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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.

Harmony Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/15/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Harmony Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Harmony Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
10 inches of Antique Copper 0.035mm Buddy Braids
1 – Antique Copper 12x22mm Rectangle Frame Toggle Clasp 
2 – Antique Copper Crimp Beads
2 – Antique Copper Crimp Covers
10 – Antique Copper 4x10mm Curly 5-Leaf Bead Caps
10 - Antique Copper 6x9mm 6-Point Bead Caps
10 – Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles 
6 – Plum AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
5 – Calcite 10mm Semiprecious Rounds



Exotic Blues Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/11/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Exotic Blues Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Exotic Blues Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
24 inches of Antique Copper Colored Buddy Braids Beading Wire
1 - Antique Copper 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Antique Copper Split Ring
2 - Antique Copper Crimp Beads
2 - Antique Copper Crimp Bead Covers
3 – Antique Copper Ball Pins
2 - Antique Copper Eye Pins
3 - Antique Copper 5mm 19 Gauge Jump Rings
22 – Antique Copper 4x10mm Curly 5-Leaf Bead Caps
21 – Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelles 
44 – Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
1 – Smokey Quartz 4mm Glass Crystal Bicone
14 – Smokey Quartz AB 6x4mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 - Aqua AB 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
22 – Aqua AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
22 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 – Blue Picasso Jasper 8mm Semiprecious Rounds
11 – Blue Picasso Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Rounds



Sweet Dreams Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/10/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sweet Dreams Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Sweet Dreams Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 - Stainless Steel Dangle Earrings 
10 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
18 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
8 – Chalk White Lila Vega Luster 7x5mm Flower Cup Beads
8 – Purple Rose 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
2 – Jet Sliperit Full Matted 10x12mm 3-Petal Flower Beads



Eternal Embrace Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/8/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Eternal Embrace Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Eternal Embrace Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
10 inches of Gunmetal-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids
1 – Gunmetal 15mm Toggle Clasp
2 – Gunmetal 2mm Crimp Tubes
2 – Gunmetal 4mm Crimp Bead Covers
10 – Gunmetal 1x6mm Thin Filigree Bead Caps
10 – Gunmetal 5x6mm 6-Leaf Bead Caps
18 – Gunmetal 3mm Round Metal Beads
5 – Garnet 8mm Czech Glass Fire Polished Beads
4 – Black AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
10 – Jet 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones



Enchanted Amethyst Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/8/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Enchanted Amethyst Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Enchanted Amethyst Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
22 inches of Silver-Colored .035mm Buddy Braids Beading Wire
1 – Antique Silver-Plated Toggle Clasp
2 – Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Tubes
2 - Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Tube Covers
11 – Obsidian 8mm Semiprecious Rounds
12 –Amethyst 20mm Semiprecious Puff Coins 
24 –Violet 4mm Swarovski Crystal Bicones
22 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x6mm Spiral Rondelles 
24 – Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelles 



Mesmerizing Tiger Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/7/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Mesmerizing Tiger Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Mesmerizing Tiger Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Antique Copper Dangle Earrings
2 – Antique Copper Ball Pins 
2 – Antique Copper Eye Pins
6 – Antique Copper 9mm Curved Disc Metal Beads
8 – Red Tiger Eye 4mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 – Red Tiger Eye 13x18mm Semiprecious Ovals



Emerald Luster Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/6/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Emerald Luster Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Emerald Luster Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Gold-Plated 11x15mm Leverback Earrings
2 – Gold-Plated Head Pins
2 – Antique Gold 2x6mm 4-Leaf Bead Caps
2 – Antique Gold 4x14mm 8-Long Leaf Bead Caps
2 – Antique Gold 3x8mm Fancy Bead Caps
2 – Antique Gold 1.5x5mm Beaded Rondelle
2 – Emerald 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Emerald 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones



