Multi-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal Beads, Antiqued Sterling Silver Beads and Sterling Silver Chain

STEP 1
String one 14x8mm flat round sterling silver bead onto a 1-1/2 inch eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 14x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link. Repeat to create four 14x8mm flat round sterling silver bead links.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Four 16x8mm flat round sterling silver beading links, using one 16x8mm flat round sterling silver bead on a 1-1/2 inch eyepin
  • Four 12x7mm flat round sterling silver beading links, using one 12x7mm flat round sterling silver bead on a 1-inch eyepin
  • Four 15x15mm diamond sterling silver beading links, using one 15x15mm diamond sterling silver bead on a 1-1/2 inch eyepin
  • Nine 8mm round emerald crystal beading links, using one 8mm round emerald crystal on a 1-inch eyepin
  • Ten 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading links, using one 8mm bicone light Siam crystal on a 1-inch eyepin
  • Four 15x6mm double cone light Siam crystal beading links, using one 15x6mm double cone light Siam crystal on a 1-1/2 inch eyepin
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut the following lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain:
  • Thirty-one 1-inch lengths
  • One 4-1/2 inch length
  • One 5-1/2 inch length
  • One 7-inch length
  • Two 9-inch lengths

First Strand

STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on the box portion of the clasp, the first link of the 5-1/2 inch length of chain, and the first link of a 9-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Continue connecting components in the following order using a 4mm jumpring in between each component starting with the last link on the 5-1/2 inch length of chain:
  • 12x7mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 7-inch length of chain
  • 15x6mm double cone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 12x7mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 15x6mm double cone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 5-1/2 inch length of chain

Set the strand to the side to be attached in Step 6.

Second Strand

STEP 5
Continue connecting components in the following order using a 4mm jumpring in between each component starting with the last link on the 9-inch length of chain from Step 3:
  • 14x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 15x6mm double cone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 15x6mm double cone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 14x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 9-inch length of chain
STEP 6
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on the opposite side of the clasp, the last link on the 4-1/2 inch chain from Step 4 and the last link on the 9-inch chain from Step 5. Close the jumpring.

Third Strand

STEP 7
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the second loop on the box portion of the clasp, and the first link on a 1-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Continue connecting components in the following order using a 4mm jumpring and a 1-inch length of chain in between each component:
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 14x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 16x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 15x15mm diamond sterling silver beading links
  • 16x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 14x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 1-inch length of chain
STEP 9
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it though the last link on the 1-inch length of chain from Step 8 and the second loop on the opposite portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Fourth Strand

STEP 10
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the third loop on the box portion of the clasp, and the first link on a 1-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 11
Continue connecting components in the following order using a 4mm jumpring and a 1-inch length of chain in between each component:
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 12x7mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 16x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 15x15mm diamond sterling silver beading links
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 15x15mm diamond sterling silver beading links
  • 16x8mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 8mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 12x7mm flat round sterling silver beading link
  • 8mm round emerald crystal beading link
  • 1-inch length of chain
STEP 12
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it though the last link on the 1-inch length of chain from Step 11 and the third loop on the opposite portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

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