Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal

Necklace

STEP 1
Mix 2 part epoxy glue as instructed on package.
STEP 2
Using a toothpick, place 1 small dot of mixed glue near bottom of pendant. (See picture for correct way to lay pendant.)
STEP 3
Apply a small amount of beeswax to the end of a clean toothpick. Pick up the Swarovski crystal clear flat back stone using the tip of the beeswax toothpick and place on the glue dot to make the mouth.
STEP 4
Apply two small dots of glue above the ''mouth'' and using the beeswax toothpick apply the two Swarovski crystal jet flat back stones for the eyes.
STEP 5
Make a loop with both cords near the hole of the pendant and slide the two free ends through it. Pull the ends tight to form a knot.
STEP 6
Attach the cord ends to each free end using flat-nose pliers.
STEP 7
Open the two 5mm jumprings using chain-nose pliers and attach one to each cord end.
STEP 8
Attach one part of the clasp to each end and close the jumprings.
STEP 9
Allow glue to dry for 24 hours. Clean any glue residue with a Q-tip dipped in acetone.

Earrings

STEP 1
Mix 2 part epoxy glue as instructed on package.
STEP 2
Using a toothpick, place 2 small dots of mixed glue near right center of one pendant and left center of the other (see picture for correct way to lay pendants.)
STEP 3
Apply a small amount of beeswax to the end of a clean toothpick. Pick up one 2028 flat back stone using the tip of the beeswax toothpick and place on one of the glue dots. Repeat with second 2028 flat back stone.
STEP 4
Allow glue to dry for recommended time on glue package. Clean any glue residue with a Q-tip dipped in acetone.
STEP 5
Open four 7mm jumprings using flat-nose pliers.
STEP 6
Attach two 7mm jumprings to the hole in the top of the pendant and then to the closed 5mm jumpring. Close the 7mm jumprings to secure.
STEP 7
Open the 5mm jumpring and attach to the earwire.
STEP 8
Repeat Steps 7 and 8 for second earring.

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