Sparkling Amazonite Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/5/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sparkling Amazonite Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Sparkling Amazonite Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – 26 inch strand of Silver-Colored Buddy Braids Wire
1 – 12mm Silver-Plated Toggle Clasp
2 – Silver-Plated 2mm Crimp Beads
50 – 3x2mm Silver-Plated Rondelle Metal Beads
12 – 11x7mm Gold Crystal Teardrops
8 – 15x10mm Clear Crystal Teardrops
4 – 8mm Gold Crystal Rounds
12 – 4mm Crystal AB Bicones
1 – 20mm Amazonite Puff Coin Semiprecious Stone Bead
6 – 13x18mm Amazonite Puff Oval Semiprecious Stone Beads
8 – 8mm Amazonite Round Semiprecious Stone Beads



Island Jewel Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/5/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Island Jewel Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Island Jewel Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
10 inches of Silver-Colored .35mm Buddy Braids Beading Wire
1 - Antique Silver-Plated 13mm Toggle Clasp
2 - Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Tubes 
2 - Silver-Plated 3mm Crimp Covers
1 - Antique Silver-Plated 11x27mm Rattan Metal Beads
4 - Antique Silver-Plated 4x10mm Diamond Metal Beads
6 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm Flower Beaded Rondelles
2 - Plum AB 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
4 - Blue Diamond AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
6 - Crystal AB 11x7mm Glass Crystal Teardrops



Precious Trinkets Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/4/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Precious Trinkets Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Precious Trinkets Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Antique Copper Dangle Earrings
2 – Antique Copper Ball Pins 
2 – Antique Copper Eye Pins
2 – Antique Copper 5x11mm Scrollwork Bead Caps
4 – Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
2 – Chalk White 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Beads
2 – Crystal AB 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones
2 – Crystal AB 8mm Glass Crystal Bicones
2 – White Agate 12mm Semiprecious Round Beads



Forever In Love Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/3/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Forever In Love Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Forever in Love Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
3 Coils of Silver-Plated Bracelet Memory Wire
28 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
28 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm Beaded Rondelles
13 - Antique Silver-Plated 6x7mm Beaded Spacers
28 – Pink AB 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones
28 – Pink Crazy Lace Agate 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
14 – Rose Quartz 8mm Semiprecious Rounds



Magic Orchid Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/2/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Magic Orchid Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Magic Orchid Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – 22 inch length of Antique Silver-Plated 4x3mm Cable Chain 
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
29 – Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
24 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm 22 Gauge Jump Rings
6 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridge Rounds
12 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
11 – Magic Orchid 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Beads



Black Tie Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/1/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Black Tie Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Black Tie Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Silver-Plated 11x15mm Leverback Earrings
22 – Silver-Plated 2” Ball Pins
20 – Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Crystal AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Black Onyx 10mm Semiprecious Rounds 



Rays of Sunshine Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/1/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Rays of Sunshine Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Rays of Sunshine Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Silver-Plated Dangle Earrings 
18 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins
10 – Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
8 – Calcite 4mm Round Semiprecious Gemstones 
8 – Crystal Yellow Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Glass Beads 
2 – Calcite 10mm Round Semiprecious Gemstones 



Frosted Beauty Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/31/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Frosted Beauty Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Frosted Beauty Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 - 8 ½ inch length of Antique Silver-Plated 7x5.5mm Cable Chain 
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
55 – Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
28 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm 20 Gauge Jump Rings
16 – Crystal Rainbow Blue 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
13 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Beads
12 – Crystal Bermuda Blue 8mm Bicone Beads
6 – Chalk White Blue Flare Full 10x12mm 3-Petal Flower Beads
8 – Crystal Magic Purple 10x12mm 3-Petal Flower Beads



Mountain Sunset Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/30/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Mountain Sunset Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Mountain Sunset Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
26 inches of Antique Copper-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids
1 – Antique Copper Toggle Clasp
2 – Antique Copper 2x1mm Crimp Beads
2 – Antique Copper 4mm Crimp Covers
22 – Antique Copper 6x13mm 3-Branch Bead Caps
24 – Antique Copper 3x4mm Thick Rondelle Metal Beads
22 – Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle Metal Beads
24 – Antique Copper 4mm Ridged Round Metal Beads
11 – Turquoise 12mm Czech Fire Polished Bead
36 – Gold 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles



Blue Diamond Paradise Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/28/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Blue Diamond Paradise Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Blue Diamond Paradise Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Silver-Plated 11x15mm Leverback Earrings 
14 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins
2 – Silver-Plated Eyepins
8 – Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
2 – Blue Diamond 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
12 – Mystic AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Crystal AB 11x7mm Glass Crystal Teardrops



