Necklace made from rocailles and PRECIOSA Pip™ beads
Create a unique fashion accessory. This tutorial will assist you to create an elegant necklace. You can choose whatever combination of the wide range of available colours and surface finishes you need to match your wardrobe.
Try out yet another use for the PRECIOSA Pip™ bead. This tutorial will assist you to create a handmade fashion accessory. The effective metallic reflections of the beads and seed beads from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads will excellently supplement your wardrobe on any occasion. You can choose a colour combination according to your wishes thanks to the wide range of available colours and surface finishes. If you want to perfectly coordinate the accessories, you can also use more Pip beads to make earrings.
We wish you many new ideas when working with beads and seed beads from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads brand!
Materials and tools:
PRECIOSA Rokajl (R10)
331 19 001; 10/0; 49102 (5 g)
PRECIOSA Rokajl (R9)
331 19 001; 9/0; 68301 (2 g)
PRECIOSA Pip™ (P)
111 01 346; 5 x 7 mm; 23980/29123 (67 ks)
0.20 mm a nylon line; a long thin needle; scissors; a carabiner, rings, flat nose pliers (for flattening the beginning of the line, closing the rings)
Affix the rocaille in the middle of about 300 cm of line by passing the line through the rocaille twice. This rocaille will function as a stop bead and it will be removed later (fig. no. 1).
String 1x R9, 2x R10, 1x R9, 2x R10, 1x R9 and 2x R10 and move them to the stop bead and thread the line through the first R9 (fig. no. 2).
String 2x R10, 1x R9 and 2x R10 and thread the line through the third R9 from step 2 (fig. no. 3).
String 2x R10, 1x R9, 2x R10, 1x P, 1x R9, 1x P, 1x R9 and 1x P and thread the line back through the R9, additionally string 2x R10, 1x R9 and 2x R10 and thread the line through the R9 from step 3 (fig. no. 4).
String 2x R10, 1x R9 and 2x R10 and thread the line through the R9 (fig. no. 5).
Repeat step 5 seven times (fig. no. 6).
Repeat steps 3 – 6 until the necklace reaches the required length (fig. no. 7).
Repeat step 5 twice at the end. (fig. no. 8).
Sewing up the necklace. The stitch ends in the R10. String R9 and sew through 2x R10. Repeat till the end of the row. Continue in the sewing. The stitch ends in the R10. Sew through the second half of the necklace according to the illustration (fig. no. 9).
Attach the fastening. Sew in and cut off the remainder of the line. The necklace is finished.
Designer: Olga Haserodt
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