Single-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal and Gold-Plated Brass Bead Caps and Chain


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Discover the style secret of the Y-shaped necklace with this hammered chain tassel design that's sure to be a fashion favorite. This necklace adds an instant on-trend touch to any outfit or occasion. Y-shaped necklaces are top sellers because of their versatility and slimming effect ...
STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following lengths of gold-plated 14mm hammered round chain:
  • One 20-inch section (43 links)
  • One 3-3/4 inch section (8 links)
  • Two 3-inch sections (6 links)
STEP 2
String the following beads and components onto one gold-plated 2-inch headpin:
  • One gold-finished 6mm flower bead cap
  • One Swarovski jet 18mm rondelle bead
  • One gold-plated 15x10mm leaf bead cap
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB rondelle
  • One Swarovski mystic black 8mm round pearl
  • One gold-finished 6mm flower bead cap
Using round-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating beading drop #1.
STEP 3
Using flush-cutters, cut the head off of one gold-plated 2-inch headpin. Repeat Step 2 to create beading link #2 using a simple loop on each end.
STEP 4
Repeat Step 3 to create beading drop #3 with a simple loop using the following components:
  • One gold-finished 6mm flower bead cap
  • One Swarovski jet 18mm rondelle bead
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB rondelle
  • One Swarovski mystic black 8mm round pearl
  • One gold-finished 6mm flower bead cap
STEP 5

Using flush-cutters, cut the head off of one gold-plated 2-inch headpin. Using round-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, create a simple loop on one straight end of the wire. Attach the simple loop to the first link on one 20-inch section of gold-plated chain. String onto the wire the following components:
  • One gold-plated and Swarovski crystal AB rondelle
  • One Swarovski mystic black 8mm round pearl
  • One gold-finished 6mm bead cap
Using round-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, begin a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire, but before wrapping the loop, pass the wire through one gold-plated 13x6mm lobster claw clasp. Finish the wrapped loop.
STEP 6
Open the top simple loop on beading link #2 and pass it through the last link on the 20-inch section of chain. Close the loop.
STEP 7
Open one gold-plated 8mm twisted jumpring and pass it through the bottom simple loop on beading link #2 and the first link on each of the three remaining sections of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Open the simple loop on the top of beading drop #3 and pass it through the last link on the 3-3/4 inch length of chain. Close the loop.

Open the simple loop on beading drop #1 and pass it through the last link on one 3-inch length of chain. Close the loop.
STEP 9
Open one gold-plated 8mm twisted jumpring and pass it through the last link on the second 3-inch length of chain and the hole on one Swarovski crystal AB 20x20mm cross pendant drop. Close the jumpring.

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