Three-Piece Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Pearls and Chain

Necklace 1--Double-Strand Gold-Filled Chain Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut one 3-1/2 inch length and one 6-inch length of gold-filled 10x9mm cable chain.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a gold-filled 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle ring portion of the clasp and the first link on the 3-1/2 inch length of gold-filled 10x9mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Open a sterling silver 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the 3-1/2 inch length of gold-filled 10x9mm cable chain and the top of a 35x20mm oval green jade focal piece. Close the jumpring.

Open a sterling silver 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the bottom of a 35x20mm oval green jade focal piece and a sterling silver 10mm round textured loop. Close the jumpring.
STEP 3
Open a gold-filled 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle portion of the clasp and the first link on the 6-inch length of gold-filled 10x9mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Open a sterling silver 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the 6-inch length of gold-filled 10x9mm cable chain and the top of a 28mm twist crystal copper sew-on component. Close the jumpring.

Open a sterling silver 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the bottom of the 28mm twist crystal copper sew-on component and a sterling silver 10mm round textured loop. Close the jumpring.

First Strand

STEP 4
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 15-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire one crimp tube and a 1/2 inch piece of French wire. Pass the wire through the sterling silver 10mm round textured loop from Step 2 and back through the crimp tube, leaving one end of the wire approximately 1 inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the French wire and the textured loop so the French wire is formed in a nicely curved tube. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite) inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.

For a more finished look, place a crimp cover over the crimp tube, then gently close it.
STEP 5
String onto the beading wire the following components:
  • One 2mm round sterling silver bead
  • One Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl
  • One 2mm round sterling silver bead
  • One Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal
Repeat nineteen times for a total of twenty sets.
STEP 6
String onto the beading wire the following components:
  • One 2mm round sterling silver bead
  • One Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl
  • One 2mm round sterling silver bead
STEP 7
String on one crimp tube and a 1/2 inch piece of French wire. Pass the wire through the sterling silver 10mm round textured loop from Step 3 and back through the crimp tube, pulling the wire tight against the last bead. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the necklace. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end.

Place a crimp cover over the crimp tube, then gently close it.

Second Strand

STEP 8
Using the flush-cutters, cut an 18-inch length of Accu-Flex® beading wire. Repeat Step 4 to attach the beading wire to the sterling silver 10mm round textured loop from Step 2.
STEP 9
String onto the beading wire the following components:
  • One 2mm round sterling silver bead
  • One Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl
  • One 2mm round sterling silver bead
  • One Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal
Repeat twenty-three times for a total of twenty-four sets.
STEP 10
String onto the beading wire the following components:
  • One 2mm round sterling silver bead
  • One Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl
  • One 2mm round sterling silver bead
STEP 11
Repeat Step 7 to attach the strand to the sterling silver 10mm round textured loop from Step 3.

Necklace 2--Single-Strand Gold-Filled Chain Necklace

STEP 1
Pass a 2-inch headpin through the first hole on a sterling silver 26x15mm oval frame. String one Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal, one sterling silver 3mm round bead, one Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal, one sterling silver 3mm round bead and one Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal. Pass the headpin through the second hole on the sterling silver 26x15mm oval frame. 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 bead drop.
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut the following lengths chain:
  • One 1-inch length of gold-filled 6.4x2.4mm flat rectangle and round chain
  • One 13-inch length of gold-filled 6.4x2.4mm flat rectangle and round chain
  • One 1-1/2-inch length of gold-filled 6x5mm flat cable chain
  • One 2-inch length of gold-filled 6x5mm flat cable chain
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the lobster claw portion of the clasp (the ring is not used in this project) and the first link of the 1-1/2 inch length of gold-filled 6x5mm flat cable chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Continue connecting components in the following order:
  • One gold-filled 3mm jumpring
  • One 13-inch length of gold-filled 6.4x2.4mm flat rectangle and round chain
  • One gold-filled 3mm jumpring
  • One 2-inch length of gold-filled 6x5mm flat cable chain
  • One gold-filled 4.5mm jumpring
  • One sterling silver 16mm textured loop
  • One gold-filled 4.5mm jumpring
  • One 1-inch length of gold-filled 6.4x2.4mm flat rectangle and round chain
STEP 5
Open the loop on the bead drop created in Step 1. Pass it through the last link on the 1-inch length of gold-filled 6.4x2.4mm flat rectangle and round chain. Close the loop.

Necklace 3 - Sterling Silver Chain Necklace

STEP 1
String one 2mm round sterling silver bead, one Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal, one 2mm round sterling silver bead, one Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl, one 2mm round sterling silver bead, one Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal, and one 2mm round sterling silver bead onto a 2-inch 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 bicone olivine crystal and pearl beading link.

