Key to the Past

Unlock your bead stitching potential with this pendant that takes inspiration from a common key shape, but adds beautiful embellishments.

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Create this beautiful beaded pendant that will open your bead stitching skills! Combine peyote stitch, picot, and netting together in this beautiful design that makes a pendant that has endless options. Turn heads every time you wear this stylish pendant.

Finished Size: 9 inches

Required Materials:

  • 2 g gold-lined crystal AB size 15° seed
  • beads
  • 9 g gold-lined crystal size 15° seed
  • beads
  • 3 g metallic white gold iris size 11°
  • cylinder beads
  • 3 g gold-lined crystal AB size 11° seed
  • beads
  • 22 bright gold 3mm crystal pearl rounds
  • 1 bright gold 6mm crystal pearl round
  • 2 alexandrite 10mm cubic zirconia (CZ)
  • pointed-back cabochons
  • Gray and beige nylon beading thread
  • Beading wax
  • Toothpick

Tools: scissors, size 12 beading needles, large paper clip, wire cutters

Orignially Published: Beadwork December 2011/January 2012

SKU: EP5928

Author/Speaker/Editor: Cynthia Rutledge

File Type: PDF

Format: eProject