Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Czech Glass Druk Beads, Acrylic Beads and Enamel and Silver-Plated ''Pewter'' Charms


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Necklace

STEP 1
Cut a 20-1/2 inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.

Attach one 4mm jumpring to the single-sided heart charm to later be strung onto the necklace.
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 the following sequence onto the beading wire:
  • 24 sets of:
    • One 6mm round
    • One 4mm round
  • The single-sided heart charm created in Step 1
  • One 6x4mm pellet
STEP 4
String onto the beading wire double-sided alphabet letters to spell out the word T-H-A-N-K-S with one 6x4mm pellet in between each letter.

Continue to string the following:
  • One 6x4mm pellet
  • 16 sets of:
    • One 4mm round
    • One 6mm round
STEP 5
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Use one 4mm jumpring to connect the loop on one portion of the toggle clasp to the Accu-Guard on one end of the strand. Repeat to attach the second portion of the clasp to the opposite end of the strand, completing the necklace.

Earrings

STEP 1
Attach one 4mm jumpring to one single-sided heart charm. Repeat for a second earring.
STEP 2
String the following onto a 1-inch eyepin:
  • One 4mm round
  • One 6mm round
  • One 4mm round
Form a simple loop, creating a link.

Repeat for a second earring.
STEP 3
Attach the following end-to-end:
  • The single-sided heart charm
  • The link created in Step 2
  • One leverback earwire
Repeat to create a second earring.

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