Repeat to create the following beading links:
  • Two 12.5mm ring olivine beading links, using one Swarovski 12.5mm ring olivine crystal, one Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl (in the center of the ring) and one 2-inch eyepin
  • Three 6mm bicone olivine beading links, using one Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal and one 1-inch eyepin
  • Three 6mm rondelle crystal copper beading links, using one Swarovski 6mm rondelle crystal copper crystal and one 1-inch eyepin
  • Four 4mm round bright gold pearl beading links, using one Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl and one 1-inch eyepin
STEP 2
Repeat to create each the following bead drops:
  • One 12.5mm ring olivine bead drop, using one Swarovski 12.5mm ring olivine crystal, one Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl (in the center of the ring) and one 1-inch headpin
  • Six 6mm bicone olivine bead drops, using one Swarovski 6mm bicone olivine crystal and one 1-inch headpin
  • Four 6mm rondelle crystal copper bead drops, using one Swarovski 6mm rondelle crystal copper crystal and one 1-inch headpin
  • Two 4mm round bright gold pearl bead drops, using one Swarovski 4mm round bright gold pearl and one 1-inch headpin
STEP 3
Using flush-cutters, cut the following lengths chain:
  • One 2-inch (6 link) length of sterling silver 10x5mm elongated cable chain
  • One 28-inch (81 link) length of sterling silver 10x5mm elongated cable chain
  • One 3-inch (54 link) length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Two 2-inch (36 link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Two 1-3/8 inch (26-link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Two 1-1/5 inch (24-link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Two 1-inch (18-link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Six 7/8 inch (15-link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • One 3/4 inch (13-link) length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Two 5/8 inch (12-link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Two 1/2 inch (10-link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Two 3/8 inch (8-link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
  • Three 1/4 inch (4-link) lengths of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain
STEP 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on one 4mm round bright gold pearl beading link. Pass the loop through the last link on a 4-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the 4mm round bright gold pearl beading link. Pass it through the first link on a 20-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain. Open the loop on one 6mm bicone olivine bead drop. Pass it through the last link on the 18-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Continue to create chain drops using the following components:
  • One 8-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 4mm round bright gold pearl beading link, one 12-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 6mm rondelle crystal copper bead drop
  • One 18-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 4mm round bright gold pearl beading link, one 15-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 6mm bicone olivine bead drop
  • One 4-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 6mm bicone olivine beading link, one 2-inch length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 4mm round bright gold pearl bead drop
  • One 15-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 12.5mm ring olivine beading link, one 10-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 6mm rondelle crystal copper bead drop
  • One 26-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 4mm round bright gold pearl beading link, one 13-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 6mm rondelle crystal copper bead drop
  • One 8-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 6mm bicone olivine beading link, one 24-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 12.5mm ring olivine bead drop
  • One 3-inch length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain and one 6mm rondelle crystal copper bead drop
  • One 4-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 6mm rondelle crystal copper beading link, one 15-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 12.5mm ring olivine beading link, one 12-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 6mm bicone olivine bead drop
  • One 15-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 6mm rondelle crystal copper beading link, one 2-inch length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 6mm bicone olivine bead drop
  • One 10-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 6mm rondelle crystal copper beading link, one 26-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 6mm bicone olivine bead drop
  • One 15-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, one 6mm bicone olivine beading link, one 15-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain, and one 4mm round bright gold pearl bead drop
  • One 24-link length of sterling silver 1.5mm cable chain and one 6mm bicone olivine bead drop
STEP 6
Open a 19 gauge sterling silver 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the sterling silver 16mm textured loop and the first link of each of chain drops from Steps 4 and 5, in the order they were made. Close the jumpring.
STEP 7
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle ring portion of the clasp and the first link of the 28-inch length of sterling silver 10x5mm elongated cable chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Open a 16 gauge sterling silver jumpring. Pass it through the last link of the 28-inch length of sterling silver 10x5mm elongated cable chain, the sterling silver 16mm textured loop from Step 6 and the first link on the 2-inch length of sterling silver 10x5mm elongated cable chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 9
Open the loop on a 6mm bicone olivine crystal and pearl beading link. Pass the loop through the last link on the 2-inch length of sterling silver 10x5mm elongated cable chain. Close the loop. Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the 6mm bicone olivine crystal and pearl beading link and the loop on the toggle portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

: : : Additional Resources : : :

The pieces featured in the Gallery of Designs are copyrighted designs and are provided for inspiration only. We encourage you to substitute different colors, products and techniques to make the design your own.

Have a question regarding this design idea? Email Customer Service.

Recommended Just for You