Onyx and Hematite Beauty Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/27/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Onyx and Hematite Beauty Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Onyx and Hematite Beauty Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
2 - 18 inch Lengths of Gold-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids 
1 – Gold-Plated 18x21mm 2-Strand Oval Toggle Clasp
4 – Gold-Plated Crimp Beads
4 – Gold-Plated 3mm Crimp Covers
44 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelles
44 - Smokey Quartz AB 4x3mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
22 – Hematite 4mm Rounds
10 – Black Onyx 8mm Semiprecious Rounds



Timeless Grace Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/27/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Timeless Grace Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Timeless Grace Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
24 inches of Silver-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids 
1 – 15x8mm Silver-Plated Lobster Clasp
1 – Silver-Plated Split Ring
2 – Silver-Plated Crimp Beads
2 – Silver-Plated 4mm Corrugated Crimp Covers
20 – Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Rounds
18 – Clear AB 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
9 – Black Onyx 12x8mm Semiprecious Rondelles
10 – Black Striped Agate 18x25mm Semiprecious Puff Ovals



Sparkling Fairytale Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/26/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sparkling Fairytale Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Sparkling Fairytale Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 11x15mm Leverback Earrings
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 2.75” Head Pins
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 6x13mm 3-Branch Bead Caps
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 2x8mm 6-Leaf Bead Caps
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 3x9mm Decorative Bead Caps
4 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle
2 – Fuchsia Striped Agate 12mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 – Crystal AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Plum 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones



Sunfire Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/23/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sunfire Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Sunfire Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – Silver-Plated 15mm Lobster Clasp 
13 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
23 – Silver-Plated Eyepins
7 – Silver-12mm Jump Rings
24 – Silver-Plated 8mm Jump Rings
6 – Silver-Plated 6mm Ridged Round Beads
32 – Silver-Plated 4mm Ridged Round Beads
7 – Orange Red 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones
4 – Orange AB 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelles 
11 – Carnelian 13x18mm Semiprecious Puff Ovals
8 – Red Topaz AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles



Evening Encounter Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/21/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Evening Encounter Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Evening Encounter Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Silver-Plated Dangle Earrings
14 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
2 – Silver-Plated 18mm Jump Rings – 13 Gauge
34 – Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings – 19 Gauge
4 – Jet AB 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones
4 – Black Diamond 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones
4 – Jet 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
2 – Black Diamond 8mm Glass Crystal Bicones



Royal Clouds Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/21/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Royal Clouds Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Royal Clouds Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – 24” Length of Silver-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15mm Thick Rope Toggle Clasp
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 2mm Crimp Tubes
14 – Antique Silver-Plated 4x5mm Fluted Round Metal Beads
10 – Antique Silver-Plated 7mm Fluted Spiral Metal Beads
4 – Antique Silver-Plated 11x27mm Ornate Spiral Metal Beads 
10 – White Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Rounds 
2 – White Howlite 20mm Semiprecious Puff Coins
1 – White Howlite 18x25mm Semiprecious Puff Oval
16 – Royal Blue 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelles  



Dreamy Velvet Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/20/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Dreamy Velvet Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Dreamy Velvet Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
1 - 10 inch strand of Silver Buddy Braids Beading Wire
1 ½ inches of Silver-Plated 5x3.5mm Cable Chain 
1 - Silver-Plated 12x6mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Silver-Plated 19 Gauge 5mm Jump Ring
2 - Silver-Plated 2mm Crimp Tubes
1 - Silver-Plated 2" Headpin 
20 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelles
13 - Amazonite 12x8mm Semiprecious Rondelles
7 – Deep Tanzanite 6mm Crystal Bicones



Sweet Dreams Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/20/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sweet Dreams Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Sweet Dreams Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 - 8 ½ inch length of Antique Silver-Plated 7x5.5mm Cable Chain 
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
74 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
31 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm 20 Gauge Jump Rings
30 – Chalk White Lila Vega Luster 7x5mm Flower Cup Beads
16 – Purple Rose 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
28 – Jet Sliperit Full Matted 10x12mm 3-Petal Flower Beads



