The Tucson Vista Necklace was featured on the cover of Beadwork magazine's August/September 2017 issue with the bracelet listed as a variation. As I was taking the pieces to various shows and festivals in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, I was getting requests for a simplified, more casual version of the set featuring the warm color palette with Swarovski crystals. And thus the Southwest Sunset collection was born. The rings have been great show stoppers in this unique collection.
Although this project includes step by step instructions with a photo for each step, knowledge of bead weaving is required. This project utilizes monofilament cording to work a combination of circular brick stitch and cross-weaving no needle techniques.
To complete this project, you will need the following materials:
12mm Crystal Golden Shadow Swarovski Rivoli - 1 piece
SuperDuos in Pastel Bordeaux - 20 pieces
SuperDuos in Pastel Petrol - 10 pieces
SuperDuos in Crystal Bronze Fire Red - 20 pieces
SuperDuos in Crystal Bronze Pale Gold - 4g to 5g
Miyuki 11/0 Seed Beads in Galvanized Gold - about 1/4g
GS Hypo Cement
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