Cousin Fuschia Fiesta Necklace & Earrings

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by Cousin Design Team

Cousin Fuschia Fiesta Necklace & Earrings

You’ll be ready for the party – or just about any special occasion – when you wear the Cousin Fuschia Fiesta Necklace & Earrings!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/4 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Necklace: Cut the following lengths of chain: (2) 2-3/4 inch, (2) 7-1/4 inch and (1) 17-1/2 inch.
  • 2
    Attach a 6 mm jump ring to each end of the 17-1/2 inch chain. Attach a 6 mm jump ring to one end of each 7-1/4 inch chain.
  • 3
    Use a 6 mm jump ring to gather the 17-1/2 inch chain and a single 7-1/4 inch chain jump ring together. Repeat for the other end of the 17-1/2 inch chain and the second 7-1/4 inch chain. Attach a length of extender chain to one jump ring and a lobster claw clasp to the other jump ring.
  • 4
    Use a 4 mm jump ring to join the 3rd link of the 17-1/2 inch chain and the 3rd link of the 7-1/4 inch chain together. Repeat this step at the opposite end of the necklace.
  • 5
    Use a 4 mm jump ring to join the 13th link of the 17-1/2 inch chain and the first link of the 2-3/4 inch chain together. Use another 4 mm jump ring to join the first link of the 2-3/4 inch chain and the 13th link of the 7-1/4 inch chain together. Repeat this step for the other end of the necklace.
  • 6
    Find the center link of the 17-1/2 inch chain. Using a 6 mm jump ring, attach a wood accent to the center. Skip 1 link then attach the next accent using a 6 mm jump ring. Continue this until there are 3 accents to each side of the center accent.
  • 7
    Attach a 6 mm jump ring to the widest point on each side of each of the 7 wood accents. Link the jump rings together until the 7 accents are connected into a large focal piece.
  • 8
    Attach the ends of the 7-1/4 inch chains to the jump rings on the end accents.
  • 9
    Use 6 mm jump rings to attach the ends of the 2-3/4 inch chains to the upper portion of the end accents.
  • 10
    Attach a bead drop to each of the 5 loops of each wood accent.
  • 11
    Attach a bead drop to each of the 3 links of chain next to the end accents, along the 7-1/4 inch chains.
  • 12
    Attach a bead drop to the empty links of chain from step 6, these are the links in between each accent. Attach a drop on to the links next to each end accent.
  • 13
    Approximately 1 inch from the end accents attach bead drops along the 2-3/4 inch and 17-1/2 inch chains, then attach an additional drop 1 inch from those drops along the 17-1/2 inch chain.
  • 14
    Earrings: Link (9) 6 mm jump rings together.
  • 15
    Attach a bead drop to every other jump ring.
  • 16
    Attach an earring wire to one end of the linked jump rings.
  • 17
    Repeat steps 14-16 for the matching earring.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/4 hours

Project Supplies

  • Cousin Jewelry Basics 8 pc. Bead Drops Rainbow 104789621 (8)
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Wood Filigree Accent Pink 104789633 (7)
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Double Link Chain Silver 43 inch 104789796
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Starter Pack 145 pc. Silver 104563637
  • Needle Nose Pliers (included in Cousin Tool Basics Value Pack 3 pc. 104257385)
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865