This lush necklace will have you exercising your beading stitch vocabulary by using a combination of peyote stitch, netting, ladder stitch, and prismatic weave to create different components that unite to form a substantial but still feminine necklace. The detachable beetle component is optional and eludes to the necklace’s inspiration in the shapes, colors, and relationships found in a flower garden.
Students will Learn:
How to bezel a large Swarovski stone with different sizes of cylinder beads, rose montees, and seed beads; how to create other components using a combination of peyote stitch, netting, ladder stitch, and prismatic weave.
Proficient with peyote stitch, tubular peyote stitch, netting, ladder stitch, cubic right-angle weave, prismatic weave.
Project will not be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 12 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
#12 beading needles, Fireline 6 lb. test, scissors, task lamp, work surface.
Materials in Kit:
Swarovski 3 mm, 4 mm rounds; Swarovski 14 mm, 23 mm crystals; Swarovski 16 x 8 mm, 28 x 14 mm crystals; Swarovski scarab bead; Swarovski rose montees; Czech 2 mm pearls; 10/0, 11/0 cylinder beads; 11/0, 15/0 seed beads; earring back; head pin.
One seat per person per class.