Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Aluminum Chain

STEP 1
Mix Devcon® 5 Minute® 2-part epoxy according to manufacturer's instructions. Apply a thin layer onto the outside back of one gold-plated 34x19mm marquise focal setting and a small amount to the inside of a second gold-plated 34x19mm marquise focal setting. Place the settings inside each other with the loops on opposite ends creating a link. Set aside to dry.

Repeat to create the following links.
  • One gold-plated 32x23.5mm oval
  • Four gold-plated 15mm rounds
STEP 2
Apply epoxy to the back of one Swarovski crystal golden shadow 32x17mm marquise embellishment and a small amount inside the setting of the gold-plated 34x19mm marquise link. Press the stone into the setting creating a Swarovski crystal golden shadow marquise link.

Repeat to create the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal chili pepper 30x22mm oval link
  • One Swarovski crystal rose gold 14mm rivoli link
  • Two Swarovski rose peach rivoli links
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 14mm rivoli link
STEP 3
Using flush-cutters cut the following:
  • Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire:
    • One 5-inch length
    • One 10-1/2 inch length
    • One 12-1/2 inch length
    • One 15-inch length
    • One 20-inch length
    • One 21-inch length
    • One 22-inch length
  • Fourteen 1/4 inch lengths gold-finished 0.85mm French wire.
Using a pair of chain-nose and flat-nose pliers separate the following lengths of chain:
  • Matte gold aluminum 6x4mm curb chain:
    • Twenty-three 1-inch lengths
    • One 1-3/4 inch length
    • One 2-1/4 inch length
    • Three 3-inch lengths
    • Two 3-3/4 inch lengths
    • One 4-inch length
    • One 4-1/2 inch length
    • One 5-inch length
    • One 5-1/2 inch length
    • One 6-inch length
    • One 6-3/4 inch length
    • Two 7-inch lengths
STEP 4
String onto one gold-plated 1-inch headpin one Swarovski pink coral 6mm pearl. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a Swarovski pink coral pearl drop. Repeat to create a total of eight Swarovski pink coral pearl drops.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Five Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone drops
  • Five Swarovski crystal astral pink 8mm bicone drops
STEP 5
Repeat Step 4 to create the following links using one gold-plated 1-inch eyepin:
  • Ten Swarovski neon yellow pearl links
  • Five Swarovski bronze 4mm pearl links
  • Seven Swarovski pink coral 4mm pearl links
  • Two Swarovski crystal astral pink 4mm bicone links
  • Two Swarovski crystal golden shadow 12x11mm cosmic links

First Strand

STEP 6
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers open one hundred and six gold-plated 4mm jumprings. Pass one 4mm jumpring through the loop on one Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm drop and through the eighth link from one end of one 7-inch length of curb chain. Close the jumpring.

Continue using 4mm jumprings to attach the following components to every other link on the chain (moving toward the short end):
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 8mm bicone drops
  • One Swarovski pink coral 6mm pearl drop
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 8mm bicone drops
STEP 7
Continue using 4mm jumprings to attach the following to every other link on one 4-inch length of curb chain:
  • Repeat this sequence a total of three times:
    • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 8mm bicone drop
    • One Swarovski pink coral 6mm pearl drop
  • Repeat this sequence a total of three times:
    • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone drop
    • One Swarovski pink coral 6mm pearl drop
STEP 8
Using one 4mm jumpring attach the last link on the same end the 7-inch length of curb chain and the loop on one end of one Swarovski crystal rose 14mm rivoli link. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.

Repeat to attach one Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone drop to the same loop on the Swarovski crystal rose 14mm rivoli link.
STEP 9
Using one 4mm jumpring attach the loop on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal rose 14mm rivoli link and the link on the 4-inch length of curb chain next to the Swarovski crystal astral pink 8mm bicone drop.

Repeat to attach one Swarovski pink coral 6mm pearl drop to the same loop on the 14mm rivoli link.
STEP 10
Using one 4mm jumpring attach the loop on one end of one Swarovski crystal chili pepper oval link to the last link on the opposite end of the 4-inch length of curb chain. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.

Repeat to attach one Swarovski pink coral 6mm pearl drop to the same loop.
STEP 11
Using one 4mm jumpring attach the loop on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal chili pepper oval link to the last link on one end of one 6-inch length of curb chain. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.

