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 Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 

Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
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Caribbean Nights

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Doreen, Manager, Product Management Group

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

: : : Materials : : :

  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, crystal satin, foil back, 10x7mm oval flat back with 2 holes (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, denim blue, foil back, 10x7mm oval flat back with 2 holes3 (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, crystal blue shade, foil back, 10x7mm oval flat back with 2 holes (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, foil back, 12x6mm navette with 2 holes flat back (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, denim blue, foil back, 12x6mm navette with 2 holes flat back (6 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, foil back, 18x9mm navette with 2 holes flat back (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, denim blue, foil back, 18x9mm navette with 2 holes flat back (6 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, denim blue, foil back, 12x7mm pear flat back with 2 holes (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, foil back, 12x7mm pear flat back with 2 holes (2 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, crystal blue shade, foil back, 12x7mm pear flat back with 2 holes (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, foil back, 18x10.5mm pear flat back with 2 holes (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal rhinestone, crystal silver night, foil back, 14x11mm pure leaf with 2 holes (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal rhinestone, crystal blue shade, foil back, 14x11mm pure leaf with 2 holes (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal rhinestone, crystal silver night, foil back, 23x18mm pure leaf with 2 holes (4 sew-on components)
  • Sew-on component, Swarovski crystal rhinestone, crystal blue shade, foil back, 23x18mm pure leaf with 2 holes (2 sew-on components)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal and silver-plated brass, crystal clear, foil back, 13x13mm single-stone diamond (3 drops)
  • Jumpring, silver-plated brass, 4mm round, 20 gauge (16 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, silver-plated brass, 5mm round, 18 gauge (2 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, silver-plated brass, 6mm soldered round, 18 gauge (2 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, silver-plated brass, 7mm round, 18 gauge (80 jumprings)
  • Earwire, sterling silver, 17mm leverback with 5x5mm teardrop and open loop (2 earwires)
  • Clasp, magnetic, crystal and rhodium-plated pewter, crystal clear, 12x12mm textured heart (1 clasp)
  • Pliers, chain-nose 
  • Pliers, bent-nose 
  • End of Materials List

    Necklace

    Step 1
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open seventy-eight 7mm round jumprings and twelve 4mm round jumprings.

    Using flush-cutters cut two 6mm round jumprings so they open.
    Step 2
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers attach one 7mm round jumpring to each end of the following sew-on components:
    • One Swarovski crystal blue 23x18mm pure leaf
    • Two Swarovski crystal blue 14x11mm pure leaf
    • Four Swarovski crystal silver night 14x11mm pure leaf
    • Two Swarovski denim blue 12x6mm navette
    • Two Swarovski crystal clear 18x9mm navette
    • Two Swarovski crystal clear 12x6mm navette
    • Two Swarovski crystal clear 18x10.5mm pear
    • Two Swarovski crystal satin 10x7mm ovals
    • Two Swarovski denim blue 12x7mm pears
    • Two Swarovski denim blue 18x9mm navette
    • One Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf
    Step 3
    Using one 7mm round jumpring between each component, connect the following sew-on components (with no jumprings attached) creating a chain:
    • One Swarovski denim blue 12x6mm navette
    • One Swarovski crystal clear 12x6mm navette
    • One Swarovski crystal satin 10x7mm oval
    • One Swarovski crystal blue 10x7mm oval
    • One Swarovski denim blue 12x6mm navette
    • One Swarovski crystal blue 10x7mm oval
    • One Swarovski crystal blue 12x7mm pear (small end facing oval sew-on)
    • One Swarovski crystal clear 18x10.5mm pear (large end facing previous pear sew-on)
    • One Swarovski denim blue 12x7mm pear (large end facing previous pear sew-on)
    • One Swarovski crystal clear 18x9mm navette
    • One Swarovski crystal blue 14x11mm pure leaf
    Pass one 7mm round jumpring through the hole on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal blue 14x11mm pure leaf. Close the jumpring.
    Step 4
    Using one 4mm round jumpring to connect the 7mm round jumprings on the following sew-on components:
    • One Swarovski crystal blue 14x11mm pure leaf (from in Step 3)
    • One Swarovski crystal blue 23x18mm pure leaf
    • One Swarovski crystal blue 14x11mm pure leaf
    Step 5
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open the 7mm round jumpring on the opposite end of the second Swarovski crystal blue 14x11mm pure leaf. Pass the jumpring through the hole on one end of a Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf. Close the jumpring.
    Step 6
    Pass one 7mm round jumpring through the hole on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf. Close the jumpring.

    Using one 4mm round jumpring, connect the 7mm round jumpring on the Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf and the hole on one end of a Swarovski crystal silver night 14x11mm pure leaf.
    Step 7
    Repeat Steps 3 - 6 to create a second sew-on component chain.
    Step 8
    Pass one 6mm round jumpring through the hole on the Swarovski denim blue 12x6mm navette on then end of the sew-on component chain and the loop on one portion of a crystal and rhodium-finished magnetic clasp. Close the jumpring.

