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WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- Before you begin, watch the instructional videos on How to Make a Beaded Bead and How to Make an Ornate Beaded Bead. These videos will teach you how to make the two versions of beaded beads used in this project.
- Using 4mm crystal bicone beads, create two beaded beads. Repeat with 4mm rose alabaster bicone beads.
- Using crystal bicone beads and gilt lined white delica beads, create two ornate beaded beads. Then create one ornate beaded bead using rose alabaster bicone beads and transparent crystal delica beads.
- Cut a 16" length of sterling silver .019" SoftFlex beading wire.
- Place a sterling silver crimp tube with loop onto one end of the beading wire; crimp.
- String the beaded beads onto the beading wire by going through holes directly across from each other in the following order: crystal beaded bead, rose beaded bead, crystal ornate beaded bead, rose ornate beaded bead, crystal ornate beaded bead, rose beaded bead, crystal beaded bead.
- Place another crimp onto the free end of the wire; crimp.
- Open the loop on a sterling silver spring ring clasp and place it onto one of the crimp tubes with loops; close the loop.
- Fasten the clasp onto the loop of the other crimp tube to close.
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- FCL-01050 - Sterling Silver Spring Ring Round Clasps Open Ring 5mm (10)
Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.
- FCR-2319 - Sterling Silver Cord Ends / Crimp Beads With Loop 1.7mm x 2mm - 1mm Hole(10)
Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.
- SWBI-14065 -
Project uses 90 pieces. You will need 4 packages.
- SWBI-1400 - Austrian Crystal, 5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Crystal
Project uses 120 pieces. You will need 5 packages.
- XCR-1280 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
Project uses 21 feet. You will need 1 package.
- XCR-5293 - Soft Flex, Extreme Flex 19 Strand Medium Beading Wire .019 Inch, 30 Feet, Sterling Silver Plated
Project uses 16 inches. You will need 1 package.
- DB-141 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads 11/0 Transparent Crystal DB141 7.2 Grams
Project uses 60 pieces. You will need 1 package.
- DB-221 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads 11/0 Gilt Lined White Opal DB221 7.2 Grams
Project uses 120 pieces. You will need 1 package.
- XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
- XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
- XTL-5230 - Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps
- XTL-0106 - BeadSmith Cordless Thread Zap II Thread Burner Tool
- XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
- XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex