Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski® Crystals

Coppery-colored Swarovski crystal beads resembling frozen flames are chained together into a ''Y'' style necklace full of fiery elegance.

Necklace

STEP 1
String one crystal copper 6mm bicone onto a headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of six crystal copper 6mm bicone drops.

Repeat to create six padparadscha 6mm bicone drops and one padparadscha 4mm bicone drop.
STEP 2
String one crystal copper 3mm round onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple creating a link.

Repeat to create the following links:
  • Twelve padparadscha 4mm bicone links
  • Four crystal copper 8mm round links
  • Four crystal copper 12mm graphic links
  • Two crystal copper 6mm bicone links
STEP 3
Attach a 33x13mm branch ice-pick bail to one crystal copper 22x13mm cubist drop.

Cut twelve 1-inch lengths of copper cable chain.

Tassel

STEP 4
Attach the loop on the padparadscha 4mm bicone drop to the first loop on the crystal copper 3mm round link.

Pass one 6mm jumpring through the following:
  • The loop on the crystal copper cubist drop
  • The loop on the opposite end of the crystal copper 4mm round link
  • One crystal copper 6mm bicone drop
  • One padparadscha 6mm bicone drop
  • One 6mm jumpring
STEP 5
Continue to connect a total of four 6mm jumprings creating a chain. Pass one 5mm jumpring through the last 6mm jumpring in the chain and the first link on two 1-inch lengths of cable chain then close.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 6
Continue to connect the following to the last link on one of the previous lengths of chain:
  • One padparadscha 4mm bicone link
  • One crystal copper 12mm graphic link
  • One padparadscha 4mm bicone link
  • One 1-inch length of chain
  • One crystal copper 8mm round link
  • One 1-inch length of chain
Repeat this sequence to connect a second set to the previous.
STEP 7
Continue to connect the following:
  • One padparadscha 4mm bicone link
  • One crystal copper 6mm bicone link
  • One padparadscha 4mm bicone link
  • One 1-inch length of chain
  • One 5mm jumpring
  • One portion of the toggle clasp
STEP 8
Repeat Steps 6 and 7 using the first link on the second length of chain (Step 5) and the second portion of the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one crystal copper 6mm bicone onto a headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of eight crystal copper 6mm bicone drops.

Repeat to create four padparadscha 6mm bicone drops.
STEP 2
String one padparadscha 4mm bicone onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop creating a link. Repeat to create a second padparadscha 4mm bicone link.
STEP 3
Attach 8x3mm ice-pick bails to two topaz 8mm bicone drops.

Cut two 3-link lengths of copper cable chain.
STEP 4
Pass the loop on one copper fishhook earwire through the first loop on one padparadscha 4mm bicone link then close.

Pass one 5mm jumpring through the loop on the opposite end of the link and one 6mm jumpring. Pass one 6mm jumpring through the previous 6mm jumpring and the first link on one 3-link length of chain.
STEP 5
Use one 5mm jumpring to attach the last link on the chain to the loop on one topaz 8mm bicone drop.

Attach the loop on four crystal copper 6mm bicone drops and two padparadscha 6mm bicone drops to the first three jumprings, below the bicone link, in the pattern of your choice.
STEP 6
Repeat Steps 4 and 5 to create the second earring.

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