Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Turquoise Gemstone Beads, Hemalyke™ Beads and Ellada Leather™ Cord

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following:
  • Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire:
    • One 4-inch length
    • Two 12-inch lengths
    • One 25-inch length
  • One 6-inch length Ellada Leather™ cord
STEP 2
Match up one end of the two 12-inch lengths and one 25-inch length of beading wire. String onto the ends of the beading wire one crimp bead and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector.

Pass the ends of 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 then crimp. Trim the excess from the short ends of the beading wire then finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 3
Separate the strands then string the following onto one length of beading wire:
  • Five matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishis
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of seventy-six sets:
    • One opaque light teal #15 seed bead
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm heishi
  • Five 2x1mm heishis
Place a Bead Stopper™ on the end of the strand. Repeat to string the other two strands.

Remove the Bead Stoppers from the strands then string one crimp bead onto all three strands then crimp. Trim the excess from the two shorter ends (leaving the 25-inch length beading wire) then finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 4
Continue to string the following onto the remainder of the length of beading wire:
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of thirteen sets:
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelle
    • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
    • One riverstone 8mm round
    • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelle
    • One opaque light teal #15 seed bead
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm heishi
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
    • One opaque light teal #15 seed bead
  • One 4x1mm square rondelle
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of five sets:
    • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
    • One large turquoise oval
    • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
    • Four matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelles
  • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
  • One large turquoise oval
  • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelle
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm heishi
  • Five 4x1mm heishis
  • One crimp bead
  • One Accu-Guard
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 then crimp. Trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire then finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 5
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the Accu-Guard on one end of the strand and the loop on one portion of the toggle clasp then close. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.

Repeat to attach the second portion of the clasp to the opposite end of the strand.
STEP 6
String the following onto one 4-inch headpin:
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
  • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
  • One riverstone 8mm round
  • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of two sets:
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm heishi
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
Form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire creating a riverstone round drop.
STEP 7
String the following onto one 4-inch headpin:
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
  • Four matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelles
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm heishi
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of five set:
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
    • Five matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelles
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm heishi
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
Form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire creating a square rondelle drop.
STEP 8
Place a Bead Stopper on the end of the 4-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of ten sets:
    • One Miyuki opaque light teal #15 seed bead
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
  • One Miyuki opaque light teal #15 seed bead
  • One 50x12mm turquoise marquise
  • Repeat this sequence to string a total of ten sets:
    • One Miyuki opaque light teal #15 seed bead
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
  • One Miyuki opaque light teal #15 seed bead
STEP 9
Match up the ends of the beading wire then string the following:
  • One crimp bead
  • One Accu-Guard wire protector
  • The ring of the toggle clasp
Pass the ends of 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 then crimp. Trim the excess from the short ends of the beading wire then finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 10
Match up the ends of the 6-inch length of cord then pass the top of the strung drop (Step 5) through the center of the cord. Bring the ends of the cord through the ring of the clasp then through the cord loop and pull tight.

String one 9x8mm ribbed oval onto one end of the cord then tie an overhand knot to secure it in place.
STEP 11
String the following onto one 4-inch headpin:
  • One turquoise Zuni-style bead
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelle
  • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
  • One riverstone 8mm round
  • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelle
Begin forming a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. Pass the loop through the ring of the clasp then finish the wrapped loop.
STEP 12
Using 7mm jumprings connect the riverstone round and square rondelle drops to the ring of the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 4-inch headpin:
  • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
  • One riverstone 8mm round
  • One 5x1.5mm flower bead cap
  • Two matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelles
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm heishi
  • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
  • Repeat this sequence to string four sets
    • Four matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm square rondelles
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 4x1mm heishi
    • One matte rainbow Hemalyke 2x1mm heishi
  • One Miyuki opaque light teal #15 seed bead
Begin forming a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. Pass the loop through the loop on one 6mm half ball earstud then finish the wrapped loop.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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