Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Celestial Crystal® Beads and Silver- and Gold-Finished Brass with Glass Rhinestone Beads


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Celebrate America's birthday in style with a sparkling patriotic necklace and earring set that's sure to set off fashion fireworks throughout the year. This asymmetrical necklace featuring Celestial Crystal® beads is understated enough to wear to the office, but also ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 22-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto the beading wire one crimp bead and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. 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 the crimp bead then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Twenty-four cobalt 4mm rounds
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of thirteen sets:
    • One cobalt 8mm round
    • One cobalt 4mm round
  • One cobalt 8mm round
  • One gold-finished red rhinestone 8mm round
  • One gold-finished red rhinestone 10mm round
  • One gold-finished clear rhinestone 10mm round
  • One gold-finished red rhinestone 10mm round
  • One gold-finished red rhinestone 8mm round
  • One cobalt 8mm round
  • Twenty-six cobalt 4mm rounds
STEP 4
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 5
Using one 4mm jumpring connect the Accu-Guard on one end of the strand to the loop on one portion of the toggle clasp. Repeat to connect the second portion of the clasp to the opposite end of the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one cobalt 4mm round and one gold-finished red rhinestone 8mm round onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop creating a drop.
STEP 2
Open the loop on the drop and pass it through the loop on one fishhook earwire then close.
STEP 3
Repeat to create a second earring.

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