Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Metal Beads and Bead Caps and Celestial Crystal® Beads


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This intricate and ornately styled jewelry set with its Asian-inspired design influence is stately and right on trend. The bead caps are cleverly placed within the stringing pattern with two Celestial Crystal beads nestled between them. These symmetrical groupings of fancy leaf bead ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 22-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto the beading wire: one crimp and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp.

Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Crimp then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire: one 5mm corrugated round and one black 8mm twist round. Repeat this sequence to string a total of three sets.
STEP 4
Continue to string the following:
  • Repeat to string four sets:
    • One 5mm corrugated round
    • One 10.5x6mm fancy leaf bead cap
    • Two black 8mm twist rounds
    • One 10.5x6mm fancy leaf bead cap
  • One 10x2mm brushed wavy rondelle
  • One 17x4mm brushed wavy rondelle
  • One 10x2mm brushed wavy rondelle
  • One 5mm corrugated round
  • One 10.5x6mm fancy leaf bead cap
  • Two black 8mm twist rounds
  • One 10.5x6mm fancy leaf bead cap
STEP 5
Continue to string the following:
  • One 10x2mm brushed wavy rondelle
  • One 17x4mm brushed wavy rondelle
  • One 10x2mm brushed wavy rondelle
  • One 10.5x6mm fancy leaf bead cap
  • One black 8mm twist round
  • One Hill Tribes 39x35mm textured curved diamond
  • One black 8mm twist round
  • One 10.5x6mm fancy leaf bead cap
Repeat this sequence to string a total of three sets.
STEP 6
Repeat the sequences in Steps 3 and 4 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace. Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 7
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the loop on one portion of the toggle clasp and the Accu-Guard on one end of the strand then close. Repeat to attach the second portion of the clasp to the opposite end of the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 1-inch headpin:
  • One 5mm corrugated round
  • One 10.5x6mm fancy leaf bead cap
  • Two black 8mm twist rounds
  • One 10.5x6mm fancy leaf bead cap
  • One 5mm corrugated round
Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.

Repeat to create a second twist drop.
STEP 2
Open the loop on one twist drop. Pass the loop on one twist drop through the loop on one kidney earwire then close.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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