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Blossoms Necklace in Blue & Red

Blossoms Bracelet
& Ring Kit
 
 
 
Blossoms Necklace in Mint & Beige 
 
Mint & Beige Color Palette
 
 
 
 
Gold Filled and Silver Clasps 
 
Detail Showing Gold Filled and Sterling Silver Clamshells/Clasps
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blossoms Necklace Shown In Cadmium Palette

Shown on Actual Neck

Necklace Can Be Beaded At The Length Desired With Supplies In Kit











Blossoms Necklace
Fast, Fun & Easy Designer Quality Project

The inspiration for this design came from Melanie’s love of springtime blossoms blooming all over the Central Coast of California where she lives. The classic unbeatable glory of little flowers in nature is the perfect inspiration for any designer. This necklace is intended to be a classic which can cross ages and styles for any occasion. The pearl in the center of the pendant is easily bezeled securely. The stitching uses basic techniques without complex bezels or special tools. The closure is a high quality 14kt gold filled or sterling silver locking safety clasp including clam shells to give a very professional finish at the ends.  Melanie has made this necklace kit to match the wildly popular Blossoms Bracelet & Ring kits.  The colors palettes are the same including the newest blue and red palette just released! 

Made For Everybody!

Melanie uses simple stitch techniques of Peyote and Chevron Chain for the pendant, both easy to learn.  Spiral rope is woven to create the chain to the length desired.  The beads are mostly size 11/0 so they are easier to work with than smaller sizes.  The clasp and the pearl inset are both thought out and done very simply to make it fast and easy to accomplish with a very finished look.  Melanie has been asked by many people to make some designs that will be great to do in an evening, or to do with a friend that does not bead.  The full color illustrated instructions are finely detailed to allow almost anyone to pick up the kit and get it done.  This really is a classic fun project whether to teach to a friend, give to a new beader, or just bead up in a short time as a gift for someone or yourself!

To view color palettes or purchase Blossoms Necklace kits click here.

Techniques:
Peyote stitch, flat even count and circular
Chevron chain stitch
Spiral rope

Attaching a clasp

Concepts covered:

Using beads on the larger size of Melanie's designs this design can be stitched quickly and is easier than the more elaborate pieces she creates although uses some of the same techniques. Get a taste of some of these techniques with Blossoms.

  • Learn to make flower petals with graduated colors to create depth in the design
  • Learn a simple technique to bezel a Swarovski Crystal Pearl that is secure and lovely
  • Learn a classic form of very simple spiral rope with variegated coloring
  • Learn to finish the spiral necklace chain with clam shells and a precious metal safety clasp to make a professional finished look

Finished size: Melanie’s necklace chains are 16” long however the kit contains extra supplies for longer necklaces if you desire.

Tools Needed: Small scissors, round nose pliers, microcrystalline wax (optional but recommended), beading surface such as a vellux mat, beading light

 
 


To view color palettes or purchase Blossoms kits click here.

 

This Design is intened to match the Blossoms Bracelet and Ring kit also available for purchase on the site. You can see that design here.  

Blossoms Bracelet


Contact us with questions about this kit.
Email: info@schoolofbeadwork.com
Phone: 805.440.2613
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