Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths of Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire: one 16-inch, one 18-inch and one 20-inch.

Cut six 2-inch lengths of 3mm textured cable chain

First Strand

STEP 2
String onto the 16-inch length of beading wire one 2.5x2mm 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:
  • Seventeen Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • One denim blue 6mm bicone
  • Three Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Two denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Two Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Three denim blue 6mm bicones
  • One Capri blue 6mm bicone
  • Five denim blue 6mm bicones
  • One black diamond 6mm bicone
  • Three denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Two black diamond 6mm bicones
  • Two denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Three black diamond 6mm bicones
  • One denim blue 6mm bicone
  • Five black diamond 6mm bicones
  • Four Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Two black diamond 6mm bicones
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Second Strand

STEP 4
Repeat Step 2 using the 18-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Twenty-one Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • One denim blue 6mm bicone
  • Three Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Two denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Two Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Three denim blue 6mm bicones
  • One Capri blue 6mm bicone
  • Six denim blue 6mm bicones
  • One black diamond 6mm bicone
  • Three denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Two black diamond 6mm bicones
  • Two denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Three black diamond 6mm bicones
  • One denim blue 6mm bicone
  • Five black diamond 6mm bicones
  • Five Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Two black diamond 6mm bicones
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Third Strand

STEP 5
Repeat Step 2 using the 20-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Twenty-six Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • One denim blue 6mm bicone
  • Three Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Two denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Two Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Three denim blue 6mm bicones
  • One Capri blue 6mm bicone
  • Seven denim blue 6mm bicones
  • One black diamond 6mm bicone
  • Three denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Two black diamond 6mm bicones
  • Two denim blue 6mm bicones
  • Three black diamond 6mm bicones
  • One denim blue 6mm bicone
  • Five black diamond 6mm bicones
  • Six Capri blue 6mm bicones
  • Two black diamond 6mm bicones
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 6
Using 4mm jumprings attach one 2-inch length of chain to each end of the each of the three strands.
STEP 7
Using one 4mm jumpring connect the last link on one end of the first strand to the top loop on one portion of the slide lock clasp. Repeat to connect the last link on the opposite of the strand to the top loop on the second portion of the clasp.

Repeat to connect the second strand to the middle loop on each portion of the clasp and the third strand to the bottom loop on each portion of the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 8
String one Capri blue 6mm bicone onto one 1-1/2 inch eyepin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a second Capri blue link.
STEP 9
String one Capri blue 6mm bicone onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a second Capri blue drop.
STEP 10
Connect the following using 5mm jumprings:
  • One Capri blue drop
  • One Capri blue link
  • One denim blue link
  • One black diamond link
Connect one fishhook earwire to the last link.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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