Triple-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal, Lava Rock with Swarovski Crystals and Organza Ribbon
-- Designer --
Kristal Wick, Jewelry Designer and Instructor and Swarovski crystal AmbassadorTo learn more about Kristal Wick, read her jewelry artist success story here
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- Bead, Swarovski crystal, jet, 3mm Xilion bicone (42 beads)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, jet, 4mm Xilion bicone (95 beads)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 4mm Xilion bicone (30 beads)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, 6mm flower (84 beads)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal and silver-plated pewter (tin-based alloy), black diamond, 6.4mm montées, SS30 (13 beads)
- Bead, lava rock with Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, 25x25mm diamond (1 bead)
- Pearl, Swarovski crystal, dark grey, 4mm round (11 pearls)
- Pearl, Swarovski crystal gemcolors, mystic black, 8mm round (10 pearls)
- Pearl, Swarovski crystal, light grey, 8mm round (9 pearls)
- Pearl, White Lotus, cultured freshwater, white, 2.5-3mm rice (41 pearls)
- End bar, antiqued silver-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 12x5mm double-sided swirl design with 3 loops (2 end bars)
- Crimp, silver-plated brass, 2x1.5mm round, 1.3mm inside diameter (6 crimps)
- Jumpring, aluminum, black, 5.5mm smooth round, 18 gauge (4 jumprings)
- Organza ribbon, black, 1/2 inch, 12mm
- Chain, silver-finished steel, 11x6mm twisted cable
- Beading wire, Accu-Flex, metallic gunmetal, 49 strand, 0.019-inch diameter
- Bead stoppers
- Pliers, flush-cutter
- Pliers, chain-nose
- Pliers, flat-nose
- Pliers, crimping
- Pliers, wire cutter
String the following onto the 4-foot length of beading wire: 4mm jet bicone, crystal flower, 4mm jet bicone, crystal flower, 4mm jet bicone, crystal flower, 4mm jet bicone, montée, 4mm jet bicone, crystal flower, 4mm jet bicone, crystal flower, 4mm jet bicone, crystal flower and a 4mm jet bicone.
Repeat Steps 2 - 3 four more times.
String onto one 26-inch length of beading wire: 4mm crystal bicone, black pearl, 4mm crystal bicone, light grey pearl, 4mm crystal bicone and a dark grey pearl. Repeat this pattern eight more times.
Repeat on the other end of Strand 2.
String onto the other 26-inch length of wire an alternating pattern of 3mm jet bicone beads and rice pearls, 42 times.
Repeat on the other end of Strand 3.
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