Single-Strand Necklace with Black Spinel Gemstone Beads, Black Onyx Gemstone Beads and Swarovski Crystal

STEP 1
String the following components onto one silver-plated and Swarovski crystal headpin:
  • One black spinel 9x8mm faceted teardrop bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone bead
Using round-nose pliers and chain-nose pliers, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a Swarovski and spinel beading drop.

Repeat to create a total of seven Swarovski and spinel beading drops.
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut one 22-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 3
String on to the beading wire one gold-filled 2x2mm crimp bead and the loop on the hook portion of one silver-plated 14x7mm box clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp bead pulling the wire snug against the loop. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional). Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end. Place a silver-plated 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 4
String the following beads onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski jet 4mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • Forty-six Swarovski jet 4mm round beads
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski jet 4mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm faceted round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski jet 4mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
STEP 5
Continue stringing the following beads and drops:
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski jet 4mm round bead
  • One Swarovski and spinel beading drop
  • One Swarovski jet 4mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
Repeat the beading pattern for a total of seven sets.
STEP 6
Continue stringing the following beads for the second half of the necklace:
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski jet 4mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One black onyx 8mm faceted round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski jet 4mm round bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • Forty-six Swarovski jet 4mm round beads
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm bicone bead
  • One silver-plated and Swarovski jet 4mm rondelle bead
  • Swarovski jet 4mm round beads
STEP 7
Repeat Step 3 to attach the second half of the necklace to the box portion of the clasp.

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