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 Choker-Style Necklace with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 

Choker-Style Necklace with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
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-- Designer --

Kristal Wick, Jewelry Designer and Instructor and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador

To learn more about Kristal Wick, read her jewelry artist success story here

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  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, jet, 2.5mm Xilion bicone (36 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 2.5mm Xilion bicone (45 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal comet argent light, 3mm Xilion bicone (59 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, greige, 6mm Xilion bicone (6 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, 4mm round (23 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal silver night, 6x4mm rondelle (12 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 6x4mm rondelle (4 beads)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, platinum, 3mm round (16 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, dark grey, 3mm round (37 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, dark grey, 6mm round (26 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, light grey, 6mm round (2 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, platinum, 10mm round (2 pearls)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, greige, 6mm Xilion rivoli pendant (4 drops)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, jet, 6mm Xilion rivoli pendant (10 drops)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 6mm rivoli pendant (4 drops)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 11x5.5mm teardrop pendant (4 drops)
  • Seed bead, Delica, glass, opaque black, #11 round (2 seed beads)
  • Spacer bar, Swarovski crystal and silver-plated brass, jet with silver-foil back, 17.5x2.5mm 3-strand multi-stone rectangle with 4mm between holes, eight size PP16 chatons (3 spacer bars)
  • Crimp, silver-plated brass, 2x1.5mm round, 1.3mm inside diameter (6 crimp beads)
  • Clasp, 3-strand box, silver-plated brass, 9mm square with flower (1 clasp)
  • Beading wire, Accu-Flex, pearl, 49 strand, 0.019-inch diameter
  • Bead Stopper, stainless steel, mini
  • Pliers, flush-cutter 
  • Pliers, crimping 
  • End of Materials List
    Step 1
    Cut two 19-inch lengths and one 23-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.

    Strand 1

    Step 2
    String one of each of the following onto one end of one 19-inch length of beading wire:

    Top hole of a spacer bar, 6mm greige bicone, jet rivoli pendant, greige rivoli pendant, jet rivoli pendant, 6mm greige bicone, 6mm crystal silver night rondelle, 6mm crystal light grey pearl, 6mm crystal silver night rondelle, 6mm greige bicone, crystal AB rivoli drop pendant, jet rivoli drop pendant, crystal AB rivoli drop pendant, 6mm greige bicone, 6mm dark grey pearl, 6mm greige bicone, 3mm platinum pearl, 6mm greige bicone, jet rivoli pendant, greige rivoli pendant, jet rivoli pendant, 6mm greige bicone, 6mm crystal silver night rondelle, 6mm crystal light grey pearl, 6mm crystal silver night rondelle, 6mm crystal greige bicone, 4mm crystal round and a 3mm platinum pearl. Pass the beading wire through the top hole of a 2nd spacer bar.

    Repeat the bead pattern of Step 2, stringing it in reverse to create the center section of Strand 1. Center the beaded sections on the wire.
    Step 3
    String onto the wire, the top hole of a spacer bar and one 4mm crystal round.
    Step 4
    Continue stringing the following pattern: one 6mm dark grey pearl, one 3mm platinum pearl, one 3mm jet bicone, and one 3mm platinum pearl.

    Repeat this bead pattern for a total of five sets. String one 6mm dark grey pearl, one 3mm platinum pearl, one 3mm jet bicone and one 4mm crystal round. Place a bead stopper on the end of the beading wire.

    Repeat Steps 3 and 4 on the other side of Strand 1 to complete the stringing for this strand.

    Strand 2

    Step 5
    String the second 19-inch length of beading wire through the middle hole on the center spacer bar then string one of each of the following:

    4mm crystal round, 3mm dark grey pearl, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 3mm dark grey pearl, 4mm crystal round, 3mm dark grey pearl, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 3mm dark grey pearl, 4mm crystal round, 3mm dark grey pearl, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm dark grey pearl, 4mm crystal round, 3mm dark grey pearl, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 3mm dark grey pearl, a 4mm crystal round then the middle hole of the next spacer bar.
    Step 6
    String one of each of the following: 3mm dark grey pearl, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 3mm dark grey pearl and one 4mm crystal round.

    Repeat this bead pattern for a total of four sets. String one 3mm dark grey pearl, one 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, one 3mm dark grey pearl and one black seed bead. Add a bead stopper to the end of the beading wire.

    String the following onto the other half of Strand 2: 3mm dark grey pearl, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, one 3mm dark grey pearl and one 4mm crystal round.

    Repeat this bead pattern for a total of four sets. String one 3mm dark grey pearl then pass the wire through the middle hole of the next spacer bar and string one 3mm dark grey pearl.
    Step 7
    Continue stringing one of each of the following: 4mm crystal round, 3mm dark grey pearl, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm crystal AB bicone and a 3mm dark grey pearl.

    Repeat this bead pattern for a total of four sets. String one 4mm crystal round, one 3mm dark grey pearl and one black seed bead. Add one bead stopper.

    Strand 3

    Step 8
    Pass the 23-inch length of beading wire through the bottom hole of the middle spacer bar.

    String one of each of the following on either side of the wire: 3mm platinum pearl, 2.5mm jet bicone, 6mm greige bicone, 3mm platinum pearl, 6mm greige bicone, 3mm platinum pearl, 6mm greige bicone, 2.5mm jet bicone, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, teardrop pendant, 3mm crystal silver night bicone, 2.5mm jet bicone, 6mm platinum pearl, 4mm crystal rondelle and a 6mm crystal silver night rondelle.

    String on one 10mm platinum pearl.

    String the bead pattern in reverse from the silver night rondelle to the 3mm platinum pearl.
    Step 9
    Pass the beading wire through the bottom hole of the next spacer bar and string one 6mm greige bicone.

    Continue stringing one of each of the following: 6mm dark grey pearl, 4mm platinum pearl, 3mm jet bicone and one 4mm platinum pearl.

    Repeat the bead pattern for a total of five sets. String one 6mm dark grey pearl, one 4mm platinum pearl one 3mm jet bicone and one 6mm greige bicone. Add one bead stopper.

    Repeat Step 8 and 9 on the other half of the beading wire.
    Step 10
    Remove the bead stopper on one end of Strand 3, string on one crimp bead then pass the wire through the bottom loop on the box clasp. Pull tightly.

    Note: Be sure to pull tightly before you crimp so all strands end up the correct length. Crimp the crimp bead. Trim any excess wire.

    Repeat Step 10, crimping the same ends of Strand 1 and 2 to their respective loops on the clasp. Trim any excess wire.

    Repeat crimping the other ends of all three strands to finish.

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