Single-Strand Necklace with Glass Beads, Swarovski Crystal Beads and Gold-Plated Brass Beads

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut one 20-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto one 4-inch gold-plated headpin the following components:
  • One 3mm gold-plated corrugated round bead
  • One gold-plated leaf bead cap
  • One 20mm round hand-blown glass bead
  • One gold-plated leaf bead cap
  • One 3mm gold-plated corrugated round bead
Fit the bead caps securely around the top and base of the hand-blown glass bead. Using round nose-pliers, flat-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the headpin creating a hand-blown glass and bead cap beading focal.
STEP 3
String onto the Accu-Flex beading wire one 2x2mm gold-filled crimp tube and one 14Kt Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube. Pull the crimp snug against the Accu-Guard. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end. Place a 4mm gold-plated stardust crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.
STEP 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open one gold-plated 4mm round jumpring and pass it through the Accu-Guard and the toggle bar portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
String onto the beading wire the following components:
  • 115 #11 round gold-plated Czech glass seed beads
  • One gold-plated brass 4mm heishi bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One Siam AB 4mm faceted round glass bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One gold-plated brass 4mm heishi bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One Siam AB 4mm faceted round glass bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One Siam AB 6mm faceted cube glass bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 8mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One gold-plated brass 8mm round stardust bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 8mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One Siam AB 6mm faceted cube glass bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One Siam AB 4mm faceted round glass bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One gold-plated brass 4mm heishi bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One Siam AB 4mm faceted round glass bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm gold-plated rondelle
  • One gold-plated brass 4mm heishi bead
  • One hand-blown glass and bead cap beading focal
STEP 6
Repeat the beading pattern of Step 5 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to attach the beading wire to the ring portion of the toggle clasp.

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