Aurora Borealis Collar

Mix seed and bugle beads to bead-embroider this beautiful collar in iridescent hues of the northern lights.

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Ideal for every beader, bead-embroider this collar that is a showpiece design. Complete with a unique strap, easily wear this stylish necklace. Others will be star-struck by this collar that takes on the hues of the northern lights.

Required Materials: 

  • Opaque purple iris size 11° seed beads
  • Transparent lavender/purple AB size 8° seed beads
  • Metallic purple iris 6mm or 7mm twisted bugle beads
  • Metallic purple iris 4mm fire-polished rounds
  • Purple 5×7mm cat’s-eye ovals
  • 1 smoke AB 13×16mm faceted glass flat oval
  • 6 × 7" piece of light purple Ultrasuede
  • 6 × 7" piece of lightweight to medium-weight nonfusible interfacing
  • 2 silver-plated 12mm fancy toggle clasps
  • 1 silver-plated 6×12mm lobster clasp with
  • 7×10mm ring
  • 4 sterling silver 2mm crimp tubes
  • 14" of gray .019 beading wire
  • Purple size D nylon beading thread
  • Clear jeweler's craft adhesive
  • Scissors
  • Size 12 beading needle
  • Crimping pliers
  • Extrafine-point permanent marker
  • Wire cutters
  • Chain-nose pliers (optional)

Technique: Bead Embroidery

Originally Published: Beadwork April/May 2013

SKU: EP9162

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sharon Lester

File Type: PDF

Format: eProject