Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Antiqued Gold-Plated Brass Components, Czech Glass Druk Beads and Cultured Freshwater Pearls

Necklace

STEP 1
String one 7mm potato lavender cultured pearl onto a 1-inch eyepin. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 7mm potato lavender cultured pearl bead drop. Repeat to create six 7mm potato lavender cultured pearl bead drops.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Five 8mm round dark purple satin glass bead drops, using an 8mm round dark purple satin glass bead and one 1-inch eyepin
  • Seven 8mm round purple satin glass bead drops, using an 8mm round purple satin glass bead and one 1-inch eyepin
  • Three 6mm round dark purple satin glass bead drops, using an 8mm round dark purple satin glass bead and one 1-inch eyepin
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Six 3/4 inch (6-link) lengths of antiqued brass-plated 5x3mm patterned cable chain
  • Two 1-inch (7-link) lengths of antiqued brass-plated 5x3mm patterned cable chain
  • Seventeen 1-1/8 inch (8-link) lengths of antiqued brass-plated 5x3mm patterned cable chain
  • Twenty-one 1-1/2 inch (10-link) lengths of antiqued brass-plated 5x3mm patterned cable chain
  • Two 1-3/4 inch (13-link) lengths of antiqued brass-plated 5x3mm patterned cable chain

First Tier

STEP 3
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 6mm jumpring. Attach it to the loop on the toggle ring portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a 6mm jumpring to the toggle bar portion of the clasp.
STEP 4
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the 6mm jumpring on the toggle ring portion of the clasp and an antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX). Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Pass an 8-link length of chain around the antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8470FX) from Step 4. Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the first and fifth link of the chain. Pass the last part of the chain around an antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX). Pass the last link of the chain onto the 5mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Attach the following components using a 5mm jumpring to connect the chains:
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) using an 8-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8470FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8471FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8470FX) using a 10-link length of chain and attach an 8mm round purple satin bead drop to the chain
  • One antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8471FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 31mm open round link (8472FX) using a 10-link length of chain and attach an 8mm round purple satin bead drop to the chain
  • One antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) using a 10-link length of chain and attach an 8mm round purple satin bead drop to the chain
  • One antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8470FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8471FX) using a 10-link length of chain and attach an 8mm round purple satin bead drop to the chain
  • One antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8470FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 31mm open round link (8472FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 20mm open round link (8469FX) using an 8-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) using an 8-link length of chain
STEP 7
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the last antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) and the 6mm jumpring attached to the toggle bar portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Second Tier

STEP 8
Attach the following components using a 5mm jumpring to connect the chains:
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) using a 10-link length of chain to the first antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8471FX) from Step 6
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8472FX) using an 8-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8472FX) using a 10-link length of chain and attach an 8mm round dark purple satin bead drop to the chain
  • One antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8469FX) using a 10-link length of chain and attach an 8mm round dark purple satin bead drop to the chain
  • One antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8473FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8469FX) using a 10-link length of chain and attach an 8mm round dark purple satin bead drop to the chain
  • One antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8472FX) using a 10-link length of chain and attach an 8mm round dark purple satin bead drop to the chain
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8472FX) using an 8-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) using a 10-link length of chain to the second antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) from Step 6
STEP 9
Attach the first tier to the second tier using a 5mm jumpring in to connect the chains:
  • The second antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8471FX) from the first tier to the first antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8472FX) on the second tier using an 8-link length of chain
  • The second antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8470FX) from the first tier to the first antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8472FX) on the second tier using a 10-link length of chain
  • The second antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8470FX) from the first tier to the first antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8469FX) on the second tier using a 10-link length of chain
  • The chain to the left of the first antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) from the first tier to the antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8473FX) using a 7-link length of chain
  • The chain to the right of the first antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) from the first tier to the antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8473FX) using a 7-link length of chain
  • The third antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8471FX) from the first tier to the second antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8469FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • The third antiqued gold 36mm open round link (8471FX) from the first tier to the second antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8472FX) using a 10-link length of chain
  • The second antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) from the first tier to the second antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8472FX) using an 8-link length of chain
STEP 10
Attach the open round links to the first and second tier using a 5mm jumpring to connect the chains:
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) to the first antiqued gold 31mm open round link (8472FX) on the first tier using an 8-link length of chain and attach a 6mm dark purple satin bead drop in the center of the open loop
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8472FX) to the first antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) on the first tier using an 8-link length of chain and attach a 6mm dark purple satin bead drop and a 7mm potato lavender pearl drop in the center of the open loop
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) to the third antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8473FX) on the first tier using an 8-link length of chain and attach a 6mm dark purple satin bead drop in the center of the open loop
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) to the first antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8469FX) on the second tier using an 8-link length of chain and attach an 8mm purple satin bead drop in the center of the open loop
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8472FX) to the first antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8469FX) on the second tier using an 8-link length of chain and attach an 8mm dark purple satin bead drop in the center of the open loop
  • One antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX) to the second antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8469FX) on the second tier using an 8-link length of chain and attach an 8mm purple satin bead drop in the center of the open loop
STEP 11
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through a link on the chain to the left of the first antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) from the first tier and the first link of a 13-link length of chain. Close the jumpring. Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link of the 13-link length of chain, one antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8471FX), and the loop of an 8mm round purple satin glass bead drop. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a 13-link length of chain to the chain to the right of the first antiqued gold 35mm open round link (8469FX) from the first tier and a one antiqued gold 21mm open round link (8469FX), and the loop of an 8mm potato lavender pearl bead drop.
STEP 12
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8472FX) from the second tier and the first link of a 7-link length of chain, and the loop of an 8mm potato lavender pearl bead drop. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach an 8mm potato lavender pearl bead drop to the second antiqued gold 54mm open round link (8472FX) from the second tier.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using the G-S Hypo cement, attach a 4.5mm lavender chaton in the top setting of the 26x26mm antiqued brass fan drop.

Repeat to attach a 3.2mm lavender flat back crystal into each teardrop setting of the 26x26mm antiqued brass fan drop.

Repeat to attach a 3.1mm lavender chaton into each bottom setting of the 26x26mm antiqued brass fan drop.

Repeat to attach the chatons to the second 26x26mm antiqued brass fan drop.
STEP 2
String one 8mm round dark purple satin glass bead onto a 3/4 inch eyepin. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating an 8mm round dark purple satin glass bead link. Repeat to create two 8mm round dark purple satin glass bead links.

Repeat to create fourteen 4mm round dark purple satin glass bead drops using one 4mm round dark purple satin glass bead and a 1-inch gold-plated headpin.
STEP 3
Using the flush-cutters, cut the straight end of a 3/4 inch eyepin to 1/2 inch. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire perpendicular (90 degrees) to the opposite loop. Repeat to create a second 1/2 inch eyepin.
STEP 4
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on an earwire. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the jumpring attached to the earwire, the loop on an 8mm round dark purple satin bead link and an antiqued gold 21mm open round link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Open the loop on a 1/2 inch eyepin. Pass it through the opposite loop on the 8mm round dark purple satin beading link. Close the loop. Position the 1/2 inch eyepin so that it hangs behind the antiqued gold 21mm open round link, then open the opposite loop on the 1/2 inch eyepin. Pass it through the top loop on a 26x26mm antiqued brass fan drop. Close the loop.
STEP 7
Open the loop on a 4mm round dark purple satin glass bead drop. Pass it through the first loop on the bottom of the 26x26mm antiqued brass fan drop. Close the loop. Repeat to attach a 4mm round dark purple satin glass bead drop to each of the loops on the bottom of the fan drop.

Repeat Steps 4 - 7 create the second earring.

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