Refined Elegance Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/19/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Refined Elegance Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Refined Elegance Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 11x15mm Leverback Earrings
2 – Antique Silver-Plated Head Pins 
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 3x9mm Decorative Bead Caps
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 4x10mm Scroll-Work Bead Caps
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 3x4mm Thick Rondelle Metal Beads
2 – Red Topaz AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Red Carnelian 12mm Semiprecious Rounds


Simple Elegance Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/18/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Simple Elegance Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Simple Elegance Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials

25 inches of Silver-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids
1 - Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Silver-Plated 5mm Split Ring
2 - Silver-Plated 2mm Crimp Tubes 
2 - Silver-Plated 4mm Crimp Covers
7 - Silver-Plated Ball Pins
7 - Silver-Plated 5mm 23 Gauge Jump Rings
62 - White 6mm Glass Pearls
20 - Crystal AB 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
1 - Crystal AB 8mm Glass Crystal Bicones
68 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle Metal Beads
8 - Silver-Plated 6mm Rhinestone Rondelles with Clear Crystals
2 - Silver-Plated 6mm Rhinestone Rounds with Clear Crystals



All My Heart Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/17/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

All My Heart Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

All My Heart Earrings Free Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Antique Silver-Plated Leverback Earrings
30 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.75" Ball Pins
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 2.4" Eye Pins
8 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm 23 Gauge Jump Rings
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 12x8mm Heart-Shaped Metal Beads
16 – Ruby AB 4x3mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
4 – Garnet 4mm Semiprecious Rounds
4 - Garnet 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
4 - Pink Crazy Lace Agate 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 - Pink Crazy Lace Agate 8mm Semiprecious Rounds



Moonlight Rendezvous Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/14/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Moonlight Rendezvous Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Moonlight Rendezvous Beaded Bracelet Free Pattern
Materials
2 - 16 inch strands of Silver Buddy Braids Beading Wire
1 ½ inches of Silver-Plated 5x3.5mm Cable Chain 
1 - Silver-Plated 12x6mm Lobster Clasp
2 - Silver-Plated 19 Gauge 5mm Jump Rings
2 - Silver-Plated Crimp Tubes
1 - Silver-Plated Headpin
38 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelles
8 - Black Striped Agate 12x8mm Semiprecious Rondelles
1 - Crystal AB 6mm Glass Crystal Bicone
2 - Jet 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
18 - Jet 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones
36 - Crystal AB 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones


Emerald Elegance Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/13/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Emerald Elegance Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Emerald Elegance Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Gold-Plated Leverback Earrings
2 –Gold-Plated Eye Pins
6 – Gold-Plated Ball Pins
4 – Gold-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
4 – Antique Gold 4x10mm Scroll-Work Bead Caps
6 – Emerald 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
2 – Aventurine 12mm Semiprecious Rounds



Olivine Radiance Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/12/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Olivine Radiance Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Olivine Radiance Free Beaded Earrings Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Antique Silver-Plated Leverback Earrings
2 – Antique Silver-Plated Head Pins
4 – Antique Silver 5x10mm Square Bead Caps
2 – Antique Silver 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Caps
2 – Antique Silver 4x5mm Bicone Metal Beads
2 – Olivine 12mm Czech Fire Polished Beads
2 – Chalk White Blue Luster 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads



Magic Orchid Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/12/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Magic Orchid Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Magic Orchid Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
1 – 6 ¼ inch length of Antique Silver-Plated 4x3mm Cable Chain 
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
55 – Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
36 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm 22 Gauge Jump Rings
28 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Ridge Rounds
12 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
15 – Magic Orchid 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Beads



Falling Leaves Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/11/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Falling Leaves Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Falling Leaves Necklace Free Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials

30 inches strands of Silver-Colored .035mm Buddy Braids 
1 - Antique Silver 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Antique Silver-Plated Split Ring
2 - Antique Silver-Plated 2mm Crimp Tubes
2 - Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Crimp Covers
5 - Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
5 - Antique Silver-Plated Eye Pins
10 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
5 - Antique Silver-Plated 5x7mm Decorative Tube Connectors
5 - Antique Silver-Plated 11x28mm Single Leaf Connectors
18 - Antique Silver-Plated 4x5mm Rounded Drums
48 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
24 - Montana AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
29 - Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Rounds
30 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 4mm Semiprecious Rounds