Second Strand

STEP 12
String onto one 10-inch length of beading wire one gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead, one 1/4 inch length of French wire and the loop on one end of one Swarovski crystal golden shadow marquise link. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against French wire leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 13
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Repeat this stringing sequence a total of three times:
    • One Swarovski bronze 6mm baroque pearl
    • One Swarovski light topaz 3mm bicone
  • Repeat this stringing sequence a total of eleven times:
    • One Swarovski bronze 6mm baroque pearl
    • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm bicone
    • One Swarovski bronze 6mm baroque pearl
    • One Swarovski light topaz 3mm bicone
  • Repeat this stringing sequence a total of two times:
    • One Swarovski bronze 6mm baroque pearl
    • One Swarovski light topaz 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski bronze 6mm baroque pearl
STEP 14
Continue to string the following:
  • One gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead
  • One 1/4 inch length of French wire
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against French wire leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 15
Using a 4mm jumpring attach the loop on the opposite end of the Swarovski marquise link to the last link on one 4-inch length of curb chain.

Repeat to attach the opposite end of the strand to the last link on one 4-1/2 inch length of curb chain.

Third Strand

STEP 16
String onto one 22-inch length of beading wire one gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead and one 1/4 inch length of French wire. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the chain link leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 17
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 6mm round pearl
  • Repeat this stringing sequence a total of two times:
    • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
    • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
STEP 18
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
Repeat this stringing sequence a total of sixteen times.
STEP 19
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 17.
STEP 20
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
Repeat Step 16 to secure the strand.

Fourth Strand

STEP 21
Repeat Step 12 to attach one Swarovski crystal golden shadow rivoli link to one 12-1/2 inch length of beading wire.
STEP 22
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski light topaz 6mm bicone
  • One bronze 10mm coin pearl
  • Repeat this stringing sequence a total of eleven times:
    • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm bicone
    • One Swarovski light topaz 6mm bicone
    • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm bicone
    • One bronze 10mm coin pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light topaz 6mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One bronze 10mm coin pearl
  • One bronze 6mm round pearl
Repeat Step 14 to finish the strand.
STEP 23
Using a 4mm jumpring attach the loop on the opposite end of the Swarovski crystal golden shadow rivoli link to the last link on one end of one 5-1/2 inch length of curb chain.

Repeat to attach the opposite end of the strand to the last link on one end of one 5-inch length of curb chain.

Fifth Strand

STEP 24
String onto one 21-inch length of beading wire one gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead, one 1/4 inch length of French wire and the last link on one 1-3/4 inch length of curb chain. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the chain link leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 25
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 4mm round pearl
  • Repeat the following stringing sequence a total of five times:
    • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 4mm round pearl
    • Three Swarovski crystal bronze 4mm round pearls
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 6mm round pearl
  • Three Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearls
  • Repeat this stringing sequence a total of two times:
    • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 6mm round pearl
    • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
    • One Swarovski crystal bronze 10mm coin pearl
    • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 8mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 10mm coin pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 11x10mm large dome (large end facing away from coin pearl)
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 11x10mm large dome (large end facing round pearl)
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 10mm coin pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 11x10mm large dome (large end facing away from previous pearl)
STEP 26
Continue to string one Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl.
STEP 27
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 25 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the strand.
STEP 28
Repeat Step 24 to attach one 2-1/4 inch length of curb chain.

Sixth Strand

STEP 29
Using one 4mm jumpring connect one end of one 1-inch length of curb chain and the loop on one end of one Swarovski pink coral 4mm pearl link. Repeat to attach one 1-inch length of curb chain to the loop on the opposite end of the pearl link.
STEP 30
Repeat Step 29 to connect the following pearl links with a 1-inch length of chain between each creating a chain:
  • One Swarovski neon yellow 4mm pearl link
  • One Swarovski bronze 4mm pearl link
  • Swarovski pink coral 4mm pearl link
Repeat this sequence a total of five times ending with one 1-inch length of chain.

Seventh Strand

STEP 31
Repeat Step 24 to attach one 3-3/4 inch length of chain to one end of one 15-inch length of beading wire.
STEP 32
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
STEP 33
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 9x8mm curved pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4x3mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 9x8mm curved pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal light topaz 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal light topaz 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 9x8mm curved pearl
STEP 34
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 33.
STEP 35
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 9x8mm curved pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal light topaz 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal light topaz 4mm bicone
STEP 36
Continue to string the following stringing sequence a total of four times:
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 9x8mm curved pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 9x8mm curved pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal light topaz 4mm bicone
STEP 37
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 9x8mm curved pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 9x8mm curved pearl
STEP 38
Repeat the stringing sequence in Steps 32 - 35.
STEP 39
Repeat Step 24 to attach one 3-3/4 inch length of chain to the end.

