Single-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal, Murano-Style Hand-Blown Glass Beads and Gold-Plated Brass Beads

STEP 1
String onto one gold-plated and crystal rhinestone headpin the following components:
  • One Murano-style glass orange and purple 23x11mm oval bead
  • One gold-finished 6mm flower bead cap
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm Xilion bicone bead
Using round-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a Murano-style glass bead drop.

Repeat to create a second Murano-style glass bead drop.
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut one 13-inch length and one 14-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 3
Using the 14-inch length of beading wire, string one gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube, one gold-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector and the loop on the bar portion of the toggle clasp. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp tube, one gold-plated 3mm corrugated round bead and a second crimp tube. Pull the first crimp snug against the Accu-Guard.

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tubes. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 4
String the following components onto the beading wire:
  • One gold-plated 3mm corrugated round bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • Thirty-three gold-plated 3mm corrugated round beads
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski amethyst satin 6mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski amethyst satin 6mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 8mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One copper-finished glass 8mm round bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 8mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski amethyst satin 6mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski amethyst satin 6mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One 24Kt gold-finished #11 glass seed bead
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One 24Kt gold-finished #11 glass seed bead
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One 24Kt gold-finished #11 glass seed bead
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One 24Kt gold-finished #11 glass seed bead
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • The first hole on one Swarovski AB and gold-plated spacer bar
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 17x9mm double-drilled keystone bead (smaller end)
  • The first hole on one Swarovski AB and gold-plated spacer bar
  • One Swarovski crystal amethyst 17x9mm double-drilled keystone bead (larger end)
  • The first hole on one Swarovski AB and gold-plated spacer bar
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 17x9mm double-drilled keystone bead (smaller end)
  • The first hole on one Swarovski AB and gold-plated spacer bar
STEP 5
Continue stringing the following components:
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One 24Kt gold-finished #11 glass seed bead
  • Repeat for a total of five sets of the last two beads
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski amethyst satin 6mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
STEP 6
Continue stringing the following components:
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One 24Kt gold-finished #11 glass seed bead
  • Repeat for a total of four sets of the last two beads
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
STEP 7
Pass the wire through one crimp bead, the loop on one Murano-style glass bead drop and back through the crimp bead. Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
  • Place a 3mm gold-plated crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.
  • Place a 4mm gold-plated crimp cover over the simple loop then gently close it.
  • Place a 5mm gold-plated crimp cover over the headpin then gently close it.
STEP 8
Repeat Step 3 to create the second half of the necklace attached to the ring portion of the toggle clasp using the 13-inch length of beading wire.

Repeat Step 4 stringing the opposite ends of the Swarovski keystone beads and the last hole in the spacer bars.
STEP 9
Continue stringing the following components onto the beading wire:
  • One 24Kt gold-finished #11 glass seed bead
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One 24Kt gold-finished #11 glass seed bead
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski amethyst satin 6mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One copper-finished glass 8mm round bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski amethyst satin 6mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 8mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB and gold-plated 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal aurum 2X 4mm bicone bead
STEP 10
Repeat Step 7 to attach the beading wire to the second Murano-style glass bead drop and using crimp covers to cover the crimp, loop and headpin.

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