Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Celestial Crystal® Glass Pearl Beads, Glass Beads and Gold-Plated Brass Beads


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Right in time for Saint Patrick's Day, this stunning forest green and matte green drop earring and necklace set will help you greet any day with style. The symmetrical stringing design is simple and well-balanced for a beautiful result. Pair this necklace with a scoop neckline or high neck to best showcase the eye-catching beads. Wear with tone-on-tone green or black for a dramatic statement. This jewelry set can be dressed up or down, and worn with anything from ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut an 18-1/2 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. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 3
String the following sequence onto the beading wire:
  • One octagon bead
  • One bead cap (open end facing away from the octagon)
  • One rectangular tube
  • One bead cap (open end facing the rectangular tube)
  • One square bead
  • One bead cap (open end facing the square)
  • One rectangular tube
  • One bead cap (open end facing away from the rectangular tube)
  • One square bead
  • One bead cap (open end facing away from the square)
  • One large saucer
  • One bead cap (open end facing the large saucer)
  • One square bead
  • One bead cap (open end facing away from the square)
  • One fancy bicone
  • One bead cap (open end facing the fancy bicone)
  • One octagon bead
  • One 4mm smooth round
  • One glass pearl 5-6mm round
  • One 6x1mm smooth heishi
  • One glass pearl 8x3mm rondelle
  • One 6x1mm smooth heishi
  • One glass pearl 5-6mm round
  • One 4mm smooth round
  • Three sets of the following:
    • One bead cap (open end facing away from the previous bead)
    • One small saucer
    • One bead cap (open end facing the small saucer)
  • One bead cap (open end facing away from the previous bead cap
  • One large saucer
  • One bead cap (open end facing the large saucer)
  • Three sets of the following:
    • One bead cap (open end facing away from the previous bead)
    • One small saucer
    • One bead cap (open end facing the small saucer)
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One glass pearl 5-6mm round
  • One 6x1mm smooth heishi
  • One 8x3mm rondelle
  • One 6x1mm smooth heishi
  • One glass pearl 5-6mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One bead cap (the open end facing away from the 3mm smooth round)
  • One oval tube
  • One bead cap (the open end facing the round tube)
  • One 4mm smooth round
  • One glass pearl 5-6mm round
  • One 6x1mm smooth heishi
STEP 4
String one 8x3mm rondelle then repeat Steps 2 - 3 in the opposite direction to finish the stringing sequence.
STEP 5
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. Attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.

Repeat to the opposite end of the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin:
  • One bead cap (with the open end facing away from the end of the headpin)
  • One teardrop
  • One bead cap (the open end facing the teardrop)
  • One 4mm smooth round
Form a simple loop, creating a drop.

Repeat to create a second drop.
STEP 2
String one bead cap (the open end facing away from the loop on the eyepin), one fancy bicone and one bead cap (the open end facing the fancy bicone) onto a 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop, creating a link.

Repeat to create second link.
STEP 3
Attach the simple loop on the drop to one loop on the link. Repeat to attach the loop on the opposite end of the link to the loop on the earwire.

Repeat to create the second earring.

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