Single-Strand Necklace with "Pewter" Beads, Charms and Chain, Czech Glass Beads and Celestial Crystal® Beads

STEP 1
Place one 4mm medium blue AB round crystal onto a 1-inch headpin. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, finish the end with a simple loop. Repeat to create twenty 4mm medium blue crystal drops.
STEP 2
Thread onto an eyepin, one 4x1mm antiqued gold-plated pewter beaded rondelle, one 21mm antiqued gold-plated pewter bead and one 4x1mm antiqued gold-plated pewter beaded rondelle. Finish the end of the eyepin with a wrapped loop.
STEP 3
Using flush-cutters, cut the following lengths of brass finish 2.2mm cable chain:
  • One 1-inch length
  • One 1-1/4 inch length
  • One 1-1/2 inch length
  • One 1-3/4 inch length
  • One 2-inch length
  • One 2-1/4 inch length
  • One 2-1/2 inch length
  • One 2-3/4 inch length
  • One 3-inch length
Cut the following lengths of gold-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain:
  • Two 2-inch lengths
  • One 2-1/2 inch length
  • One 2-3/4 inch length
  • One 3-inch length
STEP 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the loop of the eyepin (not the wrapped loop you created) on the end of the 21mm brass bead drop and the link on one end of the following lengths of chain:
  • One 1-inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
  • One 1-1/2 inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
  • One 2-1/2 inch length of gold-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain
  • One 2-1/2 inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
  • One 2-inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
  • One 2-3/4 inch length of gold-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain
  • One 3-inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Repeat to attach a second 5mm jumpring to the same loop on the end of the 21mm brass bead drop and the first link of the following lengths of chain:
  • One 1-1/4 inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
  • One 1-3/4 inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
  • One 2-inch length of gold-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain
  • One 2-1/4 inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
  • One 3-inch length of gold-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain
  • One 2-3/4 inch length of 2.2mm cable chain
  • One 2-inch length of gold-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain
Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through an angel charm and the link on the end of one 2-inch length of gold-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain attached to the 21mm brass bead drop. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a star with moon charm, a textured star, a faceted star or an angel charm to the bottom link of each of the fourteen lengths of chain attached to the 21mm brass bead drop.
STEP 7
Using 4mm jumprings, attach 4mm medium blue round crystal drops and antiqued gold star rondelles randomly to the chains.

Body of the Necklace

STEP 8
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle bar portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a 4mm jumpring on the toggle ring portion of the clasp.
STEP 9
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 14-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 toggle bar portion of the clasp. 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 flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end of Accu-Flex® beading wire.
STEP 10
String onto the beading wire the following:
  • One 6mm blue round crystal
  • One 4.5x3mm antiqued gold-plated pewter rondelle
Repeat two times for a total of three sets.
STEP 11
String onto the beading wire the following:
  • One 8mm blue round crystal
  • One 4.5x3mm antiqued gold-plated pewter rondelle
Repeat five times for a total of six sets.
STEP 12
String onto the beading wire the following:
  • One 8mm blue round crystal
  • One 9mm antiqued gold-plated pewter fancy round bead
  • One 13.5x5.5mm light cobalt spiral glass bead
  • One 9x2mm antiqued gold-plated pewter rondelle
  • Two 13.5x5.5mm light cobalt spiral glass beads
  • One 9x2mm antiqued gold-plated pewter rondelle
  • Three 13.5x5.5mm light cobalt spiral glass beads
  • One 9mm antiqued gold-plated pewter fancy round bead
  • Four 13.5x5.5mm light cobalt spiral glass beads
  • One 21mm antiqued gold-plated pewter round bead
  • One 13.5x5.5mm light cobalt spiral glass bead
  • One 9x2mm antiqued gold-plated pewter corrugated rondelle
  • One 13.5x5.5mm light cobalt spiral glass bead
  • One 9x2mm antiqued gold-plated pewter corrugated rondelle
  • One 13.5x5.5mm light cobalt spiral glass bead
  • One 7.5x3mm antiqued gold-plated pewter beaded rondelle
STEP 13
String on one crimp bead and a 1/2 inch piece of French wire. Pass the beading wire through the wrapped loop on the top of the focal piece and back through the crimp bead. 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 (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end.
STEP 14
Repeat Steps 9-13 to create the second half of the necklace.

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