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 Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Chainmaille 

Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Chainmaille
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Firebird’s Daughter

-- Designer --

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

Instructions by Maura Buckner, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

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Necklace

Step 1
String one Swarovski crystal summer blush 6mm bicone 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, creating nineteen Swarovski crystal summer blush 6mm bicone beading links.

Repeat to create:
  • One-hundred-two Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drops using one fireopal 4mm bicone and one headpin
  • Fifty-five Swarovski Indian red AB 4mm bicone bead drops using one Indian red 4mm bicone and one headpin
Step 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open one 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring.

Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through one 8mm jumpring, two 6mm twisted jumprings and the previous 8mm jumpring.
Step 3
Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through one 8mm jumpring, one 6mm twisted jumpring, the last 8mm jumpring (next to the last 6mm jumpring), one 6mm twisted jumpring and one 8mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.
Step 4
Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through one 8mm jumpring, one 6mm twisted jumpring, the last 8mm jumpring (between the two 6mm jumprings), one 6mm twisted jumpring and one 8mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to create a chain seventy-six sets of jumprings.
Step 5
Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through one 8mm jumpring, one 6mm twisted jumpring, the last 8mm jumpring (between the two 6mm jumprings), one 6mm twisted jumpring and one 8mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.
Step 6
Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the last 8mm jumpring (next to the last 8mm jumpring) and an 8mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Repeat attaching seven single 8mm jumprings in a chain.
Step 7
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop, one Swarovski Indian red AB 4mm bicone bead drop, Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop and the previous 8mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.
Step 8
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop, one Swarovski Indian red AB 4mm bicone bead drop, one Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop and the first loop on one Swarovski crystal summer blush 6mm bicone beading link. Close the jumpring.

Open the opposite loop on the Swarovski crystal summer blush 6mm bicone beading link. Pass it through the 20th 8mm link on the chain from the lobster claw clasp. Close the loop.

Open a Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop. Pass it over the 20th 8mm link on the right side of the Swarovski 6mm beading link drop. Repeat to attach a second Swarovski 4mm bicone fireopal bead drop on the opposite side of the Swarovski 4mm bicone fireopal bead drop.

Repeat to attach the bead drops to every other 8mm link on the chain for nineteen sets.
Step 9
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop, one Swarovski Indian red AB 4mm bicone bead drop, Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop and the 21st 8mm link on the chain from the lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the bead drops to every other 8mm link on the chain for eighteen sets.

Earrings

Step 1
String one Swarovski crystal summer blush 6mm bicone 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, creating two Swarovski crystal summer blush 6mm bicone beading links.

Repeat to create:
  • Twelve Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drops using one fireopal 4mm bicone and one headpin
  • Six Swarovski Indian red AB 4mm bicone bead drops using one Indian red AB 4mm bicone and one headpin
Step 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open one 8mm jumpring. Pass it through one 8mm jumpring, two 6mm twisted jumprings and one 8mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.
Step 3
Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through one 8mm jumpring, one 6mm twisted jumpring, the last 8mm jumpring (between the two 6mm jumprings), one 6mm twisted jumpring and one 8mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to create a chain seven sets of jumprings.
Step 4
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop, one Swarovski Indian red AB 4mm bicone bead drop, one Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop and the first loop on one Swarovski crystal summer blush 6mm bicone beading link. Close the jumpring.

Open the opposite loop on the Swarovski crystal summer blush 6mm bicone beading link. Pass it through the last 8mm link on the chain. Close the loop.
Step 5
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop, one Swarovski Indian red AB 4mm bicone bead drop, Swarovski fireopal 4mm bicone bead drop and the left 8mm jumpring attached to the center 8mm jumpring on the last link of the chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the bead drops to the right 8mm jumpring attached to the center 8mm jumpring on the last link of the chain.
Step 6
Open the loop on an earwire. Pass it through the first 8mm link on the chain. Close the loop.
Step 7
Repeat Steps 2 - 6 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
  • End of Additional Resources

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