    Repeat to attach the second sew-on component chain to the other portion of the clasp.
    Step 9
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open the 7mm round jumpring on the Swarovski crystal silver night 14x11mm pure leaf on the opposite end of each sew-on component chain. Pass both jumprings through the hole on one end of a Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf. Close the jumpring.
    Step 10
    Pass one 7mm round jumpring through the hole on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf. Close the jumpring.

    Using one 7mm round jumpring, connect the 7mm round jumprings on the Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf and one end of the remaining Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf. Close the jumpring.
    Step 11
    Pass one 7mm round jumpring through the hole on one end of a Swarovski denim blue 10x7mm oval and the 4mm jumpring on the Swarovski crystal blue 14x11mm pure leaf (from in Step 3). Close the jumpring.
    Step 12
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open the 7mm round jumpring on a Swarovski denim blue 12x6mm navette. Pass the jumpring through the opposite end of the Swarovski denim blue 10x7mm oval. Close the jumpring.
    Step 13
    Using one 4mm round jumpring to connect the 7mm round jumprings on the following sew-on components:
    • Previous Swarovski denim blue 12x6mm navette
    • One Swarovski crystal clear 18x9mm navette
    • One Swarovski crystal clear 12x6mm navette
    Step 14
    Using one 7mm round jumpring between each component. Connect the following sew-on components:
    • Previous Swarovski crystal clear 12x6mm navette
    • One Swarovski denim blue 18x9mm navette
    • One Swarovski crystal clear 18x10.5mm pear (large end facing previous navette sew-on)
    • One Swarovski denim blue 18x9mm navette
    Attach the opposite hole of the Swarovski denim blue 18x9mm navette to the 7mm jumpring connecting the two Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf components from Step 10.
    Step 15
    Pass one 7mm round jumpring through the hole on the small end of a Swarovski crystal blue shade 12x7mm pear and the 4mm jumpring connecting the Swarovski crystal clear 18x9mm navette and the Swarovski crystal clear 12x6mm navette (from Step 13). Close the jumpring.
    Step 16
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open the 7mm round jumpring on one Swarovski crystal silver night 14x11mm pure leaf. Pass the jumpring through the hole on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal blue shade 12x7mm pear. Close the jumpring.
    Step 17
    Using one 4mm round jumpring, connect the 7mm round jumprings on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal silver night 14x11mm pure leaf and a Swarovski denim blue 18x9mm navette.
    Step 18
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open the 7mm jumpring on the opposite end of the Swarovski denim blue 18x9mm navette to the 7mm jumpring connecting the two Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf components from Step 11.
    Step 19
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open the 7mm jumpring on one end of a Swarovski crystal satin 10x7mm oval. Pass the jumpring through the 4mm jumpring connecting the Swarovski crystal blue 23x18mm pure leaf and the second Swarovski crystal blue 14x11mm pure leaf (from Step 5). Close the jumpring.

    Repeat to connect the 7mm jumpring on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal satin 10x7mm oval to the 4mm jumpring connecting the Swarovski denim blue 12x6mm navette and the Swarovski crystal clear 18x9mm navette (from Step 13).
    Step 20
    Repeat Step 19 to connect the large end of one Swarovski denim blue 12x7mm pear (with jumprings), to the 4mm jumpring connecting the Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf and the Swarovski crystal silver night 14x11mm pure leaf (from Step 7) and the small end of the Swarovski denim blue 12x7mm pear to the 4mm jumpring connecting the one Swarovski crystal silver night 14x11mm pure leaf and the Swarovski denim blue 18x9mm navette (from Step 17).
    Step 21
    Repeat Steps 10 - 20 to create the second half of the necklace.
    Step 22
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open the 7mm round jumpring on the end of the second Swarovski crystal silver night 23x18mm pure leaf (from Step 10) and the loop on one Swarovski crystal clear 13x13mm diamond drop. Close the jumpring.

    Earrings

    Step 1
    Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open two 7mm round jumprings, two 5mm round jumprings and four 4mm round jumprings.
    Step 2
    Pass one 5mm round jumpring through the loop on one Swarovski crystal clear 13x13mm diamond drop and the hole on one end of a Swarovski denim blue 10x7mm oval. Close the jumpring.
    Step 3
    Pass one 7mm round jumpring through the hole on the opposite end of the Swarovski denim blue 10x7mm oval and the hole on the small end of one Swarovski crystal clear 12x7mm pear. Close the jumpring.
    Step 4
    Pass one 4mm round jumpring through the hole on the large end of the previous Swarovski crystal clear 12x7mm pear. Close the jumpring.
    Step 5
    Pass one 4mm round jumpring through the jumpring on the large end of the previous Swarovski crystal clear 12x7mm pear and the loop on one sterling silver leverback earwire. Close the jumpring.
    Step 6
    Repeat Steps 2 - 5 to create a second earring.
    : : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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