Two-Piece Convertible Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski® Crystals, Seed Beads and Sterling Silver-Filled Drops and Focal

First Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following:
  • Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire: one 19-inch and one 20-inch lengths
  • 1.7mm curb chain: one 1-3/8 inch and one 1-5/8 inch lengths
  • Four 1/2 inch lengths French wire
STEP 2
Pass one 6mm jumpring through the hole in one red magma 18x10mm spike drop and the bottom loop of one 28x18mm open oval then close. Attach one 8x3mm snap-on bail to the top loop on the open oval. Repeat to create a total of two red magma spike drops.

Repeat to create two crystal AB 18x10mm spike drops.
STEP 3
String one 6x1.5mm liquid twisted tube onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop. Open the loop on one end of the bugle bead link. Pass the loop through the last link on one end of each length of chain then close.

Attach the loop on the opposite end of the bugle bead link to the bottom loop on one 32x23mm open teardrop focal.

Pass one 3mm jumpring through the top loop on the teardrop focal and one 3mm jumpring then close.
STEP 4
Use one 6mm jumpring to connect one red magma 18x10mm spike drop and one 3mm jumpring.

Pass one 3mm jumpring to the previous 3mm jumpring on the spike drop, the last 3mm jumpring attached to the top loop on the teardrop focal and the bottom loop on one open oval. Attach one 8x3mm snap-on bail to the top loop on the open oval creating an open oval and open teardrop focal.
STEP 5
String onto the 19-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.

First Strand

STEP 6
String the following onto the beading wire in the pattern of your choice, stringing one bugle bead between each:
  • Eight 4mm seamless rounds
  • Two white opal AB2X 4mm bicones
  • Six red magma 3mm bicones
  • Seven crystal AB 6mm rounds
  • Six tangerine 6mm rounds
  • Six red magma 12x8mm mini drops
Repeat Step 5 to secure the strand.

Second Strand

STEP 7
Repeat Step 5 using the 20-inch length of beading wire to begin the second strand.

String the following onto the beading wire in the pattern of your choice, stringing one bugle bead between each: four white opal AB 2X 4mm bicones, eight red magma 3mm bicones and three tangerine 4mm bicones.
STEP 8
Continue to string the following:
  • One crystal AB 12mm arrow
  • One white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • The bail on one red magma spike drop (over the bugle bead)
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One crystal AB 12mm arrow
  • One tangerine 4mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • The bail on one crystal AB spike drop (over the bugle bead)
  • One white opal AB2X 3mm bicone
  • One red magma 12mm arrow
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One red magma 3mm bicone
  • One silver-lined silver #11 seed bead
STEP 9
Continue to string the bail the open oval and open teardrop focal. Repeat the sequence Steps 7 and 8 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace then repeat Step 5 to secure.
STEP 10
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the French wire loop on one end of the first strand and the top loop one portion of the toggle clasp then close. Repeat to attach the opposite end of the strand to the top loop on the second portion of the clasp.

Repeat to attach the second strand to the bottom loop on the clasp.

Second Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following: Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire: one 27-inch and one 28-inch lengths and four 1/2 inch lengths French wire.
STEP 2
String onto the 27-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.
STEP 3
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One tangerine 4mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One red magma 3mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One red magma 3mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One red magma 3mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
Repeat this sequence to string a total of eleven sets then string one tangerine 4mm bicone.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Second Strand

STEP 4
Close Up of Stringing Repeat Step 2 using the 28-in length of beading wire to begin the second strand.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One red magma 3mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One tangerine 4mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One red magma 3mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • Repeat this sequence to string six sets:
    • One crystal AB 6mm round
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One red magma 3mm bicone
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One tangerine 4mm bicone
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One red magma 3mm bicone
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One red magma 3mm bicone
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One 4mm seamless round
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One red magma 3mm bicone
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
    • One red magma 3mm bicone
    • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One red magma 3mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One white opal AB2X 4mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One red magma 3mm bicone
  • One silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead
  • One crystal AB 4mm bicone
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 5
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the French wire loop on one end of the first strand and the top loop one portion of the toggle clasp then close. Repeat to attach the opposite end of the strand to the top loop on the second portion of the clasp.

Repeat to attach the second strand to the bottom loop on the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut two 1-1/2 inch lengths, two 1-3/8 inch and two 1-5/8 inch lengths 1.7mm curb chain.
STEP 2
Pass one 6mm jumpring through the hole in one red magma 18x10mm spike drop and the bottom loop of one 28x18mm open oval then close. Use one 3mm jumpring to connect the top loop on the open oval to one 6mm jumpring.
STEP 3
String one silver-lined metallic silver #3 bugle bead onto one 1-inch eyepin then form a simple loop. Open the loop on one end of the bugle bead link. Pass the loop through the last link on one end of each length of chain then close.
STEP 4
Pass the loop on one fishhook earwire through the loop on the opposite end of the bugle bead and chain and the 6mm jumpring on the red magma spike drop then close.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 2 - 4 to create a second earring.

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