Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Crystal Passions® Beads, Miyuki Seed Beads and Gold-Finished Brass Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths of Accu-Flex professional quality beading wire:
  • Five 17-inch lengths
  • Five 18-inch lengths
  • Five 19-inch lengths

17-Inch Light Siam Strands

STEP 2
String one crimp onto one 17-inch length of beading wire. Pass the beading wire through the loop on one 2-inch eyepin then back through the crimp leaving approximately 1/4 inch on the tail. Crimp then trim excess wire.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire:
  • 25 sets of:
    • One opaque 24Kt gold-finished #11 rocaille
    • One light Siam 4mm Xilion bicone
  • One opaque 24Kt gold-finished #11 rocaille
STEP 4
Repeat Step 2 using a new 2-inch eyepin.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 2 - 4 to create a total of five light Siam strands and attaching the ends of the strands to the same two eyepins.
STEP 6
String onto the straight end of the eyepin on one end of the strands: one 19x6mm cone (large end first) and one gold-plated brass 3mm round. Position the cone to rest snug over the crimps then form a wrapped loop.

Repeat using the eyepin on the opposite end of the strands.

18-Inch Crystal AB Strands

STEP 7
Repeat Step 2 using one 18-inch length of wire.

String onto the beading wire:
  • 30 sets of:
    • One opaque 24Kt gold-finished #11 rocaille
    • One crystal AB 4mm Xilion bicone
  • One opaque 24Kt gold-finished #11 rocaille
Repeat Step 2 using a new 2-inch eyepin.
STEP 8
Repeat Step 7 to create a total of five crystal AB strands and attaching each end to the same two eyepins. Repeat Step 6 to finish the ends of the strands.

19-Inch Emerald Strands

STEP 9
Repeat Step 2 using one 19-inch length of wire.

String onto the beading wire:
  • 35 sets of:
    • One opaque 24Kt gold-finished #11 rocaille
    • One emerald 4mm Xilion bicone
  • One opaque 24Kt gold-finished #11 rocaille
Repeat Step 2 using a new 2-inch eyepin.
STEP 10
Repeat Step 9 to create a total of five emerald strands and attaching each end to the same two eyepins.

Repeat Step 6 to finish the ends of the strands.

Necklace Assembly

STEP 11
Pass one 4mm jumpring through the wrapped loop on one end of the 17-inch light Siam strands and the top loop of one antique gold-plated brass 3-strand end bar and close.

Repeat to attach the opposite end of the strands to a second 3-strand end bar.
STEP 12
Repeat Step 11 using the 18-inch crystal AB strands, attaching each end to the middle loop of the end bar.
STEP 13
Repeat Step 11 using the 19-inch emerald strands, attaching each end to the bottom loop of the end bar.
STEP 14
Attach one 6.5x5mm oval jumpring to one end bar using a 4mm jumpring.

Attach one lobster claw clasp to the opposite end bar using a 4mm jumpring.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut the following lengths of Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire:
  • Two 4-inch lengths
  • Two 4-1/2 inch lengths
  • Two 5-inch lengths
STEP 2
String onto one 4-inch length of beading wire:
  • One crimp
  • Five sets of:
    • One opaque 24Kt gold-finished #11 rocaille
    • One emerald 4mm Xilion bicone
  • One opaque 24Kt gold-finished #11 rocaille
STEP 3
Pass the wire back through the crimp then string one 4mm jumpring creating a large loop. Pull the beading wire snug against the jumpring, creating a small loop.

Pass the opposite end of wire through the crimp leaving approximately a 1/4 inch tail, creating a large loop.

Crimp then trim excess wire from the short ends.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create a duplicate emerald bicone loop.

Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create two crystal AB bicone loops and two light Siam bicone loops, graduating the size of the large loop for each set.
STEP 5
Attach one lobster claw clasp to one earwire. Attach the jumprings on one loop from each set to the claw on the lobster claw clasp.
STEP 6
Repeat Step 5 to create a second earring.

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