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Multi-shape necklace

Combine peyote stitch and herringbone stitch to make 3-D beaded beads

Triangles and squares bracelet

Make these three-dimensional beaded beads in triangle and square shapes, and stitch them together in a necklace for an easy introduction to sculptural beadwork. This chunky necklace is surprisingly lightweight. Looking for a complementary piece? These beaded beads would also make cute earrings. 


Below, you’ll find a list of materials you need for this project. For full instructions on how to make the triangle beaded beads and cube beads, and assemble the necklace, download the free project PDF by clicking here



Necklace 19 in. (48 cm)

  • 6 12 x 9 mm faceted glass rondelles(transparent pink)
  • 8 8 mm fluted round glass beads (opaque sea green)
  • 28 gemstone chips (green opal)
  • 67 3 mm pearls (light blue)
  • 11/0 cylinder beads 5-7 g color A (Miyuki DB0385, matte transparent aqua mist)
  • 2-3 g color B (Miyuki DB0352, matte eggshell)
  • nylon beading thread (teal or blue)
  • Fireline 6 or 8 lb. test
  • beading needles, #11


Click here to download the free project PDF.

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