Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Leather Pendants and Swarovski Crystal

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Two 7-inch lengths of sterling silver 19x7mm elongated loop and textured link chain
  • Two 1/4 inch (2 links) lengths of sterling silver 2.7mm diamond-cut curb chain
STEP 2
String one Swarovski smoked topaz 10mm round and one silver-plated 11x4mm bead cap onto a 2mm ball headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create six smoked topaz 10mm round bead drops.

Repeat to create:
  • Fourteen mocca 8mm round bead drops using one Swarovski mocca 8mm round and one silver-plated 8x4mm fancy bead cap and one 2mm ball headpin
  • Twenty-three green opal 6mm round bead drops using one Swarovski palace green opal 6mm round and one 1.5mm ball headpin
  • Thirteen 4mm round dark red coral bead drops using one Swarovski dark red coral 4mm round and one 1.5mm ball headpin
STEP 3
Orient the first leather oak leaf pendant with the loop at the top. Using the EUROTOOL® hole-punch pliers, punch one 1.25mm hole 1/8 inch from the right edge two inches from top of the bail (approximately 1/8 inch from the corner where the first indentation of the leaf starts).

Repeat to punch a hole on the left side approximately 1/8 inch from the corner where the first indentation of the leaf starts.

Repeat to punch a hole approximately 1/8 inch from the corner above where the second indentation of the leaf starts on the left side.

Repeat to punch a hole approximately 1/8 inch from the tip of the third leaf edge on the right side and another hole 1/4 inch above the last hole.

Orient the second leather oak leaf pendant with the loop at the top. Punch one 1.25mm hole 1/8 inch from the left edge two inches from top of the bail (approximately 1/8 inch from the corner where the first indentation of the leaf starts).

Repeat to punch a hole approximately 1/8 inch from the tip of the third leaf edge on the right side.

Repeat to punch a hole approximately 1/8 inch from the tip of the third leaf edge on the left side.

Repeat to punch a hole approximately 1/8 inch from the corner above where the third indentation of the leaf starts on the left side.

Repeat to punch a hole approximately 1/8 inch from the corner below where the third indentation of the leaf starts on the left side and another hole 1/8 inch under the last hole.

Repeat to punch a hole at the base of the bail.

Orient the leather birch leaf pendant with the loop on the top. Punch one 1.25mm hole 1/8 inch to the left of the bottom of the bail.

Repeat to punch a hole approximately 1/8 inch from the bottom tip of the leaf.

Repeat to punch a hole approximately 1/8 inch from the edge 1/4 inch up to the left of the bottom tip of the leaf and 1/4 inch up to the right of the bottom tip of the leaf.
STEP 4
Place a brass brad through the punched hole on the first oak leaf at the tip of the third leaf edge on the right side and the second oak leaf at the base of the bail and one silver-finished 6mm heishi bead and use a ball peen hammer and a steel block to finish the rivet.

Place a brass brad through the punched hole on the birch leaf above at the bottom tip and the second oak leaf at the tip of the third leaf edge on the right side and one silver-finished 6mm heishi bead and use a ball peen hammer and a steel block to finish the rivet.

Place a brass brad through the first link on a 1/4 inch length of sterling-silver 2.7mm diamond-cut curb chain, the punched hole on the first oak leaf on the corner above where the second indentation of the leaf starts on the left side and one silver-finished 6mm heishi bead. Use a ball peen hammer and a steel block to finish the rivet.
STEP 5
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open one 19-gauge 6mm jumpring. Pass it though the loop on the toggle portion of the clasp and the first link on one 7-inch length of sterling silver 19x7mm elongated loop and textured link chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach the last link of the 7-inch length of chain to the bail on the leather birch leaf pendant.

