Nicole's™ Bead Shop Blue Ice Necklace, Earrings & Bracelets

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by Nicole's™ Bead Shop Design Team

Nicole's™ Bead Shop Blue Ice Necklace, Earrings & Bracelets

Bring an element of cool to your outfit!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Non-Star Earrings:
  • 2
    Slide one 8 mm Light Blue matte pearl onto one head pin and form a wrapped loop to make a bead drop. Using one 6 mm jump ring, connect the bead drop and one large Silver round metal link to the loop in one earring wire.
  • 3
    Slide one bead cap, one 14 mm Light Blue matte pearl, and one bead cap onto one eye pin and form a loop to make a bead link. Using one 4 mm jump ring, connect the bead link to the bottom of the large Silver round metal link in step #2.
  • 4
    Slide one 12 mm Dark Blue pearl onto one head pin and form a wrapped loop to make a bead drop. Using one 4 mm jump ring, connect the loop of the bead drop to the bottom loop of the bead link in step #3.
  • 5
    Repeat steps #2 through 4 for the matching earring.
  • 6
    Star Earrings:
  • 7
    Cut one 2 inch length of Silver star chain.
  • 8
    Slide one small Blue acrylic twist bead onto one eye pin and form a loop to make a bead link. Open the loop on each end of the bead link and connect to each end of the silver star chain in step #7. Keep the loops open for the next step.
  • 9
    Cut two 1 inch length of small Silver chain. Slide one end of each length of chain onto each side of the loop of the bead link in step #8, and close the loop.
  • 10
    Cut one 4-link length of small Silver chain. Slide one clear Crystal bicone onto one head pin and form a loop. Open the loop and connect it to one end of the small Silver chain.
  • 11
    Open one 4 mm jump ring. Slide on the end of one length of Silver chain from step #9, the end of the Silver chain from step #10, and the other length of Silver chain from Sstep #9. Now slide the jump ring through the loop of one earring wire and close the jump ring.
  • 12
    Repeat steps #7 through 11 for the matching earring.
  • 13
    Non-Star Bracelet:
  • 14
    Separate four large Silver metal circle links.
  • 15
    Slide one 8 mm matte Blue pearl onto one eye pin and form a loop. Repeat this step to make twp bead links.
  • 16
    Slide one bead cap, one 10 mm Dark Blue pearl, and one bead cap onto one eye pin and form a loop. Repeat this step to make two bead links.
  • 17
    Slide one large Blue acrylic twist bead onto one eye pin and form a loop to make one bead link.
  • 18
    Slide six clear Crystal bicones onto six head pins and form a loop to create six bead drops.
  • 19
    Connect the following: one bead link from step #15, one 4 mm jump ring, one large Silver metal circle link from step #14, one 4 mm jump ring, one bead link from step #16, one 4 mm jump ring, one large Silver metal circle link, one 6 mm jump ring, one large Blue acrylic twist bead link from step #17, one 6 mm jump ring, one large Silver metal circle link, one 4 mm jump ring, one bead link from step #17, one 4 mm jump ring, one large silver metal circle link, one 4 mm jump ring, and one bead link from step #15.
  • 20
    Open the 6 mm jump rings on each side of the large Blue acrylic twist bead link from step #19, slide three clear Crystal bicone drops from step #18 on each, and close the jump rings.
  • 21
    To complete the bracelet, connect one 6 mm jump ring to each end of the bracelet and attach each side of one toggle clasp.
  • 22
    Star Bracelet:
  • 23
    Slide one small Blue acrylic twist bead onto one eye pin and form a loop. Repeat this step five more times for a total of six bead links.
  • 24
    Cut five 5-link lengths of Silver star chain
  • 25
    Slide one clear Crystal bicone onto one head pin and form a loop. Repeat this step four more times for a total of five bead drops.
  • 26
    Connect the following: one small Blue acrylic bead link from step #23, one length of Silver star chain from step #24, one small Blue acrylic bead link from step #23, one length of Silver star chain from step #24, etc. until you have connected a total of six small Blue acrylic bead links and five lengths of Silver star chain.
  • 27