Ruby Sunset Bracelet

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/11/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Ruby Sunset Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Ruby Sunset Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 - 13 inch strands of Gold-Colored Buddy Braids Wire
1 - Gold-Plated 12x6mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Gold-Plated 5mm Split Ring
4 - Gold-Plated 6mm Jump Rings
2 - Gold-Plated 2mm Crimp Tubes
2 - Gold-Plated 4mm Crimp Covers
1 - Gold-Plated 2 inch Head Pin
29 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelles
21 - Champagne 4mm Bicones
11 - Garnet 4mm Crystal Rounds
4 - Ruby 11x7mm Crystal Teardrops
2 - Dragon Blood Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Rounds
1 - Dragon Blood Jasper 20mm Semiprecious Puff Coins


Tiger Eye Delight Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/10/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Tiger Eye Delight Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Tiger Eye Delight Free Earrings Pattern


Materials

2 – Gold-Plated Dangle Earrings
2 – Gold-Plated Head Pins
2 – Gold-Plated Eye Pins
4 – Antique Gold-Plated 2x8mm 6-Leaf Bead Caps
4 – Antique Gold-Plated 3x4mm Thick Beaded Rondelles
2 – Crystal Magic Copper 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
2 – Red Tiger Eye 10mm Semiprecious Rounds



Turquoise Temptation Necklace

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/7/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Turquoise Temptation Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Turquoise Temptation Necklace Free Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials

1 - Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
33 - Silver-Plated Ball Pins
30 - Silver-Plated Eye Pins
20 - Silver-Plated 5mm 23 Gauge Open Jump Rings
42 - Silver-Plated 5mm 19 Gauge Open Jump Rings
7 - Silver-Plated 6mm 20 Gauge Closed Jump Rings
9 - Silver-Plated 8mm 19 Gauge Open Jump Rings
13 – Sky Blue 9x10mm Style #1 Flower Beads
26 – Sun Burst 3x2mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
18 – Green Silver AB 6x4mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
14 – Green Silver AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
14 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 12mm Semiprecious Rounds



Citrine and Carnelian Flames Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/7/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Citrine and Carnelian Flames Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Citrine and Carnelian Flames Free Earrings Pattern


Materials
2 - Gold-Plated Dangle Earrings 
54 – Gold-Plated Ball Pins
14 – Gold-Plated 5mm 22 Gauge Jump Rings 
28 - Sunburst AB 4x3mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
8 – Red Carnelian 4mm Semiprecious Rounds
8 – Citrine 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
8 – Red Carnelian 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 – Citrine 8mm Semiprecious Rounds



Mini Beaded Christmas Ornament Making Kits

Posted by Rod Connors on 11/13/2018 to News

Kim just designed 4 new Miniature Beaded Ornament Making Kits.  Each Kit has enough materials to make 5 of the ornaments featured in the directions.  These beautiful kits are available at an amazing price.  They will be a great project for a family craft night or a get together with some friends.  Miniature Christmas Ornaments have become extremely popular over the last few years.  Now you can craft your own with our affordable kits.

Mini Christmas Beaded Ornament Making Kits



Czech Glass Pearl Beads

Posted by Rod Connors on 9/11/2018 to News

We are now offering 80 different colors/sizes of Czech Glass Pearl Beads.  Czech Glass Pearls will make a great addition to your next jewelry project.  They have beautiful rich colors and are absolutely beautiful glass pearl beads.  You can use Czech Glass Pearl Beads to take center stage or as spacer beads for your next jewelry design.  We have Czech Glass Pearl Beads in 3mm, 4mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, and 6x4mm.

Pink Glow Czech Glass Pearl Beads



2-Hole Beads

Posted by Rod Connors on 9/11/2018 to News

We have a huge selection of 2 hole beads including Superduos, Diamonduos, Tilas, Half-Tilas, Kites, Crescents, Moons, Miniduos, Tiles, and Much More.  2-Hole Beads have 2 holes going through the bead instead of the more traditional one hole through the bead.  2-Hole Beads have become extremely popular over the last several years.  2-Hole Beads are great additions to your next jewelry design.

