Multi-Strand Bracelet and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Sterling Silver Chain

Bracelet

STEP 1
String one Swarovski 6mm bicone jet crystal onto a 1-inch headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 6mm bicone jet crystal drop. Repeat to create twenty 6mm bicone jet crystal drops.

Repeat to create the following bead drops using one bead and one 1-inch headpin for each:
  • Twenty Swarovski 6mm bicone crystal AB crystal drops
  • Twenty Swarovski 6mm bicone dark red coral crystal drops
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut eight 7-1/2 inch lengths of sterling silver 5.7mm heavy cable chain.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on the first portion of the clasp and another 5mm jumpring. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach two 5mm jumprings to each loop on both sides of the clasp.
STEP 4
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the second jumpring attached to the first loop of the clasp and the first link of a 7-1/2 inch length of sterling silver 5.7mm heavy cable chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach the last link of the chain to the second jumpring on the second portion of the clasp.

Repeat to attach a second length of chain to the second jumpring attached to the first loop of the clasp.
STEP 5
Repeat Step 4 to attach two lengths of chain to the second jumpring attached to each of the loops on the clasp for a total of eight lengths of chain.
STEP 6
Open a 5mm jumpring and pass it through the second link of the first 7-1/2 inch length of chain and the second link of the second 7-1/2 inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a 5mm jumpring from the second link of the second 7-1/2 inch length of chain and the second link of the third 7-1/2 inch length of chain. Repeat until each of the second links of the adjacent chains are attached.

Repeat to attach the fourth links of the adjacent chains.

Continue to attach the eight 7-1/2 inch lengths of chain to each other on the even links using 5mm jumprings.
STEP 7
Open the loop on a 6mm bicone crystal AB crystal drop. Pass it through the first link on the second 7-1/2 inch length of chain. Close the loop.

Repeat to attach the remaining bead drops in a random pattern down the length of the chains.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one Swarovski 6mm bicone jet crystal onto a 1-inch headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 6mm bicone jet crystal drop. Repeat to create twelve 6mm bicone jet crystal drops.

Repeat to create the following bead drops using one bead and one 1-inch headpin for each:
  • Ten Swarovski 6mm bicone crystal AB crystal drops
  • Eight Swarovski 6mm bicone dark red coral crystal drops
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut four 3/4 inch (4-link) lengths, four 1-1/4 inch (6-link) lengths, four 1-1/2 inch (8-link) lengths, and two 2-inch (10-link) lengths of sterling silver 5.7mm heavy cable chain.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop of an earwire and the first loop on two 4-link lengths of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Open a 5mm jumpring and pass it through the last link of the first 4-link length of chain and the loop on the 2-inch eyepin. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
String the following onto the 2-inch eyepin:
  • The first link of a 6-link length of chain
  • One Swarovski 6mm bicone dark red coral crystal
  • The first link of a 8-link length of chain
  • One Swarovski 6mm bicone dark red coral crystal
  • The first link of a 10-link length of chain
  • One Swarovski 6mm bicone dark red coral crystal
  • The first link of a 8-link length of chain
  • One Swarovski 6mm bicone dark red coral crystal
  • The first link of a 6-link length of chain
STEP 6
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the 2-inch eyepin.
STEP 7
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link of the second 4-link length of chain and the second loop on the 2-inch eyepin. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the second link on the first 6-link length of chain, the loop on a 6mm bicone jet crystal drop and the second link on the first 8-link length of chain.

Repeat to attach a 5mm jumpring and a 6mm bicone jet crystal drop to the second link on the three remaining chains attached to the 2-inch eyepin.

Repeat to attach a 5mm jumpring and a 6mm bicone crystal AB crystal drop to the fourth link on the chains attached to the 2-inch eyepin.

Repeat to attach a 5mm jumpring and a 6mm bicone dark red coral crystal drop to the sixth link on the chains attached to the 2-inch eyepin.

Repeat to attach a 5mm jumpring and a 6mm bicone jet crystal drop to the tenth link on the center three chains attached to the 2-inch eyepin.
STEP 9
Open the loop on a 6mm bicone crystal AB crystal drop. Pass it through the last link on the center 10-link length of chain. Close the loop.
STEP 10
Repeat Steps 3 - 9 to create the second earring.

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