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 Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Pearls, Brass-Colored Charms and Focals and Chain 

Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Pearls, Brass-Colored Charms and Focals and Chain
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Jamie, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

To learn more about Jamie Smedley, read her jewelry artist success story here
Instructions by Maura Buckner, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

: : : Materials : : :

  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, Pacific opal, 6x6mm cube (1 bead)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, light smoked topaz, 6mm Xilion bicone (6 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, Pacific opal, 8mm round (5 beads)
  • Bead, gunmetal-plated pewter, 16x9mm bow, fits 8x8mm cube (1 bead)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, creamrose, 6mm round (2 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, white, 8mm round (4 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, antique brass, 8mm round (3 pearls)
  • Charm, antiqued brass-colored steel, 16x16mm fancy flower with cutouts (3 charms)
  • Charm, steel, antique brass-colored, 20x20mm fancy flower with cutouts (3 charms)
  • Charm, antiqued brass-colored steel, 21x17mm fancy butterfly with cutouts (3 charm)
  • Focal, antiqued brass-colored brass, 36x26mm single-sided fancy butterfly (1 focal)
  • Focal, gunmetal-colored brass, 42x40mm double-sided heart locket with etched flower and scroll design (1 focal)
  • Eyepin, gunmetal-plated brass, 1-inch, 21 gauge (16 eyepins)
  • Headpin, gunmetal-plated brass, 1-inch, 21 gauge (3 headpins)
  • Jumpring, gunmetal-plated brass, 5mm round, 20 gauge (8 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, gunmetal-plated brass, 6mm round, 18 gauge (14 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, antiqued brass-plated steel, 5mm round, 21 gauge (36 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, antiqued silver-plated brass, 8mm twisted round, 20 gauge (7 jumprings)
  • Clasp, toggle, gunmetal pewter, 23x18mm single-sided round with flower (1 clasp)
  • Earwire, gunmetal-plated brass, 16mm leverback with 7x2mm shield and open loop (2 earwires)
  • Chain, antiqued brass-plated steel, 3x2mm flat cable link
  • Chain, aluminum with gunmetal finish, 6x4mm curb
  • Pliers, flush-cutter 
  • Pliers, round-nose 
  • Pliers, chain-nose 
  • Pliers, flat-nose 
  • End of Materials List

    Necklace

    Step 1
    Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
    • One 8-1/2 inch length of antiqued brass-plated flat cable chain
    • One 8-1/2 inch length of gunmetal-plated 6x4mm curb chain
    Step 2
    String one Swarovski 8mm round Pacific opal crystal onto a 1-inch gunmetal-plated eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin. Repeat to create a total of three Swarovski 8mm round Pacific opal crystal beading links.

    Repeat to create the following:
    • Three 8mm round antique brass crystal pearl beading links using one 8mm round antique brass crystal pearl and one 1-inch eyepin
    • Three 8mm round white crystal pearl beading links using one 8mm round white crystal pearl and one 1-inch eyepin
    • Three 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal beading links using one 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal and one 1-inch eyepin
    Step 3
    String one Swarovski 6mm cube Pacific opal crystal and one 16x9mm gunmetal-plated bow onto a 1-inch gunmetal-plated headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the headpin creating a wrapped bead drop.

    Repeat to create the following:
    • One 8mm round white crystal pearl wrapped bead drop using one 8mm round white pearl and one 1-inch headpin
    • One 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal wrapped bead drop using one 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal and one 1-inch headpin
    Step 4
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle bar portion of the clasp and two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings. Close the jumprings.
    Step 5
    Repeat to attach the components in the following order:
    • One 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring
    • Bottom wing on a 21x17mm butterfly charm
    • One 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring (attached to the top wing on the opposite side of the 21x17mm butterfly charm)
    • One 8-1/2 inch length of gunmetal-plated 6x4mm curb chain
    • One 8mm twisted antiqued silver-plated jumpring
    • One 8mm round antique brass crystal pearl beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 8mm round antique brass crystal pearl beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 8mm round antique brass crystal pearl beading link
    • One 8mm twisted antiqued silver-plated jumpring
    • One 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • Top loop on a 16x16mm flower charm
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring) through the bottom loop on a 16x16mm flower charm
    • One 8mm round white crystal pearl beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 8mm round white crystal pearl beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One 8mm round white crystal pearl beading link
    • One 8mm twisted antiqued silver-plated jumpring
    • One Swarovski 8mm round Pacific opal crystal beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One Swarovski 8mm round Pacific opal crystal beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One Swarovski 8mm round Pacific opal crystal beading link
    • One 8mm twisted antiqued silver-plated jumpring
    • Top loop on a 16x16mm flower charm
    • Two 6mm gunmetal-plated jumprings (double jumpring) through the bottom loop on a 16x16mm flower charm
    • Top loop on a 20x20mm flower charm
    • Two 6mm gunmetal-plated jumprings (double jumpring) through the bottom loop on a 20x20mm flower charm
    • Top loop on a 16x16mm flower charm
    • Two 6mm gunmetal-plated jumprings (double jumpring) through the bottom loop on a 16x16mm flower charm
    • One 8mm twisted antiqued silver-plated jumpring
    • Loop on the toggle ring portion of the clasp
    Step 6
    Open a 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal wrapped bead drop and the bottom loop on the 21x17mm butterfly charm from Step 5. Close the jumpring.
    Step 7
    Open a 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring. Pass it through the loop on an 8mm round white pearl wrapped bead drop and the ring portion of the toggle clasp. Close the jumpring.

    Open an 8mm twisted antiqued silver-plated jumpring. Pass it though the loop on the Swarovski 6mm cube Pacific opal crystal and bow wrapped bead drop, the loop on the antenna on the 36x26mm butterfly focal piece and the ring portion of the toggle clasp. Close the jumpring.

    Open an 8mm twisted antiqued silver-plated jumpring. Pass it though the loop on 42x40mm heart locket and the ring portion of the toggle clasp. Close the jumpring.
    Step 8
    Open a 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring. Pass it through the first link on a 8-1/2 inch length of antiqued brass-plated flat cable chain and the 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring above the 8-1/2 inch length of gunmetal-plated 6x4mm curb chain from Step 5. Repeat to attach the last link of the 8-1/2 inch length of antiqued brass-plated flat cable chain to the 6mm gunmetal-plated jumpring under the 8-1/2 inch length of gunmetal-plated 6x4mm curb chain from Step 5.

    Earrings

    Step 1
    String one Swarovski 8mm round Pacific opal crystal onto a 1-inch 21-gauge eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin creating a beading link.

    Repeat to create the following:
    • Two Swarovski 8mm round Pacific opal crystal beading links
    • Two 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal beading links using one 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal and one 1-inch eyepin
    • Two 6mm round white crystal pearl bead drops using one 8mm round white crystal pearl and one 1-inch headpin
    Step 2
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on a 6mm bicone light smoked topaz crystal beading link. Pass it through the loop on the earwire. Close the loop.
    Step 3
    Repeat to attach the components in the following order:
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • One Swarovski 8mm round Pacific opal crystal beading link
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring)
    • Top loop on a 20x20mm flower charm
    • Two 5mm antiqued silver-plated jumprings (double jumpring) through the bottom loop on the 20x20mm flower charm
    • Top loop on a 21x17mm butterfly charm
    • Two 5mm antiqued brass-plated jumprings (double jumpring) through the bottom loop on the 21x17mm butterfly charm
    • One 6mm round white crystal pearl bead drop
    Step 4
    Repeat Step 2 and 3 to create the second earring.
    : : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Making a Simple Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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