Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Czech Glass Beads, Pyrite Gemstone Beads and Preciosa Czech Crystal Beads


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Add this edgy, spring-inspired design to jewelry lines to spice up selection and spike sales. The two-piece set is youthful and fun with a brilliant combination of Czech pressed glass top-drilled dagger and spike beads for a walk on the wild side style wise. The olivine, translucent clear vitrail green, peridot and opaque green vitrail colors are right on trend and perfect for ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 20-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire and two 1/2 inch lengths of French wire.
STEP 2
Attach one 4mm jumpring to the loop on the clasp.

String onto the beading wire: one crimp, one length of French wire and the jumpring on the clasp. 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 crimp cover.
STEP 3
String the following sequence onto the beading wire:
  • One clear vitrail 7x5mm rondelle
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One clear vitrail 7x5mm rondelle
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One clear vitrail 7x5mm rondelle
  • One peridot 3mm bicone
  • One 8.5x6.5mm flower (small end first)
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One pyrite 4mm round
  • One 8.5x6.5mm flower (small end first)
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One pyrite 4mm round
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One clear vitrail 7x5mm rondelle
  • Two sets of the following:
    • One transparent olivine 6mm round
    • One clear vitrail 7x5mm rondelle
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One clear vitrail 7x5mm rondelle
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • Three sets of the following:
    • One 8.5x6.5mm flower (small end first)
    • One transparent olivine 6mm round
    • One pyrite 4mm round
STEP 4
Continue to string the following sequence onto the beading wire:
  • One 2mm crimp bead, then crimp
  • One 4mm crimp cover (over crimp)
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One 7x5mm top-drilled pip
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • Thirteen sets of the following:
    • One 13x5mm top-drilled spike
    • One transparent olivine 6mm round
    • One 15.5x5mm top-drilled dagger
    • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One 13x5mm top-drilled spike
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One 13x5mm top-drilled spike
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One 7x5mm top-drilled pip
  • One transparent olivine 6mm round
  • One 2mm crimp bead, then crimp
  • One 4mm crimp cover (over crimp)
Repeat Step 3 in the opposite direction to string the last portion of the necklace.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand, attaching a 4mm jumpring to one 5.5mm jumpring.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut two 3-inch lengths of Zebra Wire™.
STEP 2
String one top-drilled dagger onto one 3-inch length of Zebra wire then form a briolette wrapped loop. Repeat to create a second dagger drop.
STEP 3
String the following onto a 1-1/2 inch eyepin:
  • One pyrite 4mm round
  • One olivine 4mm round
  • One 8.5x6.5mm flower (wide end first)
  • One 4x2mm smooth heishi
  • One pyrite 4mm round
  • One olivine 4mm round
  • One 8.5x6.5mm flower (wide end first)
  • One peridot 3mm round
Form a simple loop to create a link. Repeat to create a second link.
STEP 4
Attach the link to one dagger drop, wide end of the flower facing down.

Attach an earwire to the opposite end of the link.

Repeat to create the second earring.

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