Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal, Lapis Lazuli Gemstone Beads and Cabochons and Seed Beads

Necklace

Tassel and Links

STEP 1
Pass one 4-inch headpin through a hole at the 5 o'clock position in the filigree bezel side of the 31.5mm round bezel cup from the inside to the outside. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a 3mm wrapped loop on the straight end of the headpin. Repeat to create a second wrapped loop at the 7 o'clock position on the gold-finished 31.5mm round bezel setting.

Repeat to create a wrapped loop at the 6 o'clock position on two gold-finished 21.5mm round bezel settings (directly across from the existing loop).
STEP 2
Pass one 3-inch gold color 26-gauge Zebra Wire™ through a hole in the back of the bezel to the outside at the 6 o'clock position on the gold-finished 11.5mm round bezel setting. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush cutters, bring the ends of the wire together and form a 3mm wrapped loop on the straight end of the wires (directly across from the existing loop).
STEP 3
Place one lapis lazuli 30mm round cabochon into the gold-finished 31.5mm round bezel setting. Using a bezel roller, gently roll the edge of the bezel down against the cabochon. Place the bezel roller against the opposite side of the bezel. Continue to push the edge of bezel onto the cabochon all the way around the bezel, working from one side to the opposite side until the bezel is evenly pressed down onto the cabochon.

Repeat on create two 20mm lapis cabochons set in the gold-finished 21.5mm settings, and one 10mm lapis cabochon set in the gold-finished 11.5mm setting.
STEP 4
Using flush-cutters, cut the following lengths of wire:
  • Ten 3-inch lengths of gold color 26-gauge Zebra Wire
  • One 3-inch length of gold color 24-gauge Zebra Wire
STEP 5
Form a ''V'' shape using 1 inch of a 3-inch length of gold color 26-gauge Zebra Wire. String one lapis lazuli teardrop bead onto the long end of the wire. Bring the two ends of the wire together. String onto both strands of wire one Swarovski 4mm crystal gold-plated rondelle bead, and one Swarovski 6mm round topaz bead. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, a pair of chain-nose pliers and a pair of flush-cutters finish the wire in a briolette wrapped loop. Repeat to create nine lapis lazuli and Swarovski crystal briolette wrapped drops.
STEP 6
Using a pair of round-nose pliers, a pair of chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a 4mm simple loop on the end of one 3-inch length of gold color 24-gauge Zebra Wire.
STEP 7
Using scissors cut one 8-inch length of Invizi™-Cord nylon beading cord. String the following onto the beading cord:
  • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
  • One crimp tube
  • The loop on one lapis lazuli and Swarovski crystal briolette wrapped drop
Pass the cord back through the crimp tube and the 4mm pearl leaving one end of the wire approximately 1-inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the bead drop. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 8
String onto the bead cord twenty-nine Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearls and one crimp tube.
STEP 9
Pass the bead cord through the 4mm loop on the 3-inch length of gold color 24-gauge Zebra Wire and back through the crimp, and then pull the wire snug so the crimp is closer to the eyepin. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the first part of the strand. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end.
STEP 10
Repeat Steps 7 - 9 to create nine tassels attached to the eyepin.
STEP 11
String onto the eyepin with the tassels the following:
  • One gold-plated 14x7mm petal bead cap
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 10mm round pearl
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
  • One gold-finished 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
  • One Swarovski topaz AB 6mm round bead
Using round-nose pliers create the loop leaving the excess wire. Attach the loop to the single loop on the bottom of the 30mm round bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon. Finish the end with a wrapped loop using round-nose pliers.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 12
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a second 4mm jumpring next to the first.
STEP 13
Using scissors cut one 20-inch length of beading cord. Fold the length cord in half. Pass the fold through the top loop on one 20mm round bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon, and then pass the ends of the cord through the loop on the end of the cord. Pull the cords tight against the setting.
STEP 14
String the following onto the bead cord:
  • Using both cords string the following:
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 6mm round iridescent green pearl
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
    • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 10mm round pearl
  • Five sets of the following:
    • Separate the cords and string the following onto each cord:
      • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
      • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
      • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
    • Using both cords string the following:
      • One Swarovski 6mm crystal gold-plated rondelle bead
      • One Swarovski 8mm round iridescent green pearl
      • One Swarovski 8mm crystal gold-plated rondelle bead
  • Separate the cords and string onto each strand:
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
    • One Swarovski 4mm round iridescent green pearl
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
  • Using both cords string the following:
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 10mm round pearl
    • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 6mm round pearl
STEP 15
Continue to string on one crimp tube, a gold-plated Accu-Guard™ and the double jumpring attached to the lobster claw clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, pulling the wire tight against the last bead. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the necklace. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end.
STEP 16
Using scissors cut one 14-inch length of nylon beading cord. Fold the length cord in half. Pass the fold through the top left loop on 30mm round bezel set lapis lazuli cabochon focal piece, then pass the ends of the cord through the loop on the end of the cord. Pull the cords tight against the setting.
STEP 17
String the following onto the bead cord:
  • String the following using both cords:
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
    • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 10mm round pearl
  • Two sets of the following:
    • Separate the cords and on each strand string the following:
      • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
      • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
      • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
    • Using both cords string the following:
      • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
      • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 8mm round pearl
      • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
  • Separate the cords and on each strand string the following:
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads on each strand
  • Using both cords, string the following:
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 10mm round pearl
    • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
STEP 18
String onto the bead cords one crimp tube and the bottom loop on the first 20mm round bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp tube, pulling the wire tight against the last bead. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the necklace. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end.
STEP 19
Repeat Step 13 to attach a 16-inch length of beading cord to the top loop on one 10mm round bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon.
STEP 20
String the following onto the bead cord:
  • Using both cords, string the following:
    • One Swarovski 6mm round iridescent green pearl
    • One Swarovski 8mm crystal gold-plated rondelle bead
    • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
    • One Swarovski 10mm round iridescent green pearl
  • Three sets of the following:
    • Separate the cords and on each strand string the following:
      • Three #11 metallic gold seed beads
      • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
      • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads on each strand
    • Using both cords, string the following:
      • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
      • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 8mm round pearl
      • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
  • Separate the cords and on each strand string the following:
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
  • Using both cords, string the following:
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 10mm round pearl
    • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 6mm round pearl
STEP 21
Repeat Step 16 to attach a crimp tube and gold-plated Accu-Guard to the end of the strands of cord.
STEP 22
Repeat Step 13 to attach a 10-inch length of beading cord to the top loop on the second 20mm round bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon.
STEP 23
String the following onto both bead cord:
  • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 11x8mm pear pearl
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
  • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
  • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 14mm round pearl
  • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 6mm round pearl
STEP 24
Repeat Step 18 to attach the beading cord to the bottom loop on the 10mm round bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon.
STEP 25
Repeat Step 13 to attach a 12-inch length of beading cord to the top right loop on the 30mm round bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon focal piece.
STEP 26
String the following onto the bead cord:
  • Using both cords, string the following:
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 6mm round pearl
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
    • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 10mm round pearl
  • Separate the cords and on each strand string the following:
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
  • Using both cords, string the following:
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 8mm round pearl
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
  • Separate the cords and on each strand string the following:
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 4mm round pearl
    • Three metallic gold #11 seed beads
  • Using both cords, string the following:
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 10mm round pearl
    • One gold-plated 10x5mm leaf bead cap
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
    • One Swarovski crystal iridescent green 6mm round pearl
STEP 27
Repeat Step 18 to attach the beading cord to the bottom loop on the second 20mm round bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following lengths of wire:
  • Four 3-inch lengths of gold color 26-gauge Zebra Wire
  • Two 3-inch length of gold color 24-gauge Zebra Wire
STEP 2
Pass one 3-inch gold color 26-gauge Zebra Wire through the hole at the back through the bezel design to the outside at the 6 o'clock position on the gold-finished 11.5mm round bezel setting (opposite of the existing loop). Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, bring the ends of the wire together and form a 3mm wrapped loop on the straight end of the wires. Repeat to create a second gold-finished 11.5mm round bezel setting with a second loop.
STEP 3
Place one lapis lazuli 10mm round cabochon into one gold-finished 11.5mm round bezel setting. Using a bezel roller, gently roll the edge of the bezel down against the cabochon. Place the bezel roller against the opposite side of the bezel. Continue to push the edge of bezel onto the cabochon all the way around the bezel, working from one side to the opposite side until the bezel is evenly pressed down onto the cabochon.

