Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Gemstone Beads and Czech Crystal Beads

Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Gemstone Beads and Czech Crystal Beads

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This jewelry set is easy to wear and adds a youthful element and pop of color to any look. The consistent stringing pattern is striking, and the design follows the rule of three and odd numbered composition, for a visually pleasing result. Three beads are brilliantly placed in between each of the seven crazy lace agate teardrops in ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 23-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String one crazy lace agate fuchsia 20x15mm teardrop onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of seven teardrop drops.

Attach one 4.5mm jumpring to the loop on each teardrop drop.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire: one crimp and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end.

Crimp then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 4
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One magnesite fuchsia 8mm round
  • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
  • One riverstone green 8mm round
  • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
  • One aquamarine 8mm bicone
  • Repeat this sequence to string three sets:
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One magnesite fuchsia 8mm round
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One riverstone green 8mm round
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One aquamarine 8mm bicone
  • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
  • One magnesite fuchsia 8mm round
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One riverstone green 8mm round
    • One crystal AB 4mm round
    • Two opaque silver-finished #15 rocailles
    • Jumpring on one teardrop drop
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One aquamarine 8mm bicone
    • One crystal AB 4mm round
    • Two opaque silver-finished #15 rocailles
    • Jumpring on one teardrop drop
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One magnesite fuchsia 8mm round
    • One crystal AB 4mm round
    • Two opaque silver-finished #15 rocailles
    • Jumpring on one teardrop drop
  • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
  • One riverstone green 8mm round
  • One riverstone green 8mm round
  • One crystal AB 4mm round
  • Two opaque silver-finished #15 rocailles
  • Jumpring on one teardrop drop
  • Repeat this sequence to string four sets:
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One aquamarine 8mm bicone
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One magnesite fuchsia 8mm round
    • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
    • One riverstone green 8mm round
  • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
  • One aquamarine 8mm bicone
  • One Malaysia "jade" fuchsia 4mm round
  • One magnesite fuchsia 8mm round
Repeat Step 3 to secure the strand.
STEP 5
Pass one 4.5mm jumpring through the loop on one portion of the toggle clasp and the Accu-Guard on one end of the strand then close. Repeat to attach the second portion of the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one crazy lace agate fuchsia 20x15mm teardrop onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of two teardrop drops.
STEP 2
String one riverstone green 8mm round onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of two 8mm round links.
STEP 3
Attach the loop on one teardrop drop to the first loop on one 8mm round link. Attach the loop on one leverback earwire to the loop on the opposite end of the link.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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