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Xqdesigns is the Chief Editor behind the popular blog - www.handmade-jewelry-club.com, membership and magazine - www.diybeadingclub.com.
Xqdesigns ventured into jewelry making few years ago. Since ...

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Midnight Violets Pendant l40

from xqdesigns @ diylessons
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Midnight Violets Pendant l40
Midnight Violets Pendant l40 Midnight Violets Tutorial
Midnight Violets Pendant l40 Midnight Violets Tutorial

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Netting Stitch

Pattern Description:

Inspired by the color of the year, Radiant Orchid the Midnight Violets is created. The color of the gemstone is black, which symbolizes night and its beauty is clearly seen underneath as if flowers are blooming on a quiet, mysterious night. You can wear the pendant necklace on a sweet and romantic date!

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to bezel a flat gemstone using the Netting Stitch. The base of the Netting Stitch are twin beads and pearls, weaved with the Circular Flat Peyote Stitch. A simple bail is created using wirework technique that's perfectly hanging on a string of black and purple pearls.

The tutorial is catered for intermediate students. A basic knowledge of Netting Stitch is required to create the pendant necklace. It has in-depth instructions and ultra-clear, close-up photos at each step. Additionally, you can ask me question you have on the tutorial. No more getting stuck and frustrated on a confusing or just plain inaccurate pattern.


  • Crystal Matte Twin beads
  • 3mm purple pearls
  • 11/0 Silver Lined Lt. Grape seed beads
  • 43mm x 3.10mm flat back round black gemstone or cabochon
  • 8mm black pearls
  • 20ga wire
  • 2 bead caps
  • 2 callote or bead tips
  • 2 crimp beads
  • Tigertail or Beading wire
  • Wildfire Beading thread
  • Beading Needle
  • Scissor
  • Wigjig
  • Wire cutter
  • Flat nose or chain nose pliers

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