Bib-Style Necklace with Seed Beads and Glass Beads
Design by Dariya Gagarina
Bead, glass, lilac, 6mm round (N)Bead, glass, purple, 10mm faceted round (L)Seed bead, Czech, glass, pearl purple, #8 (O)Seed bead, Czech, glass, iris matte lilac, #10 (A)Seed bead, Czech, glass, iris glossy lilac, #10 (B)Seed bead, Czech, glass, transparent lilac, #10 (C)Seed bead, Czech, glass, glossy black, #10 (D)Seed bead, Czech, glass, transparent amethyst, #15 (E)Seed bead, Toho, glass, matte black, #11 (F)Seed bead, Toho, glass, grey with silver line inside, #11 (G)Seed bead, Toho, glass, matte amethyst with silver line inside, #11 (H)Seed bead, Toho, glass, transparent pink line with rainbow coating, #11 hex (I)Seed bead, Toho, glass, iris matte lilac, #11 hex (J)
Seed bead, glass, amethyst, 5mm bugle (K)Drop, glass, purple, 12x15mm faceted teardrop (M)Clasp, lobster, with extender chain
Seed and bugle beads Beads, glass Clasps, lobster Chain
The capital letters above are the bead key identifiers, which are referenced throughout the instructions.
Using C, O, bead two halves of the base netting (Fig. 1). Connect them together (Fig. 2).
Bead two leaves in I (Fig. 3). Bead two more leaves in I beads, but this time they will consist of a middle part (Fig. 4) and two side parts (Fig. 5). Connect the parts together (Fig. 6).
Bead six petals for the rose. Work the inner petals in E beads and the outside petals in A and B, using B beads for the last row. For each petal thread 23 beads and work increasing peyote stitch. Sew the petals together. Sew L beads inside the rose.
Attach the finished elements to the base netting (see the photo). Embroider the lower part of the netting in N (Fig. 7).
Work two lengths of Spiral Rope (Fig. 8) and attach them to the base netting.
Bead Ndebele spirals F, G, H and attach them to the corners of the base netting (Fig. 9).
Attach two parts of the clasp to the ends of the cord.
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