Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Quartz Crystal Beads, Swarovski Crystal and Wirework


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This jewelry set is so easy to string, yet offers a rich and complex style statement with the top-drilled quartz crystal beads. Their electroplated quartz crystal point, combined with the ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 32-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. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One dark lapis 4mm pearl
  • One crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
  • One iridescent green 6mm round
  • One crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
  • 73 dark lapis 4mm pearls
  • Repeat this sequence to string three sets:
    • One crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
    • One iridescent green 6mm round
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
    • One quartz crystal peacock blue point
    • One crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle
    • One paradise shine 2X 4mm bicone
STEP 4
Continue to string one crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle, one quartz crystal peacock blue point and one crystal AB 4x2mm rondelle. Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 3 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace then repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 5
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the large ring from the lobster claw clasp and the Accu-Guard on one end of the strand. Repeat to attach the lobster claw clasp to the opposite end of the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut two 8-inch lengths of Wrapit® 20-gauge wire.
STEP 2
Create a 90-degree angle approximately 2 inches from one end of one 8-inch length of wire. String three quartz crystal peacock blue points onto the longer end of the wire. Slide the points close to the angle then create a second 90-degree angle then form a briolette wrapped loop.

Repeat to create a second point drop.
STEP 3
Attach one leverback earwire to the briolette wrapped loop then repeat to create a second earring.

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