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Adirondack Mountains, New York

Wife, mother, chicken wrangler, soon-to-be-famous vegetarian chef, and outdoorswoman. I love music, 80s sitcoms, Ben Stiller movies, and the books of the Dalai Lama. If I'm not beading or thinking ...

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Helena Beaded Necklace Pattern

from VanBeads Jewelry and Designs
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Circular netting
  • Herringbone stitch

Pattern Description:

If you love Twin beads but don't know what to do with them, this advanced level will show you all the wonderful possibilities of these fabulous two-holed seed beads.

Make three flat circular netted components, then join them together for a stunning focal point. Add a thick, rich strap made using more Twins and 3mm druks and you've got a piece of beadwork that will get noticed!

Please note that the purchase of this pattern does not transfer copyright in any way to the buyer. If you would like to teach this pattern, please contact me directly.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Neck strap approximately 18" long
  • Neck strap and focal point approximately 20" long


  • 35 grams Twin beads
  • 140 3mm druks
  • 5 grams size 11/0 seed beads
  • 6 lb. Fireline
  • Size 12 beading needle
  • Scissors or thread cutters
  • Chain nose pliers (optional)
  • Clasp of your choice

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