Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Lapis Lazuli Gemstone Drops and Focals, Fossil Coral Gemstone Beads and Sterling Silver Charms

Note: Natural stones vary slightly. You may need to adjust the pattern to achieve the look and length you desire by adding or deleting a link or component.

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following:

  • One 18-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire
  • Beaded filigree chain:
    • Twelve 1-inch lengths (2 beads long)
    • Eighteen 1/2 inch lengths (1 bead long)
    • Eight filigree rounds (separate from the links)
  • Shell and rectangle chain:
    • 22 shells (separate from the rectangles)
    • One 5-1/2 inch length (starting and ending with shells)
    • One 10-inch length (starting and ending with shells)

15-Inch Strand

STEP 2
String onto the length of 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
Attach one ice-pick bail to one lapis lazuli faceted point drop.
STEP 4
String onto the beading wire:

  • 16 yellow calcite rounds
  • One lapis lazuli 3mm faceted round
  • Two yellow calcite rounds
  • Two sets of:
    • Two sets of:
      • One lapis lazuli 3mm faceted round
      • Two 6mm filigree rounds (cut from the beaded filigree chain)
    • One lapis lazuli 3mm faceted round
    • One yellow calcite round
  • One lapis lazuli 3mm faceted round
  • Two yellow calcite rounds
  • One lapis lazuli 3mm faceted round
  • One yellow calcite round
STEP 5
String the ice-pick bail with point drop onto the beading wire then repeat Step 4 in the opposite direction.

Repeat Step 3 to secure the strand.
STEP 6
Pass one 4mm jump ring through one lobster claw clasp and the Accu-Guard on one end of the strand then close.

Repeat to attach a clasp to the opposite end of the strand.

22-Inch Strand

STEP 7
String onto an eye pin:

  • One lapis lazuli 2mm round
  • One Indonesian fossil coral round
  • One lapis lazuli 2mm round

Form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a total of ten links.
STEP 8
Attach the following, end-to-end, using one 4mm jump ring between each:

  • Attach the following, end-to-end, using one 4mm jump ring between each:
    • One 1-inch length of beaded filigree chain
    • One Indonesian fossil coral link
  • Two 1-inch lengths of beaded filigree chain

Repeat to create a second strand.
STEP 9
Pass one 4mm jump ring through the last loop of chain on one end of one strand, one lapis lazuli faceted moon drop and the last loop of chain on the second strand then close.
STEP 10
Using one 4mm jump ring each, attach a lobster claw clasp to each end of the strand.

28-Inch Strand

STEP 11
String one yellow calcite rondelle onto an eye pin then close.

Repeat to create a total of seven yellow calcite rondelle links.
STEP 12
String onto an eye pin: one lapis lazuli 2mm round, one Indonesian fossil coral round and one lapis lazuli 2mm round then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of seven links.
STEP 13
Attach the following, end-to-end, using one 4mm jump ring between each:

  • Two sets of:
    • One 1/2 inch length of beaded filigree chain
    • One shell
  • One 1/2 inch length of beaded filigree chain
  • One yellow calcite link
  • One Indonesian fossil coral link
  • One yellow calcite link
  • Three sets of:
    • One 1/2 inch length of beaded filigree chain
    • One shell
  • One yellow calcite link
  • One Indonesian fossil coral link
  • Three yellow calcite links
  • One Indonesian fossil coral link
  • Four sets of:
    • One shell
    • One 1/2 inch length of beaded filigree chain
  • Three Indonesian fossil coral links
  • One yellow calcite link
  • One Indonesian fossil coral link
  • Seven sets of:
    • One 1/2 inch length of beaded filigree chain
    • One shell
  • One 1/2 inch length of beaded filigree chain
STEP 14
Using one 4mm jump ring each, attach a lobster claw clasp to each end of the strand.

30-Inch Strand

STEP 15
String one 14mm puffed flat round onto an eye pin then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a total of eight puffed flat round links.
STEP 16
String onto an eye pin: one lapis lazuli 2mm round, one Indonesian fossil coral 6mm round and one lapis lazuli 2mm round then form a simple loop.
STEP 17
Fill one round tube focal with citrine faceted rondelles then assemble the focal.
STEP 18
Attach the following, end-to-end, using one 4mm jump ring between each:

  • One 5-1/2 inch length of shell and rectangle chain
  • Two sets of:
    • One puffed flat round link
    • One shell
  • One puffed flat round link
  • One citrine-filled acrylic focal link
  • One Indonesian fossil coral and lapis lazuli link
STEP 19
Attach the following, end-to-end, using one 4mm jump ring between each:

  • Four sets of:
    • One puffed flat round link
    • One shell
  • One puffed flat round link
  • One 10-inch length of shell and rectangle chain
STEP 20
Pass one 8mm twisted jump ring through the loop on one spiral drop, one "COURAGE" charm and one "STRENGTH" charm then close.

Pass one 8mm twisted jump ring through the "STRENGTH" charm, the loop on one spiral drop and the last loop on the strand from Step 18 then close.

Pass on 8mm twisted jump ring through the "COURAGE" charm and the first loop on the strand from Step 19 then close.
STEP 21
Using one 4mm jump ring each, attach a lobster claw clasp to each end of the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
Pass one 4mm jump ring through one faceted star drop and the loop on one spiral drop then close.
STEP 2
Attach one ear wire to the outermost loop of the spiral drop.
STEP 3
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create a second earring.

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