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 Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, Antiqued Sterling Silver Charms and Sterling Silver Chain 

Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, Antiqued Sterling Silver Charms and Sterling Silver Chain

Necklace

Step 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following four 1-inch lengths, two 4.5-inch lengths, one 5-inch length, one 6-inch length, one 7-inch length, one 8-inch length, one 9-inch length, one 10-inch length and one 11-inch length of sterling silver 1mm snake chain.
Step 2
String one Swarovski turquoise 6mm round pearl 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 wire. Repeat to create two Swarovski turquoise 6mm round pearl links.
Step 3
String one Swarovski turquoise 3mm round pearl, the first tube on one sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar and one Swarovski turquoise 3mm round pearl onto an eyepin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a beading link on the seventh tube on the sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar.

String one Swarovski turquoise 3mm round pearl, the second tube on the sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar and one Swarovski turquoise 3mm round pearl onto a headpin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a bead drop on the third through sixth tube on the sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar.

Repeat Step 3 to create a second sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar with turquoise pearl drops and links.
Step 4
Pass the end of one 4.5-inch length of chain through the crimp tube on the hook end of the sterling silver 9x2.5mm crimp tube with hook crimp. Make sure the hook is positioned in the correct direction. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers compress the center section of the crimp tube to secure the chain in place. Repeat to attach a sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tube with loop to the opposite end of the 4.5-inch length of chain.

Repeat to attach the loop portion of the hook clasp and a sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tube with loop to the second 4.5-inch length of chain.
Step 5
Pass the end of two 1-inch lengths of chain through one sterling silver 6x3.5mm crimp tube with loop. Crimp the center section of the crimp tube. Separate the chains. Repeat to attach a sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tube with loop to the opposite ends of both 1-inch lengths of chain.

Repeat to attach two additional 1-inch lengths of chain to a sterling silver 6x3.5mm crimp tube with loop and two sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tubes with loop.
Step 6
Open the top loop on one 6mm round turquoise pearl bead link. Pass it through the loop on the crimp on the bottom of the first 4.5-inch length of chain. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the one 6mm round turquoise pearl bead link. Pass it through the top loop on the sterling silver 6x3.5mm crimp tube with loop attached to the two 1-inch lengths of chain. Close the loop.

Open the loop on the top of first tube on the sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar with turquoise pearl bead drops. Make sure the headpin end of the center drop is facing toward the top. Pass the loop through the loop on the crimp attached to the first 1-inch length of chain.

Repeat to attach the loop on the top of the seventh tube on the sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar with turquoise pearl bead drops to the loop on the crimp attached to the bottom of the second 1-inch length of chain.

Repeat Step 6 to make the opposite side of the necklace.
Step 7
Repeat Step 4 to attach a sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tube with loop to one end of the 5-inch length of chain. Pass a Swarovski turquoise 12mm pearl onto the chain. Attach a sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tube with loop to the opposite end of the 5-inch length of chain.

Repeat to attach two sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tubes with loop and one Swarovski turquoise 12mm pearl to one 6-inch length, one 7-inch length, one 8-inch length, one 9-inch length, one 10-inch length and one 11-inch length of chain.
Step 8
Open the loop on the bottom of the first tube on the first sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar with turquoise pearl drops. Pass the loop through the first loop on one end of the 5-inch length of chain. Close the loop. Repeat to attach the opposite end of the chain to the first tube on the second sterling silver 24x3mm 7-strand spacer bar with turquoise pearl drops.

Repeat to attach the 6-inch length of chain to the second tube on the spacer bar, the 7-inch length of chain to the third tube on the spacer bars, the 8-inch length of chain to the fourth tube on the spacer bars, the 9-inch length of chain to the fifth tube on the spacer bars, the 10-inch length of chain to the sixth tube on the spacer bars and the 11-inch length of chain to the seventh tube on the spacer bars.
Step 9
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop through the hole on a butterfly charm and the loop under the Swarovski turquoise 6mm round pearl link on the left side of the necklace. Close the jumpring.

Earrings

Step 1
Using flush-cutters, cut two 3-inch lengths of sterling silver 1mm snake chain.
Step 2
String one Swarovski turquoise 6mm round pearl onto the shank end of an earwire. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create two Swarovski turquoise 6mm round pearl earwires with loop.
Step 3
String one Swarovski turquoise 3mm round pearl onto a headpin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create six Swarovski turquoise 3mm round pearl drops.
Step 4
Pass the end of one 3-inch length of chain through the crimp tube on sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tube with loop. Make sure the loop is positioned in the correct direction. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers compress the center section of the crimp tube to secure the chain in place.

Pass a Swarovski turquoise 12mm pearl onto the chain. Attach a sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tube with loop to the opposite end of the 3-inch length of chain.

Repeat to attach two sterling silver 5x2.5mm crimp tube with loop and one Swarovski turquoise 12mm pearl to the second 3-inch length of chain.
Step 5
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open the loop on one turquoise pearl earwire. Pass the loop through the loop on one end of the 3-inch length of chain and the loop on one butterfly charm. Close the loop.
Step 6
Open the loop on one Swarovski turquoise 3mm round pearl drop. Pass it through the loop on the bottom of the 3-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach two more Swarovski turquoise 3mm round pearl drops to the loop on the bottom of the chain.
Step 7
Repeat Steps 5 and 6 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
  • ''How To Crimp a Crimp Bead/Crimp Tube'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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