - Add 1 – Silver-Plated 6mm 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.


sfn3Carnelian Oval Drop (3) - Open the loop of one eyepin and add the loop of one Orange Red Bicone Drop you created.  Close the loop of the eyepin.  Add one Carnelian 12x18mm Semiprecious Puff Oval to the eyepin.  Create a loop in the eyepin.  Make a 90° bend in eyepin above beads.  Using round nose pliers hold the eyepin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around eyepin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Repeat 2 times.




sfn4Orange AB Rondelle Drop (4) - Open the loop of one eyepin and add the loop of one Orange Red Bicone Drop you created.  Close the loop of the eyepin.  Add one Orange AB 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelle to the eyepin.  Create a loop in the eyepin.  Make a 90° bend in eyepin above beads.  Using round nose pliers hold the eyepin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around eyepin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Repeat 3 times.



Focal
1. Open one 12mm Jump Ring and add one 8mm Jump Ring and one Orange AB Rondelle Drop.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 1.

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Illustration 1

2. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the 12mm Jump Ring you added in Focal Step 1 and one Ridged Round Drop.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 2.

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Illustration 2

3. Open one 12mm Jump Ring and add the 8mm Jump Ring you added in Focal Step 2 and one Carnelian Oval Drop.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 3.

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Illustration 3

4. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the 12mm Jump Ring you added in Focal Step 3 and one Ridged Round.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 4.

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Illustration 4

5. Repeat Focal Steps 1 – 4 TWO times adding the next Jump Ring to the previously added Jump Rings.  

6. Open one 12mm Jump Ring and add the last 8mm Jump Ring you added and one Orange AB Rondelle Drop and one 8mm Jump Ring.  Close the Jump Ring.  

**You have completed the Focal Dangle, put it to the side.**

Create Necklace Links 

sfn9Carnelian Link (8) - Add one Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round, one Carnelian 13x18mm Semiprecious Puff Oval, and one Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round to a Silver-Plated Eye Pin.  Create a 90º angle in the Eye Pin above the last bead you added.  Using a pair of round nose pliers hold the Eye Pin in the angle you created and wrap the Eye Pin around the pliers creating a loop.  Trim the excess Eye pin next to the 90º angle you first created making a matching loop in the eye pin.  Repeat 7 times.
 
sfn10Red Topaz Link (8) - Add one Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round, one Red Topaz AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle, and one Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round to a Silver-Plated Eye Pin.  Create a 90º angle in the Eye Pin above the last bead you added.  Using a pair of round nose pliers hold the Eye Pin in the angle you created and wrap the Eye Pin around the pliers creating a loop.  Trim the excess Eye pin next to the 90º angle you first created making a matching loop in the eye pin.  Repeat 7 times.

Create Necklace
1. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the loop of the Lobster Clasp and the loop of one Red Topaz Link.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 5. 

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Illustration 5

2. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the other loop of the Red Topaz Link you added on Necklace Step 1 and one loop of a Carnelian Link.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 6.  

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Illustration 6

3. Continue adding the links alternating the Red Topaz and Carnelian links until you added FOUR Carnelian Links.

4. Open the 8mm Jump Ring from one side of the Focal Dangle you created earlier.  Add the loop from the last Carnelian Link you added.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 7.

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Illustration 7

5. Open the 8mm Jump Ring from the other side of the Focal Dangle and add one loop of a Carnelian Link.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 8.

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Illustration 8

6. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and the other loop of the Carnelian Link you added on Necklace Step 5 and one loop of a Red Topaz Link.  Close the Jump Ring.  

7. Continue adding the links alternating the Carnelian and Red Topaz links until you added FOUR Red Topaz Links.

8. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the other loop of the last Red Topaz Link you added.  Close the Jump Ring.  See Illustration 9.

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Illustration 9

You’re done!!  This pattern creates a necklace that is 24 inches long.  Use the last Jump Ring you added as the other half of your clasp.

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