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 Single-Strand Convertible Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Metal Components 

Single-Strand Convertible Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Metal Components
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Esther, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

To learn more about Esther Pollock, read her jewelry artist success story here

: : : Materials : : :

  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal silver night, 4mm round (2 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, Siam, 4mm Xilion bicone (6 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, emerald, 4mm Xilion bicone (6 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, Siam, 6mm Xilion bicone (4 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal silver night, 6mm Xilion bicone (2 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, jet, 8mm heart (3 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 8mm heart (2 beads)
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, Siam, 10mm heart (3 beads)
  • Charm, antiqued silver-plated ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 15x5mm double-sided wing (6 charms)
  • Charm, antiqued silver-plated ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 28x9mm double-sided wing (3 charms)
  • Charm, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 18.5x9.5mm double-sided key with swirl design (3 charms)
  • Charm, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 21x12mm double-sided old-fashioned key ring with (3) keys (2 charms)
  • Charm, ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 22x19mm angel with heart (3 charms)
  • Charm, TierraCast, antiqued gold-plated pewter (tin-based alloy), 27.5x11mm double-sided curved wing (1 charm)
  • Focal, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 30x13.5mm double-sided key with filigree heart design (2 focals)
  • Focal, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 34x17mm double-sided key with double heart design (1 focal)
  • Focal, gunmetal-plated steel, 30mm double-sided hammered open flat round (2 focals)
  • Focal, gunmetal-plated steel, 30x20mm double-sided hammered open flat oval (1 focal)
  • Focal, gunmetal-plated steel, 40x30mm double-sided hammered open flat oval (1 focal)
  • Focal, antiqued silver-plated steel, 30x30mm double-sided hammered open flat square (1 focal)
  • Component, gunmetal-plated steel, 14x10mm double-sided hammered open flat oval (5 components)
  • Component, gunmetal-plated steel, 20mm double-sided hammered open flat round (3 components)
  • Component, gunmetal-plated steel, 25mm double-sided hammered open flat round (3 components)
  • Jumpring, gunmetal-plated brass, 6mm twisted round, 16 gauge (38 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, antiqued silver-plated brass, 8mm twisted round, 20 gauge (3 jumprings)
  • Eyepin, gunmetal-plated brass, 1-inch, 21 gauge (27 eyepins)
  • Headpin, gunmetal-plated brass, 2-inch, 21 gauge (1 headpin)
  • Earwire, gunmetal-plated brass, 16mm leverback with 7x2mm shield and open loop (2 earwires)
  • Clasp, lobster claw, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 15x12mm with double-sided ribbed design (2 clasps)
  • Clasp, lobster claw, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 17x10mm with double-sided paw heart design (1 clasp)
  • Clasp, lobster claw, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 20x12mm with double-sided swirl heart design (3 clasps)
  • Clasp, lobster claw, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 20x13mm with double-sided abstract design (1 clasp)
  • Clasp, lobster claw, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 24x12mm with double-sided swirl design (1 clasp)
  • Clasp, lobster claw, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 25x13mm with double-sided swirl design (1 clasp)
  • Chain, gunmetal-plated brass, 6mm filigree round
  • Pliers, flush-cutter 
  • Pliers, round-nose 
  • Pliers, chain-nose 
  • Pliers, flat-nose 
  • End of Materials List

    Necklace

    Step 1
    Using flush-cutters cut two 8-3/4 inch lengths of gunmetal-plated 6mm filigree round chain.
    Step 2
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the 17x10mm lobster claw clasp and the first link on one 8-3/4 inch length of round chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach the last link of the 8-3/4 inch length of round chain to the loop on a 25x13mm lobster claw clasp. Repeat to attach an 8mm jumpring to the first link on a second 8-3/4 inch length of round chain and hook portion on the 17x10mm lobster claw clasp. Repeat to attach the last link on the second length of chain to the ring on the on the 25x13mm lobster claw clasp using a 6mm twisted jumpring.
    Step 3
    String one Swarovski 10mm Siam crystal heart onto a headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a simple loop on the straight end of the headpin to create one Swarovski 10mm Siam heart crystal bead drop.

    Repeat to create the following beading links:
    • Two Swarovski crystal 10mm Siam heart beading links using one Swarovski crystal 10mm Siam heart and one eyepin
    • One Swarovski crystal 8mm jet heart beading link using one Swarovski crystal 8mm jet heart and one eyepin
    • Two Swarovski crystal 8mm crystal AB heart beading links using one Swarovski crystal 8mm crystal AB heart and one eyepin
    • Two Swarovski crystal 4mm Siam bicone beading links using one Swarovski crystal 4mm Siam bicone and one eyepin
    • Two Swarovski crystal 6mm Siam bicone beading links using one Swarovski crystal 6mm bicone Siam crystal and one eyepin
    • Two Swarovski crystal 6mm crystal silver night bicone beading links using one Swarovski crystal 6mm crystal silver night bicone and one eyepin
    • Two Swarovski crystal 4mm emerald bicone beading links using one Swarovski crystal 4mm emerald bicone and one eyepin
    • Two Swarovski crystal 4mm crystal night shade round beading links using one Swarovski crystal 4mm crystal night shade round and one eyepin

    Drop One

    Step 4
    Open an 8mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through a gunmetal-plated 14x10mm oval link. Close the jumpring. Continue to attach the following components: one 6mm twisted jumpring, one 10mm Siam heart beading link, one 4mm crystal night shade round beading link and one 15x5mm wing charm.

