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Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Dione® Large-Hole Beads and Silver-Plated Brass Beads


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The caprice necklace chain and hoop earring components used in this project provide the perfect bases for easy stringing and spectacular designs. The necklace chain opens with a twist-off clasp and the teardrop-shape earring hoops can be easily adjusted for adding beads. Both necklace and earrings can be modified as well, as ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Twist off the threaded end on one sterling silver caprice chain.
STEP 2
String the following onto the chain:
  • One sterling silver 6mm round
  • One Dione® Czech glass rhinestone green/light green 14x8mm rondelle
  • One Dione crystal and rhodium-finished crystal clear 8mm round
  • One Dione Czech glass rhinestone red and clear 14x8mm rondelle
  • One Dione crystal and rhodium-finished crystal clear 8mm round
  • One silver-plated 15x5mm curved tube
  • One Dione crystal and rhodium-finished crystal clear 8mm round
STEP 3
Continue to string one Dione resin/glass rhinestone multicolored 47x9mm curved tube.

Repeat to string the sequence in Step 2 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.
STEP 4
Twist the end of the chain back on to secure.

Tip: Easily change out Dione large-hole beads to match outfits for a customizable look!

Earrings

STEP 1
Open the wire on the silver-plated teardrop beading hoop.
STEP 2
String the following onto the wire:
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm round
  • One Dione crystal and rhodium-finished crystal clear 8mm round
  • One sterling silver 6mm round
  • One Dione Czech glass rhinestone red and clear 14x8mm rondelle
  • One sterling silver 6mm round
  • One Dione crystal and rhodium-finished crystal clear 8mm round
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm round
STEP 3
Pass the end of the wire through the wire bracket on the opposite side of the earring. Using chain-nose pliers crimp the wire bracket to hold the wire securely in place.

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