Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Czech Glass Beads, Golden Lip Shell and Resin Beads and Drops and Gold-Plated Brass Links

Necklace

STEP 1
String one 4mm round light bronze glass bead onto an 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 4mm round light bronze glass beading link. Repeat to create nine 4mm round light bronze glass beading links.

Repeat to create each of the following using one bead and an eyepin for each:
  • Two 6mm round copper glass beading links
  • Five 8mm round copper glass beading links
  • Five 8mm round tangerine glass beading links
  • Two 6mm round tan glass beading links
  • Two 8mm round tan glass beading links
  • Four 6mm round pearl glass beading links
  • Five 8mm round pearl glass beading links
  • Two 6mm round honey glass beading links
  • Two 8mm round orange pearlized beading links
  • Fourteen 4mm round gold glass beading links
  • Six 8mm flat round brown lip shell beading links
STEP 2
Repeat to create each the following using one bead and a headpin for each:
  • Four 4mm round light bronze glass bead drops
  • Two 6mm round copper glass bead drops
  • Two 6mm round honey glass bead drops
  • Two 8mm round peach pearlized glass bead drops
STEP 3
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle ring portion of the clasp and the first link on a 6mm round pearl glass beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Continue connecting components in the following order with one 4mm jumpring in between each beading link:
  • 6mm round honey glass beading link
  • 6mm round copper glass beading link
  • 8mm round pearl glass beading link
  • 8mm flat round brown lip shell beading link
  • 8mm round tangerine glass beading link
  • 8mm flat round brown lip shell beading link
  • 8mm round copper glass beading link
  • 8mm flat round brown lip shell beading link
STEP 5
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the 8mm flat round brown lip shell beading link and the first link on two 4mm round gold glass beading links. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Orient a gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link with the loops at the top and bottom. Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the first 4mm round gold glass beading link and the first left-side loop. Close the jumpring. Attach the second 4mm round gold glass beading link and the second left-side loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link.
STEP 7
Continue connecting components in the following order attaching the following with a 4mm jumpring in between each beading link starting with the top loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from Step 6:
  • 8mm round tangerine glass beading link
  • the top loop on one gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link
  • 8mm round pearl glass beading link
  • the top loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link
  • 8mm round tangerine glass beading link
  • the top loop on one gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link
  • 8mm round pearl glass beading link
  • the top loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link
  • 8mm round tangerine glass beading link
  • the top loop on one gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link
  • 8mm round pearl glass beading link
  • the top loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link
STEP 8
Repeat Steps 6, 5, 4 and then 3, backwards, to create the second side of the necklace in a mirror image of the first.
STEP 9
Open the loop on a 4mm round gold glass beading link. Pass it though the loop on the first 4mm round gold glass beading link from Step 6 and the bottom left-sided loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from Step 6. Repeat to attach a 4mm round gold glass beading link to the seventh gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link on the opposite side of the focal piece.
STEP 10
Open the loop on a 4mm round gold glass beading link. Pass it though the loop on the first right-sided loop on the first gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link and the first left-sided loop on the second gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link. Repeat to attach a 4mm round gold glass beading link to the first right-sided loop on the seventh gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link and the first left-sided loop on the sixth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link.
STEP 11
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it though the loop on the second right-sided loop on the first gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link and a 4mm round gold glass beading link. Repeat to attach the opposite loop on the 4mm round gold glass beading link to the first left-sided loop on the second gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link.

Repeat to attach a 4mm round gold glass beading link to the second to third, third to fourth, fourth to fifth, fifth to sixth, and sixth to seventh gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading links.
STEP 12
Open a 4mm round light bronze glass beading link. Pass it through the bottom left-sided loop of the second gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link. Close the loop. Orient a gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link with the loops at the left and right. Open the opposite 4mm round light bronze glass beading link. Pass it through the top left-sided loop on the 18x17mm diamond beading link.

Repeat to attach four sets of left-to-right oriented 18x17mm diamond beading links to the tier above using 4mm round light bronze glass beading links.
STEP 13
Open a loop on a 6mm round pearl glass beading link. Pass it through the bottom right loop on the first gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link on the first tier. Close the loop.

Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the 6mm round pearl glass beading link, an 8mm peach glass bead drop and a 6mm round tan glass beading link. Close the jumpring.

Open the opposite loop on the 6mm round tan glass beading link. Pass it through the loop on an 8mm round copper glass beading link. Close the loop.

Connect the top loop on the 8mm round copper glass beading link to the bottom link of the second gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the first tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the top loop on the 8mm round copper glass beading link to the left link of the first gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the bottom loop on the 8mm round copper glass beading link to a 23x23mm diamond crackled gold lip shell drop using an 8mm jumpring.

Repeat to attach the same beading links from the sixth to seventh gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading links on the first tier and the fourth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link on the second tier to the sixth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link on the first tier.
STEP 14
Connect the top loop on the 8mm round tan glass beading link to the bottom link of the third gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the first tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the top loop on the 8mm round tan glass beading link to the right link of the first gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the top loop on the 8mm round tan glass beading link to the left link of the second gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the bottom loop on the 8mm round copper glass beading link to a 20mm round crackled gold lip shell drop using an 8mm jumpring.

Repeat to attach the same beading links to the fifth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading links on the first tier and the third to fourth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link on the second tier.
STEP 15
Connect the top loop on the 8mm round copper glass beading link to the bottom link of the fourth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the first tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the top loop on the 8mm round tan glass beading link to the right link of the second gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the top loop on the 8mm round tan glass beading link to the left link of the third gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the bottom loop on the 8mm round copper glass beading link to a 31x31mm diamond crackled gold lip shell drop using an 8mm jumpring.
STEP 16
Connect the top loop on the 8mm round orange glass beading link to the bottom link of the first gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the first tier using a 4mm jumpring.

Connect the bottom loop on the 8mm round orange glass beading link to a 20mm round crackled gold lip shell drop using an 8mm jumpring.

Repeat to attach the same beading links to the bottom link of the seventh gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link on the first tier.
STEP 17
Connect a 4mm round light bronze glass bead drop to the left bottom loop of the first, second, third, and fourth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier.
STEP 18
Connect a 4mm round light bronze glass beading link to the right bottom loop of the first, second, third and fourth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier.

Connect a 6mm round copper glass bead drop to the 4mm round light bronze glass beading link on the first and fourth gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier.

Connect a 6mm round honey glass bead drop to the 4mm round light bronze glass beading link on the second and third gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link from the second tier.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one 4mm round gold glass bead onto an 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 4mm round gold glass beading link. Repeat to create two 4mm round gold glass beading links.
STEP 2
Repeat to create four 6mm round copper glass bead drops using one 6mm round copper glass bead and one headpin.
STEP 3
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on a 4mm round gold glass beading link. Pass it through the loop on an earwire. Close the loop.
STEP 4
Orient a gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link with the loops at the top and bottom. Open the opposite loop on the 4mm round gold glass beading link. Pass it through the top loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Open the loop on a 6mm round copper glass bead drop. Pass it though the loop on the bottom left-sided loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link. Close the loop. Repeat to attach a 6mm round copper glass bead drop to the right-sided loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link.
STEP 6
Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through a 23x23mm diamond crackled gold lip shell drop and the bottom loop on the gold-plated 18x17mm diamond beading link.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 3 - 6 to create the second earring.

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