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 Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Oh! Ring™ Components, Chainmaille and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 

Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Oh! Ring™ Components, Chainmaille and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
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Rose, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

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

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Focal Piece

Step 1
String one Swarovski neon orange 4mm pearl, one Swarovski neon green 3mm pearl and one black #11 seed bead 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 three multicolored bead drops.
Step 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through two black 5mm rubber components, two neon green 5mm rubber components, two neon orange 7mm rubber components and two neon green 5mm rubber components. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Orient the two neon orange 7mm rubber components to the right of the vertical 8x6mm jumprings, with one pair of neon green rubber components at the top and bottom of the jumprings and the black rubber components to the left.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon orange 7mm rubber components attached to the previous two jumprings, two neon green 5mm rubber components, two black 5mm rubber components and two neon green 5mm rubber components. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring (make sure all the silver jumprings are on the top and the gold jumprings are on the bottom of the double jumprings). Close the jumpring.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the bottom of the first set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings and the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the bottom of the second set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the first set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings and the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the second set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings and four black 5mm rubber components. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Orient one pair of black components at the right and left of the horizontal 8x6mm jumprings at the top of the design.

Repeat Step 2 eight times attaching the last set to the pair of black rubber components attached to the left side of the first set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings, and the left side of the top set of horizontal 8x6mm jumprings.
Step 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through two neon green 5mm rubber components, two neon orange 7mm rubber components, and two neon green 5mm rubber components. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Orient the two neon orange 7mm rubber components to the right of the vertical 8x6mm jumprings with one pair of neon green rubber components at the top and bottom of the jumprings.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon orange 7mm rubber components attached to the previous two jumprings and four neon green 5mm rubber components. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Orient one pair of neon green components at the top and bottom of the second set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the first set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings and the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the second set of vertical 8x6mm jumpring and one black 9mm rubber component. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the first set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings and the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the second set of vertical 8x6mm jumpring and one black 9mm rubber component. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Repeat Step 3 to make eight sets of rubber beading links.

Necklace

Step 4
Open one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through loop on the bar portion of the toggle clasp and two silver-plated 6x4mm oval jumprings. Close the jumpring.

Open one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the previous two silver-plated 6x4mm oval jumprings and the black 9mm rubber component on the top of one rubber beading link. Close the jumpring.

Repeat three times to attach four sets of one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring, two silver-plated 6x4mm oval jumprings, one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring and one rubber beading link.
Step 5
Open one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it though the opposite black 9mm rubber component on the last rubber beading link and four silver-plated 6x4mm oval jumprings.
Step 6
Open one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the top two silver-plated jumprings and two additional silver-plated jumprings. Close the jumpring.

Open one gold-plated jumpring and pass it through the previous silver-plated jumprings. Attach four more silver-plated jumprings and close.

Open one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring and pass it through the top two silver-plated jumprings and two additional silver-plated jumprings. Close the jumpring.

Open one gold-plated jumpring and pass it through the two previous silver-plated jumprings. Close the jumpring.

Attach the last gold-plated jumpring to the top of the focal unit with two silver-plated jumprings.
Step 7
Repeat Steps 4 - 6 to create the right side of the necklace attaching the ring portion of the toggle clasp, four sets of rubber beading links and the right side of the top set of horizontal jumprings on the focal piece.
Step 8
Open one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it though the bottom two silver-plated 6x4mm oval jumprings from Step 5 and two additional silver-plated jumprings. Close the jumpring.

Open one gold-plated jumpring and pass it through the silver-plated jumprings. Attach four more silver-plated jumprings and close.

Open one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring and pass it through the bottom two silver-plated jumprings and two additional silver-plated jumprings.

Open one gold-plated jumpring and pass it through the two previous silver-plated jumprings.

Attach the last gold-plated jumpring to the third set of horizontal jumprings on the focal unit with two silver-plated jumprings.

Repeat on the other side.
Step 9
Open one gold-plated jumpring and pass it through the two loose bottom silver-plated jumprings from the top chain. Close the jumpring.

Attach the last gold-plated jumpring to the second set of horizontal jumprings on the focal unit with two silver-plated jumprings.

Open one gold-plated jumpring and pass it through the two loose top silver-plated jumprings from the bottom chain. Close the jumpring.

Attach the last gold-plated jumpring to the second set of horizontal jumprings on the focal unit with two silver-plated jumprings.

Repeat on the other side.
Step 10
Attach the three multicolored drops created in Step 1 to the three bottom sets of horizontal jumprings on the focal piece with gold-plated 6x4mm oval jumprings.

Earrings

Step 1
String one Swarovski neon orange 4mm pearl, one Swarovski neon green 3mm pearl and one black #11 seed bead 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 six multicolored bead drops.
Step 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through two neon green 5mm rubber components, two neon orange 7mm rubber components and two neon green 5mm rubber components. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Orient the two neon orange 7mm rubber components to the right of the vertical 8x6mm jumprings, with one pair of neon green rubber components at the top and bottom of the jumprings.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon orange 7mm rubber components attached to the previous two jumprings and four neon green 5mm rubber components, Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Orient one pair of neon green components at the top and bottom of the second set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the first set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings and the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the second set of vertical 8x6mm jumpring and one black 9mm rubber component. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Open one silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring. Pass it through the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the first set of vertical 8x6mm jumprings and the two neon green 5mm rubber components on the top of the second set of vertical 8x6mm jumpring. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one gold-plated 8x6mm jumpring next to the first silver-plated 8x6mm jumpring.

Repeat Step 2 to make two sets of rubber component beading links.
Step 3
Open one gold-plated 6x4mm oval jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one three multicolored bead drop and the bottom set of horizontal jumprings on the beading link. Repeat to attach a multicolored bead drop to the right and left outside sets of horizontal jumprings on the beading link.

Open one gold-plated 6x4mm oval jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one earwire and the black 9mm rubber component on the top of the beading link.

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

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