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 Double-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, Antiqued Gold-Finished "Pewter" Bead Caps and Brass-Finished Steel Chain 

Double-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, Antiqued Gold-Finished "Pewter" Bead Caps and Brass-Finished Steel Chain
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Jamie, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

To learn more about Jamie Smedley, read her jewelry artist success story here
Instructions by Maura Buckner, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

: : : Materials : : :

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Necklace

Step 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Eighteen 2-inch lengths of brass-finished 2mm cable chain
  • Twenty-five 3-inch lengths of brass 24-gauge Zebra Wire™
Step 2
Using a pair of round-nose pliers form a partial loop on the straight end of a 3-inch length of wire. Pass the first link on three 2-inch lengths of chain onto the loop. Close the loop. String one antiqued gold-plated 16.5x7mm cone (cone end covering the loop), one gold-plated 5x1.5mm beaded rondelle and one Swarovski burgundy 4mm bicone crystal onto the straight end of the wire. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a total of six tasseled cone bead drops.
Step 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of a 3-inch length of wire. String one Swarovski burgundy 4mm bicone crystal, one gold-plated 6x2mm beaded rondelle, one antiqued gold-plated 10mm round filigree bead, one gold-plated 6x2mm beaded rondelle and one Swarovski burgundy 4mm bicone crystal onto the straight end of the wire. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire, Repeat to create a total of six 10mm filigree wrapped beading links.

Repeat to create the following wrapped beading links:
  • Six 10mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading links using one Swarovski burgundy 6mm bicone crystal, one gold-plated 7x2mm twisted rondelle, one antiqued gold-finished 10x5mm leaf bead cap, one Swarovski rose gold 10mm round pearl, one antiqued gold-finished 10x5mm leaf bead cap, one gold-7x2mm twisted rondelle and one Swarovski burgundy 6mm bicone crystal
  • Seven 14mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading links using one Swarovski burgundy 6mm round crystal, one gold-plated 7x2mm twisted rondelle, one antiqued gold-finished 14x7mm leaf bead cap, one Swarovski rose gold 14mm round pearl, one antiqued gold-finished 14x7mm leaf bead cap, one gold-7x2mm twisted rondelle and one Swarovski burgundy 6mm round crystal
Step 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open one 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it though the loop on the bar portion of the toggle clasp and another 6mm twisted jumpring. Close the jumpring. Continue to attach three additional 6mm jumprings to create the first part of the chain.
Step 5
Continue to attach the following components:
  • Two sets of one 6mm twisted jumpring, one 14mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading link, one 6mm twisted jumpring, one 10mm filigree wrapped beading link
  • Three sets of one 6mm twisted jumpring (with one tasseled cone bead drop attached using a 6x4mm oval jumpring), one 14mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading link, one 6mm twisted jumpring (with one tasseled cone bead drop attached using a 6x4mm oval jumpring), one 10mm filigree wrapped beading link
  • One set of one 6mm twisted jumpring, one 14mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading link, one 6mm twisted jumpring, one 10mm filigree wrapped beading link
  • One 14mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading link
  • Three 6mm twisted jumprings
  • Loop on the ring portion of the toggle clasp
Step 6
Open one 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the fifth 6mm jumpring from the bar portion of the toggle clasp and two 6mm twisted jumprings.

Open one 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the bottom of the previous two 6mm twisted jumprings. Continue to attach three sets of alternating one double 6mm twisted jumprings and one single jumpring. Attach one 10mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading link to the last 6mm twisted jumpring.

Continue to attach six sets of one 6mm twisted jumpring, four sets of alternating one double 6mm twisted jumprings and one single jumprings, and one 10mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading link.

Attach one set of one 6mm twisted jumpring, four sets of alternating one double 6mm twisted jumprings and one single jumpring after the last beading link. Attach the last 6mm jumpring to the third jumpring from the ring portion of the toggle clasp on the first strand.

Earrings

Step 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Six 1-inch lengths of brass-finished 2mm cable chain
  • Four 3-inch lengths of brass 24-gauge Zebra Wire
Step 2
Using a pair of round-nose pliers form a loop on the straight end of a 3-inch length of wire. Pass the first link on three 1-inch lengths of chain onto the loop. Close the loop. String one antiqued gold-plated 16.5x7mm cone (cone end covering the loop), one gold-plated 5x1.5mm beaded rondelle and one Swarovski burgundy 4mm bicone crystal onto the straight end of the wire. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a total of two tasseled cone bead drops.
Step 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. String one Swarovski burgundy 6mm round crystal, one gold-plated 7x2mm twisted rondelle, one antiqued gold-finished 14x7mm leaf bead cap, one Swarovski rose gold 14mm round pearl, one antiqued gold-finished 14x7mm leaf bead cap, one gold-7x2mm twisted rondelle and one Swarovski burgundy 6mm round crystal onto the straight end of the wire. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a total of two 14mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading links.
Step 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open one 6mm twisted jumpring. Pass it though the bottom loop on one 14mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading link and the loop on one tasseled cone bead drop. Close the jumpring. Open the loop on an earwire. Pass it through the top loop on the 14mm rose gold pearl wrapped beading link. Close the loop.

Repeat Step 4 to create the second earring.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Making a Simple Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Making a Wrapped Loop and double wrapped Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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