Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Pearls and Sterling Silver Twisted Marquise Focals

STEP 1
String one SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 6mm round mystic black pearl onto an eyepin. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 6mm round mystic black pearl beading link. Repeat to create four 6mm round mystic black pearl beading links. Repeat to create each of the following using one bead and an eyepin for each:
  • Seventeen 4mm bicone light Siam beading links
  • Five 4mm bicone emerald beading links
STEP 2
Repeat to create each the following bead drops using one bead and one balltip headpin:
  • Seventy-four SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 4mm bicone light Siam bead drops
  • Two SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 3mm bicone light Siam bead drops
  • One SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 12mm bicone light Siam bead drop
  • Eighteen SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 4mm bicone emerald bead drops
  • Five SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 4mm bicone black diamond bead drops
  • Six SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 4mm round mystic black pearl bead drops
STEP 3
Place a small amount of adhesive on the center of the sterling silver open loop link. Using tweezers, place a SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 2.2mm flack back light Siam crystal on the adhesive so it is centered on the link. Repeat to attach a SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 2.2mm flack back light Siam crystal in the center of the link on the reverse side.

Focal Piece

STEP 4
Using flush-cutters, cut an 8-inch length of 26-gauge round dead-soft sterling silver wire.
STEP 5
Using chain-nose pliers, starting 2/3 of the way down the twisted wire marquise link, gently wrap the end of the 8-inch length of wire around the link. Continue wrapping the wire around the link following the contour of the link for two wraps. String onto the wire one SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 3mm bicone black diamond crystal. Continue wrapping and adding a 3mm bicone black diamond crystal to the wire every two wraps for a total of three crystals on the bottom of each side of the link, so each side of the link are equal. Tuck the end of the wire under the last wrap to secure and finish.
STEP 6
Using chain-nose pliers, open the loop on one 4mm bicone light Siam crystal link. Pass the open loop through loop on one 4mm bicone light Siam crystal drop. Close the open loop.

Repeat to create a second single link bead drop set.

Repeat to connect the following components in the following order:
  • Two double link bead drops, using two 4mm bicone light Siam crystal links, and one 4mm bicone light Siam crystal drop
  • One triple link bead drop, using three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal links, and one 4mm bicone light Siam crystal drop
STEP 7
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5.3mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the triple link bead drop and the bottom center of the twisted marquise link (in between the third and fourth 3mm bicone black diamond crystals). Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the following using a 5.5mm jumpring:
  • One double link bead drop to the twisted marquise link on each side of the triple link bead drop
  • One single link bead drop to the twisted marquise link on the outside of the double link bead drop
STEP 8
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on a 4mm bicone light Siam crystal drop. Attach to the loops attached to the bead drops from Step 7. Continue to attach in a random pattern to the links: twelve 4mm bicone light Siam crystal drops, two 3mm bicone light Siam crystal drops, eight 4mm bicone emerald crystal drops, and two 4mm round mystic black pearl drops.
STEP 9
Open the loop on a 4mm bicone emerald crystal beading link. Pass the loop through the lower loop at the top of the twisted marquise link. Close the loop. Repeat to attach a 12mm bicone light Siam crystal drop to the opposite loop of the 4mm bicone emerald crystal beading link.

Necklace

STEP 10
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle portion of the clasp and the first link on a 4mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 11
Continue connecting components in the following order with one 4mm jumpring in between each beading link:
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • 4mm bicone emerald crystal beading link
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • 4mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • 6mm round mystic black pearl beading link
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • 4mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • 4mm bicone emerald crystal beading link
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • 4mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link
  • 6mm round mystic black pearl beading link
STEP 12
Continue connecting components in the following order attaching the following drops to each 4mm jumpring in between each beading link:
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone emerald crystal bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone black diamond crystal bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone emerald crystal bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm round mystic black pearl bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone emerald crystal bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone black diamond crystal bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
STEP 13
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the last 8mm tube sterling silver link and the top loop on the 4-loop open loop link created in Step 4. Close the jumpring.
STEP 14
Repeat Steps 10 - 13 to create the second side of the necklace.
STEP 15
Continue connecting components in the following order attaching the following drops to each 4mm jumpring in between each beading link starting with the bottom loop of the 4-loop open loop link:
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm round mystic black pearl bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone emerald crystal bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone black diamond crystal bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone emerald crystal bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm round mystic black pearl bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm bicone black diamond crystal bead drop

Earrings

STEP 1
String one SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 4mm bicone light Siam crystal onto an eyepin. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 4mm bicone light Siam crystal link. Repeat to create two 4mm bicone light Siam crystal links.
STEP 2
Repeat to create the following bead drops using one SWAROVSKI ELEMENT component and one balltip headpin:
  • Eighteen 4mm bicone light Siam bead drops
  • Two 12mm bicone light Siam bead drops
  • Four 4mm bicone emerald bead drops
  • Two 4mm round mystic black pearl bead drops
STEP 3
Using flush-cutters, cut two 10-inch lengths of 26-gauge round dead-soft sterling silver wire.
STEP 4
Using chain-nose pliers, gently wrap the end of one 10-inch length of wire around a twisted wire marquise link starting 1/3 of the way down the link. Continue wrapping the wire around the link following the contour of the link for two wraps. String onto the wire one SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 3mm bicone emerald crystal. Continue adding a 3mm bicone emerald crystal to the wire every two wraps for a total of six crystals on each side of the link. Work until the wire ends even to where you started. Tuck the end of the wire under the last wrap. Repeat for the second marquise link.
STEP 5
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on a SWAROVSKI ELEMENT 4mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link. Pass the loop through the lower loop at the top of the twisted marquise link. Close the loop. Repeat to attach a 12mm bicone light Siam crystal drop to the opposite loop of the 4mm bicone emerald crystal beading link. Repeat to create two twisted marquise links.
STEP 6
Open a loop on a 4mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link. Pass the loop through the loop on an earwire. Close the loop.
STEP 7
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the bottom loop on the 4mm bicone light Siam crystal beading link from Step 6, three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops, one 4mm bicone emerald crystal bead drop and one 8mm tube sterling silver link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Continue connecting components in the following order attaching the following drops to each 4mm jumpring in between each beading link:
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops and one 4mm round mystic black pearl bead drop
  • 8mm tube sterling silver link
  • Three 4mm bicone light Siam crystal bead drops, one 4mm bicone emerald crystal bead drop, and the top loop on the twisted marquise link created in Step 5
STEP 9
Repeat Steps 5 - 8 to create the second earring.

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