Double-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Czech Glass Rhinestone and Silver-Finished "Pewter" Spacer

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut four 16-inch lengths of Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose and bent-nose pliers open three silver-plated 8mm round jumprings and four 5mm round jumprings.
STEP 3
Pass one 8mm jumpring through the hole on one Swarovski heliotrope 20mm faceted cross. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add one 8mm jumpring to a total of three faceted cross components.

Pass one 5mm jumpring through each of the four rings on one silver-plated 2-strand tab clasp. Close the jumprings.

First Strand

STEP 4
String onto one 16-inch length of beading wire one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead and one silver-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the the Accu-Guard through the top loop on the ring of the box portion of one silver-plated 2-strand tab clasp. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading 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 crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 5
String thirteen sets of the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski purple velvet 6mm round
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm bicone
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
Continue to pass the wire through the bottom hole on one silver-plated 25x15mm cross spacer bar.
STEP 6
Continue to string two sets of one Swarovski purple velvet 6mm round, one silver-plated 2.5mm round, one Swarovski crystal AB 6mm bicone and one silver-plated 2.5mm round.
STEP 7
String onto the beading wire one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead and one silver-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector and the 8mm jumpring attached to one Swarovski heliotrope cross drop. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard. 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 crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.

Second Strand

STEP 8
Repeat Step 4 to attach the second beading wire to the bottom ring on the box portion of the clasp.
STEP 9
Repeat the stringing sequence from Step 5 then pass the wire through the middle hole on the silver-plated 25x15mm cross spacer bar and one silver-plated 2.5mm round.
STEP 10
Continue to string four sets of the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm bicone
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
  • One Swarovski purple velvet 6mm round
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
STEP 11
Repeat Step 7 to terminate the second strand.

Third Strand

STEP 12
Repeat Step 4 to attach the third beading wire to the top ring on the tab portion of the clasp.

String nine sets of the following:
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm bicone
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
  • One Swarovski purple velvet 6mm round
STEP 13
Continue to string one silver-plated 2.5mm round then add a bead stopper to the end of the strand.

Fourth Strand

STEP 14
Repeat Step 4 to attach the fourth beading wire to the bottom ring on the tab portion of the clasp.
STEP 15
Continue to string nine sets of the following:
  • One Swarovski purple velvet 6mm round
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm bicone
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
STEP 16
Continue to string three more silver-plated 2.5mm rounds.
STEP 17
Remove the bead stopper from strand 3 then pass both strands through three sets of the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm bicone
  • One silver-plated 4x2mm heishi
  • One Swarovski dark purple 10mm round pearl
  • One silver-plated 4x2mm heishi
STEP 18
Continue to string onto both strands:
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
  • Top hole on the silver-plated 25x15mm cross spacer bar
STEP 19
String on silver-plated 2.5mm round on to both strands.

Continue to string three sets of the following onto both strands:
  • One Swarovski purple velvet 6mm round
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm bicone
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
STEP 20
Repeat Step 7 to terminate both strands as one.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using a pair of chain-nose and bent-nose pliers open two silver-plated 8mm round jumprings.
STEP 2
Pass one 8mm jumpring through the hole on one Swarovski heliotrope 20mm faceted cross. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add one 8mm jumpring to a second faceted cross component.
STEP 3
String the following onto one silver-plated 2.5 inch eyepin:
  • One silver-plated 4x2mm heishi
  • One Swarovski dark purple 10mm round pearl
  • One silver-plated 4x2mm heishi
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm bicone
STEP 4
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 pearl drop.
STEP 5
Using a pair of chain-nose and bent-nose pliers open the loop on the Swarovski pearl drop and pass it through the loop on one silver-finish earwire. Close the loop.
STEP 6
Using a pair of chain-nose and bent-nose pliers open the opposite loop on the Swarovski pearl drop and pass it through the jumping on the Swarovski heliotrope drop. Close the loop.

Repeat Steps 3-6 to create a second earring.

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