Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski® Crystals

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 23-inch length of Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire and two 1/2 inch lengths of French wire.
STEP 2
String onto one 2-inch headpin: one light Siam 6x5mm butterfly and two fern green 3mm bicones then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of two light Siam 6x5mm butterfly drops.

String onto one 2-inch headpin: one crystal AB 8x7mm butterfly and one fern green 3mm bicone then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of 40 8x7mm butterfly and fern green 3mm bicone drops.

Repeat to create 30 10x9mm butterfly and 4mm bicone drops.
STEP 3
String onto the 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 4
String onto the beading wire: one crystal AB 4mm round and one crystal AB 4mm bicone. Repeat this sequence to string a total of five sets then string one crystal AB 4mm round.
STEP 5
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One light Siam 3mm bicone
  • One light Siam 4mm bicone
  • Repeat this sequence to string three sets:
    • One light Siam 3mm bicone
    • One crystal AB 6x5mm butterfly
STEP 6
Continue to string the following:
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One fern green 3mm bicone
    • One crystal AB 6x5mm butterfly
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One light Siam 3mm bicone
    • One crystal AB 6x5mm butterfly
  • Repeat this sequence to string two sets:
    • One fern green 3mm bicone
    • One crystal AB 6x5mm butterfly
Repeat the sequence in Step 5 to string one set.
STEP 7
Continue to string onto the beading wire: 20 8x7mm butterfly and fern green 3mm bicone drops, stringing light Siam 4mm bicones, light Siam 3mm bicones and fern green 3mm bicones between each in the pattern of your choice.
STEP 8
Continue to string: 30 10x9mm butterfly and fern green 4mm bicone drops, stringing light Siam 4mm bicones, light Siam 3mm bicones and fern green 3mm bicones between each in the pattern of your choice.
STEP 9
Repeat Steps 3 - 7 in the opposite order to create a mirror image of the first half of the necklace.
STEP 10
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the loop on one portion of the clasp and the French wire loop on one end of the necklace then close. Repeat to attach the second portion of the clasp to the opposite end of the necklace.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut two 1-inch lengths of 2mm cable chain.
STEP 2
String onto one 2-inch headpin: one light Siam 6x5mm butterfly and two fern green 3mm bicones then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of four light Siam 6x5mm butterfly drops.

Repeat to create two 10x9mm butterfly and single fern green 3mm bicone drops.
STEP 3
Pass the loop on one 10x9mm butterfly and single fern green 3mm bicone drop through the first link on one length of chain then close. Attach one light Siam 6x5mm butterfly drop to the seventh link on the chain.
STEP 4
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the last link on the length of chain, the one light Siam 6x5mm butterfly drop and the loop on one leverback earwire then close.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to create a second earring.

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