Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Silver-Plated Brass Jumprings

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut one 30-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
Onto one silver-plated 3/4 inch headpin, string one Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round drop. Repeat to create a total of nine Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round drops, thirty-four Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drops and fifteen Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone drops.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open five silver-plated 10mm twisted jumprings and thirty-five silver-plated 6mm twisted jumprings.
STEP 4
Pass one 6mm twisted jumpring through the loop on one portion of one sterling silver 25x17mm square interlocking clasp, one Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round drop and three Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drops. Close the jumpring.

Repeat using the second portion of the interlocking clasp, adding one Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round drop and six Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drops.
STEP 5
Pass one 10mm twisted jumpring through the hole in one Swarovski denim blue 28x21mm graphic pendant and the loop on three Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone drops. Close the jumpring creating a Swarovski denim blue 28x21mm graphic drop.

Repeat using one Swarovski denim blue 19x14mm graphic pendant. Repeat to create a total of four 19x14mm graphic drops.
STEP 6
Pass one 6mm twisted jumpring through the loop on one Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round drop. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add a 6mm jumpring to a total of seven Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round drops.

Repeat to add one 6mm twisted jumpring to the loop on a total of twenty-four Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drops.
STEP 7
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One silver-plated 2x2mm crimp bead
  • One Accu-guard™ wire protector
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring on one portion of the interlocking clasp
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one sterling silver 3mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
STEP 8
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • The Swarovski denim blue 28x21mm graphic drop
  • Repeat this stringing sequence a total of two times:
    • Seven 6mm twisted jumprings
    • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • Four 6mm twisted jumprings
STEP 9
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski denim blue 19x14mm graphic drop
  • Approximately six 6mm twisted jumprings
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • Approximately ten 6mm twisted jumprings
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • Approximately six 6mm twisted jumprings
Note: String 6mm jumprings in a slightly random pattern varying the amount used between each drop.

Repeat this sequence to string four sets then string approximately twenty 6mm twisted jumprings.
STEP 10
Continue to string:
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring
  • One Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • Approximately forty 6mm twisted jumprings
Repeat this sequence to string a total of six sets reducing the amount of jumprings between each set by approximately 5 jumprings.
STEP 11
Continue to string:
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring
  • One Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • Approximately five 6mm twisted jumprings
Repeat this sequence to string a total of eight sets.
STEP 12
Continue to string:
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring
  • One Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • Two 6mm twisted jumprings
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • Two 6mm twisted jumprings
STEP 13
Continue to string:
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round drop
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • Two 6mm twisted jumprings
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • Two 6mm twisted jumprings
Repeat this sequence to string a total of four sets.
STEP 14
Continue to string:
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • One Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
STEP 15
Repeat the sequence in Step 13 for one set.
STEP 16
Continue to string:
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 6mm round drop
  • One Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
STEP 17
Repeat Step 7 to using the second portion of the interlocking clasp to secure the strand.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut two 8-inch lengths of beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto one silver-plated 3/4 inch headpin one Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone drop. Repeat to create a total of eight Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone drops and four Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drops.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open sixteen silver-plated 6mm twisted jumprings.
STEP 4
Pass one 6mm twisted jumpring through the loop on one Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone drops. Close the jumpring. Repeat to add a 6mm jumpring to a total of eight Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone drops and four Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drops.
STEP 5
Place a Bead Stopper™ on one end of one length of beading wire.
STEP 6
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One sterling silver 2x2mm crimp bead
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring
  • One Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One 6mm twisted jumpring
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • Five 6mm twisted jumprings
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • One Swarovski denim blue 6mm round
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • One Swarovski denim blue 4mm round
STEP 7
Continue to string the following:
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone drop
  • One 6mm twisted jumprings
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round drop
  • One 6mm twisted jumprings
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 3mm bicone drop
STEP 8
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 5 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the earring.
STEP 9
Remove the Bead Stopper from the opposite end of the beading wire.

Pass both ends of the beading wire through the crimp bead in the opposite direction creating a loop. Place one silver-plated 8x3.5mm bead tip over the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the bead tip. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the crimp (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the ends of the beading wire close to the sides of the bead tip. Using flat-nose pliers press the bead tip closed.
STEP 10
Using chain-nose pliers bend the end of the bead tip into a loop.

Pass one 6mm twisted jumpring through the loop of the bead tip and the loop on one sterling silver 20mm fishhook earwire. Close the jumpring.
STEP 11
Repeat Steps 5 - 10 to create a second earring.

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