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Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski® Crystal Pearls and Delica® Seed Beads


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This season is all about yellow and this week's featured project shows off this color's softer side with stunning pastel yellow Swarovski® crystal pearl beads. The four descending-sized beads are brilliantly displayed for a visually engaging result. Swarovski crystal pearl beads have a solid core of Swarovski crystal that is covered in layers of an innovative pearlescent ''nacre'' to create a flawless, silky-smooth surface that resists cosmetics, chemicals and ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire: One 22-inch length, one 25-inch length and one 28-inch length.

28-inch Strand

STEP 2
String onto the 28-inch length of beading wire: one crimp and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wires so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inches of beading wire on the ends. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Ten frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One rainbow brown #11 round
  • Five frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Five rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Ten rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Five rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One rainbow brown #11 round
  • Ten frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One frosted yellow-green #11 round
  • Five frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Five frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Ten frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One opaque luster yellow #11 round
  • Five frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One opaque luster yellow #11 round
  • Four frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Two opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • Three frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Three opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • Two frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Five opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • One frosted yellow-green #11 round
  • Ten opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • One 3mm yellow pearl
  • One 4mm yellow pearl
  • One 6mm yellow pearl
STEP 4
Continue to string three 8mm yellow pearls then repeat Step 3 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

25-inch Strand

STEP 5
Repeat Step 2 to begin the strand.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One rainbow brown #11 round
  • Five frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Five rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Ten rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Five rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Five frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One rainbow brown #11 round
  • Ten frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One frosted yellow-green #11 round
  • Five frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Five frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Ten frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One opaque luster yellow #11 round
  • Five frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One opaque luster yellow #11 round
  • Four frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Two opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • Three frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Three opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • Two frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Five opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • One frosted yellow-green #11 round
  • Ten opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • One 3mm yellow pearl
  • One 4mm yellow pearl
STEP 6
Continue to string three 6mm yellow pearls then repeat Step 5 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

22-inch Strand

STEP 7
Repeat Step 2 to begin the strand.

String the following seed beads onto the 22-inch beading wire:
  • One rainbow brown #11 round
  • Five frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Five rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Ten rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Five rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Five frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One rainbow brown #11 round
  • Ten frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One frosted yellow-green #11 round
  • Five frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Four frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Three frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Three frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Four frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Five frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Ten frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One opaque luster yellow #11 round
  • Five frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One opaque luster yellow #11 round
  • Four frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Two opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • Three frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Three opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • Two frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Five opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • One frosted yellow-green #11 round
  • Ten opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • One 3mm yellow pearl
STEP 8
Continue to string three 4mm yellow pearls then repeat Step 9 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 9
Pass one 4mm round jumpring through one Accu-Guard on one end of the 28-inch strand and the bottom loop on one portion of the slide lock clasp then close. Repeat to attach one Accu-Guard on one end of the 25-inch strand to the middle loop and one Accu-Guard on the 22-inch strand to the top loop on the same portion of the clasp.

Repeat to attach the opposite ends of the strands to the second portion of the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut two 8-inch lengths of beading wire.
STEP 2
String the following onto one length of beading wire:
  • One crimp
  • One rainbow brown #11 round
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Two rainbow brown #11 rounds
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One rainbow brown #11 round
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • One frosted yellow-green #11 round
  • Two frosted moss #11 rounds
  • Two frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One frosted moss #11 round
  • Three frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • One opaque luster yellow #11 round
  • Two frosted yellow-green #11 rounds
  • Two opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • One frosted yellow-green #11 round
  • Three opaque luster yellow #11 rounds
  • One 3mm yellow pearl
  • One 4mm yellow pearl
  • One 6mm yellow pearl
STEP 3
Continue to string one 8mm yellow pearl then repeat Step 2 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the earring.

Pass the end of the beading wire through the crimp in the same direction creating a loop. Crimp then trim excess from the ends of the beading wire.
STEP 4
Close one bead tip around the crimp to conceal it. Using a 4mm round jumpring, attach a fishhook earwire to the loop on the bead tip.
STEP 5
Repeat to create a second earring.

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