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Single-Strand Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set with Fluorite Gemstone Cabochons, Seed Beads and Swarovski Crystal

Courtesy of Fashion Magazine
F130

Breath of Lotus

: : : Materials : : :

  • Beads, Swarovski Crystal, chrysolite 10mm (E)
  • Beads, Swarovski Crystal, ocean opal 3mm bicone (G)
  • Beads, Swarovski Crystal, pink opal 3mm bicone (H)
  • Beads, Swarovski Crystal, ocean opal 5mm bicone (I)
  • Beads, Swarovski Crystal, pink opal 3x5mm rondell (J)
  • Seed Beads, Toho beads, transparent turqiouse with green lining, size 8/0 (V)
  • Seed Beads, Toho beads, pink ceylon, size 11/0 (U)
  • Seed beads, Delica, green opal, size 11/0 (N)
  • Seed beads, Delica, transparent pale green, size11/0 (O)
  • Seed beads, Delica, transparent pink, size 11/0 (P)
  • Seed beads, creamy matte, size 11/0 (R)
  • Seed beads, transparent lilac, size 11/0 (S)
  • Seed beads, transparent with pale green lining, size 15/0 (Q)
  • Seed beads, transparent pink with rainbow coating, size 15/0 (T)
  • Pearls, Swarovski Crystal, blue 3mm (F)
  • Pearls, pink river 5x9mm (K)
  • Cabochon, fluorite 45x75mm (A)
  • Cabochon, fluorite 40x55mm (B)
  • Component, fossilized ammonite 35x40mm (C)

Necklace

STEP 1
Picture1

Make a full size design of the pendant, or photocopy picture 1, enlarging it to the desired size. Transfer the diagram to fabric. Glue A in the marked place. Let the glue dry.
STEP 2
Sew Row of Seed Beads Around Cabochon
Figure 1
Bead Second and Third Rows of Bezel Around Cabochon
Figure 2

Sew the basic row in O around cabochon (fig.1). The number of seed beads in the basic row should be multiple to three. Work the bezel of the cabochon in O, H (fig.2).Go through the last row more than once, pulling tightly on the thread.
STEP 3
Figure 3

Glue C atop the cabochon. Fix ammonites, using J, M. Sew the basic row in even number of P (fig.1). Then bead three rows in circular peyote stitch, using P (fig.3). Work the last row in M. Run through the last row more than once and pull the thread taut.
STEP 4
Sew 6F to the corner between A and ammonites, using the photograph as a guide.
STEP 5
Bead four Rows of Seed Beads
Figure 4
Sew Bicones of the fourth Row to Base
Figure 5

Glue E to the top part of the pendant. Sew the basic row in even number O (fig.1). Then bead the bezel of the crystal in circular peyote stitch (fig.3). Work 4 rows in L, M, N, I (fig.4). Sew bicones of the forth row to the base (5 th row on figure 4). Then embroider the top part of the crystal bezel in L, M, G.
STEP 6
Figure 6

Bead the details, which sew to the base on both sides of A, in peyote stitch, using P, T (fig.6).
STEP 7
Figure 7

Sew K, I to the pendant, using the photograph as a guide. Trim away all the excess fabric. Glue leather to the back side. Let the glue dry and trim away all the excess leather. Work the basic edge row in S (fig.7).
STEP 8
Figure 8

Work two 4-beads Ndebele ropes (fig.8). Attach the ropes to the pendant through K altering to M. Attach a clasp to free ends.

Bracelet

STEP 1
Picture 2

Glue E crystals to the pieces of fabric. Sew the basic row in even number of O around crystals (fig.1).
STEP 2
Figure 9

Bead halves of the leaves of different sizes and sew them to the base of the bracelet (see the photograph). Embroider the free space in K, F, V, U, N, R, Q, L.
STEP 3
Trim away all the excess fabric as close to the edge seed beads as possible. Glue leather pattern of the bracelet to the back side. Work the basic edge row, using figure 7 as a guide. Insert metal pattern of the bracelet and work the basic edge row till the end.

Earrings

STEP 1
Glue E crystals to the pieces of fabric. Sew the basic row in even number of O around crystals (fig.1).
STEP 2
Work the bezel of the crystal, using figure 3 as a guide. Go through the last row for several times, pulling tightly the thread.
STEP 3
Trim away all the excess fabric as close to the basic row as possible. Glue leather to the back side. Let the glue dry. Trim away all the excess leather. Work the basic edge row in M (fig.7).
STEP 4
Bead around the halves of the crystal (fig.4, 1­4 rows).
STEP 5
Embroider the bezel of the crystal (fig.5).
STEP 6
Figure 10

Attach ear findings to the earrings (fig.10).

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