Swarovski Yellow Opal and Pearl Multi-Strand Necklace
designed byCheri Carlson
Approximate Size20 3/4 Inches
Swarovski launched the Yellow Opal crystal color and the Crystal Pearlescent White pearl color around the same time and they go really well together.
Swarovski Innovations for Spring/Summer 2017 are full of surprising and eye-catching colors. Cheri combined the sunny Yellow Opal hue with the magical sheen of Pearlescent White crystal pearls and the creamy color of Ivory crystal pearls in a necklace full of delicious style. Learn how to make this necklace and add the beauty of Swarovski to your style
Cut a length of jewelry wire approximately nine inches long. String on 26 Swarovski 6mm faceted rounds in Yellow Opal. Add a sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube to one end, followed by a 925/10 silver-filled 5mm open jump ring. Bring the wire back through the crimp tube and crimp in place. Add a sterling silver 3mm crimp cover to the crimp tube. Repeat on the other end of the wire. Attach a 6 1/2-inch length of silver-plated 3+1 small round and oval link chain to the jump ring on one end. Repeat on the other end of the strand.
Attach the 925/10 silver-filled 5x9mm lobster clasp with open jump ring to one end of the necklace using a 5mm jump ring. Attach a sterling silver medium 6mm closed jump ring to the other end of the strand using a 5mm open jump ring.
Add a sterling silver 3.5mm open jump ring to each end of a 6 1/2-inch length of silver-plated curved tube chain. Add one end to the 5mm jump ring on the end of the Yellow Opal bead strand using another 3.5mm jump ring. Repeat for the other end of the Yellow Opal bead strand.
Cut a length of jewelry wire approximately 11 inches long. String on a Swarovski 3mm XILION bicone in Yellow Opal, followed by a Swarovski 10mm round pearl in Ivory. Repeat seven times. Then string on a 3mm Yellow Opal bicone followed by a Swarovski 10mm round Crystal Pearlescent White pearl. Repeat seven times and then add a 3mm Yellow Opal bicone. String a crimp tube onto the end, followed by a 5mm jump ring. Bring the wire back through the crimp tube and crimp in place. Add a crimp cover. Repeat on the other end of the strand. Attach a six-inch length of silver-plated small oval link chain to the jump ring on one end. Attach the end of the chain to the 5mm jump ring attached to the lobster clasp on the other strand. Repeat on the other side of the strand, only attach this end to the 5mm jump ring attached to the 6mm closed jump ring on the other end of the necklace.
List of Components: Swarovski 5810 10mm Round Crystal Pearlescent White Pearl (5810-PWH10, qty 8) Swarovski 5810 10mm Round Pearl Crystal Ivory (5810-IVO10, qty 8) Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Yellow Opal (5000-YOP6, qty 26) Swarovski 5328 3mm Xilion Bicone Yellow Opal (5328-YOP3, qty 17) Silver-Plated Small Oval Link Chain (SPCH36, qty 2) Silver-Plated Curved Tube Chain (BTF-0033, qty 1) Silver-Plated 3+1 Small Round and Oval Link Chain (SPCH32, qty 2) 925/10 Silver-Filled 5x9mm Lobster Clasp with Open Jump Ring (CLASP-0333, qty 1) Sterling Silver Medium Closed Jump Ring (0.76x6mm) (SS-CJR-ME, qty 1) Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .140 inches (0.75 x 3.55mm) (SS-OJR30-B, qty 6) 925/10 Silver-Filled 5mm Open Jump Ring, 18 Gauge (FIND-0685, qty 4) Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 4) Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover (SS-CCOV01, qty 4)
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