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Shades of Grey

by: Jennifer Tough

Need something quick for a dinner party over the holidays?  Here's a project using exquisite materials that you can whip up in less than hour. Grey is of course timeless, understated, but incredibly beautiful - especially with these fabulous beads! Tourmalated Quartz, and Crystal Satin Swarovski's - Can't go wrong really...

It turns out tourmalted quartz is supposed to be quite lucky...I think I'll wear this while buying a lotto max ticket - and rub it when they do the draw - I'll let you know how that turns out ;->

The clasp steals the show - Wear it up front!

I do apologize for the lack-luster photography. I'm quite challenged when trying to photograph greys - this necklace is far more sparkly in person.

          
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Components
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96036001 Softflex (tm) Beading Wire - 30 ft .019 (Medium) - Extreme Sterling Silver (Spool)Price: $ 49.59
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Qty: 1 s24274 Sterling - Toggle Clasp - 3 Strand Cobble Stones - Antiqued Sterling

(Yes, it's meant for a three strand project - You don't have to use all the links though.)

Price: $ 24.35
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Qty: 2 96002401 Sterling Crimps - 2 x 2 mm Crimp Tube - Sterling (50)Price: $ 5.85
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s24716 Stone Beads - 13 x 18 mm Oval - Phosphosiderite

(I used most of the strand with two beads to spare - make earrings!)

Price: $ 7.76
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27753011611001 Swarovski Bead - 4 mm Faceted Bicone (5301) - Crystal Satin (36)

(One package is plenty. I used 3 beads together next to the clasp ends to ensure the bar goes through the toggle easily.)

Price: $ 7.11
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