Crystal Cascade
Creative Beading|Vol 16 No 6
A simple right angle weave with a firm structure to hang dangles from designed for Crystal Park by Angel Dreams.

MATERIALS

1 x Tibetan Silver toggle Victorian Flower

50cm x 28 gauge Artistic wire Silver

25 x head pins Silver

4m x beading thread Black

BEADS

78 x 4mm Ochard Rd bicones Gun Metal

73 x 4mm Ochard Rd bicones Crystal AB

11 x 6mm Ochard Rd bicones Crystal AB

1 x Cubic Zirconia Pendant

5 grams x 8/0 Matsuno seed beads Gun Metal

TOOLS

Round nose pliers

Flat nose pliers

Wire cutters

Beading needle

PVA glue

STEP ONE

The body of the necklace Right-angle weave: Onto 4m of beading thread, thread 1 x bi-cone AB, 1 x seed bead, 1 x bi-cone AB, 1 x seed bead. Continuing in the same direction thread through beads again and tie a double knot with both ends of thread. Leave a 20cm tail which will be used later. Needle through until the thread comes out one of the bi-cones. Diagram 1.

STEP TWO

Add 1 x seed bead, 1 x bi-cone, 1 x seed bead. Thread through beads in the same direction until you come out the bi-cone just added. Diagram 2.

STEP THREE

Continue adding bi-cones and seed beads in Right Angle Weave until strand has 31 bi-cones on it.

STEP FOUR

Add another 11 squares working only in Gun Metal bi-cones; no seed beads.

STEP FIVE

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