Double-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Gold-Plated Brass and Gold-Plated Pewter Components

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut two 1-inch, two 1.5-inch and two 1.75-inch lengths of gold-finished 4mm flat cable chain.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on one eyepin. Pass it through the first link on one 1-inch, one 1.5-inch and 1.75-inch length of cable chain. Close the loop.

Open one 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the hole on one Swarovski Siam 8mm rivoli pendant and the last link on the 1-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one Swarovski Siam 8mm rivoli pendant to the last link of each of the lengths of chain.

String onto the straight end of an eyepin the following:
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One Swarovski amethyst 15mm dome large bead (through the cone end)
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire to create one bead drop. Repeat to create three dome bead drops.
STEP 3
Open one 5mm jumpring. Pass it through one dome bead drop. Repeat to attach one 5mm jumpring to each of the dome bead drops.
STEP 4
String onto the straight end of a headpin the following:
  • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam 4mm bicone bead
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire to create one triple crystal bead drop.
STEP 5
Using flush-cutters, cut one 26-inch and one 12-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire two crimp beads. Position the two crimp beads 7 inches from the first end of the 26-inch length of beading wire. Pass the end of the 12-inch length of beading wire through the crimp tubes. 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 of the 12-inch length of wire.
STEP 6
String the following onto the 26-inch length of beading wire, after the crimp beads:
  • Six metallic gold #11 seed beads
  • One Swarovski Siam 4mm bicone bead
  • Two sets of:
    • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
    • One Swarovski amethyst 10mm bicone bead
    • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 6mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • Two Swarovski Siam 4mm bicone beads
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
  • One Swarovski 6mm golden shadow rondelle bead
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One Swarovski amethyst 10mm bicone bead
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 6mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam 4mm bicone bead
  • One dome bead drop (string through the jumpring)
  • One Swarovski Siam 4mm bicone bead
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 6mm rondelle bead
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One Swarovski amethyst 10mm bicone bead
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One Swarovski crystal golden shadow 6mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam 4mm bicone bead
STEP 7
String onto the beading wire one dome bead drop (string through the jumpring).
STEP 8
Repeat Step 5 backwards to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.

String two crimp beads onto the wire after the gold seed beads. Place a Bead Stopper™ on the beading wire after the last crimp.
STEP 9
String onto the 12-inch length of beading wire, after the crimp beads, the following:
  • Six metallic gold #11 seed beads
  • One Swarovski 4mm bicone Siam crystal
  • One Swarovski 4mm golden shadow rondelle bead
  • Eight sets of:
    • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
    • One Swarovski amethyst 10mm bicone bead
    • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski 6mm rondelle bead
    • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
    • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 6mm rondelle bead
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One Swarovski amethyst 10mm bicone bead
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One gold-plated Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam 4mm bicone bead
  • Six metallic gold #11 seed beads
STEP 10
Pass the end of the 12-inch beading wire through the two crimp beads on the end of the first strand. Pull both wires so the crimp beads are close to the last bead on both strands. Make sure there is no slack along the length of both strands. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end of the 12-inch beading wire.
STEP 11
String onto the first end of the 26-inch length of beading wire one antiqued gold-plated 18x10mm cone with the large end toward the center of the necklace. Fit the cone over the seed beads on the two strands in the center of the necklace.
STEP 12
Continue to string onto the beading wire:
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski Siam 10mm rondelle bead
  • One gold-plated 12x6mm filigree dome bead cap
  • One Czech glass transparent ruby red 10mm round bead (hidden between bead caps)
  • One gold-plated 12x6mm filigree dome bead cap
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 8mm rondelle bead
  • Sixteen Siam AB2X 6mm round beads
STEP 13
String onto the beading wire one crimp bead, one gold plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector and two 5mm jumprings. Pass the wire back through the crimp bead, 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 gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end. Place a crimp cover over the crimp bead and gently close it using chain-nose pliers.
STEP 14
Repeat Steps 11 - 13 to finish the second end of the necklace.
STEP 15
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the two 5mm jumprings on the first end of the necklace and one 8mm jumpring. Close the jumpring. Continue to create a chain of jumprings attaching two 5mm jumprings and one 8mm jumpring. Attach one triple bead drop to the last 8mm jumpring.

Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the two 5mm jumprings on the second end of the necklace and the loop on one lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut two 1-inch, two 1.5-inch and two 1.75-inch lengths of gold-finished 4mm flat cable chain.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on one eyepin. Pass it through the first link on one 1-inch, one 1.5-inch and 1.75-inch length of cable chain. Close the loop.

Open one 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the hole one Swarovski Siam 8mm rivoli pendant and the last link on the 1-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach one Swarovski Siam 8mm rivoli pendants to the last link of each of the lengths of chain.

String onto the straight end of an eyepin the following:
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One Swarovski amethyst 11mm dome large bead (through the cone end)
  • One gold-plated 7x5mm basket bead cap
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal golden shadow 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Siam AB2X 6mm round bead
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and round-nose pliers, form the initial loop on the straight end of the wire leaving the excess wire. Pass the loop on the bead drop through the loop on an earwire. Finish the end with a wrapped loop using round-nose pliers.
STEP 3
Repeat Step 2 to create the second earring.

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