Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski® Crystals

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut the following:
  • Two 18-inch lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire
  • Four 11-inch lengths of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • One 7-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • One 2 1/2 inch length of gunmetal-plated 8mm circle link chain
  • Five 1/2 inch lengths of grey French wire
STEP 2
Pass one 6mm twisted jumpring to the loop on one swivel lobster claw clasp then close. Repeat to attach one 6mm jumpring to the first link on one 2-1/2 inch length of chain. Attach one 8mm twisted jumpring to one golden shadow 14mm cosmic ring.
STEP 3
String one crimp onto one end of the 7-inch length of beading wire then crimp. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 4
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One silver night 10x8mm oval
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm mini rondelle
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One silver night 8x6mm oval
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm mini rondelle
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One crimp
  • One length of French wire
  • The 8mm twisted jumpring attached to the cosmic ring (Step 2)
STEP 5
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the French wire. Crimp then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 6
String one crimp onto one 11-inch length of beading wire. Continue to string nine sets of: one jet 3mm bicone and one crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm mini rondelle.

Pass the beading wire through the golden shadow 14mm cosmic ring, bringing the ring over the strung rondelles, then back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the beads are snug creating a loop. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 7
String one crimp onto the opposite end of the 11-inch length of beading wire. Continue to string 10 sets of: one jet 3mm bicone and one crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm mini rondelle then string one jet 3mm bicone.

Pass the beading wire through one golden shadow 20mm cosmic ring, bringing the ring over the strung rondelles, then back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the beads are snug creating a loop. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 8
String one crimp onto one 11-inch length of beading wire. Continue to string 10 sets of: one jet 3mm bicone and one crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm mini rondelle then string one jet 3mm bicone.

Pass the beading wire through the previous golden shadow 20mm cosmic ring, bringing the ring over the strung rondelles, then back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the beads are snug creating a loop. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.

Repeat to create a loop on the opposite end of the beading wire using a second golden shadow 20mm cosmic ring.
STEP 9
Repeat Step 8 using one 11-inch length of beading wire to create a second loop around the previous golden shadow 20mm cosmic ring.
STEP 10
String one crimp onto the opposite end of the 11-inch length of beading wire. Continue to string 12 sets of: one jet 3mm bicone and one crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm mini rondelle then string one jet 3mm bicone.

Pass the beading wire through one golden shadow 30mm cosmic ring, bringing the ring over the strung rondelles, then back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the beads are snug creating a loop. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 11
Repeat Step 10 using one 11-inch length of beading wire to create a second loop around the previous golden shadow 30mm cosmic ring.

Repeat to create a loop on the opposite end of the beading wire using a second golden shadow 30mm cosmic ring.
STEP 12
String onto one 18-inch length of beading wire: one crimp and one length of French wire. Continue to string seven sets of: one jet 3mm bicone and one crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm mini rondelle then string one jet 3mm bicone.

Pass the beading wire through the previous golden shadow 30mm cosmic ring, bringing the ring over the strung rondelles, then back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the beads are snug creating a loop. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 13
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm rondelle
  • Repeat this sequence to string five sets:
    • One jet 3mm bicone
    • One silver night 10x8mm oval
    • One jet 3mm bicone
    • One crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm rondelle
    • One jet 3mm bicone
    • One silver night 10x8mm oval
    • One jet 3mm bicone
    • One crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm rondelle
    • One jet 3mm bicone
    • One crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm rondelle
STEP 14
Continue by stringing the following:
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One silver night 10x8mm oval
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm rondelle
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One silver night 10x8mm oval
  • One jet 3mm bicone
  • One crimp
  • One length of French wire
  • The 6mm twisted jumpring attached to the lobster claw clasp (Step 3)
STEP 15
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the French wire 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 16
Repeat Steps 12 - 14 using the second 18-inch length of beading wire to create a duplicate strand using the to the first link on one 2-1/2 inch length of chain in place of the lobster claw clasp.

Pass one 8mm jumpring through one golden shadow 14mm cosmic ring and the last link of the length of chain.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush cutters cut the following:
  • Two 6-inch lengths of Accu-Flex beading wire
  • Two 1/2 inch lengths of grey French wire
STEP 2
Attach two 8mm twisted jumprings to two golden shadow 20mm cosmic rings.
STEP 3
String one crimp onto one end of the 7-inch length of beading wire then crimp. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 4
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski jet 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski silver night 10x8mm oval
  • One Swarovski jet 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski jet 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski silver night 8x6mm oval
  • One Swarovski jet 3mm bicone
  • One Swarovski crystal and plastic 5x2.5mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski jet 3mm bicone
  • One crimp
  • One 1/2 inch length of French wire
  • One 8mm twisted jumpring attached to one 20mm cosmic ring (Step 2)
STEP 5
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the French wire. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 6
Pass one 6mm jumpring through the second 8mm twisted jumpring attached to the 20mm cosmic ring and the loop of one leverback earwire then close.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 3 - 5 to create the second earring.

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