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 necklace Diamond Motif

I absolutely love this pattern! The diamond component in this pattern works well for earrings or bracelet as well. This pattern is made with 4mm pearls and round faceted crystals woven with 11/0 seed beads. There is an optional link between components in the pattern, shown in the example with dark blue pearls below.  This pattern works with either contrasting colors or similar colors.  This pattern is easy and fun to experiment with different color combinations.  Enjoy!

FREE beading pattern: Diamond Motif

FREE beading pattern: Diamond Motif

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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 Regal Pearls

This pattern has an old world feel, and is made with 4mm and 6mm white pearls, silver 11/0 seed beads, 5 2-hole focal beads, and a pearl drop with bead cap. I made a version with blue accents, and one with light green (which has a bit more “bling”). This pattern can substitute 4 pearls for the 2-hole beads as well, and includes a variation for the center piece.

FREE beading pattern: Regal Pearls

FREE beading pattern: Regal Pearls

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