Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski® Crystals, Antique Brass-Colored Brass Component and Antique Brass-Finished ''Pewter'' Beads


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Chokers are having a moment right now as these simple adornments grace the necks of celebrities including Willow Smith, Kendall Jenner, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. They have enjoyed a long style history, cycling in and out of fashion for centuries and are valued for their ability to both conceal and highlight the neck. Chokers aren't new. It seems as soon as women learned how to tie knots they were wrapping strips of leather, lace and ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following: two 10-inch lengths of Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire and one 2-inch length and one 2-3/4 inch length of 5x3mm twisted cable chain.
STEP 2
String onto one 10-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 crimp cover.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire:
  • Four sets of:
    • One Siam 10x8mm mini oval
    • One "pewter" 4x2mm rondelle
    • One Siam 3mm bicone
    • One "pewter" 4x2mm rondelle
    • One Siam 6mm mini round
    • One "pewter" 4x2mm rondelle
    • One Siam 3mm bicone
    • One "pewter" 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Siam 10x8mm mini oval
  • One "pewter" 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Siam 3mm bicone
  • One "pewter" 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Siam 6mm mini round
STEP 4
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 2 - 4 to create a second strand.
STEP 6
Pass one 8x6mm oval jumpring through the Accu-Guard on one 10-inch strand (the end starting with the 12x8mm mini drop) and one 56.5x15mm filigree component (through the long edge) then close.

Repeat to attach the other 10-inch strand to the opposite side of the component.
STEP 7
String one Siam 12x8mm mini drop onto a 3/4 inch headpin then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a Siam 6mm mini round drop.
STEP 8
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the Siam mini drop and the bottom center of the 56.5x15mm filigree component then close. Repeat to attach a second jumpring to the drop and the opposite loop in the bottom center of the component.

Gently form a bend in the 56.5x15mm filigree component to conform to the shape of a neck.
STEP 9
Attach the following components end-to-end using 4mm jumprings: the Accu-Guard on the opposite end of one strand, one 2-3/4 inch length of chain and one Siam mini round drop.

Attach the following components end-to-end using 4mm jumprings: the Accu-Guard on the opposite end of the necklace, the 2-inch length of chain and one lobster claw clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one Siam 12x8mm mini drop onto a 3/4 inch headpin then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a second mini drop.
STEP 2
String onto a 1-1/4 inch eyepin:
  • One Siam 3mm bicone
  • One "pewter" 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Siam 10x8mm mini oval
  • One "pewter" 4x2mm rondelle
  • One Siam 3mm bicone
Form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a second mini oval link.
STEP 3
Pass one 4mm jumpring through one Siam drop and one Siam link then close.

Attach one earwire to the opposite end of the Siam link.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 1 - 3 to create a second earring.

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