Instructions

Cut two lengths ol beading thread, each approxi match 2 yards (2.29 in) long. 1 bread each length onto its own needle this method i worked double thread, so move the needles to the centers lo produce double slr.uuls. 2. With one ol the two needles, stitch up from the back side through the backings to the top side. Insert the needle below the edge bead that is under the spacing for the bead row to be added. Leave a tail approximately 9 inches (22.9 cm) long. Stitch up through the edge bead...

Clasps

Clasps arc the devices thai let uu open or close ncckluces ami bracelets. They're sol< in dozens ot styles and types . Some, such as lobsrcr-claw clasps, have moving parts thai allow ou to shut the clasp over the attaching ring or chain on the piece's opposite end. Others, such as toggle clasps and hook clasps, simply open and close l v slipping the finding through the ring or over a loop. Clasp findings for biuculch* and necklaces tip Clasp findings for biuculch* and necklaces tip Whether...

Earring Findings

Posts, wires, and clips most of the types that vou sec on commercial earrings arc available to headers, loo. Some kinds have a loop that can simpb be opened and closed over the beaded portion to attach it. Others have a closed loop that von must < trin'4 onto ihc work ilsell to attach it. For instructions on methods foi attaching eai i ing findings to cabochons, see page 119 in the Appendix. Earring findings come in three basic typesi post-and-pad, dangle wires, and clasps. PIN I INDINGS...

Picot Edge Variation

This variation is useful tor designs, such as a simple brooch or a button earring, that will have no other edge beading. The stitch is similar to the basic ed e stitch but adds a middle, head that mis Sideways in the space above every two beads. C. Bring the. needle up through the second of the two added heads. The first added head should sit sideways on lop ol the row (figure 1 5). D. Repeat steps B and C around the entire cabo ebon. As you near the end of closing the circle, space, the added...

Cabochons

Beautifully combine an amazing variety of cabochons and beads on sophisticated jewelry. Both beads and cabochons oiler virtually unlimited creative possibilities for jewelry artists. In flrttrfhig with Gt m jom Jamie (lloud I'.akin shows you the basic techniques and the unique stitches she developed over more than a decade. Her projects range from a pair of classic double-cabochon earrings to an elaborately fringed dichroic glass necklace. With so many cabochons and beads to choose from, each...

Bead Loop Picot

Thread a needle with approximately 1 yard (.91 m) of beading thread (this nethod is worked single thread). 2. Insert the needle through the under backing from the back side.The needle should be. inserted next to the edge of the cabochon, between the cabochon and the base row ol lx ads. Leave a tail approximatelv 9 inches (22.9 cm) long. Insert the needle through tw o beads of the base row. 3- Pick up three beads, and create the picot by stitching back though the last ol the two beads in the...

Ruffle Cabochon Technique

Raised Beadwork Techniques

I hread a needle with approximately 1 yards i 1m) of beading thread (lliis technique i* worked single thread). 2. Insert the needle through the backings from the b.u k side, approNimatcK ' inch ( I .6 rum) frnm the edge, leaving a tail of beading thread approximately y inches (22.9 cm) long. 4. To start ihe fust row, pick up two beads. 5. Stitch the thread around the loop two beads over, and stitch back up through the second added bead (figure 21). Cabochon. Botswana . gate Bezel Bead-raised...

Stringing The Necklacf

You've linished heading the- cabochon, so now it's time to string the necklace. 1 bread a needle with approximated 4- vards (3.66 ui) of beading thread this step is worked double thread, so move the needle to the centei of the thread to produce a double strand. Pick up one size 5 bronze seed bead Move the bead ro the end of the thread and loop the thread around it to create .1 stop bend, leaving n tail of approximately 9 inches (22.9 cm). pi Then follow steps A through h below, picking up beads...

Basic cabochon bead

This chapter intitules all aj the techniques accessary to bead a base row, a bezel, and any of several kinds of edges. I he end result a dazzling l gt usii headed cabochon to use as the focal point or a necklace, bracelet, earrings, pin, or other jewelry design. There are six steps to creating a basic beaded cabochon I attach the cabochon to the under backing inateri.il, 2 bead die base row, i add the be el row, 4 attach the outer backing, gt bead the edge, and 6 mark the center beads. WHAT YOU...

