Opal Essence - Pendent Pattern by Lynn

Treat yourself to the best with this free pattern using Swarovski Crystals and a hint of Pearl in a 1-3/4 inch drop pendent (without the bail loops). (Navettes can be found on the Internet if you 'google' under - 'sew-on stones').

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Opal Essence - Pendent Pattern

Before you begin ...
Materials:
1 - 15x7mm Purple Navette/Diamond
4 - 6mm Purple Oval Round Crystal
4 - 10x6 Purple Pearl Teardrops
(drilled top to bottom)
20 - 4mm Violet Opal Bicone Crystals
46 - 3mm AB Crystal Bicones
4 foot of Monofilament
(or #8 Fireline)
(2 size 12 Beading Needles if using Fireline)


Time required: About 1 hours
Techniques: Stringing and 2 Needle RAW
Difficulty: Easy


Step 1

Step 1:Mark one end of your thread with a black marker to make following the pattern easier.

Center a 6mm purple oval on your thread.
To each thread add a 4mm violet opal bicone.
Pass the red thread thru the top two holes of your navette and the black thread thru the bottom two holes.
Add another 4mm violet opal to each thread and cross your threads thru another 6mm purple oval.


Step 2

Step 2:To your red thread add a 3mm AB crystal bicone and a 10x6mm pearl teardrop (thin end first), add a 6mm purple oval, another pearl teardrop (fat end first), and a 3mm AB crystal bicone. Pass your thread thru your 6mm purple oval (bead 1). Add a 3mm AB crystal bicone and another pearl teardrop (thin side first).

To your black thread add a 3mm AB crystal bicone and a pearl teardrop (thin end first.

Cross your threads thru a 6mm purple oval.


Step 3

Step 3:To each thread add a 3mm AB crystal bicone and cross your threads thru a 4mm violet opal bicone.

Add another 4mm violet opal bicone to each thread and cross thru another 4mm violet opal bicone.

To each thread add two 3mm AB crystal bicones and cross your threads thru the two top holes of your navette (4a)


Step 4

Step 4:To your red thread add a 3mm AB bicone and four (4) 4mm violet opal bicones. Make a circle to cross your thread back thru the first 4mm violet opal bicone added in this step (bead 29)

Add a 3mm AB crystal bicone to your thread and pass thru the base holes in your
navette (4b)

Do the same with your black thread. (You will circle thru your 4mm violet opal bicone (bead 35) before adding your 3mm AB crystal bicone and passing thru the bottom two holes in your navette (4b)


Step 5

Step 5:To each thread add two 3mm AB crystal bicones an cross your threads thru a 4mm violet opal bicone.

Add a 4mm violet opal bicone to each thread and cross thru another 4mm violet opal bicone.

To each thread add a 3mmm AB crystal bicone and cross your threads thru your 6mm purple oval (bead 10)

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  Beader Comments:
 Anabelle on May 13, 2014:
Nice pattern.
 Asif on November 18, 2013:
Excellente!!!
 monica on September 12, 2013:
ANILLOS lindos aqui,, saludos