Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal Beads, Sterling Silver Beads and Cubic Zirconia Beads

STEP 1
String one 4mm round light Siam crystal onto a 1-inch headpin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create five 4mm round light Siam crystal drops.

Repeat to create the following bead drops, using one bead and one 1-inch headpin for each:
  • Six 4mm round palace green opal crystal drops
  • Eight 4mm round sterling silver drops
STEP 2
Repeat to create the following beading links, using the following beads and a 1-inch eyepin:
  • Four 4x2mm rondelle sterling silver beading links, using one 4x2mm sterling silver rondelle, one 5x1.3mm beaded sterling silver rondelle and one 4x2mm sterling silver rondelle
  • Three 5mm double ring sterling silver rondelle links, using one 5x1.3mm beaded sterling silver rondelle, one 5mm double ring sterling silver rondelle, and one 5x1.3mm beaded sterling silver rondelle
  • One sterling silver flat round link, using one 19x17mm sterling silver flat round on a 1-1/2 inch eyepin.
STEP 3
Using cutting pliers, cut the following lengths of sterling silver 3.5mm round link chain:
  • Four 4-inch lengths
  • Seven 1-inch lengths
  • One 1-1/4 inch length
  • One 1-1/2 inch length
STEP 4
Using two pairs of chain-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop attached to the hook portion of the clasp and the first link of two 4-inch lengths of 3.5mm round link chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link of two 4-inch lengths of 3.5mm round link chain and one loop on the 4x2mm rondelle sterling silver beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Open the opposite loop on the 4x2mm rondelle sterling silver beading link. Pass it through the first link of a 1-inch length of chain. Close the loop.
STEP 7
Continue connecting one of each of the following components:
  • Double ring sterling silver rondelle link
  • 1-inch length of chain
  • 4x2mm rondelle sterling silver beading link
  • 1-inch length of chain
STEP 8
Repeat Steps 4 - 7 to create the second half of the strand.
STEP 9
Open a 4mm jumpring, pass the open ring through the last link on the 1-inch length of chain on each half of the necklace and one loop on the sterling silver flat round link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 10
On the second 1-inch length of chain attach one of the following:
  • One 4mm round palace green opal Swarovski crystal drop on the first link
  • One 12x6mm teardrop red CZ using a 4.8mm jumpring to the third link
  • One 4mm round sterling silver beading link to the fifth link
  • One 13x6.5mm Swarovski briolette palace green opal using a 4.8mm jumpring to the sixth link
STEP 11
On the second 1-inch length of chain attach one of the following:
  • One 4mm round light Siam crystal drop on the first link
  • One 14x5mm teardrop sterling silver drop using a 4.8mm jumpring to the second link
  • One 12x6mm teardrop red CZ using a 4.8mm jumpring to the fourth link
STEP 12
On the third 1-inch length of chain attach one of the following:
  • One 13x6.5mm briolette palace green opal using a 4.8mm jumpring to the first link
  • One 4mm round sterling silver beading link to the third link
  • One 12x6mm teardrop red CZ using a 4.8mm jumpring to the fourth link
  • One sterling silver paddle pin to the fifth link
  • One 6mm round red CZ using a 4.8mm jumpring to the sixth link
  • One 4mm round palace green opal crystal drop on the seventh link
STEP 13
Repeat Steps 10 - 12 to attach drops to the second half of the strand.
STEP 14
Open the loop on a 5mm double ring sterling silver rondelle beading link and attach it to the opposite loop of the sterling silver flat round link in the center of the necklace. Close the loop.
STEP 15
Open the opposite loop on the 5mm double ring sterling silver rondelle beading link. Pass it through the first link on a 1-inch length of chain, a 1-1/4 inch length of chain and a 1-1/2 inch length of chain. Close the loop.
STEP 16
On the 1-inch length of chain attach one of the following:
  • One 4mm round palace green opal crystal drop on the first link
  • One 4mm round sterling silver beading link to the fourth link
  • One 12x6mm teardrop red CZ using a 4.8mm jumpring to the last link
STEP 17
On the 1-1/4 inch length of chain attach one of the following:
  • One 4mm round palace green opal crystal drop on the fifth link
  • One sterling silver bell using a 4.8mm jumpring to the last link
STEP 18
On the 1-1/2 inch length of chain attach one of the following:
  • One 4mm round light Siam crystal drop on the second link
  • One 4mm round sterling silver beading link to the third link
  • One 4mm round light Siam crystal drop on the sixth link
  • One 4mm round sterling silver beading link to the eighth link
  • One 4mm round light Siam crystal drop on the tenth link
  • One 4mm round sterling silver beading link to the twelfth link
  • One 13x6.5mm briolette palace green opal using a 4.8mm jumpring to the last link

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