Single-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal

STEP 1
String one 14mm red magma fish crystal drop bead onto a headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose and round-nose pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 14mm red magma fish crystal drop. Repeat to create sixteen 14mm red magma fish crystal drop drops.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Twenty 14mm crystal AB fish crystal drop drops, using one 14mm crystal AB fish bead and a headpin for each drop
  • Fourteen 14mm indicolite fish crystal drop drops, using one 14mm indicolite fish crystal drop bead and a headpin for each drop
STEP 2
Using side-cutting pliers, cut one 18-inch length of sterling silver cable chain.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5.8mm jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on the first half of the clasp and the first link of the 18-inch length of sterling silver cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add a 5.8mm jumpring to the first loop on the second half of the clasp and the last link of the 18-inch length of sterling silver cable chain.
STEP 4
Attach the following drops to the chain using 5.8mm jumprings:
  • 14mm crystal fish crystal drop on the 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 26th, 30th, 33rd, 35th, 36th, 38th, 39th, 41st, 44th, 48th, 51st, 54th, 56th, 58th and 60th links
  • 14mm indicolite fish crystal drop on the 14th, 17th, 21st, 25th, 28th, 29th, 31st, 34th, 40th, 43rd, 45th, 50th, 53rd, 57th and 60th links
  • 14mm red magma fish crystal drop on the 15th, 17th, 18th, 22nd, 25th, 29th, 32nd, 35th, 39th, 42nd, 45th, 48th, 52nd, 55th, 57th and 59th links
STEP 5
Attach the following drops to the chain using 8mm jumprings:
  • 40mm red magma starfish crystal drop on the 37th link
  • 28mm red magma starfish crystal drop on the 30th and 44th links
  • 16mm red magma starfish crystal drop on the 14th, 20th, 54th and 60th links
  • 40mm red magma coral branch crystal on the 34th and 40th links
  • 30mm red magma coral branch crystal on the 23rd and 27th links
  • 25mm red magma coral branch crystal on the 16th, 47th, 51st and 58th links
  • 15x11mm volcano cosmic oval crystal on the 15th, 20th, 27th, 32nd, 42nd, 47th, 54th and 58th links
  • Sterling silver coral branch on the 17th, 21st, 24th, 28th, 31st, 35th, 39th, 43rd, 46th, 50th, 53rd and 57th links

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