Saturday, March 18, 2017

Cellini Marquis Pendant

An old friend commissioned me to make a pendant incorporating an old tooth that one of her friends gave her. She had a pretty clear vision of what she wanted, and here's what I came up with. The design of the frame is almost identical to the Cellini Marquis, but I added a few extra rounds to make it bigger.


Boy, you blow up a photo of beadwork, and the mistakes really jump out at you. Fortunately, the missing beads on the bail were fixable. Ahh. All done.

You can find the tutorial for the Cellini Marquis pendant in my Etsy shop.  Thanks for looking.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

New Tutorial - Cellini Marquis Pendant

Here is my latest design in my series on Cellini spirals made with peyote stitch and seed beads in different sizes.  With this new tutorial, you can learn to bead weave this Cellini Marquis Pendant.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/494961656/
The beadwork is stitched with just 3 sizes of regular Japanese seed beads. So if you are a bead weaver, you probably already have everything you need. Using just a pinch of each color, this a great way to use up seed beads leftover from other beading projects. No fancy shapes required!
https://www.etsy.com/listing/494961656/
Making the pendant is a suitable project for advanced beginning to intermediate bead weavers who like seed beads. The pendant measure 6 cm high, 7 cm wide, 12 mm thick.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/494961656/
The tutorial is 16 pages, with over 70 full color illustrations and photographs. The tutorial gives highly detailed instructions for every step in the pendant.

Thanks for looking.
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