Double-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Green Serpentine Beads

STEP 1
String one 4mm lilac stone bead onto a sterling silver 1-inch eyepin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 4mm lilac stone beading link. Repeat to create a total of six 4mm lilac stone beading links.

Repeat to create the following, using one bead and one 1-inch eyepin for each:
  • Twenty 6mm lilac stone beading links
  • Six 6mm green serpentine beading links
  • Two 8mm green serpentine beading links
  • Six 4mm amethyst bicone crystal links
  • Ten 6mm amethyst bicone crystal links
  • Three sterling silver beaded scroll beading links
Repeat to create the following, using one 2-1/2 inch eyepin for each:
  • Two 14x12mm green serpentine beading links, using one 14x12mm green serpentine bead
  • Four 14x12mm green serpentine and sterling rondelle beading links, using one 4x1mm sterling silver rondelle, one 14x12mm green serpentine bead, and one 4x1mm sterling silver rondelle
  • Two 16x12mm rainbow fluorite bead and sterling rondelle beading links, using one 4x1mm sterling silver rondelle, one 16x12mm rainbow fluorite bead, and one 4x1mm sterling silver rondelle
  • One 11mm silver bead frame with lilac stone beading link, using one 11mm silver bead frame, one 6mm lilac stone, one 4mm olivine bicone, then pass the eyepin through the second hole on the silver frame
  • One 11mm silver bead frame with green serpentine beading link, using one 11mm silver bead frame, one 6mm green serpentine, one 4mm amethyst bicone, then pass the eyepin through the second hole on the silver frame
  • One 17mm silver bead frame with lilac stone beading link, using one 17mm silver bead frame, one 3mm olivine bicone, one 10mm lilac stone, one 3mm olivine bicone, then pass the eyepin through the second hole on the silver frame
  • One 17mm silver bead frame with green serpentine beading link, using one 17mm silver bead frame, one 3mm amethyst bicone, one 10mm green serpentine, one 3mm amethyst bicone, then pass the eyepin through the second hole on the silver frame
  • One square with circle silver bead frame with 12mm green serpentine beading link, using one square with circle silver bead frame, one 4x1mm sterling silver beaded rondelle, one 12mm green serpentine, then pass the eyepin through the second hole on the silver frame
  • One square with circle silver bead frame with 12mm lilac stone beading link, using one square with circle silver bead frame, one 4x1mm sterling silver beaded rondelle, one 12mm lilac stone bead, then pass the eyepin through the second hole on the silver frame
  • Two 12mm lilac stone with half-round bead cap beading links, using one sterling silver half-round bead cap, one 12mm lilac stone bead, and one sterling silver half-round bead cap
  • One 12mm lilac stone with 5-circle bead cap beading link, using one sterling silver 5-circle bead cap, one 12mm lilac stone bead, and one sterling silver 5-circle bead cap
  • One 12mm green serpentine with 5-circle bead cap beading link, using one sterling silver 5-circle bead cap, one 12mm green serpentine bead, and one sterling silver 5-circle bead cap
STEP 2
String onto a 2-inch sterling silver headpin: one hole (from the outside in) on one square with circle silver bead frame, one 12mm lilac stone bead, one 4x1mm sterling silver beaded rondelle then the second hole (from the inside out) on the silver frame to create one square with circle silver bead frame with 12mm lilac stone bead drop.
STEP 3
Using side-cutting pliers, cut four 8-1/4 inch lengths of sterling silver 3mm round link cable chain.
STEP 4
Using two pair of chain-nose pliers, open a 5.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop attached to the hook portion of the clasp, the first link of two 8-1/4 inch lengths of silver chain and one end of a 6mm lilac stone beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the second loop on the 6mm lilac stone beading link and the first loop of a 6mm green serpentine beading link.

Continue connecting components in the following order, using a 4.5mm jumpring in between each beading link:
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 11mm silver bead frame with green serpentine beading link
  • One 14x12mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 17mm silver bead frame with lilac stone beading link
  • One 14x12mm green serpentine and sterling rondelle beading link
  • One 12mm green serpentine with 5-circle bead cap beading link
  • One 8mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 16x12mm rainbow fluorite bead and sterling rondelle beading link
  • One 14x12mm green serpentine and sterling rondelle beading link
  • One square with circle silver bead frame with 12mm lilac stone beading link
  • One sterling silver beaded scroll beading link
  • One 12mm lilac stone with half-round bead cap beading link
Continue connecting components in the following order, using a 4.5mm jumpring in between each beading link:
  • One sterling silver beaded scroll beading link
  • One square with circle silver bead frame with 12mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 14x12mm green serpentine and sterling rondelle beading link
  • One 16x12mm rainbow fluorite bead and sterling rondelle beading link
  • One 8mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 12mm lilac stone with 5-circle bead cap beading link
  • One 12mm lilac stone with 5-circle bead cap beading link
  • One 17mm silver bead frame with green serpentine beading link
  • One 14x12mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 11mm silver bead frame with lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm green serpentine beading link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
STEP 6
Open a 5.5mm jumpring then pass it through the last loop on the last 6mm lilac stone beading link added in Step 5, the first link of two 8-1/4 inch lengths of silver chain and the loop attached to the second half of the clasp. Close the jumpring.
STEP 7
On one side of the necklace, open one loop on a 4mm lilac stone beading link then pass it through the 22nd link of one 8-1/4 inch length of sterling silver 3mm round link cable chain.

Repeat to attach the second loop of the 4mm lilac stone bead link to the second chain.
STEP 8
Repeat attaching one beading link to every third link in each of the lengths of chain:
  • One 4mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 4mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 4mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 4mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 4mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 6mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 6mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
  • One 6mm amethyst crystal link
  • One 6mm lilac stone beading link
STEP 9
Open a 3.5mm jumpring then pass it through the last link of both pieces of chain. Close the jumpring. Add a second 3.5mm jumpring to the first.
STEP 10
Repeat Steps 7 - 9 to create a mirror image of the first half of the necklace using the two lengths of chain attached to the other half of the clasp.
STEP 11
Open the last 3.5mm jumpring at the end of one half of the necklace then pass it through the one loop on a 12mm lilac stone with half-round bead cap beading link. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach the second set of chains to the beading link.
STEP 12
Open the opposite loop on the 12mm lilac stone with half-round bead caps beading link and attach it to a loop on a sterling silver beaded scroll beading link.
STEP 13
Open the opposite loop on the sterling silver beaded scroll beading link and attach it to the square with circle silver bead frame with 12mm lilac stone bead drop.

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