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 Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal Components, Antiqued Silver-Plated "Pewter" Bead and Plated Brass Chain 

Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal Components, Antiqued Silver-Plated "Pewter" Bead and Plated Brass Chain

Necklace

Step 1
Using a needle file, gently roughen the inside of a 24x18mm oval gunmetal-plated drop. Place a small amount of adhesive around the inside of the drop and on the back outer edge of the Swarovski 22x16mm cosmic oval golden shadow crystal. Place the Swarovski 22x16mm cosmic oval golden shadow crystal into the drop. Allow glue 10 minutes to set.
Step 2
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • One 14-3/4 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain
  • One 14-3/4 inch length of antiqued silver-plated 4.8x3.3mm cable chain
  • Two 3-3/4 inch lengths of antiqued silver-plated 4.8x3.3mm cable chain
  • One 14-3/4 inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain
Step 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle-ring portion of the clasp and the first link on a 3-3/4 inch length of antiqued silver-plated 4.8x3.3mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the 3-3/4 inch length of antiqued silver-plated 4.8x3.3mm cable chain and a 10mm twisted jumpring. Close the jumpring.
Step 4
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the 10mm twisted jumpring and the first link on the 14-3/4 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the 14-3/4 inch length of antiqued silver-plated 4.8x3.3mm cable chain and the 14-3/4 inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain to the 10mm twisted jumpring.
Step 5
Pass the end of all three 14-3/4 inch lengths of chain through an antiqued silver-plated 13x7mm tube positioning the tube in the center of the chains.
Step 6
Repeat Steps 4 and 3 backward to create the second portion of the necklace in a mirror image of the first.
Step 7
Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the crystal set 24x18mm oval gunmetal-plated drop and the open cutouts on the antiqued silver-plated 13x7mm tube. Close the jumpring.

Earrings

Step 1
Using a needle file, gently roughen the inside of a 17x13mm oval gunmetal-plated drop. Place a small amount of adhesive around the inside of the drop and on the back outer edge of the Swarovski 15x11mm cosmic oval golden shadow crystal. Use care to only use enough adhesive to secure the stone in the setting. Using too much adhesive will make a mess when placing crystal into the drop. Place a crystal into the drop. Allow glue 10 minutes to set.
Step 2
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Two 1/4 inch lengths of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain
  • Two 1/4 inch lengths of antiqued silver-plated 4.8x3.3mm cable chain
  • Two 1/4 inch lengths of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain
Step 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open an 8mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on an earwire. Close the jumpring.
Step 4
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the 8mm twisted jumpring and the first link on the 1/4 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the 1/4 inch length of antiqued silver-plated 4.8x3.3mm cable chain and the 1/4 inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain to the 8mm twisted jumpring.
Step 5
Repeat Step 4 to attach the last link on each of the chains to the loop on the crystal set 17x13mm oval gunmetal-plated drop.
Step 6
Repeat Steps 3 - 5 to create the second earring.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Designing with Glue-on Bails'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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