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I've been designing beaded jewelry for about 8 years. My initial attempts at designing were to make beautiful jewelry with semi-precious (healing) stones. The beads kind of took over my life and I'm ...

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Lady Liberty Silver Dollar Bezel

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Lady Liberty Silver Dollar Bezel
Lady Liberty Silver Dollar Bezel

Pattern Description:

I have an 1897 Morgan silver dollar that was minted in my Father's birth year. I wanted to do something with it besides keep it hidden away in his cedar box, so I devised this bezel to make it into a pendant that I could wear. The original was somewhat irregular and needed a little tweaking, so I made another bezel for this 1921 Morgan silver dollar.

This bezel is sized for a silver dollar, but with a little adjustment will work with any cameo, shell or coin that doesn't have the domed front like a cab.

Instructions are given for a bail so this becomes a pendant

On the pattern pages, I have provided you with:
Pictures of finished bezels
List of supplies
Step by step illustrations with accompanying text
Hints and suggestions

Approximate Finished size:
2.25 inches W X 4 inches L

Supplies Used:
4mm rounds, 3mm rounds, size 11 seed beads, size 15 seed beads

Right Angle Weave and Herringbone

Pages to Print:
6 including cover

Skill Level: