Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Seed Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut two 30-inch lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire and one 1/2 inch length French wire.
STEP 2
Match one end of both lengths of beading wire then string: one crimp and the length of French wire. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the French wire 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:
  • Three blue zircon 6mm bicones
  • One crystal golden shadow 6x3.5mm rondelle
  • 48 lilac shadow 8mm rounds
  • One crystal golden shadow 6x3.5mm rondelle
  • One lilac shadow 4mm bicone
STEP 4
Separate the lengths of beading wire and string the following onto one strand:
  • One Czech glass metallic gold #11 seed bead
  • Repeat this sequence to string four sets:
    • One blue zircon 3mm bicone
    • Three Czech glass metallic gold #11 seed bead
STEP 5
Place a Bead Stopper™ on the end of the strand to secure then repeat Step 4 using the second strand.

Remove the Bead Stopper from the first strand. Pass the ends of the beading wire in opposite directions through one antique pink 18x17mm Miss U Heart Drop, then around the opposite side of the drop creating a figure eight.
STEP 6
Continue to string the following onto both strands:
  • One lilac shadow 4mm bicone
  • One crystal golden shadow 6x3.5mm rondelle
  • One lilac shadow 8mm round
  • One crystal golden shadow 6x3.5mm rondelle
  • One lilac shadow 4mm bicone
STEP 7
Separate the lengths of beading wire and string one blue zircon 3mm bicone and three Czech glass metallic gold #11 seed beads. Repeat this sequence to string a total of five sets then string three Czech glass metallic gold #11 seed beads.
STEP 8
Place a Bead Stopper on the end of the strand to secure then repeat Step 7 using the second strand.

Remove the Bead Stopper from the first strand. Pass the ends of the beading wire in opposite directions through one golden shadow 27x26mm Miss U Heart Drop, then around the opposite side of the drop creating a figure eight.
STEP 9
String one crimp onto both strands then crimp. Continue to string one crystal golden shadow 6x3.5mm rondelle, one blue zircon 6mm bicone and one crimp.
STEP 10
Separate the lengths of beading wire then string three Czech glass metallic gold #11 seed beads and one blue zircon 3mm bicones. Repeat this sequence to string a total of seven set then string three Czech glass metallic gold #11 seed beads.
STEP 11
Place a Bead Stopper on the end of the strand then repeat Step 10 using the second strand.

Remove the Bead Stopper from the strand then string one antique pink 36x34mm Miss U Heart Focal onto both lengths of beading wire.
STEP 12
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the beads then crimp. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 13
Use Focal as Ring Portion of Clasp Pass one 7x5mm oval jumpring through two 7x5mm oval jumprings and the loop on the bar portion of the toggle clasp then close. Pass one 7x5mm oval jumpring through the French wire loop on the necklace and the previous two jumprings then close.

Tip: Use the antique pink 36x34mm Miss U Heart Focal as the ring portion of the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut two 6-inch lengths of beading wire.
STEP 2
Place a Bead Stopper on one end of one length of beading wire then string one crimp.

Continue to string three Czech glass metallic gold #11 seed beads and one blue zircon 3mm bicones. Repeat this sequence to string a total of five set then string three Czech glass metallic gold #11 seed beads.
STEP 3
Continue to string one golden shadow 18x17mm Miss U Heart drop. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the beads 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
Continue to string the following:
  • One golden shadow 6x3.5mm rondelle
  • One lilac shadow 8mm round
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One blue zircon 6mm bicone
  • One crimp
  • One 4mm jumpring
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the jumpring. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.
STEP 5
Attach one leverback earwire to the previous jumpring.
STEP 6
Repeat Steps 2 - 5 to create a second earring.

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