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 Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Celestial Crystal, Glass Pearls and Chinese Glass Rhinestone and Gold-Finished Brass Bead 

Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Celestial Crystal, Glass Pearls and Chinese Glass Rhinestone and Gold-Finished Brass Bead
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-- Designer --

Esther, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

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

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Necklace

Step 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Two 1/2 inch, two 3/4 inch, six 2-inch, three 5-inch and one 5-1/2 inch lengths of gold-finished 4mm flat cable chain
  • Two 3-inch, two 4-1/2 inch, one 5-3/4 inch and two 5-3/4 inch lengths of gold-finished 4mm round cable chain
  • Two 3/4 inch, two 1-inch, two 1-1/4 inch, four 2-inch, two 3-1/4 inch, six 5-inch, one 5-1/4 inch and one 5-1/4 inch lengths of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
  • One 12-inch length of brass 18-gauge Zebra Wire™
Step 2
String one glass clear AB 6mm bicone onto a headpin. 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 ten glass clear AB 6mm bicone bead drops.

Repeat to create:
  • Forty glass clear AB 4mm round bead drops using one glass clear AB 4mm round and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Twenty-eight glass pearl white 4mm round bead drops using one glass pearl white 4mm round and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Twenty-four glass clear AB 4mm round beading links using one glass clear AB 4mm round and one eyepin
  • Six 4.5mm round rhinestone beading links using one 4.5mm round rhinestone and one eyepin
Step 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, form an 8mm large "U" shape, 4 inches from the end of the 12-inch piece of wire. Pass the first link on the remaining fifteen 3-inch to 5-3/4 inch lengths of chain onto the loop in a random pattern. Wrap the short end of the wire around the straight end to complete the loop (this section will fit inside the 25x20mm rhinestone bead). Bend the loop with the attached chains by 90 degrees.
Step 4
Open the loop on a glass clear AB 6mm bicone bead drop. Pass it through the second link on one of the 5-3/4 inch lengths of chain. Close the loop. Repeat to attach ten glass clear AB 6mm bicone bead drops to the second link on ten lengths of chain.

Repeat to attach four glass pearl 4mm bead drops and four glass 4mm round bead drops to the last link of eight of the chains.

Repeat to attach the remaining bead drops to the fifteen chains in a random pattern with the majority of the bead drops attached to the first inch closest to the tops of the chains.
Step 5
Pass the straight end of the wire with the chains attached through the bottom of the rhinestone and gold-finished 25x20mm bead.
Step 6
Fold the leaves of one gold-plated 15x10mm leaf bead cap down to allow the bead cap to fit inside of the top hole on the rhinestone and gold-finished 25x20mm bead. String the folded bead cap onto the straight end of the wire and fit it inside of the rhinestone and gold-finished 25x20mm bead. String one unaltered gold-plated 15x10mm leaf bead cap onto the wire to lay on top of the rhinestone and gold-finished 25x20mm bead. Finish the straight end of the wire with a wrapped loop, wrapping the wire around the top of the bead for five to six wraps.
Step 7
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on the box portion of the clasp and the first link on a 3/4 inch length of gold-finished 4mm flat cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Continue to attach the following components:
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 2-inch length of gold-finished 4mm flat cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 2-inch length of gold-finished 4mm flat cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 3-1/4 inch of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • Four glass clear AB 4mm round beading links
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 2-inch of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
Repeat to attach the same components to the first loop on the insert portion of the clasp.
Step 8
Repeat Step 6 to attach the following components to the second loop on the box portion of the clasp:
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 2-inch length of gold-finished 4mm flat cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 5-inch of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4.5mm round rhinestone beading link
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 1-1/4 inch of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 3/4 inch of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
Repeat to attach the same components to the second loop on the insert portion of the clasp.
Step 9
Repeat Step 6 to attach the following components to the third loop on the box portion of the clasp:
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 1/2 inch length of gold-finished 4mm flat cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 4.5mm round rhinestone beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 5-inch length of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 2-inch length of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One glass clear AB 4mm round beading link
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One 1-inch length of gold-finished 3mm cable chain
Repeat Step 9 to attach the same components to the third loop on the insert portion of the clasp.
Step 10
Open one 7mm jumpring. Pass it through the last the last link of each of the chains made in Steps 6 - 8 in the following order:
  • Strand one attached to the first loop on the box clasp
  • Strand two attached to the second loop on the box clasp
  • Strand three attached to the first loop on the box clasp
  • Strand three attached to the first loop on the insert clasp
  • Strand two attached to the second loop on the insert clasp
  • Strand one attached to the first loop on the insert clasp
  • Wrapped loop on the top of the focal piece

Earrings

Step 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Two 2-1/4 inch and two 2-3/4 inch lengths of gold-finished 2.5mm figaro chain
  • Two 2-1/2 inch, two 3-inch and two 3-1/4 inch lengths of gold-finished 4mm round cable chain
Step 2
String one glass clear AB 4mm round onto a headpin. 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 twenty-six glass clear AB 4mm round bead drops.

Repeat to create:
  • Forty glass clear AB 4mm round bead drops using one glass clear AB 4mm round and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Sixteen glass pearl white 4mm round bead drops using one glass pearl white 4mm round and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Two 4mm round clear AB crystal beading links using one 4mm round clear AB crystal and one eyepin
  • Two glass rhinestone 6mm banded round beading links using one glass rhinestone 6mm banded round and one eyepin
Step 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on one of each size of the five lengths of chain in a random pattern and the bottom loop on one glass rhinestone 6mm banded round beading link.
Step 4
Open the loop on one glass clear AB 4mm round beading link. Pass it through the opposite loop on the glass rhinestone 6mm banded round beading link.

Open the opposite loop on the glass clear AB 4mm round beading link. Pass it through the loop on the earwire.
Step 5
Open the loop on a glass clear AB 4mm round bead drop. Pass it through the bottom loop on the glass rhinestone 6mm banded round beading links. Close the loop. Repeat to attach ten bead drops to the jumpring and first few links on five lengths of chain in a random pattern.

Repeat to attach the remaining fourteen bead drops to the five chains in a random pattern from the middle to bottom of the chains.
Step 6
Repeat Steps 3 - 5 to create the second earring.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Making a Wrapped Loop and Double Wrapped Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Making a Simple Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Bead caps'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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