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 Bib-Style Necklace with Seed Beads and Glass Beads 

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Rose Necklace
: : : Materials : : :
  • 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

  • Optional:
  • Seed and bugle beads 
  • Beads, glass 
  • Clasps, lobster 
  • Chain 

  • The capital letters above are the bead key identifiers, which are referenced throughout the instructions.
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    Step 1
    Figure 1
    Using C, O, bead two halves of the base netting (Fig. 1). Connect them together (Fig. 2).
    Figure 2
     
    Step 2
    Figure 3
    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).

    Figure 4
    Figure 5

    Figure 6
    Step 3
    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.
    Step 4
    Figure 7
    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.

    Figure 8
    Figure 9

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