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 Single-Strand Necklace with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 

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Victorian Helix Necklace

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SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
: : : Materials : : :
  • Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal, 3mm Xilion bicone (5328) (38 beads)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, white, 4mm round (5810) (6 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, white, 6mm round (5810) (48 pearls)
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, white, 8mm round (5810) (21 pearls)
  • Drop, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, 18x10mm helix pendant (6020) (2 pendants)
  • Focal, Swarovski crystal, crystal clear, 30mm helix pendant (6020) (1 focal)
  • Jumpring, Tierracast, 6mm (2 jumprings)
  • Jumpring, Tierracast, 8mm (1 jumpring)
  • Crimp beads, 2x2mm (2 crimp beads)
  • Crimp covers, 3mm (2 crimp covers)
  • Clasp, Tierracast, hook and eye (1 clasp)
  • Beading wire, .014 (24 inches)

  • Optional:
  • Jumprings 
  • Crimp beads 
  • Crimp covers 
  • Clasps 
  • Accu-Flex® beading wire 

  • Please take the creative opportunity to substitute the TierraCast® components shown above with alternative items offered at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.
    End of Materials List
    Step 1
    Open one 8mm jumpring and attach one Swarovski helix pendant article 6020 30mm, close jumpring. Repeat using two 6mm jumprings and two Swarovski helix pendants article 6020 18mm. Set aside.
    Step 2
    Using the beading wire, string on
    • (2) Swarovski crystal pearls art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) Swarovski XILION bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) pendant art. 6020 30mm (through jumpring)
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    Keeping the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS in the center of the wire, take one side of the wire and string it back through the first Swarovski crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm that was added. (Note: each tail should exit the Swarovski crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm in opposite directions.) You have finished creating your first circle.
    Step 3
    Working one side of the wire, add
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 4mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 4mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (2) crystal pearls art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) pendant art. 6020 18mm (through jumpring)
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    From the side that you are working, take the end of the wire and weave it back through the first Swarovski crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm added in this unit. (Note: the wire should be exiting the crystal pearl opposite to the two circle units just made.)
    Step 4
    Working the opposite side, add
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 4mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 4mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (2) crystal pearls art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) pendant art. 6020 18mm (through jumpring)
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm
    From the side that you are working, take the end of the wire and weave it back through the first Swarovski crystal pearl art. 5810 8mm added in this unit. (Note: the wire should be exiting the pearl opposite to the three circle units.
    Step 5
    String onto one side
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    • (1) crystal pearl art. 5810 4mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    Repeat pattern on opposite side.
    Step 6
    String
    • (3) crystal pearls art. 5810 6mm
    • (1) bead art. 5328 3mm
    Repeat seven times more. Repeat pattern on opposite side.
    Step 7
    Using crimp beads, crimp both sides of the necklace to the vine hook and eye clasp. Add crimp covers over crimp beads. Trim excess wire.

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