Discover the secrets of the lagoon with this intermediate-advanced project. Using herringbone stitch you’ll learn how to create a beautiful oyster shell complete with pearl.
Keep it simple as a beautiful pendant or add a message in a bottle and sparkling beaded components for a magical statement necklace.
This pattern assumes that you are comfortable with herringbone stitch.
- Size 8, 11 and 15 Japanese seed beads
- 6mm or 8mm pearl
- Toning beading thread
- For the whole necklace:
- 14mm rivolis
- 3mm, 4mm and 6mm pearls or round glass beads
- Crimp bead
- 4mm bicones
- Bottle (optional) and fillings
- Beading needles and scissors
Material packs are available here.
Most suitable for intermediate-advanced beaders upwards. Tutorial includes step by step computer drawn diagrams, photos where extra explanation is needed and easy to follow instructions.
While I am happy for you to sell any items you make using this tutorial, I do ask that you credit me as the designer and I kindly ask that you do not copy, teach or share my pattern.
If you choose Digital, then the PDF instructions will be emailed to you within 24 hours once payment has been received, no shipping will be charged. If you choose Printed then a printed copy of the instructions will be sent to you in the post and you will be charged the standard postage cost.