Single-Strand Necklace with Glass Pearl Beads, Czech Glass Beads and Sterling Silver Beads

STEP 1
Using two pairs of chain-nose pliers, open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through a loop on one half of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add a 4.5mm jumpring to the other half of the clasp.
STEP 2
Using side-cutting pliers, cut a 26-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire one crimp tube, one 4mm pink pearl, a 1/2 inch piece of French wire and the jumpring attached to the hook half of the clasp. Pass the wire back through the bead and crimp tube, leaving one end of the wire approximately 1-inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the French wire and the clasp so the French wire is formed in a nicely curved tube. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using side-cutting pliers, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire one 4mm pink pearl and one 5mm silver beaded rondelle.

Repeat twelve times for a total of thirteen sets.
STEP 4
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following with one 5mm silver beaded rondelle in between each component:
  • 8mm red glass bead
  • 8mm pink pearl
  • 10mm red glass bead
  • 8mm pink pearl
  • 10mm red glass bead
  • 9x4.5mm silver beaded snowflake bead
  • 6mm silver round bead
  • 9x4.5mm silver beaded snowflake bead
  • 10mm red glass bead
  • 8mm pink pearl
  • 10mm red glass bead
  • 9x4.5mm silver beaded snowflake bead
  • 6mm silver round bead
  • 9x4.5mm silver beaded snowflake bead
  • 10mm red glass bead
  • 8mm pink pearl
  • 10mm red glass bead
  • 9x4.5mm silver beaded snowflake bead
  • 6mm silver round bead
  • 9x4.5mm silver beaded snowflake bead
  • 10mm red glass bead
STEP 5
String onto the beading wire one 5mm silver beaded rondelle, one 8mm pink pearl and one 5mm silver beaded rondelle.
STEP 6
Repeat Step 4, backwards, to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 7
String on one crimp tube, one 4mm pink pearl and a 1/2 inch of French wire through the 4.5mm jumpring on the eye portion of the clasp. Pass the wire back through the pearl and the crimp then pull the wire snugly so the crimp and the French wire are closer to the jumpring. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the necklace. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using side-cutting pliers, trim excess wire from the end.

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