- Drop bead the following beads and set aside: (5) 4mm pearls; (5) 4mm rounds; (5) 6mm pearls; (5) 6mm rounds (5) 8mm pearls (5) 8mm rounds.
- On a head pin, drop a 4mm round. Next alternating each style, slide the 4mm pearl/round drops; then 6mm pearl/round drops; then 8mm pearl/round drops.
- To finish the cluster drop an 8mm round crystal pushing it down and adjusting the drops around the cluster as desired and wrap a tight loop to tighten the cluster.(Tip: Use the mid point of the round nose pliers to make a loop large enough to accommodate the pinch bail.)
- Add the pinch bail; to the loop of the cluster to form the pendant.
- Cut each piece of silk string in half tie all (4) pieces together on one end in a loose overhand knot.
- Braid the strands into a loose plait.
- Trim free ends evenly, placing the ends in a terminator, after you add a bit of glue, closing the terminator with chain nose pliers.
- Carefully remove the knot from the other end, trim if necessary to make the ends even, slip on the pendant and apply the last terminator as above.
- Add an inch of chain to one terminator and the trigger clasp to the other with a jump ring.
- On a head pin, drop a 4mm pearl, 6mm round and 8mm pearl, start a loop, slip it into the end of the chain and wrap for the finishing touch!
Tools and Materials Needed:
Swarovski Crystal Multi Mix, Bridal, 30pc
Swarovski Crystal Pearls, 4mm, Peach, 20pc- 1pc (or left over beads if making the earrings too)
Swarovski Crystal Round (5000) 4mm, Golden Shadow, 10pc- 1pc (or left over beads if making the earrings too)
Swarovski Crystal Pearls, 8mm, Ivory- 1pc (or left over beads if making the earrings too)
Swarovski Crystal Round (5000) 8mm, Vintage Rose- 1pc (or left over beads if making the earrings too)
Silver Filled Snap Bail, 4x8mm- 1pc
Hand Sewn 2mm Silk String, Cafe Au Lait, 40-42"- 1pc
Hand Sewn 2mm Silk String, Cream, 40-42"- 1pc
Terminator-Ribbon Clamp End, Extra Wide, Silver Plate, 17x10mm- 2pc
Silver Filled Trigger Clasp, 11mm
Sterling Silver 18 Gauge 6.5mm Open Jump Ring- 2pc
Silver Filled Oval Cable Chain By The Foot, 3x5mm- 1"
2 Inch Silver Filled Head Pins, 22 Gauge, 10pc- 32pc
Round Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers- 2prs