Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Celestial Crystal® Beads, Antiqued Copper-Plated Brass Beads and Czech Fire-Polished Glass Beads


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Copper-colored jewelry is trending, offering a flattering and fun alternative to more traditional metals. This copper jewelry set can be dressed up and down and works well with ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 25-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto the beading wire one crimp and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Crimp then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One clear copper 8x4mm cone (large end first)
  • One opaque iris purple 3mm round
  • One clear copper 8x4mm cone (small end first)
  • Repeat this sequence for a total of three sets:
    • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
    • One antiqued copper-plated 13x1mm bugle bead
  • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
STEP 4
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 3 to string a total of two sets.
STEP 5
Continue to string the following:
  • One clear copper 12x6mm cone (large end first)
  • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
  • One opaque iris purple 3mm round
  • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
  • One clear copper 8x4mm cone (small end first)
  • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
  • One clear copper 8x4mm cone (large end first)
  • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
  • One opaque iris purple 3mm round
  • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
  • One clear copper 12x6mm cone (small end first)
  • Repeat this sequence for a total of three sets:
    • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
    • One antiqued copper-plated 13x1mm bugle bead
  • One fancy blue violet #15 rocaille
STEP 6
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 3 and Step 5 two times to string the second half of the necklace then repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 7
Pass one oval jumpring through the loop on the fold-over clasp then close. Attach a second oval jumpring to the Accu-Guard on the opposite end of the necklace.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one clear copper 12x6mm cone (large end first) and one clear copper 8x4mm cone (large end first) onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a second Celestial Crystal cone drop.
STEP 2
Pass the loop on one twisted fishhook earwire through the loop then close. Repeat to create a second earring.

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