Pearls & Crystals Jewelry Set


Materials

  • CRYSTALLIZED Swarovski Elements in assorted colors: Bicones: 2mm, 14; 6mm, four; Pearls: 4mm, 12; 6mm, four
  • Silver spacer beads, two
  • Silver Elongated Cable Chain (Beadalon)
  • Silver findings (Beadalon): Headpins, 14; Ear Wires, two; Lobster Clasp
  • Sterling Silver Charms (Nunn Design): Bird & Feather
  • Sterling Silver Small Jump Rings (Nunn Design)
  • Cream Silk Ribbon (Creative Impressions)

Tools

  • Tools (Beadalon): Round-nose Pliers; Flat-nose Pliers; Wire Snips

Directions

  • 1. For dangle, pass headpin through 2mm crystal and 4mm pearl. Use round-nose pliers to make loop at top of pin, and trim excess wire. Repeat nine times for a total of ten dangles.
  • 2. Pass headpin through 4mm crystal and 6mm pearl. Use round-nose pliers to make loop at top of pin, and trim excess wire. Repeat for a total of two dangles.
  • 3. Pass headpin through 4mm crystal, 6mm pearl, 2mm crystal, 4mm pearl, 2mm crystal and silver spacer bead. Use round-nose pliers to make loop at top of pin, and trim excess wire. Repeat for a total of two dangles.
  • 4. Use pliers to open single chain link, remove from chain, place through loop on dangle and through loop on ear wire. Use pliers to open end link on three-link long piece of chain. Place through loop on dangle and through loop on ear wire. Use pliers to open loop on ear wire, then place top loop of longest dangle onto ear wire. Repeat for remaining earring.
  • 5. Use pliers to open end links on chain for bracelet. Attach clasp to one end and small dangle to opposite end. Tie bow at end next to clasp.
  • 6. Use pliers to open small jump rings, place on loops of charms. Attach charms to bracelet and close jump rings. Use pliers to open loops on ends of remaining dangles. Attach to chain in random order to finish charm bracelet.

by Keri Lee Sereika

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