Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Cultured Freshwater Pearls


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Here comes the sun. If it was possible to string sunshine into jewelry, the result would be this earring and necklace combo. It’s fun and fresh, brightens the face and adds a warm glow to ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following:
  • One 23-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire
  • One 2-inch length of 7x5mm twisted cable chain
  • Two 1/2 inch lengths of French wire
STEP 2
String onto the beading wire one crimp and one length of French wire. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the French wire 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, in the pattern of your choice:
  • Five metallic sunshine 6mm rounds
  • One metallic sunshine 4mm bicone
  • 17 4mm jumprings
  • One light topaz 4mm bicone
  • Three copper semi-round pearls
  • Four golden shadow 8x6mm rondelles
  • Two tangerine 6mm bicones
  • One golden shadow 8mm globe
  • One padparadscha 4mm bicone
  • One light topaz 8mm round
  • One tangerine 8mm round
STEP 4
Continue to string the following:
  • One golden shadow 16x8mm double spike
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One copper semi-round pearl
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One light topaz 8mm round
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One metallic sunshine 19x18x14mm skull
  • One metallic sunshine 4mm bicone
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One bright gold 10mm pearl
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One golden shadow 16x8mm double spike
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One light topaz 4mm bicone
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One bright gold 12mm pearl
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One tangerine 4mm bicone
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One golden shadow 15x13.5mm dome
  • One bright gold 12mm pearl
  • One golden shadow 15x13.5mm dome
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One padparadscha 4mm bicone
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One bright gold 12mm pearl
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One tangerine 8mm round
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One golden shadow 16x8mm double spike
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One light topaz 4mm bicone
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One golden shadow 16x8mm double spike
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One tangerine 4mm bicone
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One golden shadow 11x10mm dome
  • One bright gold 10mm pearl
  • One golden shadow 11x10mm dome
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One light topaz 4mm bicone
  • One 4mm jumpring
  • One golden shadow 16x8mm double spike
  • One 4mm jumpring
STEP 5
Continue to string the following, in the pattern of your choice:
  • Three metallic sunshine 4mm bicones
  • 19 4mm jumprings
  • Three copper semi-round pearls
  • One light topaz 8mm round
  • One golden shadow 8mm globe
  • One tangerine 6mm bicone
  • Two golden shadow 8x6mm rondelles
  • Two light topaz 6mm rounds
  • Three tangerine 4mm bicones
  • Four metallic sunshine 6mm rounds
  • One padparadscha 4mm bicone
  • One light topaz 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 6
String one metallic sunshine 6mm round onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop. Attach the 6mm round drop to the first link on the 2-inch length of chain.
STEP 7
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the last link on the chain and the French wire loop on the first end of the necklace then close. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.

Attach one lobster claw clasp to the second French wire loop on the necklace using double jumprings.

Earrings

STEP 1
String onto one 1-inch headpin one bright gold 8mm pearl and one golden shadow 11x10mm dome then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a second dome drop.
STEP 2
String one tangerine 4mm bicone onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a second 4mm bicone link.
STEP 3
Connect one dome drop to the first loop on one 4mm bicone link. Pass the loop on one fishhook earwire through the loop on the opposite end of the 4mm bicone link then close.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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