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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.

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



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



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



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



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  



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



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



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



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



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 Blue 7x5mm Czech Glass Flower Cup Beads



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



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


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



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



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



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