Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Celestial Crystal® Beads, Hill Tribes Silver-Plated Copper Beads and Charms and Cloisonné Charms

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut the following lengths of silver-finished 3x2.5mm cable chain:
  • One 2-link
  • Two 3/8 inch
  • Two 3/4 inch
  • One 7/8 inch
  • One 1-3/8 inch
  • One 1-1/2 inch
  • One 1-5/8 inch
  • One 1-7/8 inch
  • One 2-inch
And one 3-1/2 inch length of silver-plated 4.8x3.3mm cable chain.

Tassel

STEP 2
String one Swarovski light topaz 6mm round bead onto a headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire to create one light topaz 6mm round bead drop.

Repeat to create the following:
  • One emerald green AB 6mm faceted round bead drop using one Celestial Crystal® emerald green AB 6mm faceted round bead and one headpin
  • One emerald green AB 6mm faceted round beading link using one Celestial Crystal emerald green AB 6mm faceted round bead and one eyepin
  • Two lime green AB 6mm faceted round beading links using one Celestial Crystal lime green AB 6mm faceted round bead and one eyepin
  • One green frost AB2X 6mm faceted round beading link using one Celestial Crystal green frost AB2X 6mm faceted round bead and one eyepin
  • Two pink AB 6mm faceted round beading links using one Celestial Crystal pink AB 6mm faceted round bead and one eyepin
  • One light topaz 6mm round beading link using one Swarovski light topaz 6mm round bead and one eyepin
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open the loop on an emerald green AB 6mm faceted round beading link. Pass it through the last link on one 1-7/8 inch length of chain. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the beading link. Pass it through the first link on one 3/4 inch length of chain. Close the loop. Open the last link on the 3/4 inch length of chain. Pass the link through the loop on one silver-plated 20x19mm leaf charm. Close the link. This is tassel #1.
STEP 4
Repeat to attach the following components to create the following tassels:
  • Tassel #2: one 1-1/2 inch length of chain, one pink AB 6mm faceted round beading link, one 3/4 inch length of chain, one lime green AB 6mm faceted round beading link, one 2-link length of chain and one light topaz 6mm round bead drop
  • Tassel #3: one 3-1/2 inch length of chain, one silver-plated 20x20mm leaf charm. Attach one 23x18mm cloisonné butterfly charm to the 19th link on the chain using a 4mm jumpring.
  • Tassel #4: one 1-5/8 inch length of chain, one light topaz 6mm round beading link, one 3/8 inch length of chain, one green frost AB2X 6mm faceted round beading link, one 5/8 inch length of chain and one emerald green AB 6mm round bead drop
  • Tassel #5: one 1-3/8 inch length of chain, one lime green AB 6mm faceted round beading link and one silver-plated 26x14mm leaf charm
  • Tassel #6: one 2-inch length of chain, one pink AB 6mm faceted round beading link, one 3/8 inch length of chain and one silver-plated 26x20mm leaf charm
STEP 5
Open an 8mm twisted jumpring. Pass it through the first link on the chains in order from tassel #1 to tassel #6 and through the bail on the antiqued silver-plated 41x35mm swirl design focal. Close the jumpring.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 6
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the bar portion of the toggle clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a jumpring to the ring portion of the toggle clasp.
STEP 7
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 22-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire one crimp tube, a silver-plated Accu-Guard™ and the jumpring on the bar portion of the toggle clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, leaving one end of the wire approximately 1 inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the Accu-Guard. 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 crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.
STEP 8
String onto the beading wire the following:
  • Nine silver-plated 5x2mm round tube with flower design beads
  • Three sets of one pink AB 6mm faceted round bead and one silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One pink AB 6mm faceted round bead
  • Five silver-plated 5x3mm ridged rondelle beads
  • Three sets of one Swarovski light topaz 6mm round bead and one silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski light topaz 6mm round bead
  • One silver-plated 14x3mm tube with leaf design bead
  • Two sets of one green frost AB2X 6mm faceted round bead and one silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One green frost AB2X 6mm faceted round bead
  • Four silver-plated 4x4mm cube with flower design beads
  • Three sets of one lime green AB 6mm faceted round bead and one silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One lime green AB 6mm faceted round bead
  • Two silver-plated 7x3mm round tube beads
  • One emerald green AB 6mm faceted round bead
  • One silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One emerald green AB 6mm faceted round bead
  • One silver-plated 4x4mm faceted cube with flower design bead
  • One silver-plated 11x5mm round tube with X-shaped design
  • One silver-plated 4x4mm faceted cube with flower design bead
  • The bail on the focal piece from Step 5
  • One silver-plated 4x4mm faceted cube with flower design bead
  • One silver-plated 11x5mm round tube with X-shaped design
  • One silver-plated 4x4mm faceted cube with flower design bead
  • Four sets of one emerald green AB 6mm faceted round bead and one silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One emerald green AB 6mm faceted round bead
  • One silver-plated 14x3mm tube with leaf design bead
  • One lime green AB 6mm faceted round bead
  • One silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One lime green AB 6mm faceted round bead
  • Five silver-plated 5x3mm ridged rondelle beads
  • Three sets of one frost glass AB2X 6mm faceted round bead and one silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One frost green AB2X 6mm faceted round bead
  • Three silver-plated 7x3mm round tube beads
  • One Swarovski light topaz 6mm round bead
  • One silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One Swarovski light topaz 6mm round bead
  • One silver-plated 14x3mm tube with leaf design bead
  • Two sets of one pink AB 6mm faceted round bead and one silver-plated 3x2mm smooth rondelle bead
  • One pink AB 6mm faceted round bead
  • Ten silver-plated 5x2mm round tube with flower design beads
STEP 9
String on one crimp tube, a silver-plated Accu-Guard and the jumpring on the ring portion of the toggle clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, pulling the wire tight against the last bead. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the necklace. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim excess wire from the end. Place a crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut two 1/2 inch lengths, two 1-inch lengths, and two 1-1/2 inch lengths of silver-plated 3x2.5mm cable chain.

Tassel

STEP 2
String one Swarovski light topaz 6mm round bead onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a total of two light topaz 6mm round beading links.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Two green frost AB2X 6mm faceted round beading link using one Celestial Crystal green frost AB2X 6mm faceted round bead and one eyepin
  • Two pink AB 6mm faceted round beading links using one Celestial Crystal pink AB 6mm faceted round bead and one eyepin
  • Eighteen silver-plated 5x2mm round tube bead drops using one silver-plated 5x2mm round tube with flower design bead and one headpin
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on one 1-inch length, one 1/2 inch length and one 1-1/2 inch length of cable chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Open the loop on one earwire. Pass the loop through the 4mm jumpring with the chains attached to it and the loop on one silver-plated butterfly charm. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Open the top loop on one light topaz 6mm round beading link. Pass it through the last link on the 1-inch length of chain. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the light topaz 6mm round beading link. Pass the loop through the loop on three silver-plated 5x2mm round tube bead drops. Close the loop.

Repeat to attach one pink AB 6mm faceted round beading link and three silver-plated 5x2mm round tube bead drops to the1/2 inch length of chain and one green frost AB2X 6mm faceted round beading link and three silver-plated 5x2mm round tube bead drops to the 1-1/2 inch length of chain.
STEP 6
Repeat Steps 3 - 5 to create the second earring.

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