Three-Piece Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Copper Beads

Necklace

First Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut one 13-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire and two 4-1/2 inch lengths of antiqued copper-plated steel 3.3mm chain.

String onto the beading wire one sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead, one copper 4x3mm Accu-Guard®, and the last link on one end 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. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Use flush-cutters to trim excess from the short end of the beading wire.

Place one copper 4mm crimp cover over the crimp and gently close.
STEP 2
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One 4x1mm copper rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One 4x1mm copper rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire one crimp bead, one Accu-Guard, and the last link of the second chain length. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Crimp the crimp bead and trim excess from the short end of the beading wire.

Place one copper crimp cover over the crimp and gently close.
STEP 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open one antiqued copper-plated brass 4mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the first link of one length of chain and the loop of one copper-plated brass 10.5x6.5mm lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring.

Open one jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the first link of the opposite length of chain. Close the jumpring to complete the necklace.

Second Necklace

STEP 5
Cut one 16-inch length of beading wire and two 4-1/2 inch lengths of antiqued copper-plated steel 3.3mm chain.
STEP 6
String onto the beading wire one crimp bead, one Accu-Guard, and the last link of one chain length. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Crimp the crimp bead and trim excess from the short end of the beading wire.

Place one copper crimp cover over the crimp and gently close.
STEP 7
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
STEP 8
String onto the beading wire one crimp bead, one Accu-Guard®, and the last link of the second chain length. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Crimp the crimp bead and trim excess from the short end of the beading wire.

Place one copper crimp cover over the crimp and gently close.
STEP 9
Open one antiqued copper-plated brass 5mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the first link of one length of chain and the loop of one copper-plated brass 10.5x6.5mm lobster claw clasp. Close the jumpring.

Open one 5mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the first link of the opposite length of chain. Close the jumpring.

Pendant

STEP 10
Using a permanent marker draw, or trace, the outline of a 1-1/2 x 1-1/4 inch Christmas tree onto 26-gauge copper sheet.

Secure bench pin to your work surface. Lay copper sheet on bench pin surface. Use a jeweler's saw to cut out the drawn shape.

Tip:Turn the copper sheet on the bench pin as needed to make direction changes while cutting, instead of turning the saw.
STEP 11
Use a steel file to smooth the edges of the copper cutout.
STEP 12
Use hole punch pliers to punch a hole in the top of the tree.
STEP 13
Apply a layer of Devcon 5-minute epoxy to the front of the copper tree cutout. Using tweezers, apply Swarovski flat backs to the applied epoxy. Be sure not to cover the punched hole. Allow epoxy to cure completely.

Third Necklace Assembly

STEP 14
String onto one copper 2-inch eyepin one 8mm Swarovski crystal AB star 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 a star bead link.
STEP 15
Open one copper 7x6mm oval jumpring. Pass the jumpring through one loop of the link made in Step 14 and the punched hole of the copper tree. Close the jumpring.

Open one copper-plated brass 4mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the opposite loop of the link made in Step 14. Close the jumpring and set aside.
STEP 16
Cut one 18-1/2 inch length of beading wire and two 4-inch lengths of antiqued copper-plated steel 3.3mm chain.
STEP 17
String onto the beading wire one crimp bead, one Accu-Guard, and the last link of one chain length. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Crimp the crimp bead and trim excess from the short end of the beading wire.

Place one copper crimp cover over the crimp and gently close.
STEP 18
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm Round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
STEP 19
Continue to string the 4mm jumpring on the pendant created in Step 15.
STEP 20
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white alabaster 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm round
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski white opal 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm round
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski light sapphire 6mm bicone
  • One copper 3mm round
  • One Swarovski white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
STEP 21
String onto the beading wire one crimp bead, one Accu-Guard, and the last link of the second chain length. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Crimp the crimp bead and trim excess from the short end of the beading wire.

Place one copper crimp cover over the crimp and gently close.
STEP 22
Open one 4mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the first link on one length of chain and the loop on half of an antiqued copper-plated brass hook-and-eye clasp. Close the jumpring.
STEP 23
Open one 4mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the first link of the opposite length of chain and the opposite half of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Earrings

STEP 1
String onto a 2-inch copper ballpin one crystal AB 8mm star bead. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a star drop.

Repeat to create a total of two star drops.
STEP 2
String the following onto one 1-inch copper eyepin:
  • One Swarovski emerald 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski light Siam 6mm bicone
  • One copper 4x1mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire to complete the link.

Repeat to create a total of two links.
STEP 3
Open the loop on the star drop. Pass the open loop through the first loop on one end of the link. Close the loop.
STEP 4
Open the loop on one fishhook earwire. Pass the open loop through the loop on the opposite end of the link. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to create the second earring.

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