    Drop Two

    Step 5
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 15x12mm lobster claw clasp and a 30mm round link. Close the jumpring. Continue to attach the following components: one 6mm twisted jumpring, one 10mm Siam heart beading link and one 27.5x11mm wing charm.

    Open the loop on a 4mm Siam bicone beading link. Pass it through the 6mm twisted jumpring attached to the loop on the 15x12mm lobster claw clasp. Open the opposite loop of the 4mm Siam bicone beading link. Pass it though the loop on a 15x5mm wing charm. Close the loop.

    Drop Three

    Step 6
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through a 20mm round link and an antiqued silver-finished 30x30mm square link. Close the jumpring. Continue to attach the following components: one 6mm twisted jumpring, one 6mm Siam bicone beading link and one 28x9mm wing charm.

    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the 20mm round link and the first loop on the 4mm emerald bicone beading link. Open the opposite loop of the 4mm emerald bicone beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 28x9mm wing charm. Close the loop.

    Drop Four

    Step 7
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through a 25mm round link. Close the jumpring. Continue to attach the following components: one 6mm twisted jumpring, one 30mm round link, one 6mm twisted jumpring and one angel charm.
    Step 8
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 20x13mm lobster claw clasp, one 14x10mm oval link and one 40x30mm oval link. Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the 14x10mm oval link and the loop on a 6mm Siam bicone beading link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop of the 6mm Siam bicone beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 28x9mm wing charm. Close the loop.

    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 6mm Siam bicone beading link and the bottom of the 40x30mm oval link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop of the 6mm Siam bicone beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 30x13.5mm key charm. Close the loop.

    Attach the lobster claw clasp to the 25mm round link in Step 7.
    Step 9
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 20x12mm lobster claw clasp and one 20mm round link. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it thought the 20mm round link. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the previous 6mm jumpring, the loop on a 4mm emerald bicone beading link and a 25mm round link. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it though the 25mm round link and the loop on one 10mm Siam heart bead drop. Close the loop.

    Open the opposite loop of the 4mm emerald bicone beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 15x5mm wing charm. Close the loop.

    Attach the lobster claw clasp to the 25mm round link in Step 7.
    Step 10
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 15x12mm lobster claw clasp and one 14x10mm oval link. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it thought the 14x10mm oval link and an 8mm crystal AB heart beading link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop of the 8mm crystal AB heart beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 21x12mm 3-key charm. Close the loop.

    Attach the lobster claw clasp to the 25mm round link in Step 7.
    Step 11
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 24x12mm lobster claw clasp and 20mm round link. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it thought the 20mm round link and a 14x10mm oval link. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 4mm crystal silver night round beading link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop of the 4mm crystal silver night round beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 21x12mm 3-key charm. Close the loop.

    Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it though the 20mm round link and the loop on one 8mm Siam heart bead drop. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop of the 8mm Siam heart beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 30x13.5mm key charm. Close the loop.

    Attach the lobster claw clasp to the 25mm round link in Step 7.
    Step 12
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the lobster claw clasp to the 25mm round link in Step 7 and one 14x10mm oval link. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it thought the 14x10mm oval link and a 4mm emerald bicone beading link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop of the 4mm emerald bicone beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 18.5x9.5 key charm. Close the loop.

    Drop Five

    Step 13
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through an 8mm twisted jumpring, the loop on a 30x20mm oval link and the loop on an 8mm crystal AB heart beading link. Open one 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the 30x20mm oval link and the loop on one 6mm jet bicone beading link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop on the 6mm jet bicone beading link. Pass it through the loop on one 34x17mm key charm. Close the loop.

    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the 8mm crystal AB heart beading link and a 25mm round link. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a 4mm Siam bicone beading link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop on the 4mm Siam bicone beading link. Pass it though the loop on a 15x5mm wing charm. Close the loop.
    Step 14
    Open the 25x13mm lobster claw clasp attached to the chain in Step 2. Pass the five drops onto the clasp. Close the clasp.

    Earrings

    Step 1
    String one Swarovski crystal 8mm jet heart onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a simple loop on the straight end of the headpin to create one Swarovski crystal 8mm jet heart beading link.

    Repeat to create the following:
    • Four Swarovski crystal 4mm Siam bicone beading links using one Swarovski crystal 4mm Siam bicone and one eyepin
    • Two Swarovski crystal 6mm Siam bicone beading links using one Swarovski crystal 6mm Siam bicone and one eyepin
    • Four Swarovski crystal 4mm emerald bicone beading links using one Swarovski crystal 4mm emerald bicone and one eyepin
    Step 2
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers open the loop on one 6mm Siam bicone beading link. Pass it through the loop on an earwire. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the 6mm Siam bicone beading link. Attach it to the loop on a 25x13mm lobster claw clasp. Close the loop.

    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the 25x13mm lobster claw clasp and the loop on a 4mm emerald bicone beading link. Close the loop. Continue to attach the following components: two 4mm Siam bicone beading links and one 18.5x9mm key charm.
    Step 3
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the hook portion of the 25x13mm lobster claw clasp and one 4mm emerald bicone beading link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop of the 4mm emerald bicone beading link. Pass it though the loop on one 15x5mm wing charm. Close the loop.
    Step 4
    Open a 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the hook portion of the 25x13mm lobster claw clasp and one 8mm jet heart beading link. Close the jumpring. Open the opposite loop of the 8mm jet heart beading link. Pass it though the loop on one angel charm. Close the loop.
    Step 5
    Repeat Steps 2 - 4 to create the second earring.
    : : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Making a Simple Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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