Multi-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Czech Fire-Polished Glass Beads, Dyna-Mites™ and Miyuki Seed Beads and Gemstone Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut five 24-inch lengths of Accu-Flex® professional quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto one length of 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 the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Finish with a crimp cover.
STEP 3
String approximately 20 inches of beads in the pattern of your choice onto the beading wire then repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 with the remaining lengths of beading wire.
STEP 5
Use a jump ring to attach one end of a strand to one loop on one half of the clasp.

Repeat to attach each strand to a different loop on the clasp.
STEP 6
Temporarily secure the clasp to your work surface with the strands facing you. Separate the strands into three pairs. Treating each pair as a single strand, braid them together.

Once braided, repeat Step 5 to secure the strands to the opposite half of the magnetic clasp to complete the necklace.

Earrings

STEP 1
String the following onto a head pin then form a simple loop:

  • One #6 seed bead
  • Two metallic 5x4mm rondelles
  • Two carnelian beads
  • Five red Czech glass rondelles
STEP 2
Attach an ear wire to the drop.
STEP 3
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create a second earring.

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