Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal, Gold-Finished Brass Focals and Antiqued Gold-Plated Pewter Spacer Bars

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut ten lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire beginning at 7 inches and graduating each by 1 inch.

Cut the following lengths of chain:
  • Two 5-inch lengths 3x2.5mm cable chain
  • 5mm rolo chain:
    • Four 2-3/8 inch lengths
    • Four 2-1/4 inch lengths
    • Eight 2-inch lengths
    • Four 1-7/8 inch lengths
STEP 2

First Strand

String onto the 7-inch length of 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 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The first loop on one 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 22 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • One jet AB 4mm bicone
  • 12 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The first loop on a second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 4

Second Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 8-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The second loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 23 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Two jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 16 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The second loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 5

Third Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 9-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The third loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 24 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Three jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 20 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The third loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 6

Fourth Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 10-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The fourth loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 25 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Four jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 24 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The fourth loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 7

Fifth Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 11-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The fifth loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 26 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Five jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 28 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The fifth loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 8

Sixth Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 12-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The sixth loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 27 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Six jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 32 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The sixth loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 9

Seventh Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 13-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The seventh loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 28 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Seven jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 36 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The seventh loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 10

Eight Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 14-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The eighth loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 29 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Eight jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 36 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The eighth loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 11

Ninth Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 15-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The ninth loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 30 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Nine jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 44 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The ninth loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 12

Tenth Strand

Repeat Step 2 using the 16-inch length of beading wire.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • The last loop on the first 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • 31 light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Ten jet AB 4mm bicones
  • 48 fern green 4mm bicones
  • The last loop on the second 10-strand rondelle spacer bar
  • One fern green 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 13

Necklace Assembly

Pass one 4mm jumpring through first link on one 5-inch length of cable chain and one loop along the edge of one 30x30mm fancy star focal. Repeat to attach a second jumpring creating double jumprings.
STEP 14
Use one 4mm jumpring to attach one 1-7/8 inch length of rolo chain to the loop on the opposite side of the focal. Repeat to attach a second 1-7/8 inch length of rolo chain to the same loop.

Use 4mm jumprings to attach two 2-inch lengths of rolo chain to the loops on either side of the previous loop.

Use one 4mm jumpring to attach one 2-1/4 inch length of rolo chain to the next loops then attach a 2-3/8 inch length to the same loop on each side.
STEP 15
Repeat Steps 13 and 14 to attach chain to a second fancy star focal.
STEP 16
Attach the first Accu-Guard on the first strand (light Siam side) to the 2-3/8 inch length of chain on the right side of one focal. Continue to attach each strand to the next length of chain.

Attach the second Accu-Guard on the opposite end of the first strand to the 2-3/8 inch length of chain on the left side of the second focal. Continue to attach each strand to the next length of chain.

Tip: It may be necessary to remove links from the lengths of chain to achieve the proper drape in the necklace.
STEP 17
Attach one portion of the toggle clasp to the last link opposite end of one 5-inch length of cable chain using double jumprings. Repeat to attach the second portion of the clasp to the second 5-inch length of cable chain.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths of chain:
  • Four 7-link lengths
  • Four 3-link lengths
  • Four 2-link lengths
STEP 2
Drop1: String onto one 2-inch length headpin; one jet AB 4mm bicone and five light Siam 4mm bicones then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create drops using the following:
  • Drop 2: two jet AB 4mm bicones and four light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Drop 3: four jet AB 4mm bicones and two light Siam 4mm bicones
  • Drop 4: two fern green 4mm bicones, three jet AB 4mm bicones and one light Siam 4mm bicone
  • Drop 5: four fern green 4mm bicones and two jet AB 4mm bicones
  • Drop 6: five fern green 4mm bicones and one jet AB 4mm bicone
Repeat to create a second set of six drops.
STEP 3
Attach drop 3 to the first link on a 2-link length of chain. Repeat to attach drop 4 to a 2-link length of chain, drops 2 and 5 to 3-link lengths of chain and drops 1 and 6 to 7-link lengths of chain.
STEP 4
Attach one kidney earwire to one loop along the edge of one 30x30mm fancy star focal.
STEP 5
Use one 4mm jumpring to attach the second chain link on drop 3 to the loop on the opposite side of the focal. Repeat to attach drop 4 to the same loop.

Use one 4mm jumpring to attach the last chain link on drops 2 and 5 to the loops on either side of the previous loop.

Use one 4mm jumpring to attach the last chain link on drops 1 and 6 to the next loops on either side.
STEP 6
Repeat Steps 4 and 5 to create a second earring.

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