Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut eight 20-inch lengths and two 5-inch lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.

First - Fifth Strands

STEP 2
String onto one 20-inch length of beading wire one crimp bead and one 5.5mm jumpring. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead creating a small loop. Crimp then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire.
STEP 3
String 101 rose gold 4mm pearls onto the beading wire. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create a total of five 4mm pearl strands.

Sixth Strand

STEP 5
Repeat Step 2 to begin a sixth strand.

String the following onto the beading wire: three seed beads and one rose gold 8mm pearl.
STEP 6
Continue to string one seed bead and one rose gold 8mm pearl. Repeat this stringing sequence for a total of five sets then string one seed bead and one rose gold 12mm pearl.

Repeat this sequence to string a total of six sets then string three seed beads. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Seventh Strand

STEP 7
Repeat Step 2 to begin a seventh strand then string four seed beads.

Continue to string ont rose gold 8mm pearl and one seed bead. Repeat this stringing sequence for a total of seven sets then string one rose gold 12mm pearl and one seed bead.

Repeat this sequence to string a total of two sets.
STEP 8
Continue to string one rose gold 8mm pearl and one seed bead. Repeat this stringing sequence for a total of eight sets.

Repeat this sequence to string a total of two sets then string three seed beads. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Eighth Strand

STEP 9
Repeat Step 2 to begin the eighth strand then string four seed beads.
STEP 10
Continue to string the following:
  • One rose gold 8mm pearl
  • One seed bead
  • One rose gold 12mm pearl
  • One seed bead
Repeat this sequence to string a total of eighteen sets then string four seed beads. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 11
Attach one 5.5mm jumpring to one portion of the toggle clasp.

String onto one end of one 5-inch length of beading wire, one crimp bead. Pass the beading wire through the loop on one end of each of the eight strands and back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the loops, gathering the strands leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Crimp then trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 12
String the following onto the opposite end of the 5-inch length of beading wire:
  • One 15.5x15.5mm fancy cone (open-end covering the gathered ends of the pearl strands)
  • One rose gold 12mm pearl
  • One crystal AB 6x3.5mm rondelle
  • One rose gold 8mm pearl
  • Four crimp beads
  • One Accu-Guard™ wire protector
  • The jumpring on one portion of the toggle clasp.
STEP 13
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp beads. 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 then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a crimp cover.

Repeat to place a crimp cover over the third crimp bead from the end as well.
STEP 14
Repeat Steps 11 - 13 to finish the opposite end of the necklace.

Earrings

STEP 1
Apply a small amount of glue to the peg in the center of one leverback earwire with 5mm cup and the hole in one rose gold 6mm pearl. Insert the peg into the hole of the pearl and hold it secure for a few seconds.

Trim the straight end of one onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin to approximately 3mm then string one 3x1mm bead cap.

Insert the bead cap into the hole on the opposite side of the pearl to conceal the hole.

Repeat for the other earwire. Set earwires aside approximately 10 minutes to dry.
STEP 2
String onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin one 3x1mm ribbed bead cap and one rose gold 12mm pearl then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a second 12mm pearl drop.
STEP 3
Use one 5.5mm jumprings to attach one 12mm pearl drop to each earwire.

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