Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Czech Pressed Glass Spacers, Celestial Crystal® Beads and Seed Beads

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One of the top trends for fall 2016, according to Women's Wear Daily, is clean, geometric shapes in jewelry that create a modern art aura. This edgy influence is seen in this week's featured jewelry set with the pyramid-shaped Preciosa Czech pressed glass spacers and the earwires with ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths:
  • Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire: One 24-inch length, One 26-inch length, One 28-inch length and One 30-inch length
  • Two 2-3/4 inch lengths 4mm rolo chain

First Strand

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 3mm crimp cover.
STEP 3
String onto the 24-inch length of beading wire: one black 4mm round and one dark green #15 rocaille. Repeat this sequence to string a total of 23 sets.
STEP 4
Continue to string the following:
  • The top hole in one Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
  • One black 4mm round
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
Repeat this sequence to string a total of three sets.
STEP 5
String the top hole in one Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid then repeat the stringing sequence in Step 3 in the opposite direction to string the remainder of the necklace.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Second Strand

STEP 6
Repeat Step 2 using the 26-inch length of beading wire to begin the second strand.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • Repeat this sequence to string ten sets:
    • One dark green #15 rocaille
    • One black 4mm round
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One black 4mm round
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
  • Repeat this sequence to string three sets:
    • The top hole in one Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid
    • One iris blue #11 seed bead
    • One black 4mm round
    • One iris blue #11 seed bead
STEP 7
Continue to string the following:
  • The bottom hole in the Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid (first strand)
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One black 4mm round
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
Repeat this sequence to string a total of three sets.
STEP 8
Continue to string the bottom hole in the next Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid (first strand) then repeat the stringing sequence in Step 6 in the opposite direction to string the remainder of the necklace.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Third Strand

STEP 9
Repeat Step 2 using the 28-inch length of beading wire to begin the third strand.
STEP 10
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • Repeat this sequence to string eleven sets:
    • One dark green #15 rocaille
    • One black 4mm round
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
  • One black 4mm round
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
STEP 11
Continue to string the following:
  • The bottom hole in the Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid (second strand)
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One black 4mm round
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
Repeat this sequence to string three sets.
STEP 12
Continue to string:
  • The top hole in one Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One black 4mm round
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
Repeat this sequence to string four sets.
STEP 13
Repeat the sequence in Step 11 to string three more sets then repeat Step 10 in the opposite directions to string the remainder of the necklace.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Fourth Strand

STEP 14
Repeat Step 2 using the 30-inch length of beading wire to begin the fourth strand.
STEP 15
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One iris blue #11 seed bead
  • One dark green #15 rocaille
  • Repeat this sequence to string eleven sets:
    • One black 4mm round
    • One dark green #15 rocaille
  • Repeat this sequence to string ten sets:
    • Three dark green #15 rocaille
    • One black 4mm round
  • Three dark green #15 rocaille
STEP 16
Continue to string the following:
  • The bottom hole in the Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid (third strand)
  • Three dark green #15 rocaille
  • One black 4mm round
  • Three dark green #15 rocaille
Repeat this sequence to string three sets.
STEP 17
Continue to string the bottom hole in the next Czech glass jet 11x11mm pyramid (third strand) then repeat the stringing sequence in Step 15 in the opposite direction to string the remainder of the necklace.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 18
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the first Accu-Guard on the first strand and the top loop on one 25x3mm 4-strand end bar then close. Repeat to attach the opposite end of the strand to the top loop on a second end bar.

Repeat to attach the second strand to the next loop on each end bar. Repeat to attach the third and fourth strand to the adjacent loops.
STEP 19
Pass one 4.5mm jumpring through the first link on one end of one length of chain and one end bar then close. Repeat to attach the second length of chain.

Using a 4.5mm jumpring attach one lobster claw clasp to the last link on one length of chain.

Earrings

STEP 1
String onto one 1-inch eyepin: one iris blue #11 seed bead, one black 4mm round and one iris blue #11 seed bead then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a total of four black 4mm round links.
STEP 2
String onto one 1-inch headpin: one dark green #15 rocaille, one black 4mm round and one dark green #15 rocaille then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a total of two black 4mm round drops.
STEP 3
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the loop on one black 4mm round drop and the first loop on one black 4mm round link then close. Repeat to attach the loop on the opposite end of the black 4mm round link to the first loop on a second black 4mm round link.

Attach the loop on the opposite end of the last black 4mm round link to the loop on a fishhook earwire.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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