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 Collar-Style Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Seed Beads 

Collar-Style Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Seed Beads

Necklace

Step 1
Using scissors cut a 3-yard length of clear FireLine® then thread onto a beading needle.
Step 2
String onto the FireLine five size 8 round opaque luster pearl seed beads and the jumpring on the clip clasp and back through the first five beads. Tie two overhand knots to secure the thread in place. Place a small amount of adhesive on the knot for added security. Trim the excess thread.

First row: Continue to string onto the FireLine the one-hundred-fifty-two size 8 round opaque luster pearl seed beads and one 6mm jumpring.
Step 3
Second row: String on one size 8 round transparent luster pink seed bead, pass the needle through the next-to-last bead strung on the thread on the first row, then pull the thread to tighten the beads up.

String on one size 8 round transparent luster pink seed bead, skip the next bead in the row then pass the needle through the bead after that. Pull the thread to tighten the beads up. Repeat to attach seventy-nine size 8 round transparent luster pink seed bead on every other bead on the first row.
Step 4
Pass the thread back through the jumpring on the clip clasp and back through the last size 8 round transparent pink seed bead.

Third row: String onto the thread five size 8 round opaque luster pearl seed beads. Pass the thread through the third size 8 round transparent pink seed bead on the second row.

Repeat to attach five size 8 round opaque luster pearl seed beads attaching the thread to the every other size 8 round transparent pink seed bead on the second row.
Step 5
Pass the thread back through the 6mm jumpring and back through the last size 8 round transparent pink seed bead from the second row and the first three size 8 round opaque luster pearl seed beads from the third row.

Fourth row: String onto the thread five size 8 round transparent luster pink seed beads. Pass the thread through the third size 8 round opaque luster pearl seed bead on the third row.

Repeat to attach five size 8 round transparent pink seed beads attaching the thread to the third size 8 round opaque luster pearl bead on each loop on the third row.

Pass the thread back through the last three 8 round opaque luster pearl beads on the third row and the last size 8 round translucent luster pink bead from the second row and through the jumpring attached to the clip clasp.
Step 6
Pass the thread back through the last size 8 round opaque luster pearl bead from the second row and the first three size 8 round opaque luster pearl beads on the third row and the first three size 8 round translucent luster pink beads from the fourth row.

Fifth row: String onto the thread one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, bead, three rose white pearl magatama seed beads and one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, one Swarovski Indian pink 8mm bicone drop, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, three rose white pearl magatama seed beads, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead. Pass the thread through the third size 8 round transparent pink seed bead on the fourth row.

String onto the thread one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, two size 8 round pearl white seed beads and one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead. Pass the thread through the third size 8 round transparent pink seed bead on the fourth row.

Repeat to attach one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, three rose white pearl magatama seed beads, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, one Swarovski Indian pink 8mm bicone drop, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, three rose white pearl magatama seed beads, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead attaching the thread to the third size 8 round translucent luster pink bead on every other loop on the third row and one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, two size 8 round pearl white seed beads and one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead between the opposite loops on the third row.

Pass the thread back through the last three size 8 round translucent luster pink beads from the fourth row the last three 8 round opaque luster pearl beads on the third row and the last size 8 round translucent luster pink bead from the second row and through the 6mm jumpring.
Step 7
Pass the thread back through the first five beads on the first row. Tie two overhand knots to secure the thread in place. Place a small amount of adhesive on the knot for added security. Trim the excess thread.
Step 8
Place a small amount of adhesive between the first and second and second and third rose white pearl magatama seed beads in each of the sets in the fifth row to help the beads lay correctly.

Earrings

Step 1
Using scissors cut a 3-yard length of clear FireLine then thread onto a beading needle.
Step 2
Pass the FireLine through the center back hole of the 13mm perforated disc and through one size 8 round translucent luster pink seed bead and back through the center hole to the back of the disc. Tie two overhand knots to secure the thread in place. Place a small amount of adhesive on the knot for added security. Trim the excess thread.

Repeat to weave the thread from the back to the front of the 13mm perforated disc attaching five size 8 round opaque luster pearl seed beads in a circle around the center bead.

Repeat to weave the thread from the back to the front of the 13mm perforated disc attaching twelve size 8 round translucent luster pink seed beads in a circle around the second row.

Repeat to weave the thread from the back to the front around the outer edge of the 13mm perforated disc attaching twelve sets of one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead and one Swarovski Indian pink 3mm bicone crystals in a circle around the third row.
Step 3
Pass the thread out of the front of the disc after the last silver-plated 2.5mm round bead. String onto the thread four rose white pearl magatama seed beads, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, one Swarovski Indian pink 8mm bicone drop, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, and four rose white pearl magatama seed beads.

Pass the thread back through the silver-plated 2.5mm round beads two down from the previous.
Step 4
Pass the thread back through the last five beads on the outer row. Tie two overhand knots to secure the thread in place. Place a small amount of adhesive on the knot for added security. Trim the excess thread.
Step 5
Place a small amount of adhesive between the first and second and second and third and third and fourth rose white pearl magatama seed beads in each of the sets to help the beads lay correctly.
Step 6
Place the perforated disc into the flat pad on the earstud. Use chain nose pliers to fold the prongs down to hold the perforated disc securely in place.
Step 7
Repeat Steps 1 - 8 to create the second earring.
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