Turquoise Green Dark Travertine Czech Glass Kite BeadsAluminum Diamonduo Czech Glass BeadsAqua Orange Rainbow Czech Glass Superduo Beads




New Beads and Beading Supplies

Posted by Rod Connors on 9/10/2018 to News

Take a look at over 200 of our newest beads and beading supplies.  You can see them all in one convenient place on our newly revised, New Beads and Beading Supplies Page.  We have a great selection of the hottest new beads and beading supplies around.  You will find great new semiprecious stone beads, czech glass beads, crystals, glass pearls, Dura-Line, metal beads, beading needles, mini diamonduos, and much more.

Crystal Bronze Fire Red Mini Diamonduo BeadsJet Full AB 3 Petal Czech Glass Flower BeadsRed Plum Blossom Jasper 8mm Stone Beads



Preciosa 8mm Bicones

Posted by Rod Connors on 9/6/2018 to News

Preciosa 8mm Czech Glass Crystal Bicone Beads are absolutely beautiful.  Preciosa Bicones are imported from the Czech Republic.  Preciosa 8mm Glass Crystal Bicone Beads are machine cut glass crystal bicone beads that are a very nice quality at a great price! You can use them as beautiful spacer beads. Preciosa 8mm Glass Crystal Bicone Beads also work great with today's popular seed bead patterns.
Alexandrite Preciosa BiconesLight Rose AB Preciosa BiconesLight Siam AB Preciosa Bicones



Miyuki Dura-Line Braided Beading Thread

Posted by Rod Connors on 8/10/2018 to News

Miyuki Dura-Line Braided Beading Thread is now available in different colors and sizes. Dura-Line is a new 100% Polyethylene Braided Beading Thread made in Japan by Miyuki, the makers of Delicas.  Dura-Line is a new and popular beading cord especially for seed bead projects. We have Crystal Clear and Smoke Colored Dura-Line in 0.12mm and 0.15mm sizes.  Each spool contains 20 meters which is 22 yards which is approximately 65 feet of Duraline.

Miyuki Dura-Line Braided Beading Thread


More 8mm Round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads at Bead3

Posted by Rod Connors on 7/10/2018 to News

We are happy to now offer Montana Agate 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Montana Agate is a very unique stone bead that has a variety of white, black, gray, and cream colors.  Our Montana Agate is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Montana Agate Semiprecious Gemstone Beads





We are happy to now offer Flower Agate 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Flower Agate is going to be a great stone for your next project.  It has a variety of beautiful colors you can pull out of it with the right accent beads. Our Flower Agate is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Flower Agate Semiprecious Gemstone Beads





We are happy to now offer Red Map Jasper 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Red Map Jasper is a very pretty stone bead that offers some nice red veining on a mostly white or cream colored stone.  Our Red Map Jasper is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Red Map Jasper Semiprecious Gemstone Beads


More New Semiprecious Gemstone Beads at Bead3

Posted by Rod Connors on 7/4/2018

We are happy to now offer Red Plum Blossom Jasper 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Red Plum Blossom Jasper is a beautiful stone bead that has a variety of pink, red, and white colors.  Our Red Plum Blossom Jasper is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Red Plum Blossom Jasper Semiprecious Gemstone Beads





We are happy to now offer Sea Jasper 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Sea Jasper is a very unique stone and you can expect each bead to be completely different than the next.  Sea Jasper has a variety of reds, yellows, greens, and orange colors.  Our Sea Jasper is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Sea Jasper Semiprecious Gemstone Beads





We are happy to now offer Peace Jade 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Peace Jade is not actual jade but it is a natural serpentine stone bead with very calm and pale colors.  Light greens, cream, and light purple colors make up this beautiful stone.  Our Peace Jade is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Peace Jade Semiprecious Gemstone Beads


Deluxe Semiprecious Gemstone Bead Sets!

