Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Czech Pressed Glass Beads, Chainmaille and Swarovski® Crystals

Necklace

STEP 1

First Row

Pass one gold 9mm jumpring through one jet/gold 9.5x3mm ring bead and one clear and bronze gold ring then close creating a small chain.
STEP 2
Repeat Step 1 to connect a total of 12 sets end to end creating a chain.
STEP 3
Using one silver 9mm jumpring, connect the last clear/gold ring bead and one crystal AB ring bead.
STEP 4
Using one silver 9mm jumpring, connect the previous crystal AB ring bead and one clear with purple blue ring bead continuing the chain.
STEP 5
Repeat Step 4 to connect a total of 12 sets end to end completing the first row.
STEP 6

Second Row

Repeat Step 1 to connect a total of four sets then connect one jet/gold ring bead.

Using one gold 9mm jumpring, continue to connect one clear with purple blue ring bead to the previous jet/gold ring bead.

Using silver 9mm jumprings, continue to connect four sets of one crystal AB ring bead and one purple blue ring bead to the previous purple blue ring bead.
STEP 7
Place the 16th ring beads, from each end of the first row, on a Chain Sta.

Use gold 9mm jumprings to connect the first half (jet/gold and gold) of the second row to the corresponding rings on the first half of the first row.

Repeat using silver 9mm jumprings to connect the second half (crystal AB and clear with purple blue) of the second row to the second half of the first row.
STEP 8
Continue to create seven more rows using Steps 1 - 7 for pattern reference, decreasing the number of ring beads by two in each row.
STEP 9
Using one silver 9mm jumpring, connect one clear with purple blue ring to the crystal AB ring used in the ninth row.

Using one gold 9mm jumpring, connect one jet/gold ring to the clear with bronze gold ring used in the ninth row.
STEP 10
Using one silver 9mm jumpring, connect one clear with bronze gold ring to the clear with purple blue ring (Step 9). Then, using one gold 9mm jumpring, connect the clear with bronze gold ring to the jet/gold ring (Step 9).
STEP 11
Using one gold 12mm jumpring, connect one golden shadow 40x32mm cosmic pendant to the previous clear with bronze gold ring. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.
STEP 12
Using one gold 9mm jumpring, attach one lobster claw clasp to the jet/gold ring bead on one end of the first row.
STEP 13
Connect one silver 9mm jumpring to the clear with purple blue ring bead on the opposite end of the first row. Repeat to connect a total of seven jumprings to the chain.
STEP 14
Using one silver 9mm jumpring, connect one clear with purple blue ring bead to the last jumpring in the chain.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using one silver 9mm jumpring, connect one crystal AB ring bead to the top loop on the two loop side of one end bar. Using one silver 9mm jumpring, connect one clear with purple blue ring bead to the crystal AB ring bead.
STEP 2
Using one gold 9mm jumpring, connect one clear with bronze gold ring bead to the bottom loop on the two loop side of the end bar. Using one gold 9mm jumpring, connect one jet/gold ring bead to the bronze gold ring bead.
STEP 3
Using one silver 9mm jumpring, connect one golden shadow 18mm meteor pendant and the previous clear with purple blue ring bead. Using one gold 9mm jumpring, connect the golden shadow meteor pendant to the previous jet/gold ring bead.
STEP 4
Connect one fishhook earwire to the loop on the single loop side of one end bar.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 1 - 4 to create a second earring.

: : : Additional Resources : : :

The pieces featured in the Gallery of Designs are copyrighted designs and are provided for inspiration only. We encourage you to substitute different colors, products and techniques to make the design your own.

Have a question regarding this design idea? Email Customer Service.

Recommended Just for You