Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski® Crystals, Silver-Plated Brass Beads and Silver-Finished "Pewter" Beads

Necklace

Rivoli Drops

STEP 1
String the following onto one 2-1/2 inch eyepin:
  • One blue 4mm bicone
  • One 6x1.5mm twisted tube
  • One blue 2mm round
  • One 6x1.5mm twisted tube
  • One 3x1mm bead cap (convex side first)
  • One blue 6mm round
Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin to secure.

Repeat to create a total of 26 bicone links.
STEP 2
String the following onto one 2-1/2 inch eyepin:
  • One blue 6mm round
  • One 2.5mm silver-plated round
  • One blue 2mm round
  • One 6x1.5mm twisted tube
  • One blue 2mm round
  • One 2.5mm silver-plated round
  • One blue 6mm round
  • One 3x1mm bead cap (concave side first)
  • One crystal AB 4mm round
  • One 3x1mm bead cap (convex side first)
  • One blue 6mm round
Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin to secure.

Repeat to create a total of 26 round links.
STEP 3
Pass one 4.5mm jumpring through one 8mm blue rivoli and the loop closest to the bead caps on one round link then close. Connect the remaining loop of the round link to the loop closest to the 6mm blue round on one bicone link. Connect one 4.5mm jumpring to the remaining loop of the bicone link to create one rivoli drop.

Repeat to create a total of 26 rivoli drops.

Pear Drops

STEP 4
String one 4mm crystal AB round, one 3x1mm bead cap (convex side first) and one 6mm blue round onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a total of 23 round links.
STEP 5
String the following onto one 2-1/2 inch eyepin:
  • One blue 6mm round
  • One 2.5mm silver-plated round
  • One blue 2mm round
  • One 6x1.5mm twisted tube
  • One blue 2mm round
  • One 2.5mm silver-plated round
  • One blue 6mm round
  • One 3x1mm bead cap (concave side first)
  • One 4x2.5mm rondelle
  • One 3x1mm bead cap (convex side first)
  • One blue 6mm round
Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin to secure.

Repeat to create a total of 23 twisted links.
STEP 6
Use one 6mm jumpring to connect one 16x9mm pear pendant to the loop on the twisted link closest to the bead caps. Connect the remaining loop of the twisted link to the loop closest to the 6mm blue round on the round link.

Repeat to create a total of 23 pear drops.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 7
Cut one 18-inch length, one 8-inch length and two 5-inch lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire and eight 1/2 inch lengths of French wire.
STEP 8
String onto the 5-inch length of beading wire: one crimp and one length of French wire then pass around one lobe of one half of one double-sided heart clasp. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the French wire 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 crimp cover.
STEP 9
String onto the beading wire one blue 6mm round and 11 sets of one smooth double cone and one 6mm blue round then repeat Step 8, without passing through the clasp, to secure the strand.

Repeat Steps 8 and 9 using the corresponding lobe of the second half of the double heart clasp to create a duplicate strand.
STEP 10
Using the 8-inch length of beading wire, repeat Step 8 without passing through the clasp then string the following:
  • 13 sets of:
    • One silver-plated 4mm round
    • Two blue 2mm rounds
    • One rivoli drop
    • One crystal AB 4mm round
    • Two blue 2mm rounds
    • One rivoli drop
  • One silver-plated 4mm round
Repeat Step 8 without passing through the clasp to secure the end of the strand.

Use one 4.5mm jumpring to connect the loop on each end of the strand to the remaining loop of one 5-inch strands.
STEP 11
Using the 18-inch length of beading wire, repeat Step 8 using the second lobe on one portion of the heart clasp then string the following:
  • 12 sets of:
    • One blue 4mm bicone
    • One silver-plated 6mm round
  • 23 sets of:
    • One blue 4mm bicone
    • One 6mm round with closed loop
  • 12 sets of:
    • One blue 4mm bicone
    • One silver-plated 6mm round
  • One blue 4mm bicone

Repeat Step 8 to secure the strand using the second lobe of the second half of the double heart clasp.

Using the remaining loop of one pear drop, connect the drop to the loop of one 6mm round with closed loop. Repeat to connect one pear drop to each 6mm round with closed loop.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 1-1/2 inch eyepin:
  • One silver-plated 2.5mm round
  • One blue 2mm round
  • One 6x1.5mm twisted tube
  • One blue 2mm round
  • One 4x2.5mm rondelle
  • One 3x1mm bead cap (convex side first)
  • One blue 6mm round
Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin.

Repeat to create a total of two round links.
STEP 2
Use one 6mm jumpring to connect one 16x9mm blue pear pendant to the loop closest to the 6mm blue round on the round link. Connect the remaining loop of the round link to the loop of one earwire.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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