Single-Strand Necklace with Celestial Crystal® Beads and Lampworked Glass Focal

STEP 1
Create two lengths of Queen's chainmaille approximately 7/8 inch in length, using twelve 8mm gold-plated fancy jumprings.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 6mm gold-plated fancy jumpring. Pass the open ring through the two jumprings on the end of a 7/8 inch length of Queen's chainmaille. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a jumpring to the opposite end of the 7/8 inch length of Queen's chainmaille.

Repeat to attach 6mm gold-plated fancy jumprings to the second 7/8 inch length of Queen's chainmaille.
STEP 3
Open a 5mm jumpring and attach it to the loop on one half of the clasp. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a jumpring to the other half of the clasp.

Side Portions of the Necklace

STEP 4
Using the side-cutting pliers, cut a 10-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire: one crimp bead, a 1/2 inch piece of French wire and the jumpring attached to the clasp in Step 3. Loop the beading wire back through the crimp bead. The French wire should be passing over the jumpring in a nicely curved tube. Pull the crimp tight against the French wire and the jumpring--leaving one end of the wire approximately 1-inch long. Place a small amount of gel 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 of Accu-Flex® beading wire.
STEP 5
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following:
  • 6mm green AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 6x3mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm pink AB faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 6x3mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 6x3mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm pink AB faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm pink AB faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm pink AB faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
STEP 6
String on one crimp bead and a 1/2 inch piece of French wire. Pass the beading wire through the 6mm gold-plated fancy jumpring attached to the first set of Queen's chainmaille, and then pull the wire snugly so the crimp and the French wire are closer to the jumpring and there is no slack in the beading wire. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp. Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using side-cutting pliers, trim excess wire from the end.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 4-6 attaching the beading wire to the jumpring on the second portion of the necklace and ending with the second portion of chainmaille.

Middle Section of the Necklace

STEP 8
Using the side-cutting pliers, cut an 8-inch length of Accu-Flex® beading wire. Repeat Step 4 to attach the wire to the last 6mm gold-plated fancy jumpring attached to the first set of Queen's chainmaille.
STEP 9
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following:
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm pink AB faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm pink AB faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8x4mm green faceted disc crystal
  • 8mm light yellow AB faceted round crystal
  • 8mm gold-plated fancy jumpring
  • 8mm green AB faceted round crystal
STEP 10
Repeat Step 6 to attach the wire to the last jumpring attached to the last 6mm gold-plated fancy jumpring attached to the second set of chainmaille.
STEP 11
String one glass rainbow focal onto the necklace. Close the clasp.

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