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 Beading Thread of Choice Approximately 300 Size 11/0 Seed Beads Approximately 36 Matubo SuperDuo Beads, Color 1 Approximately 72 Matubo SuperDuo Beads, Color 2 Approximately 36 Size 4mm Beads Clasp of Choice
Earring Materials (for a pair of earrings)
2 Yards Beading Thread of Choice Approximately 75 Size 11/0 Seed Beads 8 Matubo SuperDuo Beads, Color 1 16 Matubo SuperDuo Beads, Color 2 10 Size 4mm Beads 2 Small Jump Rings a pair of ear wires, or whichever type of earring finding you prefer
Pendant Materials(for pendant):
1 Yard Beading Thread of Choice Approximately 35 Size 11/0 Seed Beads 12 Matubo SuperDuo Beads, Color 1 12 Matubo SuperDuo Beads, Color 2 9 Size 4mm Beads 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.