Single-Strand Lariat-Style Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set with Black Onyx Gemstone Beads and Swarovski Crystal

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut one 32-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto the end of wire one silver-plated 3x2mm crimp tube leaving a 1-inch tail. Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube in the second notch of the pliers compressing crimp into a V-shape. Pass the tail of the wire back through the second channel in the V, pull wire tight against crimp then complete the second half of the crimping process. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end. Place a silver-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.
STEP 3
String the following beads onto the straight end of the wire:
  • One black onyx and Swarovski crystal clear 20mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx and crystal 20mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx and Swarovski crystal clear 20mm round bead
STEP 4
Continue stringing:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
Repeat Step 4 for a total of seven sets.
STEP 5
Continue stringing:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • Fourteen silver-plated 3mm square round beads
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
STEP 6
Continue stringing:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
Repeat to create a total of forty-four sets.
STEP 7
Continue stringing:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • Twelve silver-plated 3mm square round beads
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal AB 4mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
STEP 8
Continue stringing:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
Repeat to create a total of nine sets.
STEP 9
Continue stringing:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx and Swarovski crystal clear 20mm round bead
STEP 10
Continue stringing:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx and Swarovski crystal clear 20mm round bead
  • One silver-plated crimp bead
STEP 11
Repeat Step 2 to terminate the straight end of the wire.

Bracelet

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut one 9-inch length of Accu-Flex beading wire.
STEP 2
String the following beads onto one silver-plated and Swarovski crystal headpin:
  • One black onyx and Swarovski crystal clear 14mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
STEP 3
Using round-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.
STEP 4
Open one silver-plated 8x6mm oval jumpring and pass it through the loop on the beading drop and around the ring portion of the silver-plated hammered round toggle clasp. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Open one silver-plated 3mm round jumpring and pass it through the hole on the ring portion of the toggle clasp. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
String onto the beading wire one silver-plated crimp tube and the 3mm round jumpring attached to the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and pull snug against the jumpring.
STEP 7
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. Place a silver-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.
STEP 8
String the following beads onto the wire:
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx and Swarovski crystal clear 12mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx and Swarovski crystal clear 14mm round bead
Repeat this pattern for a total of three sets.
STEP 9
Continue stringing:
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx and Swarovski 12mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
Repeat Step 6 to crimp the wire to the bar portion of the toggle clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following beads onto one silver-plated and Swarovski headpin:
  • One black onyx and Swarovski crystal clear 14mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski crystal clear 8mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm round bead
STEP 2
Using round-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Open the loop on the earwire and pass it through the simple loop. Close the loop.

Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create a second earring.

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