Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 110

Materials 27 satin jonquil 4mm Swarovski 5301 bicone crystals 70 gold 6mm freshwater pearls 13 Vintaj 16mm antique brass filigree beadcaps (item #BC30) 2 Vintaj 23mm sparrow’s compass antique brass medallion (item #P210) 2 Vintaj 10mm antique brass jump rings (item #JR50) 8 Vintaj 4.5mm antique brass jump rings (item #JR20) 40cm Vintaj 3.5x4mm antique brass cable chain (item #CH40) 1 Vintaj 21x9mm antique brass swirl clasp (item #CL60) 1 spool of 24 gauge Artistic Wire in gunmetal finish Tools Wire cutters Chain nose pliers Round nose pliers Hand file Step 1 Create wrapped loops with the 70 pearls and 27 crystals. Wrap 2-3 times in each wrapped loop. Set these beaded connectors aside (Photo 1). Step 2 1 You will need 50 pieces of connectors converted from the 16mm filigree bead caps. Each beadcap will yield four connectors. Cut the filigree bead cap between the creases of two adjoining links. The thirteen bead caps should yield 52 connectors, two more than necessary (Photo 2). 2