Single-Strand Necklace, Earring and Tikka Set with Swarovski® Crystals, Silver-Plated Steel Drops and Silver-Plated Brass Chain

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 28 links length, approximately 17 inches, of 6mm filigree round chain.
STEP 2
String one blue zircon 4mm round onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of 51 blue zircon 4mm drops.

Repeat to create a total of five blue zircon 6mm drops.
STEP 3
String one blue zircon 4mm round onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop at the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a total of five blue zircon 4mm links.

Repeat to create a total of five blue zircon 6mm links.
STEP 4
Pass one loop on one blue zircon 6mm link through one loop on one blue zircon 4mm link then close. Pass the opposite loop on the previous blue zircon 4mm link through the loop on one blue zircon 4mm drop then close.

Repeat to create a total of five blue zircon drops.
STEP 5
Attach one blue zircon 6mm drop to the middle opening of one 26x23mm filigree teardrop drop. Repeat to add a blue zircon 4mm drop to each of the two openings on either side.

Repeat to create a total of three blue zircon 4mm/6mm filigree teardrop drops.
STEP 6
Attach one blue zircon 4mm drop to one bottom opening of one 26x23mm filigree teardrop drop. Repeat to add a blue zircon 4mm drop to each of the five bottom openings.

Repeat to create a total of three blue zircon 4mm filigree teardrop drops.
STEP 7
Attach one blue zircon 4mm drop to the bottom opening furthest to one side of one filigree teardrop drop. Continue to attach a blue zircon 4mm drop to the next two adjacent openings.

Repeat to add three blue zircon 4mm drops to the opposite bottom openings than used previously on one filigree teardrop drop.
STEP 8
Using one blue zircon 6mm drop, connect the two filigree teardrop drops using the next available adjacent opening for each.

Tip: The filigree drop drops will overlap each other and the openings without drops should not be visible from the front of the design.
STEP 9
Repeat Steps 7 and 8 to create a second blue zircon 6mm overlapping filigree teardrop drop.

Repeat Steps 7 and 8 using one blue zircon 4mm drop creating one blue zircon 4mm overlapping filigree teardrop drop.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 10
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the first loop on the two loop side of one 12x5mm half-round 2-1 loop drop and one loop on one blue zircon 6mm overlapping filigree teardrop drop then close. Repeat to attach the second loop on the loop drop to the remaining loop on the blue zircon 6mm overlapping filigree teardrop drop.
STEP 11
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the loop on the one loop side of one 12x5mm half-round 2-1 loop drop and the loop on one blue zircon 4mm/6mm filigree teardrop drop then close.
STEP 12
Using one 5mm jumpring connect the first loop from the two loop side of the previous loop drop, one top loop from one blue zircon 4mm overlapping filigree teardrop drop, and the first loop from one 12x5mm half-round 2-1 loop drop. Repeat to connect the opposite side using the second loops from the loop drops.
STEP 13
Using one 5mm jumpring, connect the following:
  • Oval jumpring between the 10th and 11th 6mm filigree rounds on the chain
  • One blue zircon drop
  • One blue zircon 4mm filigree teardrop drop
  • One blue zircon 4mm/6mm filigree teardrop drop
STEP 14
Using one 5mm jumpring, connect the following:
  • Oval jumpring between the 12th and 13th 6mm filigree rounds on the chain
  • One blue zircon drop
  • One blue zircon 4mm filigree teardrop drop
  • The loop on the one loop side of the 12x5mm half-round 2-1 loop drop used in Step 10
STEP 15
Using one 5mm jumpring, connect the following:
  • Oval jumpring between the 14th and 15th 6mm filigree rounds on the chain
  • One blue zircon drop
  • One blue zircon 4mm filigree teardrop drop
  • The loop on the one loop side of the 12x5mm half-round 2-1 loop drop used in Step 12
STEP 16
Repeat Step 14 using the oval jumpring between the 16th and 17th filigree rounds on the chain and repeat Step 13 using the oval jumpring between the 18th and 19th filigree rounds on the chain.
STEP 17
Using a 5mm jumpring connect the first link on the chain and the loop on the hook portion of the hook-and-eye clasp.

Using a 5mm jumpring connect the last link on the chain and the loop on the eye portion of the clasp.

Tikka

STEP 1
Cut one 13-inch length of 6mm filigree round chain.
STEP 2
String one blue zircon 4mm round onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of 34 blue zircon 4mm round drops.

Repeat to create one blue zircon 6mm round drop.
STEP 3
String one blue zircon 6mm round onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop creating a blue zircon 6mm round link.

Repeat to create one blue zircon 4mm round link.
STEP 4
Pass one loop on one blue zircon 6mm link through one loop on one blue zircon 4mm link then close. Pass the opposite loop on the previous blue zircon 4mm link through the loop on one blue zircon 4mm drop then close creating a blue zircon drop.
STEP 5
Attach one blue zircon 6mm drop to the middle opening of one 26x23mm filigree teardrop drop. Repeat to add a blue zircon 4mm drop to each of the two openings on either side.
STEP 6
Attach one blue zircon 4mm drop to the middle opening of one 26x23mm filigree teardrop drop. Repeat to add a blue zircon 4mm drop to one opening on either side.

