Deborah Roberti designs beading patterns. Her website offers some free and some bead patterns available for purchase. I highly recommend her bead patterns, not only are they extremely affordable and easy to follow, but they are very versatile as well. This category highlights some of the possible variations of her Athena Bracelet, Earrings and Pendant patterns. These patterns are available for purchase on the www.aroundthebeadingtable.comwebsite - click here to purchase the entire set for $6.00. You can also purchase the patterns individually on her website.
Bracelet Materials (for a 7 inch bracelet, not including clasp)
4 yards 6 lb. Fireline Approximately 300 11/0 seed beads Approximately 36 Color 1 SuperDuo beads Approximately 72 Color 2 SuperDuo beads Approximately 36 size 4mm beads Clasp
Earring Materials (for a pair of earrings)
2 yards 6 lb. Fireline Approximately 75 size 11/0 seed beads 8 Color 1 SuperDuo beads 16 Color 2 SuperDuo Beads 10 size 4mm beads 2 small (2-4mm) jump rings a pair of ear wires, or whichever type of earring finding you prefer
Pendant Materials(for pendant):
1 yard 6 lb. Fireline Approximately 35 size 11/0 seed beads 12 Color 1 SuperDuo beads 12 Color 2 SuperDuo beads 9 size 4mm round 4-6mm jump ring or closed slide bail
a 16 or 18 inch chain, satin, silk or leather cord with clasp
Below are the components used in this design example. If you would like to make this version yourself, you will need to calculate the quantities of each item to purchase, depending on the length of bracelet you wish to make, if you want matching earrings, etc.