Bee Keeper Necklace

PROJECT N8019
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
This hive-inspired pendant combines Czech glass 2-hole Honeycomb beads with 11/0 seed beads. The bead woven design attractively frames a pewter TierraCast honeybee charm. The pendant is easily attached to a silver finished cable chain.
Instructions
This necklace measures 19 inches total. To modify the length, you will want to purchase a shorter or longer finished chain.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Bead Weave a Circular Frame Using Two-Hole Beads. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to make this project using Czech glass Honeycomb beads, Toho seed beads, and a charm. You will also see suggested design variations.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCH-0177 - Czech Glass Honeycomb Beads, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 30 Pieces, Hodge Podge Blue Travertine
    Project uses 20 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSK-0242 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 49F 'Opaque Frosted Jet' 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-5008 - TierraCast Fine Silver Plated Pewter Honey Bee Charm 11.7mm (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • AXC-0022 - Beadaholique Oval Cable Chain Finished Necklace, 18 Inch Necklace 3mm Links, Stainless Steel
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-03957 - Sterling Silver Open Jump Rings Oval 5x7mm 19 Gauge (10)
    Project uses 3 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1285 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
    Project uses 3 feet. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5614 - BeadSmith Tools, Thread Snips 4.25 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Spring, Pets/Animals, Autumn
Ingredients BCH-0177, JSK-0242, PND-5008, AXC-0022, FJR-03957, XCR-1285,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Czech Glass Honeycomb Beads, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 30 Pieces, Hodge Podge Blue Travertine
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 30 Pieces.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: BCH-0177
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 49F 'Opaque Frosted Jet' 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.25 / Package | SKU: JSK-0242
TierraCast Fine Silver Plated Pewter Honey Bee Charm 11.7mm (1)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.39 / Package | SKU: PND-5008
Sterling Silver Open Jump Rings Oval 5x7mm 19 Gauge (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$5.59 / Package | SKU: FJR-03957
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$5.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-1285
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
BeadSmith Tools, Thread Snips 4.25 Inches Long, 1 Piece
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$5.62 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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