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Crystal Blush Necklace

Crystal Blush Necklace

Crystal Blush Necklace

Products used in the project

Item QTY Price

Toho Size 8 Round Seed Beads Transparent Rainb...

8TR161F

1 £1.20

Toho Size 8 Round Seed Beads Transparent Rainb...

8TR169F

1 £1.19

80101 Swarovski Xilion Crystal BeCharmed Pave ...

AC1175

1 £10.27

S-Lon Bead Cord 77yrds (70m) Cream

TC370

1 £2.99 Now: £2.24

Silver Plated Kumihimo Bullet End Caps 3mm Pk2

F743

1 £1.19

Silver Plated Iron Jumprings 5mm 0.8mm Thick P...

F0211

1 £1.31

Fevi Kwik One Drop Instant Adhesive/Glue 1g Tube

W311

1 £1.99

Silver Plated Curb Chain with Clasp 2x3mm 17in...

CH27

1 £1.19

Toho Size 8 Round Seed Beads Gold-Lustered Ras...

8TR332 - Alternative Product

1 £2.29

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Step 1

If you have not created a kumihimo braid before you will also need:
Kumihimo braiding disk
No Tangle Bobbins

Step 2

Cut 8 strands of s-lon cord approx. 50cm long. Tie all the threads together in a loose knot in the centre. Thread on the Becharmed bead.

Step 3

Place the knot through the centre of the kumihimo braiding board. Let the ends dangle down, the knot underneath the Becharmed bead should keep it in place.

Step 4

Set up the kumihimo board for a normal 8 strand braid (one strand either side of each dot). If you haven't created an 8 strand braid before, click here to learn how.

Step 5

Thread 15 seed beads of your choice on one strand and knot to keep in place. Working clockwise, move to the next strand and thread 15 seed beads on, then knot. Work around the board in this way until you have 15 beads on each strand.

Step 6

Start braiding, using each strand once without any beads to begin (this should sit inside your Becharmed bead). Now start adding your beads, adding a bead to every strand. If you haven't added beads to a braid before see our related videos. If you haven't added beads to a braid before click here to see our related videos. 

Step 7

Braid until you have used all the beads. Create 0.5-1cm unbeaded braid, then knot all the threads together.

Step 8

Place your beaded section down through the kumihimo disk. Set up for braiding as before, threading on beads in the same way. Braid in the same way as the other side.

Step 9

You should now have 2 beaded sections with the Becharmed bead in the centre. Make sure the knots at the end are tight, and the unbeaded braid and knot will be hidden inside your clasp. If necessary adjust the knot to ensure a tidy finish. Glue the ends into each end of the cord end. 

Step 10

To finish off your necklace cut your chain in half and attach you chain to the cord ends with your jump rings.

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