Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Stardust Glass Beads, Czech Glass Beads and Silver-Plated Brass Chain

Necklace

STEP 1
String one oval black stardust glass bead onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and side-cutting pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating an oval black stardust glass beading link. Repeat to create thirteen oval black stardust glass bead links.
STEP 2
Using side-cutting pliers, cut four 15-inch lengths of silver-plated 3.2mm curb chain.

First Strand

STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the hole on a 12mm black glass square donut. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a second 8mm jumpring to the 12mm black glass square donut.

Repeat to attach two 8mm jumprings each to twelve black glass square donuts for a total of twelve 12mm black glass square donut links.
STEP 4
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the loop on the hook portion of the clasp and the loop on one end of an oval black stardust glass beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop of the oval black stardust glass beading link from Step 4 and one 8mm jumpring on a 12mm black glass square donut. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the second 8mm jumpring on the 12mm black glass square donut from Step 5, and the loop on an oval black stardust glass beading link. Close the jumpring.

Repeat Steps 5 and 6 eleven times for a total of twelve sets.
STEP 7
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the opposite loop on the last oval black stardust glass beading link and the loop on the eye portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Second and Third Strands

STEP 8
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on two 15-inch lengths of silver-plated 3.2 curb and the loop on the hook portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach two 15-inch lengths of silver-plated 3.2 curb to the eye portion of the clasp.
STEP 9
Using the bottom of all four 15-inch lengths of chain, tie an overhand knot approximately 1-inch under strand one, creating approximately 2-1/4 inch tassels of chain under the knot.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one oval black stardust glass bead onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and side-cutting pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating an oval black stardust glass beading link. Repeat to create a total of two oval black stardust glass bead links.
STEP 2
Place one oval black stardust glass bead onto a 1-inch headpin. Finish the straight end with a simple loop to create an oval black stardust glass bead drop. Repeat to create a total of two oval black stardust glass bead drops.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the hole on a 12mm black glass square donut. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a second 8mm jumpring to the 12mm black glass square donut.

Repeat to attach two 8mm jumprings to a second 12mm black glass square donut, for a total of two.
STEP 4
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the loop on an earwire and the loop on one end of an oval black stardust glass beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Open another 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop of the of the oval black stardust glass beading link from Step 4 and one 8mm jumpring on a 12mm black glass square donut. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Open another 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the second 8mm jumpring on the 12mm black glass square donut from Step 5 and the loop on an oval black stardust glass bead drop. Close the jumpring.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 4-6 to create the second earring.

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