Double-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski® Crystals and Antiqued Silver-Finished "Pewter" End Bars

Necklace

First Strand

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths:
  • Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire:
    • One 12-inch length
    • One 15-inch length
    • Five 6-inch lengths
  • Two 3-1/2 inch lengths of 6mm filigree round chain
STEP 2
String onto the 12-inch beading wire: one crimp bead and one Accu-Guard™ wire protector. 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. Crimp, then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One denim blue 6mm round
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • Seven smoky mauve 4mm round
STEP 4
Continue to string the following:
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 8x6mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One denim blue 4mm round
Repeat this sequence to string a total of three sets.
STEP 5
Continue to string the following one smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle, one smoky mauve 8x6mm rondelle and one smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle.
STEP 6
Repeat the stringing sequence in Steps 3 and 4 in the opposite direction to complete the strand.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

First Swag Loop

STEP 7
String one crimp onto one 6-inch length of beading wire then crimp. Finish with a 3mm crimp cover.
STEP 8
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One blue shade 4mm montées
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • 20 smoky mauve 4mm rounds
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One blue shade 4mm montées
Repeat Step 7 to secure the loop.

Second Swag Loop

STEP 9
Repeat Step 7 to begin the second loop.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One blue shade 4mm montées
  • One denim blue 6mm round
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 8x6mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • Two smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelles
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • Two smoky mauve 8x6mm rondelles
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • Two smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelles
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 8x6mm rondelles
  • Three smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelles
  • One denim blue 6mm round
  • One blue shade 4mm montées
Repeat Step 7 to secure the loop.

Third Swag Loop

STEP 10
Repeat Step 7 to begin the third loop.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One blue shade 4mm montées
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • 25 smoky mauve 4mm rounds
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One blue shade 4mm montées
Repeat Step 7 to secure the loop.

Fourth Swag Loop

STEP 11
Repeat Step 7 to begin the fourth loop.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One blue shade 4mm montées
  • One denim blue 6mm round
  • Three smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 8x6mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • Two smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelles
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • Two smoky mauve 8x6mm rondelles
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • Two smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelles
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 8x6mm rondelles
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelles
  • One denim blue 6mm round
  • One blue shade 4mm montées
Repeat Step 7 to secure the loop.

Fifth Swag Loop

STEP 12
Repeat Step 7 to begin the fifth loop then string the following onto the beading wire; one blue shade 4mm montées, 20 denim blue 4mm rounds and one blue shade 4mm montées. Repeat Step 7 to secure the loop.

Second Strand

STEP 13
Repeat using the 15-inch length of beading wire to begin the second strand.
STEP 14
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One denim blue 4mm round
    • One denim blue 6mm round
    • One denim blue 4mm round
    • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
    • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
    • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
STEP 15
Continue to string the following:
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One cross hole on the first montées from the first swag loop
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
Repeat this stringing sequence using the cross hole on the first montées from the second swag loop.
STEP 16
Continue to string:
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One cross hole on the first montées from the third swag loop
  • One denim blue 6mm round
  • The cross hole on the second montées from the first swag loop
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One cross hole on the first montées from the fourth swag loop
STEP 17
Continue to string one denim blue 6mm round then repeat the stringing sequence in Step 14 in the opposite direction using the second montées from the second swag loop, the first montées, from the fifth swag loop and the second montées from the third swag loop.
STEP 18
Repeat Steps 14 and 15 in the opposite direction using the second montées from the fourth swag loop and the second montées from the fifth swag loop.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 19
Connect Strands to End Bar Pass one 4mm jumpring through the first Accu-Guard on the first strand and the top loop on the 2-loop side of one 12x5mm end bar then close.

Repeat to attach the Accu-Guard on the opposite end to the top loop on a second end bar.

Repeat to attach the Accu-Guards on the second strand to the bottom loop on each end bar.
STEP 20
Use one 4mm jumpring to attach the first link on one length of 6mm filigree chain to the loop on the opposite side of the end bar.

Repeat to attach the second length of chain to the end bar on the opposite end of the necklace.

Use one 4mm jumpring to attach one portion of the clasp to the last link on the opposite end of one length of chain. Repeat to attach the second 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 the following:
  • Five smoky mauve 4mm rounds
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 8x2mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 6x4mm rondelle
  • One smoky mauve 4x3mm rondelle
  • One denim blue 4mm round
  • Five smoky mauve 4mm rounds
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the end of the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the beads.

Crimp, then trim the excess from the ends of the beading wire. Finish with a bottom clamp-on bead tip.
STEP 3
Attach one fishhook earwire to the loop on the bead tip.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create a second earring.

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