Shopping Bag

0 item(s) in cart/ total: $0    view cart

Bead3 Bead Blog

Welcome to BeadBuddies Bead3 Blog! You will find all kinds of wonderful information about our newest free beading patterns and our newest beads and beading supplies.  We are constantly adding new beads, findings, tools, and beading supplies. We also have a great selection of free beading patterns.  Our Free Pattern Center has fully illustrated instructions for creating your own beaded jewelry.  We have free patterns for beaded necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.

Passionate Embrace Necklace Pattern

Posted by on 3/21/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Passionate Embrace Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Passionate Embrace Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
26 inches of Gunmetal-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids
1 – Gunmetal 15mm Thick Rope Toggle Clasp
2 – Gunmetal 2mm Crimp Beads
2 – Gunmetal 4mm Crimp Bead Covers
24 – Gunmetal 5x12mm Scalloped Beads Caps
26 – Gunmetal 3x9mm 7-Leaf Bead Caps
26 – Gunmetal 3x6mm 6-Leaf Bead Caps
50 – Gunmetal 3mm Round Metal Beads
12 – Light Rose 12mm Czech Fire Polished Beads
13 – Rose Quartz 10mm Semiprecious Rounds
26 – Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicones

Create the Necklace

1. Take one end of your Buddy Braids wire and thread 1 crimp bead approximately an inch from the end.  Thread the loop of the bar end of the toggle clasp.  Thread the end back through the crimp bead.  Using crimping pliers (or any pliers you have) squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp.  See illustration 1.  Trim the excess leaving about a half an inch, you will thread the beads over both.

paen1
Illustration 1

2. Add your crimp cover by placing it over your crimp bead and squeezing it closed.  See Illustration 2.

paen2
Illustration 2

3. Thread the following:

a. 1 Gunmetal 3x6mm 6-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 Crystal AB 6mm Bicone, 1 Gunmetal 3mm Round Metal Bead, 1 Gunmetal 3x9mm 7-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 Rose Quartz 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 Gunmetal 3x9mm 7-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 Gunmetal 3mm Round Metal Bead, 1 Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicone, 1 Gunmetal 3x6mm 6-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 Gunmetal 3mm Round Metal Bead, 1 Gunmetal 5x12mm Scalloped Bead Cap,  1 Light Rose 12mm Czech Fire Polished Bead, 1 Gunmetal 5x12mm Scalloped Bead Cap, and 1 Gunmetal 3mm Round Metal Bead.

b. Repeat pattern in Step (a.) 11 times.

c. 1 Gunmetal 3x6mm 6-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 Crystal AB 6mm Bicone, 1 Gunmetal 3mm Round Metal Bead, 1 Gunmetal 3x9mm 7-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 Rose Quartz 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 Gunmetal 3x9mm 7-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 Gunmetal 3mm Round Metal Bead, 1 Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicone, 1 Gunmetal 3x6mm 6-Leaf Bead Cap.

4. Thread 1 crimp bead and the round part of your toggle clasp.  Thread the wire back through the crimp bead after going through the loop on the toggle clasp.  Thread the wire through the last few beads (see illustration 3).  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp and an 1/8th of inch away from the last bead to have room for your crimp cover.  Trim the excess wire as close to the bead as you can. 

paen3
Illustration 3

5. Add your crimp cover by placing it over your crimp bead and squeezing it closed.

You are done! These directions make a necklace that is approximately 24 inches long. If you need to change the length just add or subtract beads. You can use this pattern with any color beads you wish!


Tagged Products

 

Add Comment

 

More results: 1 2 3