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Turquoise Vintage Beads and Yellow Czech Glass Flowers Jewelry Set
designed by Becky Bacus
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size3 Inches; Adjustable

The yellow flower beads happened to be on the table next to the turquoise beads while I was beading – they make a great match in this set!

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Yellow flower beads stand out like a pop of sunshine when paired with turquoise tones. Becky used them with Vintage beads and small fire-polished beads in earrings and a bracelet. She made sure to add some fibers to each piece. Tassels add more movement to the earrings, and a silk ribbon finish on the memory wire bracelet allows you to adjust the size to your liking. You can watch Becky and Cynthia make this set and other pieces with the vintage beads on our Facebook page.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
TierraCast 14K/20 Gold-Filled French Earwire with 3mm Bead (Pair)
Code GF-3320-02
Material Gold-Filled Brand TierraCast Thickness 20 Gauge Sold by the Pair Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.95
4 $4.45
Gold-Filled 025 2-Inch Eye Pin
Code GF-EP200-025
Material Gold-Filled Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $1.12
5 $0.98
Small Turquoise Tassel with Gold Cap
Code FIND-2147
Material Gold-Plated, Synthetic Fiber Dimensions 18 x 4mm Hole Size 1.3mm Sold Individually
1 $1.69
4 $1.49
Fire-Polished Bead 3mm ColorTrends Saturated Metallic Island Paradise (100pc Strand)
Code CFP-SAME-PARA3
Material Glass Dimensions 3mm Hole Size 0.7mm Strand Length Approx 6" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1
$2.29
$1.71
3 $2.03 $1.52
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Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.030 x .170 inches (0.75 x 4.30mm)
Code GF-OJR30-D
Material Gold-Filled Dimensions 4.3 x 0.8mm Outside Diameter 4.2mm Aspect Ratio 3.7x Thickness 21 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.35
20 $0.30
Czech Glass 12mm Yolk Yellow with Dark Bronze Finish Hibiscus Flower Bead Strand by Raven's Journey
Code BEADS-4175
Material Glass Brand Raven's Journey Dimensions 12.0 x 4.1mm Hole Size 0.8mm Strand Length Approx 6" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1
$5.74
$4.30
3 $5.18 $3.88
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Mediterranean Blue (32-36 Inches)
Code RBSILK-MDBLU
Material Silk Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin USA
1 $8.79
3 $8.01
Beadalon Memory Wire LARGE Silver Bracelet 1oz
Code MWIRE-B2S
Material Stainless Steel Brand Beadalon Thickness 21 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold in Coils Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Wire Gauge .72mm/21 gauge
1 $6.49
Beadalon Round Nose and Bent Chain Nose Multipliers
Code TOOL-0306
Brand Beadalon Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin India
1 $16.99
Beadalon Memory Wire Finishing Pliers
Code TOOL-0213
Brand Beadalon
1 $9.99
Memory Wire Shear
Code TOOL-104
1 $14.99
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