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How to create a Rainbow Necklace

Learn how to make a necklace using JewelleryMaker Rainbow Colours

Learn how to make a necklace using JewelleryMaker Rainbow Colours

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Step one

Take the Agate rectangles off the strand, and colour match in pairs with two left over for the tassel.

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Step two

Take a 10cm length of the 0.8mm gold colour wire and make a wrapped loop at one end, thread on an Agate then make a wrapped loop at the bottom of the gemstone. do this for all the Agates except for the last Agate at the end of the tassel.

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Step three

For the end of tassel Agate, make a wrapped loop as before, thread on the Agate, then make a larger loop, then thread on the 5 pieces of chain, grab the loop with round nose pliers then continue to wrap then trim.

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Step four

To construct the necklace, open a jump ring, add two rings on and close. Open another ring add on two more and the two from the previous link then close. this forms a two in one chain. continue until you have 8 "2's" linked. Open the top single jump ring and add the lobster claw clasp and close. Make another chain, this time add an extra single jump ring at the top.

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Step five

Take one of the chains, open a jump ring add the end of the chain (the 2 jump rings) and the first Agate then close.

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Step six

Open a jump ring add on the previous agate and 2 jump rings then close.

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Step seven

open a jump ring add on the previous 2 and the next Agate, then close. Continue adding the Agates with 1-2-1 jump rings in between. Create both sides of the necklace, with the last two Agates before the tassel, add 1 then 2 jump rings.

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Step eight

For the tassel, take the Agate with the chain on, open a jump ring, add to the Agate with 2 more jump rings and close. open another jump ring, add the other tassel Agate and close.

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Step nine

To complete the necklace, open a jump ring, add on the tassel and both "2's" from either side of the necklace and close.

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