Repeat to attach the first link of the second 7-inch length of chain to the loop on the toggle-bar portion of the clasp. Repeat to attach the 12th link on the 7-inch length of chain to the bail on the first leather oak leaf pendant and the last link on the 7-inch length of chain to the bail on the second leather oak leaf pendant.
STEP 6
Open a 19-gauge 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the second link on a 1/4 inch (2 links) length of sterling-silver 2.7mm diamond-cut curb chain and the 9th link from the bar portion of the toggle clasp on the 7-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 7
Attach the following components using a jumpring:
  • Three mocca 8mm round bead drops to the links on the 1/4 inch lengths of chain attached to the 7-inch length of chain and the 1/4 inch lengths of chain attached to the first leather oak leaf pendant using 3mm jumprings
  • One green opal 6mm round bead drop and one 4mm round dark red coral bead drop to the 10th link from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One smoked topaz 10mm round bead drop and one mocca 8mm round bead drop to the 11th link from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One smoked topaz 10mm round bead drop to the 12th link from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 19-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One green opal 6mm round bead drop to the punched hole on the first oak leaf on the right side where the first indentation of the leaf starts using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One smoked topaz 10mm round bead drop to the punched hole on the first oak leaf on the 1/4 inch above the hole on the right third left edge using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One smoked topaz 10mm round bead drop to the punched hole on the first oak leaf on the left side where the first indentation of the leaf starts using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • Two mocca 8mm round bead drops to the punched hole on the second oak leaf on the left side where the second indentation of the leaf starts using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • Two green opal 6mm round bead drops to the punched hole on the second oak leaf on the left side at the tip of the third leaf edge using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One smoked topaz 10mm round bead drop and one green opal 6mm round bead drop to the punched hole on the second oak leaf on the left side where the third indentation of the leaf starts using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One mocca 8mm round bead drop to the punched hole on the second oak leaf on the left side under where the third indentation of the leaf starts using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One set of one 3mm jumpring and one mocca 8mm round bead and one set of one 3mm jumpring and one smoked topaz 10mm round bead drop to the second hole punched under the second oak leaf on the left side where the third indentation of the leaf starts using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • Two sets of one 3mm jumpring and one mocca 8mm round bead drops to the punched hole on the leather birch leaf pendant to the left of the tip using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • Two green opal 6mm round bead drops to the punched hole on the leather birch leaf pendant to the right of the tip using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One green opal 6mm round bead drop, one 4mm round dark red coral bead drop, and one green opal 6mm round bead drop to the punched hole on the leather birch leaf pendant to the left of the base of the bail using one 22-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One green opal 6mm round bead drop to the 9th, 10th, 11th, link from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 19-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • Two sets of two green opal 6mm round bead drops to the 12th link from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 19-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One green opal 6mm round bead drop and four 4mm round dark red coral bead drops to the 13th link from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 19-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • Two green opal 6mm round bead drops and two 4mm round dark red coral bead drops to the 14th link from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 19-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • Two green opal 6mm round bead drops and one 4mm round dark red coral bead drop to the 15th and 16th links from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 19-gauge 6mm jumpring
  • One set of two 3mm jumprings and green opal 6mm round bead drops and two 4mm round dark red coral bead drops to the 17th link from the toggle portion of the clasp on the 7-inch length of chain using one 19-gauge 6mm jumpring

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut two 3-link lengths of sterling silver 10x7mm textured link chain.
STEP 2
String one Swarovski smoked topaz 10mm round and one silver-plated 11x4mm bead cap onto a 2mm ball headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a total of two smoked topaz 10mm round bead drops.

Repeat to create four mocca 8mm round bead drops using one Swarovski mocca 8mm round and one silver-plated 8x4mm fancy bead cap and one 2mm ball headpin.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open one 6mm jumpring. Pass it though the loop on an earwire and the first link on one 3-link length of chain. Close the jumpring.

Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it though the loop on a 10mm round smoked topaz crystal bead drop and the third link on the 3-link length of chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach one mocca 8mm round bead drop to each side of the second link on the 3-link length of chain.
STEP 4
Repeat Step 3 to create the second earring.

: : : Additional Resources : : :

The pieces featured in the Gallery of Designs are copyrighted designs and are provided for inspiration only. We encourage you to substitute different colors, products and techniques to make the design your own.

Have a question regarding this design idea? Email Customer Service.

Recommended Just for You