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 Single-Strand Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, Rhinestone and Gold-Finished Beads and Seed Beads 

Single-Strand Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, Rhinestone and Gold-Finished Beads and Seed Beads
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Gulten Dye

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Instructions by Rachel, Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

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Seize the style moment with this sparkling and sophisticated jewelry set. The SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Gemcolor Pearls crystal gemcolors jade pearls in this design emulate the appearance and rich color of ...

Necklace

Step 1
Using flush-cutters cut one 19-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
Step 2
String onto the beading wire two 12kt gold-filled 2x2mm crimp beads and the loop on one gold-plated 12x7mm lobster claw clasp. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp beads. Pull the beading wire so the crimps rest snugly against the loop of the clasp leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the first crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead closest to the clasp. Pull the second crimp snugly. Repeat to glue and crimp the second crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess wire from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm stardust crimp cover over each crimp bead then gently close it.
Step 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Approximately 5-1/4 inches of Czech glass metallic gold seed beads
  • One gold-plated 4x2mm heishi
  • One glass rhinestone and gold-finished peridot green 8mm round
Step 4
Continue to string the following:
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski gemcolors jade 8mm round pearl
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 5x2mm rondelle
Repeat this stringing sequence a total of six times.
Step 5
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski gemcolors jade 8mm round pearl
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One glass rhinestone and gold-finished peridot green 8mm round
  • One gold-plated 4x2mm heishi
  • Approximately 5-1/4 inches of Czech glass metallic gold seed beads
  • One 12kt gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead
  • Approximately 1-1/2 inches of Czech glass metallic gold seed beads
Step 6
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead creating a seed bead loop. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snugly against the seed bead loop leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm stardust crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.

Bracelet

Step 1
Using flush-cutters cut one 9-inch lengths of Accu-Flex beading wire.
Step 2
String the following onto one gold-plated 2-1/2 inch headpin:
  • One gold-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One glass rhinestone and gold-finished peridot green 10mm round
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 6x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski gemcolors jade 8mm round
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire creating a drop.
Step 3
String onto the beading wire one 12kt gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead and the loop on one gold-plated 14x8mm lobster claw clasp. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snugly against the loop of the clasp leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm stardust crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
Step 4
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski gemcolors jade 8mm round pearl
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 6x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 6x3mm rondelle
Repeat this stringing sequence a total of seven times.
Step 5
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski gemcolors jade 8mm round pearl
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 6x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 7x3.5mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski gemcolors jade 8mm round pearl
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 7x3.5mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 7x3.5mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski gemcolors jade 8mm round pearl
  • One 12kt gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead
  • Approximately 3/4 inch of Czech glass metallic gold seed beads
Step 6
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead creating a seed bead loop. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snugly against the seed bead loop leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm stardust crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
Step 7
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open one gold-plated 6mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the loop on the 14x8mm lobster claw clasp and the wrapped loop on the drop from Step 2. Close the jumpring.

Earrings

Step 1
String the following onto one gold-plated 2-1/2 inch headpin:
  • One gold-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One glass rhinestone and gold-finished peridot green 10mm round
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone peridot green 6x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski gemcolors jade 8mm round
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire creating a drop.
Step 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open the loop on one gold-plated leverback earwire. Pass the loop through the loop of the drop. Close the loop.
Step 3
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create a second earring.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''How To Crimp a Crimp Bead/Crimp Tube'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Using Crimp Covers'' how-to video and instructions
  • ''Making a Wrapped Loop and Double-Wrapped Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • View the Stylish Stringing collection
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