Double-Strand Necklace with Silver-Plated Brass Beads and Drops, Glass Beads and Swarovski Crystal

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This captivating necklace makes a beautiful statement with V-neck or scoop front necklines and can dress up a casual t-shirt or complement a more formal dress. Heart motifs are always in style and heart jewelry never goes out of fashion, making this necklace a smart style investment. The design can be customized for holiday and special occasion jewelry lines including Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, weddings, and more, offering a creative way to ...
STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut the following:
  • One 19-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire
  • One 17-inch length of beading wire

First Strand

STEP 2
String the following onto one end of the 19-inch length of beading wire:
  • One 2x2mm sterling silver crimp bead
  • One Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicone bead
  • One 2x2mm sterling silver crimp bead
  • One silver-plated Accu-Guard™ wire protector
  • The first loop on the filigree box portion of the clasp
STEP 3
Pass the beading wire in the opposite direction through the beads. Pull the beads snug against the Accu-Guard leaving about 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead farthest away from the bar portion then crimp the second crimp bead as well. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 4
String the following onto the 19-inch length of beading wire:
  • Twenty-three Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicones
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (large end facing rondelle)
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (large end facing rondelle)
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (large end facing rondelle)
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski creamrose light 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski creamrose light 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (large end facing rondelle)
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (small end facing rondelle)
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski creamrose light 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (large end facing rondelle)
STEP 5

String onto the beading wire one silver-finished puffed heart cage drop.

Note: Small bead can be inserted into the cage before stringing onto necklace for a different look.
STEP 6
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 4 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to attach wire to the first loop on the tab portion of the clasp.

Note: Make sure to attach the corresponding loop to the filigree portion of the clasp so your strands do not cross when the necklace is complete.

Second Strand

STEP 8
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to attach the second loop on the filigree square portion of the box clasp.
STEP 9
String the following onto the 17-inch length of beading wire:
  • Twenty-five Swarovski light Siam 4mm bicones
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (large end facing rondelle)
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 6mm stardust round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
STEP 10
Continue to string the following:
  • One Czech crackle glass druk ruby red 8mm round
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (small end facing rondelle)
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One Swarovski creamrose light 4mm round pearl
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
  • One silver-plated 5mm teardrop (large end facing rondelle)
  • One Swarovski and silver-plated crystal AB 4mm rondelle
Repeat to string this sequence a two more times.
STEP 11
String onto the beading ore one silver-finished puffed heart cage drop.
STEP 12
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 4 opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.
STEP 13
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to attach the wire to the second loop on the tab portion of the clasp.

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