Using one 4mm jumpring attach one loop on one end of one Swarovski crystal astral pink 4mm bicone link to the last link on the opposite end of one 3-3/4 inch length of chain. Using one 4mm jumpring attach the last link on one end of one 1-inch length of curb chain to the opposite end of the link. Repeat to finish the opposite end of the strand.

Eighth Strand

STEP 40
Repeat Step 16 to begin the strand.
STEP 41
String onto the beading wire one Swarovski crystal astral pink 4mm bicone.
STEP 42
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • Repeat the following stringing sequence a total of three times:
    • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4mm bicone
    • One Swarovski light topaz 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 6mm round pearl
  • Repeat the following stringing sequence a total of three times:
    • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
    • One Swarovski light topaz 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
STEP 43
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 8mm round pearl
  • Repeat the following stringing sequence a total of three times:
    • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
    • One Swarovski light topaz 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
STEP 44
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 43 a total of three times.
STEP 45
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 8mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 11x10mm large dome (large end facing away from previous pearl)
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 8mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 11x10mm large dome (large end facing bicone)
  • One Swarovski crystal bronze 8mm round pearl
  • Repeat the following stringing sequence a total of two times:
    • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
    • One Swarovski light topaz 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 8mm bicone
  • Repeat the following stringing sequence a total of two times:
    • One Swarovski light topaz 3mm bicone
    • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 6mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 11x10mm large dome (large end facing away from previous 6mm bicone)
  • One Swarovski crystal astral pink 8mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 11x10mm large dome (large end facing 8mm bicone)
STEP 46
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 43 a total of four times.

Repeat the stringing sequence in Steps 41 and 42 in the opposite direction.

Repeat Step 16 to secure the strand.
STEP 47
String onto one 5-inch length of beading wire one gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead one 1/4 inch length of French wire and the loop on one end of one Swarovski rose peach rivoli link. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against French wire leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one gold-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 48
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski pink coral 6mm pearl
  • One Swarovski bronze 10mm coin pearl
  • Repeat this stringing sequence a total of five times:
    • One Swarovski pink coral 8mm pearl
    • One Swarovski bronze 10mm coin pearl
  • One Swarovski pink coral 6mm pearl
Repeat Step 6 to secure the strand.
STEP 49
Using one 4mm jumpring attach one 1-inch length of chain to the opposite loop on one Swarovski rose peach rivoli link on one end of the strand.

Continue to attach the following using one 4mm jumpring between each component.
  • One Swarovski crystal 4mm neon yellow pearl link
  • One Swarovski crystal cosmic link
  • One Swarovski pink coral 4mm pearl link
  • One 1-inch length of curb chain
  • One Swarovski crystal 4mm neon yellow pearl link
  • One 7-inch length of chain
STEP 50
Using one 4mm jumpring attach one 1-inch length of chain to the opposite loop on one Swarovski rose peach rivoli link on the opposite end of the strand.

Continue to attach the following using one 4mm jumpring between each component.
  • One Swarovski crystal 4mm neon yellow pearl link
  • One Swarovski crystal cosmic link
  • One 1-inch length of curb chain
  • One Swarovski crystal 4mm neon yellow pearl link
  • One 7-inch length of chain
STEP 51
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers open six gold-plated 6mm jumprings. Pass one 6mm jumpring through the loop on the hook portion of one gold-plated 3-strand hook clasp and the first link of curb chain on the first, second strands and the French wire loop on the third strand. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach the first link of curb chain on the fourth, fifth and sixth strands to the second loop on the hook portion of the clasp. Repeat to attach the seventh, eighth and ninth strands to the third loop on the hook portion of the clasp.

Repeat to attach each strand to the corresponding loop on the ring portion of the gold-plated 3-strand hook clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
Apply epoxy to the back of one Swarovski crystal golden shadow 16mm rivoli and a small amount inside the setting of the gold-plated 16mm rivoli setting earwire. Press the stone into the setting. Set aside to dry.

Repeat to create a second earwire.
STEP 2
String the following onto one gold-plated 1-1/2 inch headpin:
  • One Swarovski bronze 6mm pearl
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 11x10mm large dome (large end facing round pearl)
  • One Swarovski crystal pink coral 4mm round pearl
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 Swarovski dome drop.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers open the loop on the Swarovski dome drop. Pass the loop through the loop on one gold-plated 16mm rivoli setting earwire. Close the loop.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create a second earring.

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