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 Simplicity Necklace pattern. This pattern are available for FREE on the www.aroundthebeadingtable.comwebsite - click hereto get the FREE tutorial. Deb also has a FREE matching earrings pattern on herwebsite - click hereto get the FREE Simplicity Earrings tutorial. The tutorial instructions are for top drilled pendants, but you can use the vertical drilled pendant instructions in the Necklace tutorial to adapt the earrings for the other hole orientation pendants.
Necklace Materials (for a 18-inch necklace, not including clasp or pendant bead)
4 Yards of Beading Thread of Choice Approx 250 Size 11/0 Seed Beads Approx 46 Size 3mm Beads Approx 36 Size 4mm Beads One Crystal Pendant or Briolette Clasp of Choice
4 Feet of Beading Thread of Choice Approx 35 Size 11/0 Seed Beads Approx 18 Size 3mm Beads Approx 10 Size 4mm Beads Two Crystal Pendants or Briolettes Two Small Jump Rings A Pair of Earwires
Note: To accommodate the Starfish Pendant, you will need to modify Step 10 in Version 3 of Deb's instructions to add sets of five seed beads instead of sets of three for attaching the Starfish Pendant to the necklace.
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, etc.