Two-Piece Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Gold-Plated Brass Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 21-inch length and one 39-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.

First Necklace

STEP 2
String onto the 21-inch length of 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 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Repeat this sequence to string six sets:
    • One Capri blue 4mm round
    • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One crystal AB 4mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One red magma 6mm mini round
  • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One crystal AB 4mm round
  • Repeat this sequence to string three sets:
    • One 2.5mm smooth round
    • One Capri blue 4mm round
  • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One crystal AB 4mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One red magma 8mm mini round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One Capri blue 6mm bicone
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One crystal AB 4mm round
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One 3mm smooth round
    • One Capri blue 6mm bicone
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One crystal AB 4mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One Capri blue 8mm bicone
    • One 3mm smooth round
    • One crystal AB 14x9mm raindrop drop
    • One 3mm smooth round
STEP 4
Continue to string the following:
  • One Capri blue 8mm bicone
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One red magma 33x22mm raindrop drop
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One Capri blue 8mm bicone
Repeat Step 3 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace then repeat Step 2 to secure.
STEP 5
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the Accu-Guard on one end of the necklace and the loop on one lobster claw clasp then close. Repeat to attach a second lobster claw clasp to the opposite end of the necklace.

Second Necklace

STEP 1
String onto the 39-inch length of 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 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 2
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • 10 5x1mm twisted tubes
  • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One Capri blue 4mm round
  • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One red magma 8x6mm mini oval
  • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One Capri blue 4mm round
  • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • 10 5x1mm twisted tubes
    • One 2.5mm smooth round
    • One crystal AB 6x6mm mini rhombus
    • One 2.5mm smooth round
    • 10 5x1mm twisted tubes
    • One 2.5mm smooth round
    • One Capri blue 4mm round
    • One 2.5mm smooth round
    • One red magma 10x8mm mini oval
    • One 2.5mm smooth round
    • One Capri blue 4mm round
    • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One red magma 4mm bicone
  • One 2.5mm smooth round
  • One Capri blue 4mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
STEP 3
Continue to string one crystal AB 33x22mm raindrop focal then repeat the sequence in Step 2 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.

Repeat Step 1 to secure the necklace.
STEP 4
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the Accu-Guard on one end of the necklace and the loop on one lobster claw clasp then close. Repeat to attach a second lobster claw clasp to the opposite end of the necklace.

Note: Attach both strands to one 18x12mm open oval component for a convertible look.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut two 1-1/2 inch lengths of full hard round 18 gauge wire.

Use the Wubbers triangle making pliers to make two approximately 9x6mm jumprings.
STEP 2
String one Capri blue 4mm round onto one 3/4 inch ball headpin then form a wrapped loop. Repeat to create a total of four Capri blue 4mm round drops.

Repeat to create four crystal AB 4mm round drops.
STEP 3
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the loop on one leverback earwire and one 4mm jumpring then close. Repeat to attach jumprings to a second leverback earwire.
STEP 4
Close up of Triangle Jumpring Open one triangle jumpring. Pass the jumpring through one red magma 24x15.5mm raindrop drop and the previous 4mm jumpring.

Repeat to attach a triangle jumpring to a second raindrop drop and one 4mm jumpring.
STEP 5
Using the previous 4mm jumpring, connect two Capri blue 4mm round drops. Repeat to connect the remaining two Capri blue 4mm round drops creating a second earring.

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