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Bib-Style Necklace with Seed Beads and Glass Beads

Courtesy of Fashion Magazine
D175

Design by Ludmila Potuzhnya

Ruby Passion Necklace

: : : Materials : : :

  • Bead, glass, transparent with rainbow coating, 5mm (E)
  • Seed bead, silver lined dark red, cut (A)
  • Seed bead, Czech, silver lined dark red, bugle, size 5 (D)
  • Seed bead, Czech, silver lined dark red, size 6 (C)
  • Seed bead, Czech, silver lined dark red , size 10 (B)
  • Clasp
  • Beading needle
  • Thread, 0.3 monofilament

STEP 1
Figure 1

Figure 2
Thread your beading needle with a length of beading thread. Use A beads to work beaded netting for the necklace of the desired size, making an odd number of turns (Fig. 1). Attach a clasp to one end of the necklace.

Using monofilament thread, bead in A and B along the top edge of the necklace (Fig. 2) and attach a clasp to the other end.
STEP 2
Figure 3

Find the middle of the netting. Count the 5th scallop to the right from the middle and anchor a length of beading thread to the bead in the centre of the scallop (Fig. 3). Using B, work a double needle right-angle weave, 78 units long. In fact its length should be enough to reach the 5th scallop to the left from the middle of the netting. Fix it to the bead in the centre of that scallop and cut off.
STEP 3
Figure 4
Find the middle of the netting. Count the 5th scallop to the right from the middle and anchor a length of beading thread to the bead in the centre of the scallop (Fig. 3). Using B, work a double needle right-angle weave, 78 units long. In fact its length should be enough to reach the 5th scallop to the left from the middle of the netting. Fix it to the bead in the centre of that scallop and cut off.
STEP 4
Using C, E work a double needle right-angle weave in the middle of the necklace (Fig. 5). Attach its end to the chain (Fig. 3) by B seed beads.

Add strings of C on each side. Attach them to the chain as well by B seed beads (Fig. 3).
STEP 5
Work a pattern (Fig. 6), using B, C, E and fix it to netting in the middle.

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