Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal, Gold-Plated Brass Beads and Accu-Flex® Beading Wire


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Rose gold is rising into the fashion spotlight, quickly becoming a new classic. The Swarovski crystal rose gold pearls in this design offer a lovely shade of gold with a slight copper tint, making a ...
STEP 1
Apply a small amount of G-S Hypo cement to the back of one Swarovski light silk rivoli and the bezel of one link setting. Repeat to create a total of four rivoli links then allow to dry according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Note: Two rivoli links will be used for the earrings below.

Necklace

STEP 2
Cut sixteen 6-inch lengths and seventeen 3-1/2 inch lengths of 24Kt gold-plated Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire and one 14-inch length and two 5-inch lengths of clear stainless steel beading wire.

Cut six 1/2 inch lengths of gold-finished French wire.
STEP 3
Attach one 5mm jumpring to the loop on each portion of the toggle clasp.
STEP 4
String onto one 3-inch length of beading wire: one 2x2mm crimp bead and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Crimp the crimp bead then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski luminous green 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski rose gold 3mm pearl
  • One Swarovski moss green 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski rose gold 4mm pearl
  • One Swarovski rose gold 5mm bicone
  • One Swarovski luminous green 6mm bicone
  • One Swarovski rose gold 6mm pearl
  • One gold-plated crimp tube
Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests and beads are snug, crimp the crimp then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 3mm crimp cover creating a Swarovski beaded drop.

Repeat to create a total of 17 Swarovski beaded drops.
STEP 5
String onto one 5-inch length of beading wire one 2x2mm crimp, one length of French wire and one jumpring on one portion of the clasp then pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. 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 the crimp bead then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 3mm crimp cover.
STEP 6
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski rose gold 6mm bicone
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One 4x2mm heishi
    • One Swarovski rose gold 6mm pearl
    • One 4x2mm heishi
    • One Swarovski luminous green 6mm bicone
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 8mm pearl
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 6mm bicone
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 8mm pearl
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski luminous green 6mm bicone
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 8mm pearl
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 6mm bicone
STEP 7
Repeat Step 5 using the loop on one end of one rivoli link instead of the clasp.
STEP 8
Repeat Steps 5 - 7 using the second portion of the clasp.
STEP 9
Repeat Step 5 to attach the 14-inch length of beading wire to the opposite loop on one rivoli link.

String the following onto the bead wire:
  • One Swarovski rose gold 6mm bicone
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 10mm crystal pearl
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of sixteen sets:
    • One Swarovski rose gold 3mm pearl
    • One Swarovski beaded drop
    • One Swarovski rose gold 3mm pearl
    • One rose gold 10mm crystal pearl
  • One Swarovski rose gold 3mm pearl
  • One Swarovski beaded drop
  • One Swarovski rose gold 3mm pearl
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One rose gold 8mm crystal pearl
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 5mm bicone
Repeat Step 5 to attach the beading wire to the opposite loop on the second rivoli link.
STEP 10
String one 2x2mm crimp to the very end of one 6-inch length of beading wire and crimp. Finish with a 3mm crimp cover.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski rose gold 6mm pearl
  • One Swarovski luminous green 6mm bicone
  • One Swarovski rose gold 4mm pearl
  • One Swarovski luminous green 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski moss green 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski rose gold 3mm pearl
  • One Swarovski luminous green 3mm bicone
STEP 11
Continue to string one 2x2mm crimp then position the crimp approximately 1-3/4 inches from the strung beads then crimp.

Pass the end of the wire through one Swarovski rose gold 10mm pearl on the 14-inch strand (Step 9). String one 2x2mm crimp, positions the crimp close to the 10mm pearl and crimp.
STEP 12
Repeat Step 10 in the opposite order to string to finish the strand.
STEP 13
Repeat Steps 10 - 12 to attach a 6-inch strand to each 10mm pearl on the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 1-inch inch eyepin:
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 8mm pearl
  • One 6mm bead cap
Form a simple loop wire creating a 8mm pearl link.
STEP 2
String the following onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin:
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski rose gold 10mm pearl
  • One 6mm bead cap
  • One Swarovski luminous green 4mm bicone
Form a simple loop wire creating a 10mm pearl drop.
STEP 3
Open the loop on one 8mm pearl link and pass it through the loop on one leverback earwire then close.

Repeat to attach the loop on the opposite end of the 8mm pearl link to the loop on one end of one rivoli link (Step 1).

Repeat to attach the 10mm pearl drop the loop on the opposite end of the rivoli link.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 1 - 3 to create a second earring.

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