Repeat to create a second lapis lazuli 10mm cabochon.
STEP 4
Form a ''V'' shape using 1 inch of a 3-inch length of gold color 26-gauge Zebra Wire. String one lapis lazuli 10x6mm teardrop bead onto the long end of the wire. Bring the two ends of the wire together. String onto both strands of wire, one gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead and one Swarovski topaz AB 6mm round bead. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters finish the wire in a briolette wrapped loop. Repeat to create two lapis and Swarovski crystal briolette wrapped drops.
STEP 5
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of a 3-inch length of gold color 24-gauge Zebra Wire. String one Swarovski crystal iridescent green 11x8mm pear pearl onto the straight end of the wire. Finish the straight end of the wire with a wrapped loop.

Repeat to create a second crystal iridescent green 11x8mm pear pearl beading link.
STEP 6
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on an earwire. Pass it through the top loop on one 10mm bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon. Close the loop.

Open one 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the bottom loop on the 10mm bezel-set lapis lazuli cabochon and the top loop on one crystal iridescent green 11x8mm pear pearl beading link. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a second 4mm jumpring next to the first.

Repeat to attach the bottom loop on the crystal iridescent green 11x8mm pear pearl beading link to the loop on the top of one lapis lazuli and Swarovski crystal briolette wrapped drop using two 4mm jumprings.
STEP 7
Repeat Step 6 to create a second earring.

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