Single-Strand Convertible Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set with Gold-Plated Brass Beads, Cloisonne Beads and Seed Beads

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This jewelry set offers a multitude of looks with interchangeable pendants to match any outfit or mood. The pendants attach to the foundation necklace with lobster claw clasps for easy on and off, which can be done on the go, in the car, at the office--virtually anywhere. Interchangeable jewelry is a profitable concept for ...
STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut the following:
  • One 23-inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain
  • Ten 3-1/2 inch lengths of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain
  • One 18-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire
  • One 4-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • One 8-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • Two 9-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire

Necklace #1

STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open two gold-plated 5mm jumprings. Pass one jumpring through the last link on one end of the 23-inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain and the loop on one gold-plated lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach the second jumpring to the last link on the opposite end of the gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Necklace #2

STEP 3
String the following onto one end of the 18-inch length of beading wire:
  • One 2x2mm gold-filled crimp bead
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round bead
  • One 2x2mm gold-filled crimp bead
  • The loop on the bar portion of the gold-plated toggle clasp
STEP 4
Pass the beading wire in the opposite direction through the beads. Pull the beads snug against the loop on the bar portion of the toggle clasp, leaving about 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead farthest away from the bar portion then crimp the second crimp bead as well. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 5
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Two sets of one gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • One 24Kt gold-plated #11 seed bead
STEP 6
Continue to string the following:
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone emerald green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone emerald green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One 24Kt gold-plated #11 seed bead
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • One 24Kt gold-plated #11 seed bead
Repeat to string this sequence a second time.

Continue to string the following:
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone emerald green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone emerald green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated 9mm basket bead cap
  • One gold-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated 9mm basket bead cap
STEP 7
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 6.
STEP 8
Continue to string the following:
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone emerald green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone emerald green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One 24Kt gold-plated #11 seed bead
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • One 24Kt gold-plated #11 seed bead
Repeat to string this sequence from Step 8 two more times.
STEP 9
String on one gold-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector.
STEP 10
Repeat Steps 5 - 8 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.
STEP 11
Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to attach the ring portion of the toggle clasp.

Tassel

STEP 12
String the following onto one Swarovski crystal rhinestone and gold-plated headpin:
  • One gold-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters begin forming a wrapped loop on the straight end of the headpin. Pass the loop through the first link on one 3-1/2 inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain. Finish the wrapped loop creating a gold-plated stardust and rhinestone rondelle drop with chain.

Repeat to create a total of ten gold-plated stardust and rhinestone rondelle drops with chain.
STEP 13
String the following onto one end of one 4-inch length of beading wire:
  • One 2x2mm gold-filled crimp bead
  • The last link of chain on the ten gold-plated stardust and rhinestone rondelle drops with chain
STEP 14
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the crimp snug gathering the lengths of chain leaving about 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 15
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One gold-finished and rhinestone emerald green 25x20mm barrel bead
  • One gold-plated 12mm rose bead (flower facing the rhinestone barrel bead to hide it)
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • One 2x2mm gold-filled crimp bead
  • One Accu-Guard wire protector
  • The loop on one gold-plated 12x7mm lobster claw clasp
STEP 16
Repeat Step 14 to finish the tassel.

Pendant

STEP 17
String the following onto one Swarovski crystal rhinestone and gold-plated headpin:
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 9mm basket bead cap (open end facing away from the rondelle)
  • One gold-plated 8mm stardust round
  • One gold-finished 6mm flower bead cap (curved end facing away from the stardust round)
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm round
Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the headpin creating a gold-plated stardust and Swarovski round bead drop.
STEP 18
String the following onto one end of one 8-inch length of beading wire:
  • One 2x2mm gold-filled crimp bead
  • One Accu-Guard wire protector
  • The loop on one gold-plated 12x7mm lobster claw clasp
STEP 19
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the crimp snug against the Accu-Guard leaving about 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 20
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm round
  • One gold-finished 6mm flower bead cap (curved end facing the Swarovski crystal round)
  • One gold-plated 8mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated 9mm basket bead cap (open end facing the stardust round)
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone green 8x4mm rondelle
  • One cloisonné 49x34 flat oval
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone green 5x2mm rondelle
  • One 2x2mm gold-filled crimp bead
  • One Accu-Guard wire protector
  • The gold-plated stardust and Swarovski round bead drop
STEP 21
Repeat Step 19 to finish the pendant.

