Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Gunmetal-Plated Steel Focals, Glass Pearl Beads and Gunmetal-Finished Brass Bead Caps

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut one 22-inch length of gunmetal-plated 14mm hammered round chain.
STEP 2
Using round-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open one gunmetal-plated 6mm jumpring and pass it through the first link on the 22-inch length of chain and the hole on the tab portion of one gunmetal-plated 11x6mm box clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the last link of chain to the clasp.
STEP 3
String the following beads and components onto one gunmetal-plated 2-inch headpin:
  • One gunmetal-plated 8mm fancy star bead cap
  • One pewter 10mm round glass pearl
Using round-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a pewter glass pearl beading drop.

Repeat to create a total of eleven pewter glass pearl beading drops.
STEP 4
Open the loop on one pewter glass pearl beading drop and attach it to the 13th link on the chain. Close the loop.

Repeat to attach one pewter glass pearl beading drop to the 17th, 21st, 25th, 29th and 33rd links.
STEP 5
Open the loop on one pewter glass pearl beading drop and pass it through the bottom hole on one gunmetal-plated filigree teardrop focal. Close the loop.

Open one gunmetal-plated 6mm round jumpring and pass it through the top hole on the gunmetal-plated filigree teardrop focal and the 15th link on the chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add filigree teardrop focals with pewter glass pearl drops to the 19th, 23rd, 27th and 31st links.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using the 1.8mm hole punch pliers, punch one hole in the gunmetal-plated filigree teardrop focal between the second and third bump on the left bottom edge.
STEP 2
String the following beads and components onto one gunmetal-plated 2-inch headpin:
  • One gunmetal-finished 8mm fancy star bead cap
  • One pewter 10mm round glass pearl
Using round-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a pewter glass pearl beading drop.

Repeat to create a total of three pewter glass pearl beading drops.
STEP 3
Open the loop on one gunmetal-plated fishhook earwire and pass it through the top hole on one gunmetal-plated filigree teardrop focal. Close the loop.
STEP 4
Open the loop on one pewter glass pearl beading drop and pass it through the bottom left hole. Close the loop.

Repeat to attach a pewter glass pearl beading drop to the bottom center and bottom right holes.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 1 - 4 to create a second earring.

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