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Larimar & Iolite Necklace

Larimar & Iolite Necklace

In this pretty necklace design we've combined vibrant larimar with mesmerising iolite rondelle beads! This projects requires wire wrapping skills which can be used to make all kinds of wonderful designs.

Our iolite beads are sold in a pack of 10 which means you can choose to add more to your design or keep them for future projects!

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS

1. Apply glue to the cabochon setting and set the larimar cabochon, then leave to dry.

2. Use side cutters to cut the necklet chain in half.

3. Cut a length of wire about 5cm long and use this to wire wrap a iolite bead. You can see the technique used in step by step photographs here.

Remember when you are doing this to hook a link chain into one of the loops you make so that it hangs from it without the need of a jump ring. Then you can hook the other loop onto the setting loop to finish.

4. Repeat step 3 on the other side of the setting and your designs is complete!

RECOMMENDED TOOLS FOR THIS PROJECT

Devcon 5 Minute Epoxy Glue

Side cutters

Snipe nose pliers or flat nose pliers

Round nose pliers

You may like to get our pack of pliers & side cutters which is an economical way of buying all the pliers you will need for every project!

CUSTOMISE YOUR KIT

Make the design your own by using other gemstone beads and charms.

Shop gemstone beads

Shop cabochons

JEWELLERY MAKING BOOKS

The New Encyclopedia Of Jewellery Making Techniques - Jinks McGrath

The Encyclopedia of Wire Jewellery Techniques By Sarah Withers


Kernowcraft's jewellery making kits are aimed to inspire you - therefore the step by step instructions are available online only with a shopping list, where you can easily customise the design to suit you. We recommend printing or bookmarking this page ready to follow.

The suggested products used in this project are suggestions to inspire you. Products used were compatible at the time of making but do be aware that gemstones are natural and hand cut stocks can vary, so do use your own common sense as to the compatibility of each item when making.

Your shopping list

You can buy all the products in this collection at once by clicking the button below or add individual products by clicking the button beside each one.

Total price for all items: £49.98

Larimar Cabochons

Quantity: 1
Total price: £26.99
Additional information: Please check larimar fits in link setting

Iolite Rondelle Beads

Quantity: 1
Total price: £1.50