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 Collar-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Seed Beads and Glass Beads 

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Sun Kiss Set
: : : Materials : : :
  • Bead, glass, red with rainbow coating, 7mm faceted (A)
  • Bead, glass, red, 4mm bicone (B)
  • Seed bead, Czech, glossy wine-red, super duo 2-hole (C)
  • Seed bead, Czech, topaz with golden coating, super duo 2-hole (D)
  • Seed bead, Czech, dark red with golden coating, size 10/0 (E)
  • Seed bead, Toho, wine-red with golden coating, size 8/0 (F)
  • Seed bead, Toho, golden galvanized, size 11/0 (G)
  • Clasp, hook
  • Ear findings

  • Optional:
  • Beads, round 
  • Beads, bicone 
  • Seed beads 
  • Clasp, hook 
  • Earring findings 

  • The capital letters above are the bead key identifiers, which are referenced throughout the instructions.
    End of Materials List

    Motif #1 (see Fig. 1)

    Step 1

    Figure 1a


    Pick up 5C altering to 5D. Connect them into a ring and go through all the beads one more time (Fig. 1a).
    Step 2

    Figure 1b


    Insert B into the middle of the ring (Fig. 1b).
    Step 3

    Figure 1c


    Bring the thread to top hole of C, work one row in D, going through the second hole of all beads of the basic row.
    Step 4

    Figure 1d


    Bring the thread to the second hole of D. Work 3G between D seed beads, going through the second hole of D (Fig. 1d).
    Step 5

    Figure 1e


    Bring the thread to the first G, pick up 3E, going through the third G and the second hole of D and the first G of the second stringing and pick up 3E again (Fig. 1e).

    Motif #2 (see Fig. 2)

    Step 1

    Figure 2a


    Pick up 8C and connect them into a ring. Go through all the beads one more time (Fig. 2a).
    Step 2

    Figure 2b


    Insert F into the ring (Fig. 2b).
    Step 3

    Figure 2c


    Bring the thread to the second hole of C of the basic row and work one row in C (Fig. 2c).
    Step 4

    Figure 2d


    Bring the thread to the second hole of C and pick up 1F, 1C, 1F, go through the second hole of the other C (Fig. 2d).
    Step 5

    Figure 2e


    Bring the thread to the second hole of C. Work 2G, 1A, 2G between C beads and go through the second hole of C (Fig. 2e).
    Step 6

    Figure 2f


    Go through 2G of the first stringing of the previous row. Pick up 1G, 2D, 1G, go through 2G of the first stringing of the previous row, go through the second hole of C, go through 2G of the second stringing of the previous row and pick up 1G, 2D, 1G (Fig. 2f).
    Step 7

    Figure 2g


    Bring the thread to G of the previous row. *Pick up 2G, go through the second hole of the first D, pick up 1D, go through the second hole of the second D of the previous row, pick up 2G, go through the second hole of D, pick up 2G, go through the top hole of the first D of the previous row, go through the first hole of D, then go through the second hole of D of the previous row, pick up 2G, go through G of the previous row of the first stringing, pick up 1B, go through G of the second stringing of the previous row*. Repeat the work from * to * till the end of the row (Fig. 2g).

    Necklace

    Step 1
    You will need 10 motifs #1 for the necklace (Fig. 1).
    Step 2
    You will need 5 motifs #2 for the necklace (Fig. 2).
    Step 3

    Figure 3


    Connect three central motifs #2 together (Fig. 3). The number of seed beads in connection from the inner side of the necklace less than from the outer side.
    Step 4

    Figure 4


    Attach motif #1 to each side of motifs #2, then attach motif #2 and one more motif #1 (Fig. 4).
    Step 5

    Figure 5


    Attach 3 motifs #1 to each side of the necklace (Fig. 5).
    Step 6
    Attach a hook clasp to the free ends of the necklace.

    Earrings

    Step 1
    Work 2 motifs #1 and 2 motifs #2.
    Step 2
    Connect all motifs together (Fig. 4).
    Step 3
    Attach the ear findings to the top part of motif #1.

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