Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Czech Glass Beads, Silver-Finished Cones and Chain and Swarovski Crystal

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Thirty-four 1-3/4 inch lengths and sixteen 2-1/4 inch lengths of silver-finished 2.2mm cable chain
  • Two 3-1/2 inch lengths of silver-finished 7x5mm twisted cable chain
STEP 2
String one antiqued silver-plated 2.5mm round bead and one antiqued silver-plated 7x5mm butterfly bead onto a headpin with 1.5mm ball. 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 fourteen silver-plated 7x5mm butterfly bead drops.

Repeat to create:
  • Twenty-one silver-finished 4.5x5mm butterfly bead drops using one silver-finished 4.5x5mm butterfly bead and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Four Swarovski violet 6mm butterfly bead drops using one Swarovski violet 6mm butterfly and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Two Swarovski light turquoise 6mm butterfly bead drops using one Swarovski light turquoise 6mm butterfly and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Two Swarovski peridot 6mm butterfly bead drops using one Swarovski peridot 6mm butterfly and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Two Swarovski aquamarine 6mm butterfly bead drops using one Swarovski aquamarine 6mm butterfly and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Four Swarovski crystal AB 5mm butterfly bead drops using one Swarovski crystal AB 5mm butterfly and one headpin with 1.5mm ball
  • Thirty-nine Czech fire-polished glass emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round links using one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round and one 1-inch eyepin
  • Nine Celestial Crystal® emerald green 4mm bicone beading links using one emerald green 4mm bicone bead and one 1-inch eyepin
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round link. Pass it through one hole on a silver-plated 14x2mm double-paddle link. Close the loop. Open the loop on one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round link. Pass it through the opposite hole on the silver-plated 14x2mm double-paddle link. Close the loop. Repeat to make a tassel of three alternating 4mm faceted round beading link and silver-plated 14x2mm double-paddle links.

Using three alternating emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round links and silver-plated 14x2mm double-paddle links and three emerald green bicone tassels using three alternating emerald green 4mm bicone beading links and silver-plated 14x2mm double-paddle links.
STEP 4
Open the loop on a 1-inch eyepin. Pass the first link on eight 1-3/4 inch lengths of silver-finished 2.2mm cable chain onto the loop. Close the loop. String onto the straight end of the eyepin two silver-plated 3mm round beads, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead (inside the cone), one silver-finished 21x6mm filigree cone and one emerald green 4mm bicone bead. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.

Open the loop on a silver-plated 7x5mm butterfly bead drop. Pass it through the last link on one of the 1-3/4 inch lengths of chain. Close the loop. Repeat to attach three silver-finished 4.5x5mm butterfly bead drops to the last link on three 1-3/4 inch lengths of chain. Repeat to create a total of two short 21x6mm filigree cone bead drops.

Repeat to create:
  • Two long 21x6mm filigree cone bead drops using eight 2-1/4 inch lengths of silver-finished 2.2mm cable chain on the loop, two silver-plated 3mm round beads and one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead (inside the cone), one silver-finished 21x6mm filigree cone and one emerald green 4mm bicone bead on a 2-1/2 inch eyepin
  • Four 35x9mm filigree cone bead drops using one silver-plated 7x4mm star bead cap, Czech glass druk transparent emerald green 10mm round bead, one Celestial Crystal emerald green 6mm faceted round bead, two Celestial Crystal emerald green 4mm bicone beads, one silver-plated 3mm round bead, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, one silver-plated 35x9mm filigree cone and two silver-plated 2.5mm round beads on a 2-1/2 inch headpin (gently form the bottom of the bead cone to the 10mm glass bead)
  • One 40x10mm filigree cone beading link using one Czech glass druk transparent emerald green 10mm round bead, one Celestial Crystal emerald green 6mm faceted round bead, three Celestial Crystal emerald green 4mm bicone beads, one silver-plated 2.5mm round bead, one silver-plated 40x10mm filigree cone, one emerald green 6mm faceted round bead and one silver-plated 7x4mm star bead cap on a 2-1/2 inch eyepin (gently form the bottom of the bead cone to the 10mm glass bead and the bead cap over the 6mm glass bead)
STEP 5
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on three 1-3/4 inch lengths of silver-finished 2.2mm cable chain, two emerald green carmen glass tassels, and the loop on a 2-1/2 inch eyepin. Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on three 1-3/4 inch lengths of silver-finished 2.2mm cable chain and three emerald green bicone glass tassels, and the loop on the 2-1/2 inch eyepin.

String one silver-plated 7x4mm star bead cap (inside the cone) and one silver-finished 20x17mm filigree cone onto a 2-1/2 inch 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.