Posted by Rod Connors on 7/4/2018

Our High Quality Semiprecious Stone Beads are polished to a smooth finish. These are beautiful semiprecious gemstone bead sets! Each bead has a very unique combination of pattern and color and will always be different than the next.  Our stone bead sets are chosen to give you a wide variety of stone sizes that you can use to create a beautiful piece of jewelry.  We will be adding more of these sets in the future so if there is a set you would love to see please leave a comment below.

Crazy Lace Agate Deluxe Semiprecious Gemstone Bead Set

New Semiprecious Gemstone Beads Just Added

Posted by Rod Connors on 6/21/2018

We are happy to now offer Black Map Jasper 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Black Map Jasper is a beautiful stone bead that has a variety of black, gray, and white colors with lots of veining.  Our Black Map Jasper is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Black Map Jasper Semiprecious Gemstone Beads





We are happy to now offer Red Creek Jasper 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Red Creek Jasper is a beautiful stone bead that has a variety of reds, yellows, greens, and orange colors.  Our Red Creek Jasper is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Red Creek Jasper Semiprecious Gemstone Beads





We are happy to now offer Lemon Jasper 8mm round Semiprecious Gemstone Beads.  Lemon Jasper is a beautiful stone bead that has a variety of yellows, greens, and cream colors.  Our Lemon Jasper is very high quality with a nice polish and good shape.

Lemon Jasper Semiprecious Gemstone Beads


Honeycomb Hex Beads are now available in 188 Colors

Posted by Rod Connors on 6/18/2018 to News

We just added even more colors of Honeycomb Hex Beads and now have 188 colors.  Honeycomb Hex Beads are a new 2-hole bead made in the Czech Republic out of beautiful Czech Glass.  Honeycomb Hex Beads are approximately 6mm in diamater and 3mm thick.  The honeycomb hex beads will work great with many of the other 2-hole beads and seed beads.  You can use them with many of the popular seed bead and 2-hole jewelry patterns. We hope you enjoy the new honeycomb beads and have fun creating with them.

Silver Splash Cobalt Czech Glass Honeycomb Hex BeadsSilver Splash Turquoise Blue Czech Glass Honeycomb Hex BeadsSilver Splash Aqua Czech Glass Honeycomb Hex Beads


MINI Diamonduo Beads

Posted by Rod Connors on 4/1/2018 to News

MINI DiamonDuo Beads are made in the Czech Republic out of beautiful Czech Glass.  MINI DiamonDuo Beads are one of the newest 2 hole beads around.  You are going to love using MINI DiamonDuo Beads in your beaded jewelry designs.  MINI DiamonDuo Beads have a flat bottom and a slightly pointed top.  They are approximately 6mm by 4mm.  They are sold in packs of 5 Grams.  Each 5 Gram pack of MINI DiamonDuo Beads contains approximately 68 Beads and will work great in today's popular beaded jewelry patterns.

Matte Golden Iris MINI DiamonDuo BeadsAztec Gold MINI DiamonDuo BeadsPrismatic Phoenix MINI DiamonDuo Beads

Elegance Lamps

Posted by Rod Connors on 4/1/2018 to News

One of our customers, Crystal Hayes, creates absolutely beautiful lamps.  She offers them for sale on her website, www.elegancelamps.com.

Elegance Lamps caters to the discriminating lighting aficionados seeking authentic, quality hand-made products and one-of-a-kind design.  At Elegance Lamps, quality matters. Our antique lamps are restored using new UL Listed parts and are wired by a certified electrician for safety and peace of mind.  Our exclusive fabric lampshades are constructed with the highest quality materials available.  Each shade is fully-lined and hand sewn using the finest silks. Authentic antique and vintage appliques and trims are hand selected for authenticity, originality, and with a profound appreciation for the preservation of historic textiles.  The "Modern Materials" lamps are created using the same high-quality handmade construction techniques as Antique & Vintage Lamps, yet offer a combination of modern and vintage textiles that allow for an affordable yet unique lighting experience.  
Antique & Vintage, Modern Materials, and Steampunk lamps are available in our online gallery. Custom lampshades in any style can be created upon request.

Elegance Lamps