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Curve in Time Necklace & Earrings

by Michele Rose

Now you can get a complete bridal look with our elegant Curve In Time Necklace and Earring project. The Swarovski curved pearl has the same crystal nucleus and patented imitation pearl "nacre" as the round shape but a Delicate twist in this oval bead really sets it apart. We have showcased these interesting beads by using a soft taupe seed bead spacer in between a mix of cream colored twist and round pearls. There is also a tiny accent bead at the back of the necklace for a classic touch. Adjustable in length from 18 to 21 inches for a custom fit.

25 curved Swarovski 9 x 8 pearl beads
35 round Swarovski 4mm pearls
60 size 11 taupe in crystal toho seed beads
2 inches of goldfill cable style triple long and short chain
1 goldfill 6mm springring clasp
2 goldfill cable guards
2 goldfill 2x2 crimp beads
4 goldfill 3mm round beads
3 goldfill 1.5-inch thin headpins
2 goldfill shepherd hook earwire
2 feet of Soft Flex fine .014 beading cable

Instructions

step 1
Tape the end of your beading cable, so your beads do not fall off the end. String one 3mm Goldfill bead on to the cable. String one 4mm pearl and one seed bead on to the cable. Repeat this sequence fifteen more times.
step 1
step 2
String one curved pearl and one seed bead on to the cable. Repeat this sequence twenty two more times.
step 2
step 3
String one 4mm pearl and one seed bead on to the cable. Repeat this sequence fifteen more times. String one 3mm Goldfill bead on to the cable.
step 3
step 4
String one crimp tube, one cable guard and the clasp on to one end of the cable. Seat the clasp on the cable guard. Run the beading cable back through the crimp tube and the last bead. Crimp the crimp tube. Trim the cable.
step 4
step 5
String one crimp tube, one cable guard and the chain on to the other end. Seat the chain on the cable guard. Run the beading cable back through the crimp tube and the last bead. Pull on the tail of the wire to remove any slack between the beads. Crimp the crimp tube. Trim the cable.
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step 6
Using the Goldfill Headpin, attach the extra bead to the end of the chain with a simple wire twist.
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For the Earrings, slide on curved pearl one 3mm Goldfill bead and one 4mm pearl on to the headpin. Close the loop. Repeat for the second earring.
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step 8
Open the earwire to the side. Slide the earring on to the earwire. Close the earwire. Repeat this for the second earring.
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