Open the loop on a silver-plated 7x5mm butterfly bead drop. Pass it through the last link on one of the 1-3/4 inch lengths of chain. Close the loop. Repeat to attach three silver-plated 7x5mm butterfly bead drops, two silver-finished 4.5x5mm butterfly bead drops and five Swarovski butterfly bead drops to the last link on the chains or tassels in a random pattern.

Open the loop on the top of the 20x17mm filigree cone. Pass it through the loop on the bottom of 40x10mm filigree cone beading link. Close the loop.
STEP 6
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on three 1-3/4 inch lengths of silver-finished 2.2mm cable chain, two emerald green carmen glass tassels, and the loop on a 2-1/2 inch eyepin. Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on two 1-3/4 inch lengths of silver-finished 2.2mm cable chain and three emerald green carmen glass tassels, and the loop on the 2-1/2 inch eyepin.

String one silver-plated 8x6mm cone, one emerald green 6mm faceted round bead, two emerald green 4mm bicone beads, two silver-plated 2.5mm round beads (inside the cone), one silver-finished 35x9mm filigree cone and two silver-plated 2.5mm round beads onto the 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.

Open the loop on a silver-plated 7x5mm butterfly bead drop. Pass it through the last link on one of the 1-3/4 inch lengths of chain. Close the loop. Repeat to attach three silver-plated 7x5mm butterfly bead drops, two silver-finished 4.5x5mm butterfly bead drops and three Swarovski butterfly bead drops to the last link on the chains or tassels in a random pattern.

Repeat to create two tasseled 35x9mm filigree cone bead drops.
STEP 7
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a lobster claw clasp and the first link on a 3-1/2 inch length of silver-finished 7x5mm twisted cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on the second 3-1/2 inch length of silver-finished 7x5mm twisted cable chain. Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a Swarovski violet 6mm butterfly bead drop and the 5mm jumpring. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Using flush-cutters, cut a 16-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire, one crimp tube and a 1/2 inch piece of French wire. Pass the wire through the last link on the first 3-1/2 inch length of silver-finished 7x5mm twisted cable chain and back through the crimp tube leaving one end of the wire approximately one inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the French wire and the jumpring so the French wire is formed in a nicely curved tube. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 9
String onto the wire the following:
  • One emerald green Carmen 4mm faceted round
  • One silver-plated 4mm heishi bead
  • One Celestial Crystal emerald green 8mm faceted round
  • One silver-plated 4mm heishi bead
  • One set of one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead, one Celestial Crystal emerald green 8mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead and one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round
  • One silver-plated 2x1.5mm crimp bead (uncrimped)
  • One short 21x6mm filigree cone bead drop (seated over the crimp)
  • One set of one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead, one Celestial Crystal emerald green 8mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead and one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round
  • One silver-plated 2x1.5mm crimp bead
  • One 35x9mm filigree cone bead drop (seated over the crimp)
  • One set of one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead, one Celestial Crystal emerald green 8mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead and one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round
  • One silver-plated 2x1.5mm crimp bead (uncrimped)
  • One long 21x6mm filigree cone bead drop (seated over the crimp)
  • One set of one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead, one Celestial Crystal emerald green 8mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead and one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round
  • One silver-plated 2x1.5mm crimp bead (uncrimped)
  • One 35x9mm filigree cone bead drop (seated over the crimp)
  • One set of one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead, one Celestial Crystal emerald green 8mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead and one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round
  • One silver-plated 2x1.5mm crimp bead (uncrimped)
  • One tasseled 35x9mm filigree cone bead drop (seated over the crimp)
  • One set of one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead, one Celestial Crystal emerald green 8mm faceted round, one silver-plated 4mm heishi bead and one emerald green carmen 4mm faceted round
STEP 10
String onto the beading wire one silver-plated 2x1.5mm crimp bead and one tasseled 40x10mm filigree cone bead drop (seated over the crimp).
STEP 11
Repeat Step 9 in reverse order, to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 12
Place one crimp tube, 1/2 inch of French wire and the last link on the second 3-1/2 inch length of silver-finished 7x5mm twisted cable chain. Pass the beading wire back through crimp, then pull the wire snugly so the crimp and the French wire are closer to the link. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the first part 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.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one silver-plated 7x4mm star bead cap, one Czech glass druk transparent emerald green 10mm round bead, two emerald green Celestial Crystal 6mm faceted round beads, three Celestial Crystal emerald green 4mm bicone beads, (inside the cone) one silver-plated 40x10mm filigree cone and one emerald green 4mm bicone bead onto a 2-1/2 inch 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.

Repeat to create two 40x10mm filigree cone bead drops.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a filigree earring. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach the second bead drop to an earring.

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