Info

Shimmering gold-lined transparent seed beads circle the gemstonc's center and crown the edge with tiny points of sparkle. Combining a variety of special techniques produces a spectacularly beaded cabochon placing it on a simple strand of alternating beads emphasizes its regal appearance. 38 mm round noondrite jasper cabochon Seed Reads approx. 10 grams of each color, or number of beads indicated Size 1 1 0 round, matte opaque light brown for bezel window, additional outer row and edge row Size...

Other bezel stitches

This chapter illustrates additional met hods for creating a he el row on a headed cabochon. Although the he el technique. used for the basic headed cahochon works for most cahoi htm, other stitches can he used too, either as decorative features or to solve problems resulting from an unusual slope on he cahochon. Cabochon. Dichroic glass Bejel Bead-raised fcdgc. Pointed with fringe Cabochon- Eogl -eye agate Bezel Bead-fiii cd Cdge. Pointed Af achmeri Turn bead CvbiM hint. Blue lace agate tumbled...

Beaded Bezel Instructions

Beaded Bezel Cabochon Instructions

Thread a needle with approximately 2 yards I Sim of beading thread this technique is worked single-thread . 2. Insert the needle through he backings from the back side, approximate V'lo inch 1.6 mm from the edge, leaving a tail approximated V inches 22.9 cm long. 3. Slilc h up through the lirst edge bead. 4- Pick up two beads. 5. Stitch around the thread loop two beads over t lt gt the right, and stitch back up through the second added head figure l i TO. Stitch rhe thread around the loop...

The projects

You've learned how to make a basic headed cahocluni.You e. read about and perhaps even practiced the various techniques jor adding interesting edges, bezels, and other creative ejJecLs. Now it's tunc to apply what you've learned and start heading some beautiful cabochon jewelry. All oj the projects on thefollowing pages are designed not only to create stunning pieces for you to wear or to give as gijts, but also to help you develop your skills. Choose a project, read the instructions, gather...

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Make Beatiful Jewelry Whit Peyote

Stitch completely around the. cabochon, and then stitch to the back side.'i ie a knot, weave in the end, and cut die thread. I hen thread a needle on the tail thread, tie a knot, weave in the end, and cut. 9. Stitch on the bezel row according to the instructions in chapter two, or use one of the othei bezel stitches described 111 this chapter. Because the first bead row is made ol larger beads and therefore raised, you'll need Lo lake particular care not to pull threads down too tightlv...

Beading Around A Cabochon

Cabochon Con Picot

Add the beads and pass the needle through the third picot bead. In other worth , skip the second picot bead and pass through the next, or third, picot head. 11. Add the beads and continue around the cabochon, skipping cverv other picot bead and passing through the next picot bead. find by stitching down through the edge bead. 12. Stitch over to the emptv picot bead near where vou starred the previous strand. Stitch up through the edge, bead and through the picot bead. 13- Pick up the added...

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Jamie Cloud Eakin

D TTVI C Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. DUUi J NVw York Simple Techniques for Beautiful Jewelry A Division of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. Now York Art Directors.- Stacey Budg'.- plioton.r phy and 828. Irr., taynut Associate Art Director Shannon Yokel ey Editorial Assistance Dolores csnoll Art Production A l'Jancn Jsffroy Hamilton Libriuy nf Cimyitif.s Cataloglng-in-Publicahnn Data Bi-.iiiinp. with cabochons. sirrpl irr linu us for beautiful jewelry . mm Cloud Golem p. cm. Induces index. ISBN t...

Materials and tools

Part oft In lure of heading with cabochons is that ii allows you to make beautiful, unique, professional looking jewelry and other crealions, vet. llie techniques arc remarkably simple. Gather together just a jew materials and tools, and you're on your way. A cabochon is a tonc, gem. or other object thai has a flat back anrl a smooth clonic surface. The material ran be either natural such as agate or man-made such as glass . Cabochons come in many shapes ami sizes, From verv small, such as S mm...