Cousin Erica Necklace

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by Cousin Design Team

Cousin Erica Necklace

Making your own beautiful tortoise shell necklace is easy! This project shows you how!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut (2) 7 inch lengths of Gold chain.
  • 2
    Attach a 6 mm jump ring to each end of each chain.
  • 3
    Attach a toggle end to one end of each chain.
  • 4
    Cut an 8 inch length of beading wire. Thread approximately 30 seed beads and one crimp tube onto the wire. Thread the wire through an end link of the tortoise and the marbled ecru linked sections.
  • 5
    Bring the end of the wire back through the crimp tube and pull the wires taunt. Crimp the metal tube and trim the excess wires.
  • 6
    Repeat steps 4-5 for the second beaded link on the same side of the acrylic links. Then repeat steps 4-5 twice for the other ends of the acrylic link sections.
  • 7
    Use the 6 mm jump rings attached to the ends of the chains to connect the seed bead links to the chain sections.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Supplies

  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Chain Large Oval 20 inch Gold 104556579
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Starter Pack Gold 145 pc. 104563633
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics 7-Link Marbled Ecru Acrylic Links 104801311
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics 10-Link Tortoise Acrylic Links 104801235
  • Cousin Tool Basics Value Pack 3 pc. 104257385
  • 7-Strand .3mm Gold Beading Wire
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bead It Jewelry Connection™ Beads 10/0 Copper 104247932
  • Crimping Pliers
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865