Lariat-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal, Peridot Gemstone Beads and Ruby Gemstone Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following:
  • One 30-inch length Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire
  • One 1/2 inch length French wire
STEP 2
String onto the beading wire: one crimp, one length of French wire and one vitrail medium 28mm cross drop. 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 3mm crimp cover.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One dark indigo 11x10mm dome (small end first)
  • Two peridot rondelles
  • One ruby rondelle
  • Two peridot rondelles
  • One dark indigo 11x10mm dome (large end first)
  • One Montana AB 3mm bicone
  • One ruby rondelle
  • One Montana AB 3mm bicone
STEP 4
Repeat the sequence in Step 3 to string a total of five sets.
STEP 5
Continue to string the following:
  • One dark indigo 11x10mm dome (small end first)
  • Two peridot rondelles
  • One ruby rondelle
  • Two peridot rondelles
  • One dark indigo 11x10mm dome (large end first)
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One Montana AB 3mm bicone
    • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
    • One ruby rondelle
    • One dark indigo 6mm round
    • One ruby rondelle
    • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
    • One Montana AB 3mm bicone
    • One dark indigo 6mm round
    • One dark indigo 8mm round
    • One dark indigo 6mm round
  • Repeat this sequence to string nine sets:
    • One ruby rondelle
    • One dark indigo 6mm round
    • One dark indigo 8mm round
    • One dark indigo 6mm round
  • One Montana AB 3mm bicone
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One ruby rondelle
  • One dark indigo 6mm round
  • One ruby rondelle
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One Montana AB 3mm bicone
  • One dark indigo 6mm round
  • One dark indigo 8mm round
  • One dark indigo 6mm round
  • One Montana AB 3mm bicone
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One ruby rondelle
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
  • One Montana AB 3mm bicone
STEP 6
Repeat the sequence in Step 3 to string two sets.

Continue to string:
  • One dark indigo 11x10mm dome (small end first)
  • Two peridot rondelles
  • One ruby rondelle
  • Two peridot rondelles
  • One dark indigo 11x10mm dome (large end first)
STEP 7
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 3mm crimp cover.
STEP 8
Pass one 4.5mm jumpring through the Accu-Guard and the loop on the lobster claw clasp then close.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto one 1-1/2 inch eyepin:
  • One ruby rondelle
  • Two peridot rondelles
  • One dark indigo 11x10mm dome
  • One Montana AB 4mm bicone
Form a simple loop creating a dark indigo dome link.

Repeat to create a second dark indigo dome link.
STEP 2
Pass one 4.5mm jumpring through the hole in one vitrail medium 14mm cross drop and loop on the ruby rondelle end of the dark indigo dome link then close.

Attach the loop the opposite end of the link to one fishhook earwire.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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