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 Bib-Style Necklace with Czech Glass Beads and Seed Beads 

Courtesy of Fashion Magazine
D17K


Venetian Carnival 2
: : : Materials : : :
  • Seed bead, transparent smoky grey, #10 (A)
  • Seed bead, transparent beige, #10 (B)
  • Seed bead, transparent yellow, #10 (C)
  • Seed bead, transparent light green, #10 (D)
  • Seed bead, transparent green, #10 (E)
  • Seed bead, transparent dark green, #10 (F)
  • Seed bead, transparent turquoise, #10 (G)
  • Seed bead, transparent dark turquoise, #10 (H)
  • Seed bead, transparent blue, #10 (I)
  • Seed bead, transparent dark blue, #10 (J)
  • Seed bead, transparent lilac, #10 (K)
  • Seed bead, transparent dark lilac, #10 (L)
  • Seed bead, transparent wine red, #10 (M)
  • Seed bead, transparent dark wine red, #10 (N)
  • Bead, glass, transparent beige, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent yellow, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent light green, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent green, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent dark green, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent turquoise, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent dark turquoise, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent blue, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent dark blue, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent lilac, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent dark lilac, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent wine red, 3x5mm
  • Bead, glass, transparent dark wine red, 3x5mm
  • Clasp, lobster claw with extender chain

  • Optional:
  • Beads, Czech glass 
  • Seed and bugle beads 
  • Extender chains 
  • Clasp, lobster claw 

  • The capital letters above are the bead key identifiers, which are referenced throughout the instructions.
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    Step 1
    Figure 1
    Bead netting, using A, (Fig. 1). A note. The netting should have an even number of the lower corners, the author has made 60 of them.
    Step 2
    Attach a clasp to the ends of the netting.
    Step 3
    Picture 1


    Work the main part of the necklace. See Picture 1 for the shape and color changes or make it on your own.
    Step 4
    Figure 2


    Symmetrically bead the weaving in both directions. Start working in the middle, using B to N seed beads and B1 to N1 beads (Fig. 2).
    Step 5
    Figure 3
    Embroider the base netting, using B to G seed beads and B1 to G1 beads (Fig. 3).
    Step 6
    Figure 4


    Attach the pendants along the edge. Bead them in C to N seed beads and C1 to N1 beads.

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