Bittersweet Necklace


Materials:
BB-462: Miyuki Metallic Gold Iris Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-4483: Miyuki 15/0 Duracoat Opaque Azure Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-090: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Fuchsia - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-G: Gold-Filled 2mm Crimp Tubes - 4 pieces
190-301-G: Gold-Filled 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-G: Gold-Filled 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-G: Gold-Filled 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece
520-052: Xuron Micro Shear Flush Cutter
520-055: Xuron Tweezer Nose Pliers


Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

1. On a 2ft length of .012 C-Flex beading wire, string seven 15/0 seed beads, one 3mm Swarovski crystal bicone, and seven 15/0 seed beads.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

2. Now add six Miyuki Berry beads.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

3. Repeat step one by again adding seven 15/0 seed beads, one 3mm crystal, and seven 15/0 seed beads.


Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

4. Continue to string repeating this pattern. Once there are 17 sections of Berry beads, tape off the ends of the beading wire and set aside.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

5. Begin the second strand by stringing seven 15/0 seed beads, five Berry beads, three 15/0s, one 3mm bicone, and three more 15/0s.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

6. Add five more BBs and seven 15/0s.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

7. Now add five Berry beads.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

8. Add three 15/0s, a 3mm crystal, and three more 15/0s.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

9. Add another set of five BBs and seven 15/0s. Continue with this pattern until there are 26 sets of Berry beads.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

10. Lay out the two strands with the shorter one on the inside and the longer one on the outside.

Bittersweet Necklace Instructions

11. Crimp each strand to the clasp and ring and cover both crimps with a single crimp cover on each end.


Bittersweet Necklace finished


Colorways:

Azalea
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Azalea

Materials:
BB-462: Miyuki Metallic Gold Iris Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-4483: Miyuki 15/0 Duracoat Opaque Azure Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-090: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Fuchsia - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-G: Gold-Filled 2mm Crimp Tubes - 4 pieces
190-301-G: Gold-Filled 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-G: Gold-Filled 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-G: Gold-Filled 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Barberry
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Barberry

Materials:
BB-2005: Matte Metallic Dark Raspberry Iris Miyuki Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-459: 15/0 Metallic Olive Miyuki Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-160: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Lt Colorado Topaz - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-G: Gold Filled 2mm Crimp Tube - 4 pieces
190-301-G: Gold Filled 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-G: Gold Filled 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-G: Gold Filled 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Dogwood
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Dogwood

Materials:
BB-4201: Duracoat Galvanized Silver Miyuki Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-1527: 15/0 Sparkle Celery Lined Crystal Miyuki Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-020: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Black Diamond - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-S: Sterling Silver 2mm Crimp Tubes - 4 pieces
190-301-S: Sterling Silver 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-S: Sterling Silver 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-S: Sterling Silver 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Forsythia
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Forsythia

Materials:
BB-2008: Matte Metallic Patina Iris Miyuki Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-4202: 15/0 Duracoat Galvanized Gold Miyuki Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-071: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Crystal Dorado 2X - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-G: Gold Filled 2mm Crimp Tube - 4 pieces
190-301-G: Gold Filled 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-G: Gold Filled 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-G: Gold Filled 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Gardenia
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Gardenia

Materials:
BB-592: Miyuki Antique Ivory pearl Ceylon Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-2316: Miyuki 15/0 Matte Opaque Lime Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-340
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-G: Gold Filled 2mm Crimp Tube - 4 pieces
190-301-G: Gold Filled 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-G: Gold Filled 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-G: Gold Filled 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Holly Berry
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Holly Berry

Materials:
BB-1F: Matte Silverlined Crystal Miyuki Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-1642: 15/0 Dyed SF Silverlined Leaf Green Miyuki Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-250: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Siam - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-S: Sterling Silver 2mm Crimp Tubes - 4 pieces
190-301-S: Sterling Silver 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-S: Sterling Silver 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-S: Sterling Silver 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Hydrangea
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Hydrangea

Materials:
BB-2441: Cinnamon Gold Luster Miyuki Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-4209: 15/0 Duracoat Galvanized Dark Coral Miyuki Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-260: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Smoke Topaz - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-G: Gold Filled 2mm Crimp Tube - 4 pieces
190-301-G: Gold Filled 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-G: Gold Filled 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-G: Gold Filled 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Lilac
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Lilac

Materials:
BB-401FR: Miyuki Matte Black AB Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-2247: Miyuki 15/0 Fuchsia Lined Crystal Luster Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-440: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Air Blue Opal - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-S: Sterling Silver 2mm Crimp Tubes - 4 pieces
190-301-S: Sterling Silver 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-S: Sterling Silver 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-S: Sterling Silver 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Mountain Laurel
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Mountain Laurel

Materials:
BB-599: Swarovski Opaque Antique Rose Luster Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-412FR: Miyuki 15/0 Matte Op Turquoise Green AB Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-350: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Crystal Helio - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-S: Sterling Silver 2mm Crimp Tubes - 4 pieces
190-301-S: Sterling Silver 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-S: Sterling Silver 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-S: Sterling Silver 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece


Sumac
Bittersweet Berry Bead Necklace Sumac

Materials:
BB-401F: Miyuki Matte Black Berry Bead - 1 tube
15-408F: Miyuki 15/0 Matte Opaque Red Seed Bead - 1 tube
283-340: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Jet - 31 pieces
CF012.10 CLR: C-Flex Beading Wire .012 Clear 49-Strand - 4 feet
190-302-S: Sterling Silver 2mm Crimp Tubes - 4 pieces
190-301-S: Sterling Silver 4mm Crimp Covers - 2 pieces
190-128-S: Sterling Silver 11mm Oval Lobster Claw - 1 piece
190-247-S: Sterling Silver 6mm Soldered Ring - 1 piece