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 Bib-Style Necklace with Seed Beads, Citrine Gemstone Beads, Pearls and Crystal Bead 

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Silver Age Necklace
: : : Materials : : :
  • Bead, pearl, purple, 5mm
  • Bead, faceted crystal, purple, 10mm
  • Bead, citrine gemstone
  • Seed bead, Toho, matte grey, size 11
  • Seed bead, Toho, dark grey, size 11
  • Seed bead, Toho, rainbow grey, size 11
  • Seed bead, transparent, size 15
  • Seed bead, silver line transparent, size 15
  • Bead Caps
  • Clasp, lobster
  • Chain extender
  • Jumprings
  • End of Materials List
    Step 1

    Figure 1
    Weave two halves of the necklace base net (Fig. 1). Bead the narrowest part of the net of the desired length. It has 18 lower corners in the original design. Work with matte grey seed beads, the main seed beads are rainbow grey.
    Step 2

    Figure 2
    Join both halves together (Fig. 2) by means of size 15 transparent seed beads and size 11 transparent dark grey beads.
    Step 3

    Figure 3
    Work bead embroidery in size 11 transparent dark grey seed beads, using Fig. 3 as a guide.
    Step 4

    Figure 4
    Bead 4 leaves according to Fig. 4.
    Step 5

    Figure 5
    Attach the leaves to the base net (see the color photo). Sew a pearl bead to the place of attachment. Fix the thread, but do not cut off. Make a sprig with tumbling (Fig. 5) using this very thread. Attach its end to the bead of the base net.
    Step 6
    Attach a clasp and chain extender to the ends of the necklace going through the rings.

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