Repeat to create a second drop.
STEP 7
Attach one blue zircon 4mm drop to the middle bottom opening of one 26x23mm filigree teardrop drop.
STEP 8
Attach one blue zircon 4mm drop to each of the bottom openings of one 26x23mm filigree teardrop drop. Repeat to create a total of three teardrop drops.
STEP 9
Attach one blue zircon 4mm drop to the bottom opening furthest to one side of one filigree teardrop drop. Continue to attach a blue zircon 4mm drop to the next two adjacent openings.

Repeat to add three blue zircon 4mm drops to the opposite bottom openings than used previously on one filigree teardrop drop.
STEP 10
Using one blue zircon 4mm drop, connect the two filigree teardrop drops using the next available adjacent opening for each.

Tip: The filigree drop drops will overlap each other and the openings without drops should not be visible from the front of the design.

Tikka Assembly

STEP 11
Using one 5mm jumpring, connect the top loop of the teardrop drop from Step 5 to the single loop side of one 12x5mm half-round 2/1 loop drop.

Tip: Please use the provided image to help assemble the Tikka in Steps 11 - 15.
STEP 12
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the loop of one teardrop drop from Step 6, one loop on the two loop side of the previous loop drop and the single loop side of one loop drop then close.

Repeat using the second loop on the previous loop drop and the remaining teardrop drop.
STEP 13
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the two center loops on the previous two loop drops, one loop on the two loop side of two more loop drops and the loop of one teardrop drop from Step 7 then close.
STEP 14
Using one 5mm jumpring, connect the loops on the opposite end of one set of loop drops and one teardrop drop from Step 8.

Repeat to connect the opposite loop drops and one teardrop drop from Step 8.

Using one 5mm jumpring, connect the inner sides of the two teardrop drops.
STEP 15
Using one 5mm jumpring, connect the loop on the single loop side on one loop drop from Step 14, one loop on the two loop side of one loop drop and the loop from the teardrop drop from Steps 9 and 10.

Repeat to connect the opposite loop drop, the remaining loop on the two loop side of the previous loop drop and the remaining teardrop from Steps 9 and 10.
STEP 16
Using one 5mm jumpring to connect the following:
  • The remaining single loop side of the loop drop from Step 15
  • One teardrop drop from Step 8
  • One blue zircon drop
  • The last link in the length of chain
STEP 17
Using one 5mm jumpring, connect the last link in the chain link and the loop on the hook portion of the hook-and-eye clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
Mix Devcon® 5-Minute® Epoxy according to manufacturer's instructions. Apply a thin layer of epoxy to the back of one blue zircon flat back and a small amount of epoxy to the center of one 21x15mm filigree diamond earring. Press the flat back onto the center of the earring.

Repeat to attach a flat back to a second earring.

Note: Make sure to use proper ventilation when using this product.
STEP 2
String one blue zircon 4mm round onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of 18 blue zircon 4mm drops.

Repeat to create one blue zircon 6mm drop.
STEP 3
String one blue zircon 4mm round onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop creating a blue zircon 4mm link.

Repeat to create blue zircon 6mm link.
STEP 4
Pass one loop on one blue zircon 6mm link through one loop on one blue zircon 4mm link then close. Pass the opposite loop on the previous blue zircon 4mm link through the loop on one blue zircon 4mm drop then close creating a blue zircon 4mm and 6mm drop.
STEP 5
Attach one blue zircon 4mm drop to one bottom opening of one 26x23mm filigree teardrop drop. Repeat to add a blue zircon 4mm drop to each of the five bottom openings.
STEP 6
Attach one blue zircon 4mm drop to the bottom opening furthest to one side of one filigree teardrop drop. Continue to attach a blue zircon 4mm drop to the next two adjacent openings.

Repeat to add three blue zircon 4mm drops to the opposite bottom openings than used previously on one filigree teardrop drop.
STEP 7
Using one blue zircon 6mm drop, connect the two filigree teardrop drops using the next available adjacent opening for each.

Tip: The filigree drop drops will overlap each other and the openings without drops should not be visible from the front of the design.
STEP 8
Attach one blue zircon 6mm drop to the middle opening of one 26x23mm filigree teardrop drop. Repeat to add a blue zircon 4mm drop to each of the two openings on either side.

Earring Assembly

STEP 9
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the loop on the teardrop drop from Step 8 and the loop from the single loop side of one 12x5mm half-round 2/1 loop drop then close.

Pass one 5mm jumpring through one loop on the two loop side of the previous loop drop, one loop from the two loop side of one loop drop and one teardrop drop from Steps 6 and 7 then close.

Pass one 5mm jumpring through the remaining loop on the two loop side of the previous loop drop, the remaining loop from the two loop side of one loop drop and the remaining teardrop drop from Steps 6 and 7 then close.
STEP 10
Using a 5mm jumpring, connect the following:
  • The one loop side of the previous loop drop
  • The loop on the teardrop drop from Step 5
  • One blue zircon 4mm and 6mm drop
  • The bottom opening of one filigree earring
STEP 11
Repeat Steps 2 - 10 to create a second earring.

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