Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Preciosa Czech Crystal Beads, Antique Gold-Plated Pewter Beads and Silver-Plated Brass Chain

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut a 16-inch length of long and short chain (beginning and ending with long links, 56 long links total).
STEP 2
Use a 4mm jump ring to connect the first link of the chain length to one half of a bullet clasp. Repeat to attach the second half of the clasp to the last link of the chain length.
STEP 3
String a crystal AB 4mm round onto a head pin then create a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of two crystal AB 4mm round drops and 23 emerald 4mm bicone drops.
STEP 4
String a crystal AB round onto an eye pin then create a simple loop. Repeat to create the following:
  • A total of 332 crystal AB links
  • 123 emerald bicone links
  • Eight light Siam 4mm round links
  • Seven hyacinth 4mm round links
  • Seven citrine 4mm round links
  • Seven aqua bohemi 4mm round links
  • Eight Capri blue 4mm round links
  • Seven fuchsia 4mm round links
  • One 7x6mm star link
STEP 5
Connect one crystal AB drop and 24 crystal AB links into a beaded chain.

Use a jump ring to attach the loop of the last link to the 16th short link of the chain length.
STEP 6
Repeat Step 5 with each of the following beaded chains, adding each to the next short link of the chain length.

Beaded Chain 2
  • One emerald drop
  • 22 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 3
  • One emerald drop
  • Two emerald links
  • 20 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 4
  • One emerald drop
  • One citrine link
  • One emerald link
  • 18 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 5
  • One emerald drop
  • One emerald link
  • One light Siam link
  • Two emerald links
  • 16 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 6
  • One emerald drop
  • Two emerald links
  • One Capri link
  • Two emerald links
  • 14 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 7
  • One emerald drop
  • One emerald link
  • One fuchsia link
  • Two emerald links
  • One light Siam link
  • Two emerald links
  • 12 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 8
  • One emerald drop
  • One citrine link
  • Two emerald links
  • One aqua bohemi link
  • One emerald link
  • One hyacinth link
  • Two emerald links
  • 10 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 9
  • One emerald drop
  • Three emerald links
  • One Capri link
  • Three emerald links
  • One fuchsia link
  • Two emerald links
  • Eight crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 10
  • One emerald drop
  • One hyacinth link
  • Three emerald links
  • One light Siam link
  • Three emerald links
  • One aqua bohemi link
  • Two emerald links
  • Six crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 11
  • One emerald drop
  • Three emerald links
  • One aqua bohemi link
  • Three emerald links
  • One hyacinth link
  • Three emerald links
  • One citrine link
  • One emerald link
  • Four crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 12
  • One emerald drop
  • One citrine link
  • Three emerald links
  • One hyacinth link
  • Three emerald links
  • One Capri link
  • Two emerald links
  • One fuchsia link
  • Two emerald links
  • Two crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 13
  • One emerald drop
  • Two emerald links
  • One aqua bohemi link
  • Three emerald links
  • One light Siam link
  • Three emerald links
  • One citrine link
  • Two emerald links
  • One hyacinth link
  • One emerald link
  • One star link
Beaded Chain 14
  • One emerald drop
  • One light Siam link
  • Three emerald links
  • One fuchsia link
  • Three emerald links
  • One aqua bohemi link
  • Two emerald links
  • One Capri link
  • Two emerald links
  • Two crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 15
  • One emerald drop
  • Three emerald links
  • One Capri link
  • Three emerald links
  • One fuchsia link
  • Three emerald links
  • One light Siam link
  • One emerald link
  • Four crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 16
  • One emerald drop
  • One hyacinth link
  • Three emerald links
  • One Capri link
  • Three emerald links
  • One citrine link
  • Two emerald links
  • Six crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 17
  • One emerald drop
  • Three emerald links
  • One aqua bohemi link
  • Three emerald links
  • One fuchsia link
  • Two emerald links
  • Eight crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 18
  • One emerald drop
  • One fuchsia link
  • Two emerald drops
  • One light Siam link
  • One emerald link
  • One Capri link
  • Two emerald links
  • Ten crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 19
  • One emerald drop
  • One emerald link
  • One citrine link
  • Two emerald links
  • One hyacinth link
  • Two emerald links
  • 12 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 20
  • One emerald drop
  • Two emerald links
  • One aqua bohemi link
  • Two emerald links
  • 14 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 21
  • One emerald drop
  • One emerald link
  • One light Siam link
  • Two emerald links
  • 16 crystal AB links
Beaded Chain 22
  • One emerald drop
  • One Capri link
  • One emerald link
  • 18 crystal AB links
Beaded Chains 23, 24, 25

Repeat Step 5, Beaded Chain 2 and Beaded Chain 3.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut two 2-inch lengths of long and short chain (beginning and ending with long links, a total of seven long links).
STEP 2
String an emerald 4mm bicone onto a head pin then create a simple loop. Repeat to create the following:
  • A total of 12 emerald drops
  • Two aqua bohemi 4mm round drops
  • Two light Siam 4mm round drops
  • Two citrine 4mm round drops
  • Two fuchsia 4mm round drops
  • Two Capri blue 4mm round drops
  • Two hyacinth 4mm round drops
  • Two star drops
STEP 3
Attach a star drop to the last link of a chain length. Attach two drops created in Step 2 to each of the remaining long links of the chain length.

Pass the loop of an ear wire through the first link of the chain length, then close.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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