Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal


Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut the following lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire:
  • One 23-inch length
  • One 23-1/2 inch length
  • One 24-inch length
  • One 24-1/2 inch length
  • One 25 inch length
  • One 25-1/2 inch length
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open two rose gold-plated 6mm jumprings.

Pass one 6mm jumpring through the loop on the ring portion of one rose gold-plated 16mm round toggle clasp. Close the jumpring.

Pass one 6mm jumpring through the loop on the bar portion of the toggle clasp and one 6mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.
STEP 3
String the following onto the 25-1/2 inch length of beading wire:
  • One sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead
  • One Accu-guard™ wire protector
  • The last jumpring on the bar portion of the toggle 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 copper-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 4
String onto the beading wire twenty-three Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 6mm globe beads and one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead.
STEP 5
Pass the ends of each of the other lengths of beading wire through the crimp bead leaving approximately 1/4 inch 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. (Do not trim the long end of the beading wire.) Place one copper-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 6
String one Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 12x9mm Artemis onto all of the lengths of beading wire.

First Strand

STEP 7
String the following onto the 25-1/2 inch length of beading wire:
  • Five Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of eight sets:
    • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x8mm mini square
    • Ten Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x8mm mini square
  • Five Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
Place a Bead Stopper™ on the end of the beading wire to secure the strand.

Second Strand

STEP 8
String onto the 25 inch length of beading wire nine Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones and one Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x8mm mini square. Repeat to string a total of eight sets then string nine Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones.

Place the strand in the Bead Stopper from Step 9 to secure the strand.

Third Strand

STEP 9
String the following onto the 24-1/2 inch length of beading wire:
  • One Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski and gold-plated crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 6mm mini round
  • One Swarovski and gold-plated crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
Repeat to string a total of twenty-one set then string one Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 4mm bicone.

Place the strand in the Bead Stopper.

Fourth Strand

STEP 10
String the following onto the 24 inch length of beading wire:
  • Ten Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • One Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski and gold-plated crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 4mm bicone
Repeat to string a total of two set then place the strand in the Bead Stopper.
STEP 11
Continue to string the following:
  • Ten Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • One Swarovski and gold-plated crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 4mm bicone
  • One Swarovski and gold-plated crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 4mm bicone
STEP 12
Repeat the sequence in Step 10 to string a total of four sets then string ten Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones. Place the strand in the Bead Stopper.

Fifth Strand

STEP 13
String the following onto the 23-1/2 inch length of beading wire:
  • Two Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of two sets:
    • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x6mm mini oval
    • Twelve Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of three sets:
    • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 10x8mm mini oval
    • Twelve Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x6mm mini oval
  • Twelve Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x6mm mini oval
  • Two Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
Place the strand in the Bead Stopper.

Sixth Strand

STEP 14
String the following onto the 23-inch length of beading wire:
  • Five Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of two sets:
    • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x6mm mini oval
    • Ten Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of three sets:
    • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 10x8mm mini oval
    • Ten Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x6mm mini oval
  • Ten Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
  • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8x6mm mini oval
  • Five Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 3mm bicones
STEP 15
Remove the Bead Stoppers and gather the strands. Repeat Steps 3 - 6 in the opposite order using the ring portion of the toggle clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one rose gold-plated 3-inch headpin:
  • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 12x9mm Artemis (large end first)
  • One Swarovski crystal lilac shadow 8mm globe
  • One Swarovski and gold-plated crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal rose gold 2X 4mm bicone
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 Artemis drop.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open the loop on one rose gold-plated leverback earwire. Pass the loop through the loop on the Swarovski Artemis drop. Close the loop.
STEP 3
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create a second earring.

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