Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Antiqued Pewter Charms, Glass Beads and Gunmetal-Plated Brass Chain

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Halloween is one of the top holidays for décor, candy and accessories, making Halloween jewelry a real treat and great addition to jewelry collections. This jewelry set offers a sophisticated fright-night style. The orange Celestial Crystal beads make a huge statement with their half-coat smoky AB finish, giving depth and visual interest to the overall design. Their faceting reflects lively highlights and is beautifully emphasized by the Dyna-Mites™ seed beads used as ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following:
  • One 22-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire
  • 2.5mm cable chain:
    • Two 1/2 inch lengths
    • Two 3/4 inch lengths
    • Three 1-inch lengths
    • Two 1-1/2 inch lengths
    • One 2-inch length
    • One 3-inch length
    • One 4-inch length
    • One 5-inch length
    • One 8-inch length
STEP 2
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One end of the 4-inch length of chain
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 15.5x5mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One end of one 1-inch length of chain
  • One transparent orange #11 round
Center this first set of beads on the beading wire then place a Bead Stopper™ on each side of the beads.

For the purposes of these instructions, the side with the 4-inch length of chain will be the left and the side with the 1-inch length will be the right.
STEP 3
Remove the Bead Stopper from the left side of the strand and string the following:
  • One 10x8mm faceted rondelle
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One end of the 5-inch length of chain
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 15.5x5mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • The end of one 2-inch length of chain
  • The end of one 1-inch length of chain
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 10x8mm faceted rondelle
  • The end of the 8-inch length of chain
  • Eight sets of:
    • One transparent orange #11 round
    • One 10x3mm dagger
    • One transparent orange #11 round
    • One 15.5x5mm dagger
    • One transparent orange #11 round
    • One 10x3mm dagger
    • One transparent orange #11 round
    • One 10x8mm faceted rondelle
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 15.5x5mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
Place a Bead Stopper after the last #11 round.
STEP 4
Remove the Bead Stopper from the right side of the strand and string the following:
  • One 10x8mm faceted rondelle
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • The opposite end of the 4-inch length of chain used in Step 2
  • The end of one 1-1/2 inch length of chain
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 15.5x5mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • The end of one 1-1/2 inch length of chain (separate length from the other 1-1/2 inch length used in this step)
  • The end of one 3/4 inch length of chain
  • The opposite end of the 5-inch length of chain from Step 3
  • Eight sets of:
    • One transparent orange #11 round
    • One 10x3mm dagger
    • One transparent orange #11 round
    • One 15.5x5mm dagger
    • One transparent orange #11 round
    • One 10x3mm dagger
    • One transparent orange #11 round
    • One 10x8mm faceted rondelle
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 15.5x5mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
  • One 10x3mm dagger
  • One transparent orange #11 round
STEP 5
String onto the end of 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 crimp cover.
STEP 6
Remove the Bead Stopper from the left side of the strand and repeat Step 5 to secure the strand.
STEP 7
Pass one jumpring through one Accu-Guard and one half of the toggle clasp then close. Repeat to attach the second half of the toggle clasp to the opposite end of the strand.

Assembling the Spiderweb

STEP 8
Pass one jumpring through one 16x15mm spider charm, the end of one 1-inch length of chain and one loop of the 5-inch length of chain (approximately 1 inch down from the strand) then close. Attach the opposite end of the 1-inch length of chain to one loop of the 2-inch length of chain from Step 3 (approximately 1/4 inches from the bottom of the chain).

Using a jumpring, attach the end of the first 1-1/2 inch length of chain from Step 4 to one loop of the second 1-1/2 inch length of chain from the same step.
STEP 9
Attach one 1/2 inch length of chain to the 5-inch length of chain using a jumpring, approximately 1 inch from where the spider charm is attached.

Using one jumpring one each end of the other 1/2 inch length of chain, attach each end to the 5-inch length of chain (approximately 1/2 inch from the previous 1/2-inch length of chain added) and drape as desired.
STEP 10
Using jumprings, attach one end of the 3-inch length of chain to the 5-inch length of chain (approximately 1-1/4 inches from where it is attached to the right side of the strand), then attach the opposite end to the 8-inch length of chain (approximately 1/2 inch below where the 5-inch length of chain crosses over).

Attach the remaining 1-inch length of chain to the 3-inch length of chain (approximately half-way between the two ends) using a jumpring.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths of 2.5mm cable chain:
  • Two 3/4 inch lengths
  • Two 1-inch lengths
  • Four 1-1/2 inch lengths
  • Two 2-inch lengths
  • Two 3-inch lengths
STEP 2
String onto one 1-inch eyepin: one transparent rainbow orange #11 round, one 10x8mm faceted rondelle and one transparent rainbow orange #11 round then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a second link.
STEP 3
Pass one jumpring through one 16x15mm spider charm and one link of the 2-inch length of chain (approximately 1/4 inch from the "top" of the chain) then close.

Pass one jumpring through the following then close (for the lengths of chain, pass the jumpring through the first loop):
  • One 3/4 length of chain
  • One 1-inch length of chain
  • Two 1-1/2 inch lengths of chain
  • One 2-inch length of chain with spider (through the top of the chain)
  • One 3-inch length of chain
  • One link
Attach one earwire to the opposite end of the link.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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