Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Gemstone Beads, Swarovski Crystal Beads and Chainmaille

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut the following lengths of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire™:
  • One 12-inch length
  • Seven 6-inch lengths
  • Four 3-inch lengths
STEP 2
String one 4mm crazy lace agate round bead onto one 1/2 inch gold-plated eyepin. Using round-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link.
  • Repeat to create a total of four 4mm crazy lace agate round beading links
  • Repeat to create one 6mm Swarovski purple haze bicone beading link using one 6mm Swarovski purple haze bicone bead and one 1/2 inch gold-plated eyepin
STEP 3
Using round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a wrapped loop on one end of one 6-inch length of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire.

String onto the wire one 6mm Swarovski purple haze bicone bead, one 20x15mm crazy lace agate teardrop bead and 6mm Swarovski purple haze bicone bead.

Using round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a wrapped loop on the opposite end of the 6-inch length of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire creating a crazy lace agate teardrop and purple haze bicone beading link.
  • Repeat to create a total of two 20x15mm crazy lace agate teardrop and purple haze bicone beading links on 6-inch lengths of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire
  • Repeat to create two 18x13mm crazy lace agate oval and 6mm Swarovski purple haze bicone beading links on 6-inch lengths of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire
  • Repeat to create a total of two 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading links on 6-inch lengths of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire
  • Repeat to create a total of four 8mm nephrite jade faceted round beading links on 3-inch lengths of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire
STEP 4
Using chain-nose pliers open the loop on one 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link and attach it to the toggle ring portion of the clasp. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Open the opposite loop on the 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link and attach it to one loop on one 6mm Swarovski purple haze bicone beading link. Close the loop.
STEP 6
Using round-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers open one 8x6mm gold-plated oval jumpring and pass it through the opposite loop on the 6mm Swarovski purple haze bicone beading link and two 6x4mm gold-plated oval jumprings. Close the jumpring.

Repeat for three more sets of single to double jumprings.

Open one 8x6mm gold-plated oval jumpring as pass it through the last set of double jumprings. Close the jumpring.
STEP 7
Open one 6x4mm gold-plated oval jumpring and pass it through the last jumpring and one loop on one 20x15mm crazy lace agate teardrop and purple haze bicone beading link. Close the jumpring. Repeat to add a second 6x4mm gold-plated oval jumpring for double jumprings.
STEP 8
Open one 6x4mm jumpring and pass it through the opposite loop on the 20x15mm crazy lace agate teardrop and purple haze bicone beading link and one loop on one 6mm nephrite jade faceted round beading link. Close the jumpring. Repeat to add a second 6x4mm gold-plated oval jumpring for double jumprings.
STEP 9
Repeat to connect the opposite loop on the 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading link to one loop on one 6mm nephrite jade faceted round beading link using double jumprings.
STEP 10
Repeat to connect the opposite loop on the 6mm nephrite jade faceted round beading link to one loop on one 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading link using double jumprings.
STEP 11
Repeat Steps 7 - 10 in the opposite order to create the beading link portion for the other side of the necklace.
STEP 12
Open one 6x4mm jumpring and pass it through the loop on the last 20x15mm crazy lace agate teardrop and purple haze bicone beading link and one 8x6mm gold-plated oval jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add an additional 6x4mm jumpring for double jumprings.

Repeat for five more sets of double to single jumprings.
STEP 13
Using chain-nose pliers open one loop on one 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link and pass it through the last single jumpring. Close the loop.
STEP 14
Open the opposite loop on the 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link and pass it through one loop on a second 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link. Close the loop.
STEP 15
Open the opposite loop on the 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link and pass it through one loop on a third 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link. Close the loop.
STEP 16
Open the opposite loop on the 4mm crazy lace agate round beading link and pass it through the loop on the toggle bar portion of the clasp. Close the loop.
STEP 17
Wrap one end of a 12-inch length of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire around the left wrapped loop on the center 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading link and through one 30x15mm green opal marquise bead. Wrap the wire up the back of the 30x15mm green opal marquise bead. Position the marquise bead and adjust the wire to get the marquise bead in the desired position. Wrap the straight end of the wire once around the wire where the marquise bead meets the bottom of the 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading link.
STEP 18
Pass the wire through a second 30x15mm green opal marquise bead. Wrap the wire up the back of the 30x15mm green opal marquise bead. Position the marquise bead and adjust the wire to get the marquise bead in the desired position. Wrap the straight end of the wire once around the wire where the marquise bead meets the bottom of the 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading link.
STEP 19
Repeat Step 18 to add three additional 30x15mm green opal marquise beads. After the last 30x15mm green opal marquise bead is added, wrap the straight end of the wire around the opposite side of the 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading link for two wraps.
STEP 20
String onto the straight end of the wire three 8mm nephrite jade faceted round beads. Wrap the straight end of the wire around the wire connecting the center 30x15mm green opal marquise bead to the 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading link for one wrap.
STEP 21
String onto the straight end of the wire three 8mm nephrite jade faceted round beads. Wrap the straight end of the wire around the opposite wrapped loop of the 35x25mm crazy lace agate oval beading link.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut two 7-inch lengths of 22-gauge gold Zebra Wire.
STEP 2
Using round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters create a wrapped loop on one end of the wire.
STEP 3
String onto the straight end of the wire one 6mm Swarovski purple haze bicone bead, one 5mm "pewter" beaded rondelle bead and one 20x15mm crazy lace agate teardrop bead.
STEP 4
Bend the wire up the back of the 20x15mm crazy lace agate teardrop bead and make three to four wraps around the center wire.
STEP 5
Using flush-cutters trim the wire flush with the wraps.

Repeat Steps 2 - 5 to create the second earring.

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