FREE beading pattern for necklace Crystal Squares

This is a stunning necklace with “bling” made from 4mm AB Swarovski crystals (sapphire color), 6mm and 8mm gold pearls, with gold, silver, and cobalt blue 11/0 seed beads.  The pattern shows how a slight modification to the center component of the necklace makes wonderful earrings that coordinate perfectly with the necklace.  This is an elegant set for evening or prom, or even just to add some fun “bling” to an ensemble.

FREE beading pattern: Crystal Squares

FREE beading pattern: Crystal Squares

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FREE beading pattern for necklace Netted Pearls

This is a popular necklace pattern originally posted at beadsmagic.com, which has been slightly modified.  Instead of having the loops overlap and hang freely over eachother, I found the necklace kept a more evenly spaced crisscross pattern if the loops were interlocked with one another, so the pattern below illustrates how to stitch it that way.  I made both an off-white and bright-white version of this necklace with clear AB 6mm bicone crystals, pearls (4mm, 6mm and 8mm), and 11/0 seed beads. This would make a stunning bridal or evening necklace; classic and beautiful!

FREE beading pattern: Netted Pearls

FREE beading pattern: Netted Pearls

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FREE beading pattern for Crystal Pearl Earrings

This is a simple pattern for earrings that coordinate nicely with the previous post for the Rivoli Pendant necklace pattern, and are made from a central 8mm bicone crystal surrounded by light gold 4mm pearls, 4mm and 6mm round crystals, and 11/0 light gold seed beads.  These earrings are easy to make, and can be made fairly quickly.  Make them to wear at a Christmas party, or give them as a gift!

FREE beading pattern: Crystal Pearl Earrings

FREE beading pattern: Crystal Pearl Earrings

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FREE beading pattern for Diamond Pendant

The pendant part of this pattern can be used to make earrings too.  The pendant looks nice on a chain or on a beaded strand (as shown).  The pattern requires 6mm pearls and bicone crystals, with both 11/0 and 15/0 seed beads for the pendant.  The strand shown is made with 4mm pearls and bicone crystals and 8mm pearls with 11/0 seed beads.  I made another version with grey pearls and red crystals for a more “evening” less “bridal” look.  In both cases, I included an extra link between the pendant and strand than what is shown in the pattern in order to lengthen the pendant drop, but this is optional.  The pendant was made with regular Fireline beading thread, while the strand was made from Beadalon 0.15-inch beading wire, with crimp beads on the ends to attach the clasps and secure the beads in place.  One thing I like about this pattern is that it is simple, elegant, and does not take very long to make.  Enjoy!

FREE beading pattern: Diamond Pendant

FREE beading pattern: Diamond Pendant

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FREE beading pattern for necklace Veronica

The contrasting colors in this necklace accentuate the design.  This piece is made with 15/0 seed beads, mostly 6mm pearls, with accents and drops made from 4mm pearls and 4mm bicone crystals.  11/0 seed beads can be used for the bead stops on the drops if the bead hole is too big for a 15/0 seed bead. (That was done for this piece, even though the pattern indicates all 15/0 seed beads).  This one is fairly simple to make, which is another reason I like it.

FREE beading pattern: Veronica

FREE beading pattern: Veronica

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