Spice Market Jewelry Set

Materials

  • Polymer Clay Lentil-Shaped Swirl Beads, seven (Fanceethat.etsy.com)
  • Antique Copper Domed Bead Caps, 6mm, 14 (YadanaBeads.etsy.com)
  • Swarovski Elements Copper Crystal Bicone Beads: 3mm, two; 4mm, 17; 6mm, one
  • Swarovski Elements Copper Teardrop Beads, 8mm, two
  • JoAnn Copper Beads, seven
  • Wire: copper beading wire, 10” length; 24-gauge antique copper wire, 8” length
  • Antique copper findings: toggle clasp; 24-gauge headpins, 2”, three; jump ring; wire guards, two; crimp beads, two; crimp covers, two; ear wires, two

Tools

  • Pliers: chain-nose, round-nose, crimping
  • Wire cutters

Directions

Bracelet

  • 1. Cut 10” length of beading wire.
  • 2. Onto wire length, string crimp bead, wire guard, and bar end of clasp. Insert wire end back through crimp bead and crimp securely. Cover crimp with crimp cover. Trim excess wire.
  • 3. String elements onto wire as follows: 4mm crystal bicone, copper bead, 4mm crystal bicone, bead cap, polymer clay swirl bead, bead cap. Repeat four times, then string one last 4mm crystal bicone.
  • 4. Onto opposite end of beading wire, string crimp bead, wire guard, and open end of clasp. Insert wire end back through crimp bead and crimp securely. Cover crimp with crimp cover. Trim excess wire.
  • 5. Onto one headpin, string one 6mm crystal bicone. Onto second headpin, string one 4mm crystal bicone. Onto remaining headpin, string one 3mm crystal, copper bead, and another 3mm crystal bicone. Create wrapped loop on end of each beaded headpin. Trim excess wire.
  • 6. Attach dangles to loop on open end of clasp with jump ring.

Earrings

  • 1. Cut two 4” lengths of antique copper wire.
  • 2. Attach teardrop to one end of first 4” wire length with wrapped loop.
  • 3. Onto same wire length, string 4mm crystal bicone, bead cap, polymer clay swirl bead, bead cap, and another 4mm crystal bicone. Attach bead string to ear wire with wrapped loop.
  • 4. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create second earring.
by Lisa Suver
Spice Market Jewelry Set
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