Single-Strand Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Silver-Plated Brass Bead Caps

Necklace

STEP 1
Onto the straight end of a headpin, string the following:
  • One Swarovski light amethyst 17mm Artemis bead (through the cone end first)
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap (facing the Artemis bead)
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap (facing away from the Artemis bead)
  • One Swarovski jade 11x8mm pear pearl
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Indian sapphire AB 6mm 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 to create a bead drop. Repeat to create six Artemis bead drops.

Repeat to create a jade pearl drop by stringing the following onto the straight end of a headpin:
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
  • One Swarovski jade 11x8mm pear pearl
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski Indian sapphire AB 6mm bicone
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring. Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it though the loop on the lobster claw clasp next to the first 5mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Open an 8x5mm oval jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one jade pearl drop and a 5mm jumpring. Close the jumpring. Continue to attach three sets of one 8x5mm oval jumpring and two 5mm jumprings to create an extender chain. Open one 5mm jumpring. Pass it though the second to last 5mm jumpring next to the last 5mm jumpring to create a double jumpring.

Open one 5mm jumpring. Pass it through one Artemis bead drop and one 5mm jumpring. Repeat to attach two 5mm jumprings to each of the Artemis bead drops.
STEP 3
Using flush-cutters, cut a 19-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire: one crimp tube, one silver-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector and the double jumprings attached to the lobster claw clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, leaving one end of the wire approximately 1-inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the Accu-Guard. 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.

Place a crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.
STEP 4
String onto the beading wire the following:
  • Thirteen sets of:
    • One Swarovski light amethyst 6mm round bead
    • One metallic silver #11 seed bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
  • One Swarovski jade 10mm coin pearl
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • Three sets of:
    • One silver-plated 10x3mm flower bead cap
    • One Swarovski light amethyst AB 8mm bicone
    • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
    • One Swarovski light amethyst AB 8mm bicone

    • One silver-plated 10x3mm flower bead cap
    • One Swarovski Indian sapphire 3mm bicone
    • The first jumpring on one Artemis bead drop
    • One Swarovski Indian sapphire 3mm bicone
STEP 5
String onto the beading wire:
  • One silver-plated 10x3mm flower bead cap
  • One Swarovski light amethyst AB 8mm bicone
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski light amethyst AB 8mm bicone
  • One silver-plated 10x3mm flower bead cap
STEP 6
Continue to string the following onto the beading wire:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
  • One Swarovski jade 10mm coin pearl
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
  • Thirteen sets of:
    • One metallic silver #11 seed bead
    • One Swarovski light amethyst 6mm round bead
STEP 7
String on one crimp tube, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the double jumprings attached to the extender chain. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, pulling the wire tight against the Accu-Guard and the jumpring. 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 tube. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end.

Place a crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.

Bracelet

STEP 1
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring.
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut a 11-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire. String onto the wire: one crimp tube, one silver-plated Accu-Guard and the jumpring attached to lobster claw clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, leaving one end of the wire approximately 1-inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the Accu-Guard. 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.

Place a crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire the following:
  • One Swarovski light amethyst AB 8mm bicone
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski light amethyst AB 8mm bicone
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
  • Three sets of:
    • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
    • One Swarovski jade 10mm coin pearl
    • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
    • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski light amethyst AB 8mm bicone
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski light amethyst AB 8mm bicone
  • One silver-plated Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
  • Sixteen sets of:
    • One Swarovski light amethyst 6mm round
    • Silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski light amethyst 6mm round
STEP 4
String on one crimp tube and one silver-plated Accu-Guard onto the end of the beading wire. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, pulling the wire tight against the Accu-Guard. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the bracelet. 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.

Place a crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.

Earrings

STEP 1
String onto the straight end of a headpin the following:
  • One Swarovski light amethyst 12mm Artemis bead (through the cone end)
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 6mm rondelle bead
  • One silver-plated 8x3mm scalloped bead cap
  • One Swarovski jade 11x8mm pear pearl
  • One metallic silver #11 seed bead
  • One Swarovski Indian sapphire 3mm 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 to create one bead drop. Repeat to create two Artemis bead drops.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on an earwire and one Artemis bead drop. Close the jumpring.
STEP 3
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create the second earring.

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