Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Resin Beads and Embellishment, Swarovski Crystal and Czech Glass Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Mix Devcon® 5 Minute® Epoxy according to the manufacturer's instructions. Place a thin layer of adhesive on the back of one turquoise blue resin flower and to the front of the pad on one silver-plated glue-on 13.5x10mm bail. Press the resin flower onto the bail. Set aside and allow the epoxy to cure completely.
STEP 2
Using flush cutters, cut the following:
  • One 15-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire
  • One 15-1/2 inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • One 16-1/2 inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • One 18-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • One 21-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • Three 2-1/2 inch lengths of sterling silver-filled flat cable chain
  • One 3-1/2 inch length of sterling silver-filled flat cable chain
  • Two 4-1/2 inch lengths of sterling silver-filled flat cable chain
  • Two 5-1/4 inch lengths of sterling silver-filled flat cable chain
STEP 3
Using chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open ten silver-plated 4mm jumprings. Pass one open jumpring through the first loop on one half of one silver-plated slide lock clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat with the first loop on the opposite side of the clasp.

First Strand

STEP 4
On the 15-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire string one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard® wire protector and the jumpring added to the first clasp loop in Step 3. 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
Onto the beading wire, string 26 Czech glass light aqua 4mm rounds.
STEP 6
String onto the beading wire one Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone and one Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round. Repeat until a total of five 8mm rounds have been added.
STEP 7
Continue to string the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One resin turquoise blue 14mm round
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
STEP 8
Onto the beading wire, string one Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone.

Reverse the pattern in Step 6 and string onto the beading wire.
STEP 9
Continue to string by repeating the process in Step 5 and then stringing 31 Czech glass light aqua 4mm rounds.
STEP 10
Repeat the process in Step 4.

Second Strand

STEP 11
Pass one open 4mm jumpring through the second loop of the slide lock clasp and the first link of a 2-1/2 inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 12
On the 15-1/2 inch length of beading wire string one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the last link of the chain added in Step 11. 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).

Crimp the crimp bead and 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 13
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • 23 Czech glass light aqua 4mm rounds
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One resin turquoise blue 14mm round
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • Three Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicones
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
STEP 14
String onto the beading wire one Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round. Reverse and string the pattern in Step 13.
STEP 15
String onto the beading wire one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the first link of one 2-1/2 inch length of chain. 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).

Crimp the crimp bead and 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 16
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the second loop on the opposite end of the slide lock clasp and the last link of the chain added in Step 15. Close the jumpring.

Third Strand

STEP 17
Pass one open 4mm jumpring through the third loop of the slide lock clasp and the first link of a 2-1/2 inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 18
On the 16-1/2 inch length of beading wire string one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the last link of the chain added in Step 17. 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).

Crimp the crimp bead and 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 19
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • 26 Czech glass light aqua 4mm rounds
  • One Swarovski blue shade 8mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski blue shade 8mm rondelle
  • Five Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicones
  • One Swarovski blue shade 8mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski blue shade 8mm rondelle
  • Five Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicones
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One resin turquoise blue 14mm round
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • Five Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicones
  • One Swarovski blue shade 8mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski blue shade 8mm rondelle
  • Six Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicones
  • One Swarovski blue shade 8mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski blue shade 8mm rondelle
  • 26 Czech glass light aqua 4mm rounds
STEP 20
String onto the beading wire one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the first link of one 3-1/2 inch length of chain. 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).

Crimp the crimp bead and 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 21
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the third loop on the opposite end of the slide lock clasp and the last link of the chain added in Step 20. Close the jumpring.

Fourth Strand

STEP 22
Pass one open 4mm jumpring through the fourth loop of the slide lock clasp and the first link of a 4-1/2 inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 23
On the 18-inch length of beading wire string one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the last link of the chain added in Step 22. 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).

Crimp the crimp bead and 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 24
String the following on the beading wire:
  • 19 Czech glass light aqua 4mm rounds
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8x8mm cube
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8x8mm cube
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin turquoise blue 14mm round
STEP 25
Onto the beading wire string one Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone and one Swarovski light turquoise 8x8mm cube.

Repeat 13 more times and string an additional Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone.
STEP 26
Reverse and string the pattern in Step 24.
STEP 27
String onto the beading wire one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the first link of one 4-1/2 inch length of chain. 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).

Crimp the crimp bead and 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 28
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the fourth loop on the opposite end of the slide lock clasp and the last link of the chain added in Step 27. Close the jumpring.

Fifth Strand

STEP 29
Pass one open 4mm jumpring through the fourth loop of the slide lock clasp and the first link of a 5-1/4 inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 30
On the 21-inch length of beading wire string one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the last link of the chain added in Step 29. 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).

Crimp the crimp bead and 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 31
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • 18 Czech glass light aqua 4mm rounds
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin turquoise blue 19x12mm barrel
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
  • One Czech glass light aqua 4mm round
STEP 32
String onto the beading wire the resin turquoise blue flower pendant created in Step 1.
STEP 33
Reverse and string the pattern in Step 31.
STEP 34
String onto the beading wire one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the first link of one 5-1/4 inch length of chain. 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).

Crimp the crimp bead and 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 35
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the fourth loop on the opposite end of the slide lock clasp and the last link of the chain added in Step 34. Close the jumpring.

Note: The drape of the necklace may be modified by adjusting the length of the chain that attaches the beaded strands to the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
Mix Devcon 5-minute Epoxy according to the manufacturer's instructions. Place a thin layer of the adhesive on the back of one resin turquoise blue 19x19mm flower. Apply a small amount of adhesive to the inside of one silver-finished rivoli mount earwire. Press the resin flower onto the setting and center. Set aside and allow the epoxy to cure completely.

Repeat to set a second resin flower.
STEP 2
On one silver-plated 2-inch headpin string the following:
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8x8mm cube
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light turquoise 8mm round
Using chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters create a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.

Repeat to create a second drop.
STEP 3
Open the simple loop on one drop. Pass the loop through the loop of one earwire. Close the loop. Repeat to complete the second earring.

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