Bracelet

STEP 22
String the following onto one end of one 9-inch length beading wire:
  • One 2x2mm gold-filled crimp bead
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round bead
  • One 2x2mm gold-filled crimp bead
  • One loop on one half of one 14Kt gold-filled slide clasp
STEP 23
Pass the beading wire in the opposite direction through the beads. Pull the beads snug against the loop on the 14Kt gold-filled slide clasp leaving about 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead farthest away from the bar portion then crimp the second crimp bead as well. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 24
Repeat Steps 22 and 23 to attach a second 9-inch length beading wire to the second loop on the same half of the 14Kt gold-filled slide clasp.
STEP 25
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated 6mm flower bead cap (curved side facing the heishi)
  • One gold-plated 8mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated 6mm flower bead cap (curved side facing away from the stardust bead)
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
STEP 26
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 25 on the second 9-inch length of beading wire.
STEP 27
Continue to string onto the first 9-inch length of beading wire, the first hole on one gold-plated and rhinestone green 16x5mm bridge spacer.
STEP 28
Continue to string onto the second 9-inch length of beading wire, the second hole on the gold-plated and rhinestone green 16x5mm bridge spacer from Step 27.
STEP 29
Continue to string the following onto the first 9-inch length of beading wire:
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated 9mm basket bead cap (open end facing away from the heishi)
  • One gold-plated 8mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated 9mm basket bead cap (open end facing the stardust round)
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
STEP 30
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 29 on the second 9-inch length of beading wire.
STEP 31
Continue to string onto the first 9-inch length of beading wire, the first hole on one gold-plated and rhinestone green 16x5mm bridge spacer.
STEP 32
Continue to string onto the second 9-inch length of beading wire, the second hole on one gold-plated and rhinestone green 16x5mm bridge spacer from Step 31.
STEP 33
Continue to string the following onto the first 9-inch length of beading wire:
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated 6mm flower bead cap (curved side facing the heishi)
  • One gold-plated 8mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated 6mm flower bead cap (curved side facing away from the stardust bead)
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
STEP 34
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 33 on the second 9-inch length of beading wire.
STEP 35
Continue to string the following onto the first 9-inch length of beading wire:
  • The first hole on one gold-plated and rhinestone green 16x5mm bridge spacer
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • The first hole on one gold-plated and rhinestone green 16x5mm bridge spacer
STEP 36
Continue to string the following onto the second 9-inch length of beading wire:
  • The second hole on the first gold-plated and rhinestone green 16x5mm bridge spacer from Step 35
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • The second hole on the second gold-plated and rhinestone green 16x5mm bridge spacer from Step 35
STEP 37
Repeat Steps 33 - 36 for a total of five sets.
STEP 38
Continue to string the following onto the first 9-inch length of beading wire:
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
  • One gold-plated 6mm flower bead cap (curved side facing the heishi)
  • One gold-plated 8mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated 6mm flower bead cap (curved side facing away from the stardust bead)
  • One gold-plated 6mm heishi
STEP 39
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 38 on the second 9-inch length of beading wire.
STEP 40
Repeat Steps 22 and 23 to attach the second half of the 14Kt gold-filled slide clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one gold-plated 2-inch headpin:
  • One gold-plated 6mm flower bead cap (curved side facing away from the head of the headpin)
  • One gold-plated 8mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated and rhinestone green 8x4mm rondelle
  • One gold-plated 9mm basket bead cap (open end facing away from the rondelle)
  • One gold-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One gold-plated 6mm flower bead cap (curved side facing away from the stardust bead)
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm round
Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters begin forming a wrapped loop on the straight end of the headpin. Attach the loop on one gold-plated kidney earwire. Finish the wrapped loop.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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