Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Resin and Painted Ceramic Beads, Celestial Crystal® Beads and Wood Beads

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This week's featured jewelry set offers a style escape for summer and beyond with its painted ceramic beads in a resin finish. Each bead has a one-of-a-kind pattern in orange, blue and white for an artisan appeal. The wood beads offer a natural element and the transparent turquoise blue Celestial Crystal beads bring a calming ocean-like gleam to the overall piece. Celestial Crystal beads are known for their soft, understated elegance and ...

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut two 1/2 inch lengths of French wire, two 13-inch lengths and four 3-inch lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String one crimp onto one 3-inch length of beading wire. Crimp then trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a crimp cover.
STEP 3
String the following onto one 3-inch length of beading wire:
  • One turquoise 6mm round
  • One #11 round seed bead
  • One resin and painted ceramic orange 6mm round
  • Three sets of:
    • One #11 round seed bead
    • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic blue 4mm round
  • Four turquoise 4mm bicones
  • One resin and painted ceramic blue 4mm round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic blue 4mm round
  • Two turquoise 4mm bicones
Use a Bead Stopper™ to secure the strand.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 using each length of beading wire.
STEP 5
Line up the ends of two 3-inch lengths and one 13-inch length of beading wire. Remove the Bead Stopper from each length of wire then connect all three together, close to the beads, with one crimp.

Repeat using the three remaining lengths of beading wire.
STEP 6
String the following onto one of the two lengths of beading wire:
  • One 16x15mm cone
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic orange 6mm round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 10mm puffed flat round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One wood 6x5mm rondelle
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic blue 6mm round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 10mm puffed flat round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • Two set of:
    • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
    • One wood 6x5mm rondelle
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6mm round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 10mm puffed flat round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic orange 6mm round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic orange 6mm round
  • One turquoise 6mm round
  • One resin and painted ceramic blue 6mm round
  • Two sets of:
    • One turquoise 6mm round
    • One resin and painted ceramic orange 6mm round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic orange 6mm round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 10mm puffed flat round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One wood 6x5mm rondelle
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic blue 6mm round
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One wood 6x5mm rondelle
  • Four resin and painted ceramic blue 4mm rounds
Continue to 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. Finish with a 4mm crimp cover.

Repeat using the remaining 13-inch length of beading wire, stringing through the same cone as the previous strand.
STEP 7
Pass one 5mm jumpring through the French wire loop on one beading wire and through the loop on one half of one hook-and-eye clasp then close.

Repeat to attach the remaining jumpring to the second half of the hook-and-eye clasp.

Earrings

STEP 1
String one turquoise 4mm bicone, one resin and painted ceramic 10mm puffed flat round and one turquoise 4mm bicone onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop to create a puffed drop.

Repeat to create a total of two puffed drops.
STEP 2
String the following onto one 1-inch eyepin:
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One #11 round seed bead
  • One resin and painted ceramic 6x4mm rondelle
  • One turquoise 4mm bicone
Form a simple loop to secure the rondelle link.

Repeat to create a total of two rondelle links.
STEP 3
Connect the loop of one puffed drop to one loop on one rondelle link. Connect the remaining loop of the rondelle link to the loop on one fishhook earwire.

Repeat to create a second earring.

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