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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 Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/20/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Frosted Beauty Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Frosted Beauty Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 - Stainless Steel Dangle Earrings 
8 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
14 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
4 – Crystal Rainbow Blue 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
4 – Amethyst 6mm Semiprecious Round Beads
4 – Crystal Bermuda Blue 8mm Bicone Beads
2 – Crystal Magic Purple 10x12mm 3-Petal Flower Beads



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



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 



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



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



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



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



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



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 



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