Single-Strand Necklace and Bracelet Set with Lapis Lazuli and Sodalite Gemstone Beads

Azure dreams come to life in this lovely necklace and bracelet combo. Rich lapis lazuli meets with delicately intricate sterling silver beads for a look that's both organic and elegant. Complete instructions to help you along.

Necklace

STEP 1
For pendant, thread a large daisy spacer, the lapis chunk, a large daisy spacer and a cube bead onto beaded headpin. Form a wire wrapped loop above top bead and trim excess wire. Set aside.
STEP 2
Cut a 28-inch piece of beading wire. String a crimp bead and a cube bead 1/2 inch from end of beading wire; thread wire end through lobster claw clasp and back through beads. Use crimp pliers to flatten the crimp bead.
STEP 3
String a small daisy spacer, a sodalite bead, a small daisy spacer and a cube bead onto wire.
STEP 4
String a large daisy spacer, a lapis bead, a large daisy spacer, a cube bead, a small daisy spacer, a sodalite bead, a small daisy spacer, a cube bead, a small daisy spacer, a sodalite bead, a small daisy spacer and a cube bead. Repeat this sequence once.
STEP 5
String a large daisy spacer, a lapis bead, a large daisy spacer, a cube bead, a small daisy spacer, a sodalite bead, a small daisy spacer and a large daisy spacer. String on the pendant.
STEP 6
Repeat Steps 3 - 5, backwards, for the second half of necklace.
STEP 7
String on a crimp bead, a cube bead and the twisted jumpring. Thread end of wire back through several beads. Use crimp plires to flatten crimp bead. Trim excess wire.

Bracelet

STEP 1
On remaining piece of beading wire, string a crimp bead and a cube bead 1/2 inch from end of beading wire; thread wire end through one half of toggle clasp and back through beads. Use crimp pliers to flatten the crimp bead.
STEP 2
String 12 cube beads placing daisy spacers in between each. String remaining lapis and sodalite beads, starting and ending with a sodalite bead. Place small daisy spacers before and after each sodalite bead and large daisy spacers before and after each lapis bead, with cube beads in between.
STEP 3
String remaining 12 cube beads, placing a small daisy spacer in between each.
STEP 4
String on a crimp bead, a cube bead and remaining half of the clasp. Thread wire end back through several beads. Use crimp pliers to flatten crimp bead. Trim excess wire.

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