    Connect one Clear bicone drop from step #25 to the middle link on each length of Silver star chain from step #26.
  • 28
    To complete the bracelet, connect one 6 mm jump ring to each end of the bracelet and attach each side of one toggle clasp.
  • 29
    Necklace:
  • 30
    Separate 19 large Silver metal circle links.
  • 31
    Slide two 8 mm Light Blue pearls onto two eye pins and form loops to make two bead links.
  • 32
    Slide two 10 mm Dark Blue pearls onto two eye pins and form loops to make two bead links.
  • 33
    Slide seven large Blue acrylic twist beads onto seven eye pins to make seven bead links.
  • 34
    Slide one bead cap, one 12 mm Dark Blue pearl, and one bead cap onto one eye pin and form a loop to create one bead link. Slide three clear Crystal bicones onto three head pins and form a loop to make three bead drops. Open the loop in the bottom of the Dark Blue pearl/bead cap link, slide on the three clear Crystal bicone drops, and close the loop to create a pendant for the middle of the necklace.
  • 35
    Take two large Silver metal circle links and lay them one on top of the other. Cut one 3 inch length of beading wire. String the wire through one 10 mm Dark Blue pearl. Slide one crimp bead onto the wire on each side of the Dark Blue pearl. Place the beads in the middle of the two metal circle links, thread each end of wire around the edge of the two large Silver metal circle links, back through the crimp beads, and close the crimps so the pearl is now secured in the middle of the large Silver metal circle links to create a beaded connector. Repeat this step three times to make three more connectors.
  • 36
    Cut one 3 inch length of beading wire. String the wire through one 14 mm matte Blue pearl. Slide one crimp bead onto the wire on each side of the matte Blue pearl. Place the beads in the middle of one large Silver metal circle link, thread each end of wire around the edge of the large Silver metal circle link, back through the crimp bead, and close the crimp so the pearl is now secured in the middle of the large Silver metal circle link to form a beaded connector.
  • 37
    Connect the following: one Light Blue link from step #31, one Dark Blue pearl link from step #32, one 4 mm jump ring, one large Silver metal circle from step #30, one 4 mm jump ring, one large Blue acrylic twist bead link from step #33, one large Silver metal circle link from step #30, one bead circle connector from step #35, one large metal circle link from step #30, one 4 mm jump ring, one large Blue acrylic Blue acrylic twist bead link from step #33, one large Silver metal circle link from step #30, one bead circle connector from step #35, one large metal circle link from step #30, one 4 mm jump ring, one large Blue acrylic Blue acrylic twist bead link from step #33, and one 4 mm jump ring for one side of the necklace.
  • 38
    Repeat step #37 for the other side of the necklace.
  • 39
    Connect the last jump rings from step #37 and step #38 to the beaded connector from step #36. Use one 4 mm jump ring to connect the bottom of the connector to one large Blue acrylic twist bead link from step #33. Open the loop on the other end of the large Blue acrylic twist bead link and connect it to the top loop of the center pendant of the necklace from step #34.
  • 40
    Using one 6 mm jump ring, connect one lobster claw clasp to one side of the back of the necklace. Connect one more 6 mm jump ring to the other side of the back to complete the necklace.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Faceted Acrylic Beads Hexagon with Spacer Blue 104801469 (2)
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Chain 7-1/2 inch Silver Star Charms 104801193 (2)
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Pearls and Bead Caps Blue/Dark Blue 90 pc. 104800689 (2)
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Acrylic Twist Beads with Silver Spacer Blue 19 pc. 104801477
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Chain 18 inch Link Silver 104789789
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Starter Pack Bright Silver 59 pc. 104563639
  • Silver Beading Wire
  • Cousin Tool Basics Value Pack 3 pc. 104257385
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts BeadSMART™ Crimping Pliers 104257317
  • Ruler or Tape Measure