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My name is Bianca van der Molen. About ten years ago I came in contact with beads, during a small workshop at my job. Since then I was completely hooked on the beads!

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Beadweaving tutorial Star of Kallista

from Bianc Molen Designs
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Herringbone stitch (limited)

Pattern Description:

When I bead and design I always look for names that clicks with the piece that I am making... With this pendant I came across Kallista. The name Kallista is Greek of origin and has the meaning: most beautiful.

Almost immediately I fell in love with the name and had to insert it into the title! And thus, Star of Kallista was born.

This PDF file contains 25 pages with step by step instruction together with computer made images to guide you through the steps and how to make this wonderful pendant. And some photo's of the samples.

Project Difficulty : Intermediate.

I will email the PDF file to you within 24 hours of receiving notification of a payment.

Please make sure that you filled in the right email address when you order this tutorial. I will email (sieradenvanbianc@gmail.com) you within 24 hours after receiving payment. Unless it prevents me, due to unforeseen circumstances, from sending you the file.

If you haven't received the PDF file within this timespan please check your spam folder. If it's not in there, please contact me.

Please do not copy, loan, distribute or teach any part of this design, tutorial or instruction without permission of the author.

Use of this design and instruction is only limited to non-commercial purposes only.

(This is a PDF tutorial only, it does not include the purchase of any of the jewellery shown in the photographs nor for beads of any kind.)

This tutorial is available in English (also in Dutch, only via my website www.sieradenvanbianc.nl)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Ca. 5 to 6 cm


  • ca. 3 gr. of 8/0 seedbeads
  • ca. 6 gr. of 11/0 seedbeads
  • ca. 6 gr. of 15/0 seedbeads
  • ca. 5 gr. of 3x3 mm cubes by Toho**
  • 4 - 5x8mm babyspikes
  • 3 - 7x17mm spikes
  • ca. 46 - 3 mm firepolished round
  • 1 - 27 mm Swarovski rivoli round
  • ** The cubes of Toho and Miyuki are not similar of shape. Toho cubes are being used in this tutorial. If you use Miyuki cubes the chances are that the pattern won(tm)t work.

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 11 en 13 needle
  • C-lon of Nymo D (of similar)
  • Scissors
  • Thread conditioner (optional)

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