Triple-Strand Necklace with Celestial Crystal® Beads and Components, Czech Glass Druk Beads and Gold-Plated Steel Chain

STEP 1
Place one 6mm gold disc, one 8x8mm green cube crystal and one 6mm gold disc onto an eyepin. Finish the end with a simple loop to create an 8x8mm green cube crystal beading link. Repeat to create two links.

Repeat to create six 8x8mm gold cube crystal links using an eyepin, one 6mm gold disc, one 8x8mm gold cube crystal and one 6mm gold disc.

Repeat to create two 6x6mm green cube crystal links using an eyepin, one 4mm gold heishi, one 6x6mm green cube crystal and one 4mm gold heishi.

Repeat to create two 6x6mm gold cube crystal links using an eyepin, one 4mm gold heishi, one 6x6mm gold cube crystal and one 4mm gold heishi.

Repeat to create eight 8mm light bronze druk links using an eyepin, one 4mm gold heishi, one 8mm light bronze druk and one 4mm gold heishi.

Repeat to create five 6mm light bronze druk links using an eyepin, one 4mm gold heishi, one 6mm light bronze druk and one 4mm gold heishi.

Repeat to create four 8mm gold satin druk links using an eyepin, one 4mm gold heishi, one 8mm gold satin druk and one 4mm gold heishi.

Repeat to create four 6mm gold satin druk links using an eyepin, one 4mm gold heishi, one 6mm gold satin druk and one 4mm gold heishi.

First Strand

STEP 2
Using side-cutting pliers, cut two 3-link lengths and 12, 5-link lengths of gold-plated 5x3.5mm double link heavy cable chain.
STEP 3
Using two pairs of chain-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the first loop on one side of the clasp and the last link of one end of one 3-link length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Use a jumpring to connect one of each of the following components together:
  • 6mm gold satin druk beading link
  • 5-link length of chain
  • 6mm light bronze druk link
  • 5-link length of chain
  • 6x6mm gold cube crystal link
  • 5-link length of chain
  • 6mm light bronze druk link
  • 5-link length of chain
  • 6mm gold satin druk beading link
  • 5-link length of chain
  • 6x6mm green cube crystal link
  • 5-link length of chain
STEP 5
Use a jumpring to add one 6mm light bronze druk link.

Repeat Step 4, in reverse, to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 6
Open a jumpring and connect a 3-link length of chain to the last beading link. Close the jumpring. Open a jumpring and connect the last link of chain to the first loop on the second half of the clasp using a jumpring.

Second Strand

STEP 7
Using side-cutting pliers, cut twelve 3-link lengths of gold-plated 5x3.5mm double link heavy cable chain. Cut ten 13-link lengths of brass finish 2.2mm cable chain.
STEP 8
Pass a 13-link piece of 2.2mm cable chain through the hole on a 14mm vitrail glass open square. Using two pairs of chain-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the first and last link on the 13-link piece of 2.2mm cable chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to add a second piece of 13-link piece of 2.2mm cable chain to the same glass square.
STEP 9
Repeat to add two pieces of cable chain to each of the 14mm glass open squares: two vitrail glass squares, two clear AB glass squares and one coffee glass square.
STEP 10
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the second loop on the first side of the clasp and a loop on a 6x6mm gold cube. Close the jumpring.
STEP 11
Use a jumpring to connect one of each of the following components together:
  • 3-link length of chain
  • 8mm light bronze druk beading link
  • 3-link length of chain
  • The first jumpring on a 14mm clear AB open square
  • The second jumpring on the 14mm clear AB open square
  • 8mm gold satin druk beading link
  • 3-link length of chain
  • 13mm gold filigree flat square
  • 3-link length of chain
  • 8x6mm green cube crystal link
  • The first jumpring on a 14mm vitrail AB open square
  • The second jumpring on the 14mm vitrail AB open square
  • 3-link length of chain
  • 8x8mm gold cube crystal link
  • 8mm light bronze druk link
  • 3-link length of chain
  • The first jumpring on a 14mm coffee open square
STEP 12
Repeat Step 11, in reverse, to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 13
Open a jumpring and connect the loop on a 6x6mm gold cube link to the last link of the 3-link piece of chain. Close the jumpring. Open a jumpring and connect the other loop on the last 6x6mm gold cube link to the second loop on the second side of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Third Strand

STEP 14
Using side-cutting pliers, cut 12, 3-link lengths, two 4-link lengths, and two 9-link lengths of gold-plated 5x3.5mm double link heavy cable chain. Cut eight 14-link lengths and one 22-link length of brass finish 2.2mm cable chain.
STEP 15
Pass a 14-link piece of 2.2mm cable chain through the hole on a 20mm vitrail glass open square. Using two pairs of chain-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the first and last link on the 14-link piece of 2.2mm cable chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to add a second piece of 14-link piece of 2.2mm cable chain to the same glass square.
STEP 16
Repeat to add two pieces of 14-link cable chain to each of the 20mm glass open squares: two vitrail glass squares and two coffee AB glass squares. Repeat to add one piece of 22-link cable chain to the 30mm clear glass open square.
STEP 17
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the third loop on the first side of the clasp and the first link of a 9-link length of 5x3.5mm double link heavy cable chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 18
Use a jumpring to connect one of each of the following components together:
  • 8mm light bronze druk beading link
  • 3-link length of chain
  • 8x8mm gold cube crystal link
  • 3-link length of chain
  • The first jumpring on a 20mm vitrail open square
  • The second jumpring on the 20mm vitrail open square
  • 8mm gold satin druk beading link
  • 3-link length of chain
  • 13mm gold filigree flat square
  • 3-link length of chain
  • 8x8mm gold cube crystal link
  • 3-link length of chain
  • The first jumpring on a 20mm coffee open square
  • The second jumpring on the 20mm coffee open square
  • 4-link length of chain
  • 8mm light bronze druk link
  • 3-link length of chain
STEP 19
Open a jumpring and pass it through the last link of the last length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 20
Open a jumpring and pass it through the jumpring added in Step 19 and through the jumpring on the 30mm clear AB glass open square. Close the jumpring.
STEP 21
Open a jumpring and pass it through the jumpring added in Step 20. Close the jumpring. Repeat Step 18, in reverse, adding the 3-link length of chain to the jumpring added in Step 21, to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 22
Open a jumpring and connect the last link on the end of the remaining nine-link length of chain and the loop on the last 8mm light bronze druk beading link. Close the jumpring. Open a jumpring and connect the last link on the other end of the nine-link length of chain and the third loop on the second half of the clasp.

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