Multi-Strand Necklace with Swarovski® Crystals and 14Kt Gold-Filled Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut one 17-inch, one 18-inch, one 19-inch and one 20-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.

First Strand

STEP 2
String onto the 17-inch 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 excess from the short end of the beading wire.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire (string one 3mm smooth round between each bead):
  • Seven golden shadow 6mm rounds
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One emerald 8mm round
  • Two golden shadow 8mm bicones
  • One emerald 8mm round
  • One crystal aurum 2X 8mm bicone
  • One emerald 8mm round
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One 8mm smooth round
  • Two golden shadow 8mm bicones
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
STEP 4
Continue to string one emerald 8mm round then repeat the sequence in Step 3 in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Second Strand

STEP 5
Repeat Step 2 using the 18-inch length of beading wire to begin the second strand.

String the following onto the beading wire:
  • String the following pattern twice:
    • One golden shadow 6mm round
    • One 3mm smooth round
    • One golden shadow 6mm round
    • One emerald 3mm bicone
    • One golden shadow 6mm round
    • One 3mm smooth round
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • String the following pattern four times:
    • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
    • One emerald 3mm bicone
    • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
    • One 3mm smooth round
    • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
    • One 3mm smooth round
    • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
    • One emerald 3mm bicone
    • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
    • One 3mm smooth round
    • One emerald 8mm round
    • One 3mm smooth round
Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 4 omitting the last 3mm smooth round then repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Third Strand

STEP 6
Repeat Step 2 using the 19-inch length of beading wire to begin the third strand.

String the following pattern twice onto the beading wire:
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
STEP 7
String the following pattern five times:
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
  • One 8mm smooth round
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
Repeat this sequence once more omitting the 8mm smooth round and last emerald 3mm bicone.
STEP 8
Continue to string:
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One emerald 3mm bicone
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
  • One 3mm smooth round
  • One golden shadow 6mm round
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.

Fourth Strand

STEP 9
Repeat Step 2 using the 20-inch length of beading wire to begin the third strand.

String the following onto the beading wire (string one 3mm smooth round between each bead):
  • Nine golden shadow 6mm rounds
  • String the following pattern four times:
    • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
    • One emerald 8mm round
    • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One 8mm smooth round
  • One golden shadow 8mm bicone
  • One crystal aurum 2X 8mm bicone
  • One emerald 8mm round
STEP 10
Continue to string one crystal aurum 2X 8mm bicone then repeat the stringing sequence in Step 9 list in the opposite direction to string the second half of the necklace.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 11
Pass one 4mm jumpring through one Accu-Guard on strand one and the top loop on one portion of the slide lock clasp then close. Repeat to attach the opposite end of the strand to the second portion of the slide lock clasp.

Repeat to attach strand two to the second loops, strand three to the third loops and strand four to the bottom loops on the clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one golden shadow 8mm bicone and one emerald 3mm bicone onto one 1-1/2 inch headpin then form a simple loop.

Repeat to create a second drop.
STEP 2
Attach one bicone drop and a fishhook earwire to one oval drop. Repeat to create a second earring.

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