Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Rubberized Acrylic Beads, Wirework and Celestial Crystal® Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Two 3-1/2 inch lengths of silver-plated 13x9mm twist cable chain
  • Seven 2-1/2 inch lengths of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire
  • Seventeen 2-inch lengths of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire
  • Ten 3-inch lengths of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire
  • Thirteen 3-1/2 inch lengths of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire
  • Fifteen 6-inch lengths of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • Twenty-one 5-inch lengths of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • Eleven 4-inch lengths of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle ring portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring. Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first 5mm jumpring attached to the clasp and the first link on the 3-1/2 inch length of cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the toggle portion of the clasp to the second length of cable chain.
STEP 3
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and one pair of round-nose pliers, form a 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire into a circle, overlapping the ends of the wire by approximately 1/4 inch.

String onto the loop one 8mm faceted round red crystal. Pass the loop through the last link on the first 3-1/2 inch length of cable chain.

Tightly wrap a 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire around the overlapped portion of the wire to hold the wire link in place.
STEP 4
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and one pair of round-nose pliers, form a 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire into a circle overlapping the ends of the wire by approximately 1/4 inch.

String onto the loop one 18mm puffed flat round black and white rubber bead. Pass the wire through the link made in Step 3.

Tightly wrap a 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire around the overlapped portion of the wire to hold the wire link in place.
STEP 5
Continue to make wire links using the following components:
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 20x12mm oval black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 17mm square black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 14mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 10mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 17mm square black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 18mm puffed flat round black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 17mm square black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 18mm puffed flat round black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 17mm square black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
Pass the last 8mm faceted round red crystal link through the last link on the opposite 3-1/2 inch length of chain before securing it closed with the red Zebra wire.
STEP 6
Create the second tier by making wire links using the following components (to be attached later):
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 20x12mm oval black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 10mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 17mm square black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 20x12mm oval black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 18mm puffed flat round black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 18mm puffed flat round black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 18mm puffed flat round black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 20x12mm oval black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
STEP 7
Create the third tier by making wire links using the following components (to be attached later):
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 10mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 14mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 10mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 18mm puffed flat round black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 14mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 20x12mm oval black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 18mm puffed flat round black and white rubber bead, and one 6-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 10mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
STEP 8
Create the fourth tier by making wire links using the following components (to be attached later):
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 10mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 14mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 14mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-1/2 inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
STEP 9
Create the fifth tier by making wire links using the following components (to be attached later):
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 3-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 14mm round black and white rubber bead, and one 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
  • One 2-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire, one 8mm faceted round red crystal, and one 4-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
STEP 10
Open a 9mm jumpring. Pass it through the third link on the first tier and the first link of the second tier. Close the jumpring.

Open a 9mm jumpring. Pass it through the fourteenth link on the first tier and the last link of the second tier. Close the jumpring.

Using four 9mm jumprings attach the first tier to the second tier along the length of the links.
STEP 11
Open a 9mm jumpring. Pass it through the second link on the second tier and the first link of the third tier. Close the jumpring.

Open a 9mm jumpring. Pass it through the eleventh link on the second tier and the last link of the third tier. Close the jumpring.

Using four 9mm jumprings attach the second tier to the third tier along the length of the links.
STEP 12
Open a 9mm jumpring. Pass it through the third link on the first tier and the first link of the fourth tier. Close the jumpring.

Open a 9mm jumpring. Pass it through the eighth link on the third tier and the last link of the fourth tier. Close the jumpring.

Using two 9mm jumprings attach the third tier to the fourth tier along the length of the links.
STEP 13
Open a 9mm jumpring. Pass it through the second link on the fourth tier and the first link of the fifth tier. Close the jumpring.

Open a 9mm jumpring. Pass it through the fifth link on the fourth tier and the last link of the fifth tier. Close the jumpring.

Using two 9mm jumprings attach the fifth tier to the fourth tier along the length of the links.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one 10mm faceted round red crystal onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, a pair of round-nose pliers and a pair of flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 10mm faceted round red crystal link. Repeat to create a second 10mm faceted round red crystal link.
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters cut the following:
  • Two 4-inch lengths of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire
  • Two 5-inch lengths of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire
STEP 3
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and one pair of round-nose pliers, form a 4-inch length of 18-gauge silver-colored Zebra wire into a circle overlapping the ends of the wire by approximately 1/4 inch.

String onto the loop one 10mm round black and white rubber bead.

Tightly wrap a 5-inch length of 22-gauge red-colored Zebra wire around the overlapped portion of the wire to hold the wire link in place.
STEP 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on a 10mm faceted round red crystal link. Pass the link through the loop on an earwire. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Open a 9mm jumpring. String two 2x1.5mm black crimp beads onto the jumpring. Then pass the jumpring through the opposite loop on the 10mm faceted round red crystal link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Open a 9mm jumpring. String two 2x1.5mm black crimp beads onto the jumpring. Then pass the jumpring through the 9mm jumpring attached in step 5 and the wire link made in step 3. Close the jumpring.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 3 - 6 to create the second earring.

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