Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths:
  • Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire:
    • Three 6-inch lengths
    • Two 9-inch lengths
    • Four 11-inch lengths
    • One 12-inch length
    • Two 13-inch lengths
    • One 25-inch length
  • Twenty-six 1/2 inch lengths French wire
STEP 2
String onto one 6-inch length of beading wire: one crimp and one length of French wire. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the French wire leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire.
STEP 3
String 56 Tahitian 3mm pearls onto the beading wire then repeat Step 2 to secure the swag strand.
STEP 4
Repeat Step 2 using the second 6-inch length of beading wire to begin the second swag strand.

String onto the beading wire: one light green 6mm pearl and one luminous green 3mm bicone. Repeat this sequence to string a total of 18 sets. Continue to string one light green 6mm pearl then repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create the following swag strands:
  • Third strand, 6-inch: 20 sets of one Bordeaux 6mm pearl and one luminous green 3mm bicone then string one Bordeaux 6mm pearl
  • Fourth strand, 9-inch: 50 bronze 4mm pearls
  • Fifth strand, 9-inch: 67 light green 3mm pearls
  • Sixth strand, 11-inch: 54 Bordeaux 4mm pearls
  • Seventh strand , 11-inch: 28 sets of one dark purple 6mm pearl and one luminous green 3mm bicone then one string dark purple 6mm pearl
  • Eighth strand, 11-inch: 24 sets of one Tahitian 6mm pearl and one luminous green 3mm bicone then string one Tahitian 6mm pearl
  • Ninth, strand 11-inch: 26 sets of one bronze 6mm pearl and one luminous green 3mm bicone then string one bronze 6mm pearl
  • Tenth strand, 12-inch: 56 dark purple 4mm pearls
  • Eleventh strand, 13-inch: 67 Bordeaux 4mm pearls
  • Twelfth strand, 13-inch: 88 light green 4mm pearls
STEP 6
Attach one 5mm jumpring to the French wire loop on each end of each swag strand.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 7
Repeat Step 2 using the 25-inch length of wire to begin stringing the necklace.

String onto the beading wire: one Bordeaux 8mm pearl and one luminous green 3mm bicone. Repeat this sequence to string a total of nine sets.
STEP 8
Continue to string the following:
  • Repeat this sequence to string three sets:
    • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
    • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the twelfth swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the fourth swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the eleventh swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the second swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the third swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the eighth swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the ninth and seventh swag strands
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the tenth and sixth swag strands
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the ninth and seventh swag strands
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One end of the fifth and first swag strands
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • The opposite end of the second and fourth swag strands
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • The opposite end of the third and first swag strands
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • The opposite end of the eighth and sixth swag strands
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • The opposite end of the ninth and eleventh swag strands
  • One Bordeaux 12mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • The opposite end of the seventh swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • The opposite end of the first swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • The opposite end of the twelfth swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • The opposite end of the tenth swag strand
  • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
  • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • Repeat this sequence to string three sets:
    • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
    • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • Repeat this sequence to string seven sets:
    • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
    • One luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One Bordeaux 10mm pearl
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 9
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the French wire loop on one end of the necklace and the loop on one portion of the toggle clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one light green 3mm pearl onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop creating a light green 3mm pearl link.

Repeat to create: a second light green 3mm pearl link, two bronze 4mm pearl links, four dark purple 3mm pearl links and four dark purple 4mm pearl links.
STEP 2
String one Bordeaux 8mm pearl onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop creating a Bordeaux 8mm pearl drop. Repeat to create a total of two Bordeaux 8mm pearl drops.

Repeat to create a total of four Bordeaux 6mm pearl drops.
STEP 3
Use 4mm jumprings to connect one Bordeaux 6mm pearl drop, one dark purple 4mm pearl link and one dark purple 3mm pearl link. Repeat to connect a second set of these components.

Repeat to connect one Bordeaux 8mm pearl drop, one bronze 4mm pearl link and one light green 3mm pearl link.
STEP 4
Use one 4mm jumpring to connect the loop on the opposite end of the light green 3mm pearl link to the center loop on the bottom of one 22mm fancy flower component.

Repeat to attach the loop on the opposite end of one dark purple 3mm pearl link to the loop next to the center loop on the flower component. Repeat to attach the second dark purple 3mm pearl link to the loop on the opposite side of the center link.
STEP 5
Attach the top loop of the flower component to one leverback earwire.
STEP 6
Repeat Steps 3 - 5 to create a second earring.

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