Retired - Shimmering Night Necklace and Earrings

PROJECT S2008
Designer: Kat Silvia
This gorgeous necklace is red carpet ready with dazzling Austrian crystals in Crystal Silver Night. The graduated Queen Baguette crystals fan out to catch the light in every beautiful facets of this piece. Delicate drop earrings finish off the look.
Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

To adjust the length of the necklace, simply modify the lengths of chain at the top portion of the necklace.
  1. For the earrings, take one head pin and string on one round 8mm round bead. Make a simple wire loop.
  2. Take one eye pin and string on one 6mm round bead. Make a simple wire loop.
  3. Take one eye pin and string on one 4mm round bead. Make a simple wire loop.
  4. Now open the loop of the 8mm bead, same as you would a jump ring, and attach it to the loop of the 6mm bead. Move to the other side of the 6mm bead and attach the loop of the 4mm bead. To the other side of the 4mm bead, attach the earring hook.
  5. To make the second earring follow the steps above.
  6. For the necklace, begin by adding a 6mm jump ring to each of the Austrian Crystal Queen Baguettes. Simply open a jump ring, add the pendant and close the jump ring. Repeat for all 13 pendants.
  7. Take the griffin silk off of the card and stretch it out with your hands.
  8. Thread the silk through one knot cover. Tie a double knot about 2 inches from the tail (the end without the needle) of the silk.
  9. Add a dab of GS Hypo cement glue to the knot. Trim the tail, and close the knot cover around the knot. Allow to dry.
  10. Now string on beads in this order: 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, small baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, small baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, medium baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, medium baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, large baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, large baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, large baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, large baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, large baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, medium baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, medium baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, small baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 4mm bead, small baguette jump ring, 4mm bead, 6mm bead, and 4mm bead.
  11. Repeat the above steps to thread on a knot cover, tie a double knot, glue, trim and close the knot cover. Set this piece aside.
  12. Next, you will set up another strand in the same way by threading on a knot cover, tie a double knot, glue, trim and close the knot cover.
  13. String on beads in this order: 4mm bead, 6mm bead, 8mm bead, 6mm bead, 8mm bead, 6mm bead, 8mm bead, 6mm bead, 8mm bead, 6mm bead, 8mm bead, 6mm bead, 8mm bead, 6mm bead, 8mm bead, 6mm bead, 8mm bead, 6mm bead, and a 4mm bead.
  14. Repeat the above steps to thread on a knot cover, tie a double knot, glue, trim and close the knot cover. Set this piece aside.
  15. Cut three lengths of chain, 6 inches each.
  16. Take the piece with the 8mm beads on it and attach the loop of the knot cover to the first of the three loops of the strand reducer. Close the loop. Attach this strand to the second strand reducer to the first of the three loops of the strand reducer.
  17. Take one length of chain and using 5mm jump rings, attach the chain to the second loop of each strand reducer.
  18. Take the piece with the baguettes and attach the loop of the knot cover to the last of the three loops of the strand reducer. Close the loop. Attach this strand to the second strand reducer to the last of the three loops of the strand reducer.
  19. To the other side of the strand reducer attach one length of chain using a 5mm jump ring. Repeat for both strand reducers.
  20. To the end of one side of the chain, add one 6mm jump ring. To the other chain, add one 6mm jump ring and one lobster clasp.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWCR-6137 - Austrian Crystal, 6465 Queen Baguette Pendant 38x10mm, 1 Piece, Crystal Silver Night
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 5 packages.

  • SWCR-6129 - Austrian Crystal, 6465 Queen Baguette Pendant 25x7mm, 1 Piece, Crystal Silver Night
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 4 packages.

  • SWCR-6109 - Austrian Crystal, 6465 Queen Baguette Pendant 13.5x6mm, 1 Pc, Crystal Silver Night
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 4 packages.

  • SWC-08998 - Austrian Crystal, 5000 Round Beads 8mm, 8 Pieces, Crystal Silver Night
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • SWC-06998 - Austrian Crystal, 5000 Round Beads 6mm, 10 Pieces, Crystal Silver Night
    Project uses 25 pieces. You will need 3 packages.

  • SWC-04998 - Austrian Crystal, 5000 Round Beads 4mm, 12 Pieces, Crystal Silver Night
    Project uses 32 pieces. You will need 3 packages.

  • XCR-9602 - Griffin Silk Beading Cord & Needle Size 6 Jet Black
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-1531 - 22K Gold Plated Ornate Triple Bead Strand Reducer Connector (x2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-0416 - Gold Plated Bulk Chain, 7 & 3mm Moroccan Links, Sold By The Foot
    Project uses 18 Inches. You will need 2 packages.

  • FCR-2060 - 22K Gold Plated Clamshells Knot Covers (50)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5250 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5465 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 6mm 21 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 15 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-4721 - 22K Gold Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 12mm (6)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1001 - G S Hypo Cement Precise Applicator Essential!
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6250 - 22K Gold Plated Open Eye Pins 21 Gauge 1 Inch (x50)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6305 - 22K Gold Plated Head Pins 1 Inch Long/21 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3030 - 22K Gold Plated Long Elegant Earring Hooks 25mm (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-4001 - Beadsmith Bent Fine Point Tweezers For Bead And Pearl Knotting
Additional Information
Theme Special Occasion, As Seen In
Ingredients SWCR-6137, SWCR-6129, SWCR-6109, SWC-08998, SWC-06998, SWC-04998, XCR-9602, FCO-1531, CHA-0416, FCR-2060, FJR-5250, FJR-5465, FCL-4721, XTL-1001, FHP-6250, FHP-6305, FEA-3030,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. This project is RETIRED. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Griffin Silk Beading Cord & Needle Size 6 Jet Black
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Card.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: XCR-9602
22K Gold Plated Ornate Triple Bead Strand Reducer Connector (2 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$4.39 / Package | SKU: FCO-1531
Gold Plated Moroccan Saturn Chain, 7mm, by the Foot
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = By the Foot.
$8.67 / Package | SKU: CHA-0416
Knot Covers, Clamshell 3.7mm, 22K Gold Plated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$5.29 / Package | SKU: FCR-2060
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$6.59 / Package | SKU: FJR-5250
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 6mm 21 Gauge (50 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.15 / Package | SKU: FJR-5465
G S Hypo Cement Precise Applicator Essential!
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$9.29 / Package | SKU: XTL-1001
Open Eye Pins, 50 Pieces, 22K Gold Plated (1 Inch Long and 21 Gauge Thick)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.89 / Package | SKU: FHP-6250
Head Pins, 22K Gold Plated, 1 Inch Long and 21 Gauge Thick (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.76 / Package | SKU: FHP-6305
Earring Findings, Long Earring Hooks 25mm, Gold Plated (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$11.29 / Package | SKU: FEA-3030
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$8.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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