Double-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal, Chain Tassel and Gold-Plated Brass Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths:
  • Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire:
    • One 20-inch length
    • One 18-inch length
    • One 4-inch length
  • Twenty three 1-1/2 inch lengths 1.5mm curb chain
  • One 2-inch length 5mm rolo chain
  • Four 1/2 inch lengths French wire

First Strand

STEP 2
String onto the 18-inch length of beading wire: one crimp and one 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 in the pattern of your choice:
  • Two purple haze 4mm bicones
  • Twenty one 3mm smooth rounds
  • Three erinite 6mm bicones
  • Three rose gold 2X 6mm bicones
  • Three golden shadow 6mm rounds
  • Two paradise shine 4mm bicones
  • Three golden shadow 4x2mm rondelles
  • Three rose gold 4mm bicones
  • Four 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • Two clear and transparent 5x2.5mm mini rondelles
  • Two golden shadow 6mm bicones
  • One erinite 3mm bicone
STEP 4
Continue to string the following:
  • One rose gold 2X 12mm arrow
  • One paradise shine 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One rose gold 4mm bicone
  • One metallic light gold 2X 18mm cross
  • One rose gold 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One erinite 4mm bicone
  • One rose gold 2X 12mm arrow
STEP 5
Continue to string the following in the pattern of your choice:
  • Twenty one 3mm smooth rounds
  • Three golden shadow 6mm rounds
  • Three golden shadow 4x2mm rondelles
  • Three rose gold 2X 6mm bicones
  • Two erinite 4mm bicones
  • Three paradise shine 4mm bicone
  • Two erinite 6mm bicones
  • Eight 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • Two purple haze 4mm bicones
  • Two erinite 3mm bicones
  • Three golden shadow 6mm bicones
  • Two clear and transparent 5x2.5mm mini rondelles
  • Two rose gold 4mm bicones
  • Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Second Strand

STEP 6
Repeat Step 2 using the 20-inch length of beading wire to begin the second strand.
STEP 7
String the following onto the beading wire in the pattern of your choice:
  • Three erinite 4mm bicones
  • Four 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • Two rose gold 4mm bicones
  • Ten 3mm smooth rounds
  • Two erinite 6mm bicones
  • Two purple haze 4mm bicones
  • Three rose gold 6mm round
  • Three paradise shine 4mm bicones
  • Two golden shadow 4x2mm rondelles
  • One clear and transparent 5x2.5mm mini rondelles
  • One rose gold 2X 6mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 6mm bicone
STEP 8
Continue to string the following:
  • One rose gold 2X 12mm arrow
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One golden shadow 12mm arrow
  • One purple haze 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One metallic light gold 2X 12mm arrow
  • One paradise shine 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One rose gold 4mm bicone
  • One metallic light gold 2X 18mm cross
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One clear and transparent 5x2.5mm mini rondelles
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One rose gold 2X 16mm arrow
  • One erinite 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One rose gold 2X 6mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
STEP 9
Continue to string one set of holes on one 12mm cross-drilled brushed round.

Repeat the sequence in Steps 7 and 8 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace; replacing the metallic light gold 2X 12mm arrow with one with a second rose gold 2X 12mm arrow.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Tassel

STEP 10
String one rose gold 3mm bicone the following onto one 3/4 inch ball headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of eighteen rose gold 3mm bicone drops.

Repeat to create five erinite 3mm bicone drops.
STEP 11
Pass the loop on one rose gold 3mm bicone drop through the first link on one 1-1/2 inch length of 1.5mm curb chain then close. Repeat to attach each bicone drop to a length of curb chain.
STEP 12
String the following onto one end of the 4-inch length of beading wire: one 2x2mm crimp and the last link on the opposite end of each length of chain.
STEP 13
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the crimp snug gathering the lengths of chain leaving about 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Crimp then trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 14
String the following:
  • One 14x12mm thatched cone
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One rise gold 2X 6mm bicone
  • One crimp
  • One 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 15
String onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin: the vertical set of holes on the 12mm cross-drilled brushed round, one golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle and one purple haze 4mm bicone then form a simple loop.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 16
Attach the simple loop on the headpin to the French wire loop on the tassel.
STEP 17
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the French wire loop on one end of the first strand and the top loop on the 2-loop side of one 12x5mm half-round drop then close. Repeat to attach the opposite end of the strand to a second half-round drop.

Repeat to attach the second strand to the bottom loop on each half-round drop.
STEP 18
Attach one 4mm jumpring to the loop on the single loop side of one half-round drop. Using a 4mm jumpring attach one lobster claw clasp to the previous jumpring.
STEP 19
String one rose gold 2X 5mm bicone onto one 1-1/2 ball headpin. Begin forming a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. String the first link on the length of 5mm rolo chain then finish the wrapped loop.

Pass one 4mm jumpring through the last link on the length of 5mm rolo chain and the loop on the single loop side of the half-round drop then close.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 1-1/2 inch eyepin:
  • One erinite 3mm bicone
  • One rose gold 2X 12mm arrow
  • One rose gold 4mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 4x2mm rondelle
  • One 3mm smooth round
Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.

Repeat to create a second link.
STEP 2
String onto one 3/4 inch ball headpin: one 4x2mm heishi, one clear and transparent clear 5x2.5mm mini rondelle and one 4x2mm heishi then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a second drop.
STEP 3
Attach one drop to the loop erinite bicone end of one link then attach the loop on the opposite end of the link to one leverback earwire. Repeat to create a second earring.

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