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DIY~Stunning Swarovski Heart Necklaces For Less Than $3 Each!

I made several of these beautiful "Bermuda Blue" Swarovski hearts for under $3.00 each! A lot of people are surprised when I tell them that the price of Swarovski pendants are not out of reach. MANY bead sites have crystal beads and pendants for half price on and off during the year. I recently purchased several of these beautiful hearts for .91 cents each during a half price sale at . Truthfully, I don't think you could find a lovelier gift to give for under $3! Think of the possibilities! Fund raisers, craft shows, Christmas gifts, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, Birthday, Bridesmaid gifts and more! I shared the sites where I found my supplies, however, you can also easily look up your own resources for similar prices. Enjoy! 

See my full YouTube tutorial on how to make this necklace! Just click on the following link:

Materials Needed:

*14mm Swarovski Heart in "Bermuda Blue" 
*1 Sterling Silver Plated Wave Chain Necklace, 2mm, 20 Inches Long
*1 TierraCast Pinch Bail (No longer than a 5mm grip length)
*Silver Plated 16 Gauge Oval Jump Ring (Optional!)

*Chain Nose Pliers
*Flat Nose Pliers

I purchased my Swarovski Heart from during their half off sale on Swarovski Crystal. They have these sales quite often. I purchased many hearts for .91 cents each.

I purchased my beautiful sterling silver 2mm wave chain necklaces from the following Ebay seller from China: 
I paid $7.99 for 10 chains and the shipping was free. It did take about 2.5 weeks to arrive.

I purchased my Tierracast pinch bail from a seller on Ebay. Here is the link: With shipping, I paid $1.68 per bail because I only ordered 4 bails. Of course, the more you order, the lower the shipping, thus less for the bail. 

The oval jump ring is OPTIONAL. However, I purchased mine from the following Etsy seller. This seller charges $4.00 for 100 rings.


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