Double-Strand Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal, Glass Beads and Czech Glass and Brass Button

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Right in line with current jewelry trends, incorporating buttons into designs is a stylish way to add unique and special touches to wearable art.

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut four 9-1/2 inch lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String the following onto one 9-1/2 inch length of beading wire:
  • One 2x2mm sterling silver crimp bead
  • One silver-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector
  • One ring on the filigree oval portion of the box clasp
STEP 3
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one silver-plated 4mm stardust crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to attach one 9-1/2 inch length of beading wire to the second ring on the filigree oval portion of the box clasp.
STEP 5
String the following onto the first 9-1/2 inch length of beading wire:
  • One red pearl-coated 4mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 6mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 6mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 4mm glass druk bead
  • One end of one Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 10.5x2.5mm spacer bar
Repeat this stringing sequence at total of three times
STEP 6
Continue to string the following:
  • One red pearl-coated 4mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 6mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 4mm glass druk bead
STEP 7
Continue to string a total of six sets of one silver-plated 3mm smooth round and one end of one Swarovski and silver-plated crystal clear 8x6mm single-stone spacer bar.
STEP 8
Continue to string the following:
  • One silver-plated 3mm smooth round
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One silver-plated 3mm smooth round
  • One red pearl-coated 4mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 6mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 4mm glass druk bead
  • One end of one Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 10.5x2.5mm spacer bar
  • One red pearl-coated 4mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 6mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 4mm glass druk bead
  • Three metallic silver Czech glass seed beads
STEP 9
Secure the first strand with a Bead Stopper™.
STEP 10
Repeat the stringing sequence in Steps 5 - 8 on the second strand of beading wire. Stringing the beading wire through the opposite end of the Swarovski and silver-plated single-stone spacer bars.
STEP 11
String onto both strands of beading wire, one silver-plated 3mm smooth round bead, one 2x2mm sterling silver crimp bead and the loop on one Czech glass red and silver 27mm button.
STEP 12
Pass both lengths of beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the loop on the button leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the ends. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of each beading wire.

STEP 13
Repeat Steps 2 - 4 to attach the tab portion of the clasp.
STEP 14
Repeat Steps 5 - 12 to string and attach the second half of the necklace.

Bracelet

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut two 9-inch lengths of Accu-Flex beading wire.
STEP 2
String the following onto one 9-inch length of beading wire:
  • One 2x2mm sterling silver crimp bead
  • One silver-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector
  • One loop on one silver-plated 12x7mm lobster claw clasp
STEP 3
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one silver-plated 4mm stardust crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 4
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 6mm glass druk bead
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead
STEP 5
Pass the second 9-inch length of beading wire through the sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead until about 1/4 inches of beading wire extends out the other end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead and using flush-cutters, trim the excess from the short end of the wire. Place one silver-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 6
String onto both lengths of beading wire one silver-plated 5x2mm heishi.

Continue to string onto each length of beading wire, a total of six sets of one silver-plated 3mm smooth round and one end of one Swarovski and silver-plated Siam 8x6mm single-stone spacer bar.
STEP 7
Continue to string onto each length of beading wire:
  • One silver-plated 3mm smooth round
  • One end of one Swarovski and silver-plated crystal clear 8x6mm single-stone spacer bar
  • One silver-plated 3mm smooth round
  • One end of one Swarovski and silver-plated Siam 8x6mm single-stone spacer bar
  • One silver-plated 3mm smooth round
  • One end of one Swarovski and silver-plated crystal clear 8x6mm single-stone spacer bar
  • One silver-plated 3mm smooth round
STEP 8
Continue to string one end of one Swarovski and silver-plated Siam 8x6mm single-stone spacer bar.
STEP 9
Repeat the stringing sequence in Steps 6 - 8 in the opposite direction.

Repeat Step 5.

Repeat Step 4 in opposite direction.
STEP 10
String the following onto one 9-inch length of beading wire:
  • One 2x2mm sterling silver crimp bead
  • One silver-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector
  • One loop on one silver-plated 12x7mm lobster claw clasp
STEP 11
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the loop on the clasp leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one silver-plated 4mm stardust crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one silver-plated 2-inch headpin:
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red luster glass bead (Make sure there are two of the bead used in the bead mix)
  • One silver-plated 5x2mm heishi
  • One red pearl-coated 6mm glass druk bead
  • One metallic silver Czech glass seed beads
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 a glass bead drop.
STEP 2
Open the loop on one silver-plated leverback earwire and pass it through the loop on the glass bead drop. Close the loop.
STEP 3
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create a second earring.

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