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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, crystal AB, 2.5mm Xilion bicone (45 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, jet, 3mm Xilion bicone (36 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal silver night, 3mm Xilion bicone (59 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, black diamond, 4mm Xilion bicone (25 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, greige, 6mm Xilion bicone (6 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, 4mm round (23 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 4x3mm rondelle (4 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal silver night, 6x4mm rondelle (12 beads)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, dark grey, 3mm round (37 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, platinum, 3mm round  (16 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, platinum, 4mm round (48 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, light grey, 6mm round (4 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, dark grey, 6mm round (26 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, platinum, 10mm round (4 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 one spacer bar
    • One 4mm black diamond bicone
    • One 6mm jet rivoli pendant
    • One 6mm greige rivoli pendant
    • One 6mm jet rivoli pendant
    • One 4mm black diamond bicone
    • One 6x4mm crystal silver night rondelle
    • One 6mm crystal light grey pearl
    • One 6x4mm crystal silver night rondelle
    • One 6mm greige bicone
    • One 6mm crystal AB rivoli pendant
    • One 6mm jet rivoli pendant
    • One 6mm crystal AB rivoli pendant
    • One 6mm greige bicone
    • One 6mm dark grey pearl
    • One 4mm black diamond bicone
    • One 3mm platinum pearl
    • One 4mm black diamond bicone
    • One 6mm jet rivoli pendant
    • One 6mm greige rivoli pendant
    • One 6mm jet rivoli pendant
    • One 4mm black diamond bicone
    • One 6x4mm crystal silver night rondelle
    • One 6mm crystal light grey pearl
    • One 6x4mm crystal silver night rondelle
    • One 6mm crystal greige bicone
    • One 4mm crystal clear round
    • One 3mm platinum pearl
    Pass the beading wire through the top hole of a 2nd spacer bar.

    Repeat this pattern, stringing it in reverse, to create the next section of Strand 1. Center the beaded sections on the beading wire.
    Step 3
    String onto the wire, the top hole of a spacer bar and one 4mm crystal clear round.
    Step 4
    String the following pattern five times:
    • 6mm dark grey pearl
    • 4mm platinum pearl
    • 3mm jet bicone
    • 4mm platinum pearl
    Continue to string one each of the following:
    • 6mm dark grey pearl
    • 4mm platinum pearl
    • 3mm jet bicone
    • 4mm crystal clear round
    Place a Bead Stopper™ on the end of the beading wire.

    Repeat Steps 3 and 4 on the opposite end of the beading wire to complete the stringing for this strand.

    Strand 2

    Step 5
    Pass 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 clear 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 clear 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 clear 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 clear 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 clear round
    String the beading wire through the middle hole of the next spacer bar.
    Step 6
    String the following pattern four times:
    • 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 clear round
    String one 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
    • 11/0 opaque black seed bead
    Add a Bead Stopper to the end of the beading wire.

    String the following pattern onto the opposite end of Strand 2 four times:
    • 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 clear round
    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
    String the following pattern four times:
    • 4mm crystal clear 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
    String one each of the following:
    • 4mm crystal clear round
    • 3mm dark grey pearl
    • 11/0 opaque black seed bead.
    Add one Bead Stopper to the end of the beading wire.

    Strand 3

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

    String one each of the following onto the beading wire:
    • 3mm platinum pearl
    • 3mm jet bicone
    • 4mm black diamond bicone
    • 3mm platinum pearl
    • 4mm black diamond bicone
    • 3mm platinum pearl
    • 4mm black diamond bicone
    • 3mm jet bicone
    • 3mm crystal silver night bicone
    • 11x5.5 crystal AB teardrop pendant
    • 3mm crystal silver night bicone
    • 3mm jet bicone
    • 4mm platinum pearl
    • 4x3mm crystal rondelle
    • 6x4mm crystal silver night rondelle
    • 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 4mm black diamond bicone.

    String the following pattern five times:
    • 6mm dark grey pearl
    • 4mm platinum pearl
    • 3mm jet bicone
    • 4mm platinum pearl
    String one each of the following onto the beading wire:
    • 6mm dark grey pearl
    • 4mm platinum pearl
    • 3mm jet bicone
    • 4mm black diamond bicone
    Add one Bead Stopper to the beading wire.

    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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