Hey beautiful! In today’s beading tutorial I will show you how to make a crystal rondelle and bicone beaded necklace with the contents of the Bargain Bead Box (Jan ’21). Of course, anyone can make this design with the right materials, so I have included a full list, with links, down below. This necklace design begins with a base of right angle weave (RAW) beading stitch, then additional beads are added to fill-in, and frame, the base. I hope you enjoy!
Materials List (18" Necklace)
✔ 33 – 8x6mm Crystal Rondelle Beads (Pink Jade AB)
✔ 11 – 6mm Crystal Bicone Beads (Vintage Peach)
✔ 24 – 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle Beads (Almond Bisque)
✔ 2g – 11/0 Seed Beads (Toho Sweet Blush)
✔ 10″ – 3mm Steel Rolo Jewelry Chain
✔ 10ft – 6lb. Fireline, or Beading Thread of Choice
✔ 1 – Clasp of Choice
✔ 2 – Wire Guards
✔ 2 – 6mm Jump Rings
Beaded Necklace Inspiration:
I was inspired to create this necklace while playing with the contents of this month’s Bargain Bead Box. You can also see the other pieces that came from this month’s subscription, in yesterday’s Finished Jewelry Update.
Bargain Bead Box: | Coupon: OPAL2 for $2 off first month Each month, you are guaranteed a value of $50, and at least 12-16 bead and finding selections. Shipping is free in the US, making this subscription only $17.95, shipped!
✿ This is an Orchid and Opal original beadweaving design
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