Triple-Strand Necklace with Cultured Freshwater Pearls, Gold-Plated Brass Chain and Painted Wood Beads

Strand One:

STEP 1
Using wire nippers, cut a 36-inch length of Accu-Flex® Professional Quality Beading Wire. Fold the end of the first inch of wire in half and insert into the end of the crimp tube. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using wire nippers, trim any excess wire from the short end.

Using two pair of chain-nose pliers, open a jumpring. Insert the jumpring through the upper loop on one half of the clasp and through the loop on the end of the crimp tube. Close the jumpring.
STEP 2
String onto the beading wire, one 4mm pink crystal and one 6mm corrugated round. Repeat six times for a total of seven sets.

String the following onto the wire:
  • Three medium lilac stick pearls
  • Two large lilac stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • 6mm corrugated round
  • Five misty violet stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One pink wood oval bead
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Three large lilac stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One pink wood oval bead
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Three medium lilac stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Three medium misty violet stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One pink wood oval bead
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Three large lilac stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One pink wood oval bead
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Three large lilac stick pearls
  • Two medium lilac stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Five medium misty violet stick pearls
Continue stringing onto the wire, one 6mm corrugated round and one 4mm pink crystal. Repeat six times for a total of seven sets.
STEP 3
String on a crimp tube so the loop is facing away from the beads. Pull the wire until the last bead is resting against the bottom of the crimp tube. Make sure there is no slack in the wire yet the wire is not rigid. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using the wire nippers, trim the excess beading wire from the end sticking out past the loop of the crimp tube.
STEP 4
Open a jumpring and pass it through the loop on the end of the crimp tube and through the loop on the other half of the clasp that corresponds to the loop you attached the first end of the strand to. Close the jumpring.

Strand Two:

STEP 5
Using wire nippers, cut a 22-inch length of gold plated chain.
STEP 6
Open a jumpring and pass it through the last link in one end of the chain and through the center loop on one half of the clasp. Repeat to attach the other end of the chain to the middle ring on the other end of the clasp.

Strand Three:

STEP 7
Using wire nippers, cut a 36-inch length of Accu-Flex® beading wire. Fold the end of the first inch of wire in half and insert into the end of the crimp tube. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using wire nippers, trim any excess wire from the short end.

Open a jumpring and insert it through the lower loop on one half of the clasp and through the loop on the end of the crimp tube. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Open a jumpring and insert it through the lower loop on one half of the clasp and through the loop on the end of the crimp tube. Close the jumpring.

Continue stringing onto the wire:
  • Five misty violet stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Five medium lilac stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One pink wood oval bead
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Three misty violet stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One pink wood oval bead
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Three medium lilac stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One pink wood oval bead
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Three misty violet stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One pink wood oval bead
  • One 6mm gold heishi
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Five medium lilac stick pearls
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • One 6x3mm disc pink crystal
  • One 6mm corrugated round
  • Five misty violet stick pearls

Continue stringing onto the wire one 6mm corrugated round, one 4mm pink crystal, repeat five times for a total of six sets.

Follow Steps 3 - 4 to attach the end of the strand to the opposite end of clasp.

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