Convertible Triple-Strand Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set with Preciosa Czech Crystal Beads, Toho Beads® Seed Beads and Gold-Plated Brass Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut three 22-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 the following onto the beading wire:
  • Six inches of seed beads
  • 13 sets of:
    • One gold 2.5mm round
    • One crystal honey 4mm bicone
  • One gold 2.5mm round
  • Six inches of seed beads
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 using topaz bicones and 6-3/4 inches of seed beads on each end.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 using smoke topaz bicones and 7-1/4 inches of seed beads on each end.
STEP 6
Pass one jump ring through one Accu-Guard wire protector and one 7x5mm lobster claw clasp.

Repeat to attach 7x5mm lobster claw clasps to each other Accu-Guard.
STEP 7
Use one jump ring to connect a 14x8mm lobster claw clasp to one 16mm open round component.

Connect one end of each strand to the open round component with the lobster claw clasp then connect the opposite ends to another 16mm open round component to complete the necklace.

Bracelet

STEP 1
Cut three 7-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 the following onto the beading wire:
  • 1-1/2 inches of seed beads
  • Five sets of:
    • One gold 2.5mm round
    • One crystal honey 4mm bicone
  • One gold 2.5mm round
  • 1-1/2 inches of seed beads
Repeat Step 2 to secure the strand.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 using topaz bicones.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 using smoke topaz bicones.
STEP 6
Pass one jump ring through one Accu-Guard wire protector and one 7x5mm lobster claw clasp.

Repeat to attach 7x5mm lobster claw clasps to each other Accu-Guard.
STEP 7
Use one jump ring to connect a 14x8mm lobster claw clasp to one 16mm open round component.

Connect one end of each strand to the open round component with the lobster claw clasp then connect the opposite ends to another 16mm open round component to complete the necklace.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut six 8-inch lengths of Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 2
String onto one length of beading wire:
  • Two crimps
  • 20 seed beads
  • Three sets of:
    • One gold 2.5mm round
    • One crystal honey 4mm bicone
  • One gold 2.5mm round
  • 20 seed beads
STEP 3
Holding the beads onto the beading wire, string the end of the beading wire through both crimps, creating a loop.

Separate the two crimps then use a pair of flat-nose pliers to gauge the separation of the crimps then crimp. Trim excess wire then finish with crimp covers.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 using topaz bicones and 25 seed beads on each end.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 using smoke topaz bicones and 35 seed beads on each end.
STEP 6
Pass one jump ring through one 14x8mm lobster claw clasp and one 16mm open round component then close.

Attach an ear wire to the open round component.

Connect one of each size beaded hoop to the lobster claw clasp.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 2 - 6 to create a second earring.

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