Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Cloisonné Beads, Glass Pearls and Gold-Plated Fancy Jumprings

Necklace

STEP 1
Onto a gold-plated eyepin, place one 8mm pewter pearl, one red rhinestone rondelle, one 8mm pewter pearl, one red rhinestone rondelle, and one 8mm pewter pearl. Finish the end with a simple loop to create a pearl and rhinestone beading link. Repeat to create six beading links.

Repeat to create one 10mm pewter pearl link using a silver-plated eyepin and one 10mm pewter pearl.

Repeat to create one cloisonné oval drop using a gold-plated headpin, one 2.5mm gold-plated bead, one gold-plated heishi bead, one 46x22mm cloisonné red oval bead and one 2.5mm gold-plated bead.
STEP 2
Using side-cutting pliers, cut two 8-link lengths and six 5-link lengths of silver-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain.
STEP 3
Using two pairs of chain-nose pliers, open a 6mm gold-plated fancy jumpring. Pass the open ring through the first loop on one half of the clasp and the first link of one end of one 8-link length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Use an 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring to connect components together in the following order, starting with the 8-link length of chain:
  • Pearl and rhinestone beading link
  • 5-link length of chain
  • Pearl and rhinestone beading link
  • 5-link length of chain
  • Pearl and rhinestone beading link
  • 5-link length of chain
STEP 5
Attach a 6mm gold-plated fancy jumpring to the last 5-link length of chain.
STEP 6
Repeat Steps 3 - 5 to create the second half of the necklace starting with the second half of the clasp.
STEP 7
Open a 9mm silver-plated jumpring and pass it through the last 6mm jumpring on one half of the necklace, the loop on the 10mm pearl beading link and then the other 6mm jumpring at the end of the second half of the necklace. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Open an 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring and pass it through the second loop on the 10mm pearl beading link and the loop on the cloisonné bead drop. Close the jumpring.

Earrings

STEP 1
Place one 8mm pewter pearl, one red rhinestone rondelle and one 8mm pewter pearl onto a gold-plated eyepin. Finish the end with a simple loop to create a pearl and rhinestone beading link. Repeat to create two beading links.

Create two cloisonné oval bead drops using a gold-plated headpin, one 2.5mm gold-plated bead, one gold heishi bead, one 31x15mm cloisonné red oval bead and one 2.5mm gold-plated bead.
STEP 2
Using two pairs of chain-nose pliers, open a 6mm gold-plated fancy jumpring. Pass the open ring through the loop on one earwire and one loop on a pearl and rhinestone beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 3
Open a 5mm silver jumpring and pass it through the opposite loop on the pearl and rhinestone beading link and the loop of the cloisonné bead drop. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create the second earring.

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