Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Silver-Plated Focals and Links

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths:
  • Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire:
    • Two 5-3/4 inch lengths
    • Three 5-inch lengths
  • 4mm round cable chain:
    • Five 6-3/4 inch lengths
    • One 5-1/2 inch length
    • Four 5-inch lengths
  • Ten 1/2 inch lengths of French wire
STEP 2
String onto one 5-3/4 inch length of beading wire one 2x2mm crimp bead and one length of French wire. 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. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets
    • One antique pink 4mm bicone
    • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
    • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
    • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One lilac shadow 8mm mini round
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One lilac shadow 6mm globe
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One Montana 6mm round
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 6mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 6mm bicone
  • One lilac shadow 8mm globe
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One lilac shadow 12x6mm double spike
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One lilac shadow 8mm globe
  • One vintage rose 6mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 6mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 4
Repeat Step 3 to create a second 5-3/4 inch Swarovski strand using silk 6mm bicones instead of vintage rose 6mm bicones.
STEP 5
Repeat Step 2 using one 5-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One silk 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 6mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One lilac shadow 8mm mini round
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One Montana 6mm round
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One lilac shadow 12x6mm double spike
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand then repeat to create a second 5-inch Swarovski strand.
STEP 6
Repeat Step 2 using one 5-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One lilac shadow 8mm mini round
  • One antique pink 4mm bicone
  • One vintage rose 6mm bicone
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One Montana 6mm round
  • One golden shadow 4mm bicone
STEP 7
Continue to string one lilac shadow 8mm globe then repeat Step 6 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace creating a 5-inch Swarovski strand.
STEP 8
String one lilac shadow 8mm globe onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of eight 8mm globe links.

Repeat to create four golden shadow 6mm round links and two lilac shadow 6mm mini round links.
STEP 9
Using a 6mm jumpring connect the loop on one portion of the toggle clasp to the loop on one end of one 8mm globe link. Using one 4mm jumpring connect the opposite end to the loop on one end of one golden shadow 6mm round link.

Continue to connect the following links:
  • One 8mm globe link
  • One lilac shadow 6mm mini round link
  • One 8mm globe link
  • One golden shadow 6mm round link
  • One 8mm globe link
  • The loop on one 32x23mm 5-leaf focal
Place the leaf focal in a clip on the Chain Sta tool.
STEP 10
Using double 4mm jumprings connect the leaf on the opposite end of the 5-leaf focal to one corner loop on one 14mm square link. Using one 4mm jumpring connect the loop on the opposite corner, on the same side, of the square link to the loop on one 5-leaf focal.

Repeat to connect a total of five sets then repeat Step 9 in the opposite order, using the second portion of the clasp, to finish the necklace. Place the last leaf focal to the second clip on the Chain Sta.
STEP 11
Using one 6mm jumpring attach one antique pink 17x13mm Devoted 2 U Heart drop to the bottom loop on the first and fifth square link on the necklace.

Repeat to attach one golden shadow 17x13mm Devoted to U Heart drop to a loop on the left side of the second square link, and a second to a loop on the right side fourth square links.

Attach one 6mm jumpring to one antique pink 27x20mm Devoted to U Heart drop then connect one 4mm jumpring to the loops on either side of the bottom loop of the center square link. Pass one 4mm jumpring through the two 4mm jumpring and the 6mm jumpring to connect them then close.
STEP 12
Using 4mm jumprings attach each end of the 5-inch and 5-3/4 inch Swarovski strands and lengths of 4mm round cable chain on either side of the necklace in overlapping swag drapes. Attach the third 5-inch strand from Step 6 in the center of the necklace.

Earrings

STEP 1
String onto one 1-inch eyepin one Swarovski antique pink 4mm bicone then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of four 4mm bicone links.

Repeat to create two antique pink 6mm bicone links.
STEP 2
String onto one 1-inch headpin one vintage rose 6mm bicone then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of two 6mm bicone drops.
STEP 3
Connect the first loop on one end of one 4mm bicone link to the loop on one 6mm bicone drop. Repeat to connect a total of four links and drops.
STEP 4
Attach the first loop on one antique pink 6mm bicone link to one leverback earwire. Connect the opposite end of the link to the corner loop on one 14mm square link.
STEP 5
Attach one 4mm jumpring to the opposite loop on the square link then connect one 4mm jumpring to the previous jumpring. Pass one 5mm jumpring through one 17x13mm Devoted 2 U Heart Drop and the previous jumpring then close.

Connect one 4mm bicone link with 6mm bicone drop to the corner loop to one side of the Heart Drop then attach a second 4mm bicone link with 6mm bicone drop to the opposite side of the link.

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