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Bib-Style Necklace with Gemstone Cabochons, Seed Beads and Glass Beads

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F134

Ophelia

: : : Materials : : :

  • Bead, moonstone, teardrop
  • Bead, Czech faceted, light grey, 4mm
  • Bead, Czech faceted, light grey, 6mm
  • Bead, Czech faceted, light lime green, 6mm
  • Bead, Czech faceted bicone, grey, 4mm
  • Bead, Czech faceted bicone, pale blue, 6mm
  • Bead, Czech faceted bicone, grey, 8mm
  • Bead, Czech faceted rondelle, 4x6mm
  • Bead, Czech faceted rondelle, 6x8mm
  • Bead, Czech faceted rondelle, 8x10mm
  • Seed bead, Toho, treasure, size 8/0
  • Seed bead, Toho, treasure, size 11/0
  • Seed bead, Toho, treasure, size 15/0
  • Pearl, stick, 7x25mm
  • Pearl, Swarovski crystal, multi color and size pack
  • Cabochon, pearl 17x33mm
  • Cabochon, pearl, 20mm
  • Cabochon, chrysoprase, 18x25mm
  • Cabochon, chrysoprase, 18x30mm

Rivoli

STEP 1
Take a thread and pick up 28 Treasure, using the darkest seed beads. Close the beads into a circle and go through all the beads one more time.
STEP 2
Figure 1

Then continue to work, using figure 1. Work one row in circular peyote stitch, using the same Treasure seed beads. Then bead one more row, using lighter seed beads and two rows, using seed beads size 15/0 of the lightest color. Go through the last row for several times, pulling tightly the thread.
STEP 3
Figure 2

Bring the thread to any seed bead of the basic row, marked on figure 1*. Continue to work, using figure 2. Work one row in peyote stitch, using 8/0 seed beads. Work one row of traditional loops, using the same seed beads. Insert the rivoli top side down. Go through the edge seed beads, pulling tightly on the thread.

Round Cabochons

STEP 4
Take a thread and pick up 44 seed beads, size 11/0 (silver-lined transparent). Close the beads into a circle and go through all the beads one more time.
STEP 5
Bead one row in circular peyote stitch, using seed beads size 11/0 (silver-lined transparent). Work one row, using the lightest grey seed beads. Work two rows, using white pearl seed beads of size 15/0. Go through the last row for several times, pulling tightly the thread.
STEP 6
Bring the thread to any seed bead of the basic row, marked on figure *. Then bead in circular peyote stitch, using for the first row seed beads, size 11 (silver-lined transparent), for the second row , using the lightest Treasure seed beads and work two rows more, using white pearl seed beads, size 15/0.

Oval Cabochons

STEP 7
Work the chain of equal length as your cabochon is. Close the chain into a circle and pull the cabochon tightly.
STEP 8
Figure 3

Work Top Side of Cabochons
Figure 4
Work Back Side of Cabochons
Figure 5

Work the bezel in circular peyote stitch on each side of chain on seed beads, marked on figure 3*. Work the top side of cabochons, using figure 4 as a guide and work the back side, using figure 5, considering color of seed beads of cabochons.

Assembly of the Necklace Base

STEP 9
Make the necklace base, using the rivolis, pearl round cabochons, moonstone and large chrysoprase cabochon (see the photograph).
STEP 10
Connect details together symmetrically in both directions and having started from the middle, using seed beads, beads. Firstly use transparent and white seed beads and beads gradually changing color from light grey to dark grey.
STEP 11
Work the pendants at the bottom edge of the central part of the necklace, using teardrop pearl beads.
STEP 12
Attach strings of seed beads to each end of the central part of the necklace, altering to grey metallic seed beads (see the photograph). Attach a clasp to the ends of the strings.

Assembly of the Pendant

STEP 13
Connect the other cabochons together (see the photograph).
STEP 14
Work the fringe, using seed beads and beads. Attach pearl sticks to the central thread.
STEP 15
Picture 1

Attach the hooks for hanging to the top cabochon. Work them of the pins (pic.1).

The Basis for Pendant Hanging

STEP 16
String chrysoprase tumbling altering to pearl beads, transparent bicones onto the jewelry wire. Attach a clasp to the ends of it.
STEP 17
String two rings of 15/0 seed beads onto the center. Attach the pendant to these rings.

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