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Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Acrylic Beads and Antique Gold-Coated Plastic Beads


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Discover the beauty of acrylic beads with this week's Asian-inspired featured jewelry set. The bold and sophisticated color combination of red and metallic gold adds drama and high-end style to everyday fashion. The acrylic nugget and round beads are richly colored and drizzled with metallic gold thread-like patterns. Their swirl patterns are enhanced by the smartly placed gold-finished brass beads caps with ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 32-inch length of Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto the beading wire: one crimp and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
  • One red and gold 10mm round
  • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
  • One 8x4mm beaded rondelle
Repeat this sequence to string a total of 12 sets.
STEP 4
Continue to string the following:
  • Five sets of:
    • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
    • One red and gold 10mm round
    • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
    • One 18mm irregular round
    • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
    • One red and gold 10mm round
    • Two 6x1.5mm bead caps (back-to-back)
    • One red and gold acrylic nugget
    • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
  • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
  • One red and gold 10mm round
  • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
  • One 18mm irregular round
STEP 5
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 3 then string one 6x1.5mm bead cap, one red and gold 10mm round and one 6x1.5mm bead cap. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 6
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the loop on one portion of the toggle clasp and the Accu-Guard on one end of the strand then close. Repeat to attach the second portion of the clasp to the opposite end of the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 2-inch headpin:
  • One 3x1mm ribbed round
  • One 18mm irregular round
  • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
  • One red and gold 10mm round
  • One 6x1.5mm bead cap
Form a simple loop creating an acrylic drop. Repeat to create a second acrylic drop.
STEP 2
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the loop on one acrylic drop and the loop on one 28mm fishhook earwire then close. Repeat to create a second earring.

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