Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Celestial Crystal® Beads and Gold- and Silver-Plated Chain

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Ten 5-inch lengths of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain
  • Ten 3-inch lengths of silver-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain
  • Five 4-inch lengths of silver-plated 7x5mm twist cable chain
STEP 2
String one silver-plated 3mm round bead, one 24x20mm faceted oval clear glass bead and one silver-plated 3mm round bead onto one headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the headpin. Repeat to create three 24x20mm faceted oval clear glass bead drops.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Five 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead drops using one silver-plated 3mm round bead, one 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead, one silver-plated 3mm round bead and one headpin
  • Four 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic purple glass bead drops using one silver-plated 3mm round bead, one 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic purple glass bead, one silver-plated 3mm round bead and one headpin
  • Five 15x10mm faceted teardrop topaz glass bead drops using one silver-plated 3mm round bead, one 15x10mm faceted teardrop topaz glass bead, one silver-plated 3mm round bead and one headpin
  • Twenty-two 4mm bicone clear glass bead drops using one 4mm bicone clear glass bead and one 1-inch ballpin
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open one silver-plated 5.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the lobster claw clasp and a gold-plated 18x12mm open link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Open a 5.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on five 5-inch lengths of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain and the gold-plated 18x12mm open link. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the first link on five 5-inch lengths of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain to the second gold-plated 18x12mm open link.
STEP 5
Open the first link on a 3-inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain. Pass it through the last link on the first 5-inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain. Close the link.

Open the last link on the 3-inch lengths of silver-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain. Pass it through the first link on a 4-inch length of silver-plated 7x5mm twist cable chain. Close the link.

Open the first link on a 3-inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain. Pass it through the last link on the 4-inch length of silver-plated 7x5mm twist cable chain. Close the link.

Open the last link on the 3-inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain. Pass it through the last link on the first 5-inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain attached to the opposite gold-plated 18x12mm open link.

Repeat to attach two 3-inch lengths of silver-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain and one 4-inch length of silver-plated 7x5mm twist cable chain to each of the 5-inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain for a total of 5 sets of chains.
STEP 6
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on the first 3-inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm heavy cable chain on the first strand and the loop on a 4mm bicone clear glass bead drop. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to randomly attach the following to the silver chain portion of the first strand:
  • Four 4mm bicone clear glass bead drops
  • One 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic purple bead drop
  • Three 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic dark blue bead drops
  • Three 8x6mm faceted rondelle topaz bead drops
  • Three 8x6mm faceted rondelle smoke bead drops
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop topaz glass bead drop
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead drop

Repeat to randomly attach the following to the silver chain portion of the second strand:
  • Two 4mm bicone clear glass bead drops
  • One 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic purple bead drop
  • One 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic dark blue bead drop
  • One 8x6mm faceted rondelle topaz bead drop
  • Three 8x6mm faceted rondelle smoke bead drops
  • Two 15x10mm faceted teardrop topaz glass bead drop
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic purple glass bead drop
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead drop
  • One 24x20mm faceted oval clear glass bead drop

Repeat to randomly attach the following to the silver chain portion of the third strand:
  • Two 4mm bicone clear glass bead drops
  • Two 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic purple bead drop
  • Two 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic dark blue bead drop
  • Three 8x6mm faceted rondelle topaz bead drop
  • One 8x6mm faceted rondelle smoke bead drops
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic purple glass bead drop
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead drop

Repeat to randomly attach the following to the silver chain portion of the fourth strand:
  • Five 4mm bicone clear glass bead drops
  • Four 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic dark blue bead drop
  • One 8x6mm faceted rondelle topaz bead drop
  • One 8x6mm faceted rondelle smoke bead drops
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic purple glass bead drop
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead drop
  • One 24x20mm faceted oval clear glass bead drop

Repeat to randomly attach the following to the silver chain portion of the fifth strand:
  • Five 4mm bicone clear glass bead drops
  • Four 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic purple bead drop
  • two 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic dark blue bead drops
  • One 8x6mm faceted rondelle smoke bead drop
  • Two 15x10mm faceted teardrop topaz glass bead drop
  • Two 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic purple glass bead drops
  • One 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead drop
  • One 24x20mm faceted oval clear glass bead drop (positioned in center of strand)

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut two 1-inch lengths of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain.
STEP 2
String one silver-plated 3mm round bead, one 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead and one silver-plated 3mm round bead onto a head. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the headpin. Repeat to create two 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead drops.

Repeat to create sixteen 4mm bicone clear glass bead drops using one 4mm bicone clear glass bead and one 1-inch ballpin.
STEP 3
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open one silver-plated 4mm jumpring. Pass it though the loop on one 15x10mm faceted teardrop metallic dark blue glass bead drop, two 8x6mm faceted rondelle topaz bead drops and the first link on a 1-inch length of gold-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach one 8x6mm faceted rondelle topaz bead drop with one 4mm jumpring to each side of the second link on the chain.

Repeat to attach one 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic purple bead drop with one 4mm jumpring to each side of the third link on the chain.

Repeat to attach one 8x6mm faceted rondelle metallic purple bead drop and one 4mm bicone clear glass bead drop with one 4mm jumpring to each side of the fourth link on the chain.

Open the loop on one 4mm bicone clear glass bead drop. Pass it through the fifth link on one side of the chain. Repeat to attach one 4mm bicone clear glass bead drop to the opposite side of the fifth link and one on each side of the sixth link.
STEP 4
Open the loop on an earwire. Pass it through the last link on the chain. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to create the second earring.

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