Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Resin Beads and Focals, Czech Pressed Glass Beads and Celestial Crystal® Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
String one 58x44mm oval frosted black and clear resin bead onto a 3-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 one 58x44mm oval frosted black and clear resin bead drop.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Two medium tan and clear nugget resin bead drops using one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead, one medium tan and clear nugget resin bead and one 2-inch headpin
  • Four 13mm irregular cube red and yellow resin bead drops using one silver-plated 3mm round bead and 13mm irregular cube red and yellow resin bead and one 2-inch headpin
  • Six 8mm round red glass bead drops using one 8mm round red glass bead and one 1-inch headpin
  • Five 6mm bicone green crystal drops using one 6mm bicone green crystal and one 1-inch headpin
  • Two 47x35mm oval frosted black and clear resin beading links using one 47x35mm oval frosted black and clear resin bead and one 3-inch eyepin
  • Two 27x26mm nugget frosted pink and clear resin beading links using one 27x26mm nugget frosted pink and clear resin bead and one 3-inch eyepin
  • Two 56x16mm flat oval clear and black resin beading links using one 56x16mm flat oval clear and black resin bead and one 3-inch eyepin
STEP 2
Using a pair of flush-cutters cut one 7-inch length, one 5-1/2 inch length, two 5-inch lengths and four 1/2 inch (one 14mm link) lengths of silver-plated 14mm and 10mm round chain.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle bar portion of the clasp and close the jumpring. Open a 5mm jumpring, pass it through the first jumpring and the first link of a 5-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the 5-inch length of chain and a 56x16mm flat oval clear and black resin beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Repeat Step 4 to attach the following components using a 5mm jumpring in between each component:
  • One silver-plated 1-link length of chain
  • One 27x26mm nugget frosted pink resin beading link
  • One silver-plated 1-link length of chain
  • One 47x35mm oval frosted black and clear resin beading link
  • One 5-1/2 inch length of chain on the 4th link
STEP 6
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the 10th link on the 5-1/2 inch length of chain and the 4th link on the 7-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a 5mm jumpring between the 12th link on the 5-1/2 inch length of chain and the 6th link on the 7-inch length of chain.
STEP 7
Continue to attach the following components using a 5mm jumpring in between each component:
  • The 13th link on the 7-inch length of chain
  • One 47x35mm oval frosted black and clear resin beading link
  • One silver-plated 1-link length of chain
  • One 27x26mm nugget frosted pink resin beading link
  • One silver-plated 1-link length of chain
  • One 56x16mm flat oval clear and black resin beading link
  • One 5-inch length of chain
  • The loop on the toggle ring portion of the clasp
STEP 8
Continue to attach the bead drops to the chains using a 5mm jumpring:
  • One medium tan nugget resin bead drop to the 2nd link on the 5-1/2 inch length of chain and the 7th link on the 7-inch length of chain
  • One 13mm irregular cube red and yellow resin bead drop to the 3rd link on the 5-1/2 inch length of chain and the 3rd, 9th and 12th link on the 7-inch length of chain
  • One 6mm bicone green crystal drop to the 4th, 11th and 12th link on the 5-1/2 inch length of chain and the 4th, 9th and 13th link on the 7-inch length of chain
  • One 8mm round red glass bead drop to the 7th, 8th, 11th and 13th link on the 5-1/2 inch length of chain and the 6th, and 16th link on the 7-inch length of chain
  • One 58x44mm oval frosted black and clear resin bead drop to the 5th link on the 7-inch length of chain
  • One 36x20mm faceted freeform red and green resin focal drop to the 1st and 11th link on the 7-inch length of chain

Earrings

STEP 1
String one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead and one medium tan and clear nugget resin bead onto a 3-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, repeat to create a total of two medium tan and clear nugget and silver-plated heishi resin bead drops.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Two 8x4mm double cone black glass beading links using one 8x4mm double cone black glass bead and one 1-inch eyepin
  • Two 8mm round red glass beading links using one 8mm round red glass bead and one 1-inch eyepin
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on an 8x4mm double cone black glass beading link. Pass it through the loop of the earwire. Close the loop.

Open the opposite loop on an 8x4mm double cone black glass beading link. Pass it through the first loop of a silver-plated 13mm open link. Close the loop.

Open the loop on a medium tan nugget resin bead drop. Pass it through the opposite loop of a silver-plated 13mm open link. Close the loop.
STEP 3
Open the loop on an 8mm round red glass beading link. Pass it over the edge on one side of the silver-plated 13mm open link. Close the loop. Repeat to attach the opposite loop on the 8mm round red glass beading link to the opposite side of the silver-plated 13mm open link.
STEP 4
Repeat Step 2 and 3 to create the second earring.

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