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Velvet Ribbon Choker with Beaded Trim
designed by Cheri Carlson
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueSeed-Beading
Time4-6 hours
Approximate Size12 1/2-13 1/2 Inches

I love the way the seed beads and bicones add a gleaming trim to this velvet ribbon choker. You could repeat the trim on the other side for a bracelet design.

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Velvet ribbon makes a rich foundation for jewelry designs. The soft and luxurious fabric is a perfect option for chokers. Cheri made her velvet choker stand out by adding a seed bead and bicone fringe to the bottom edge. The beads add gleaming scallops that catch the eye and complement the ribbon perfectly. You can see more ideas for using ribbons in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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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!
Chocolate 5/8 inch Velvet Ribbon By the Foot
Code BTF-1202
Material Synthetic Fiber Dimensions 15.9 x 1.2mm Sold by the Foot Place Of Origin Taiwan Important Occasionally, orders over 5 feet may be sent in more than one piece. No piece will be shorter than 3 feet.
1 $0.69
6 $0.59
Swarovski 5328 3mm XILION Bicone Crystal Rose Gold 2x
Code 5328-CRG2X3
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 3mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.17
40 $0.14
TOHO Takumi Large-Hole Round 11/0 Bead - Copper-Lined Crystal, 8g bag
Code TTR11-740
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1 $3.39
3 $3.03
16mm Silver-Plated Basket Weave Ribbon End Crimp (2 piece Pack)
Code FIND-2331
Material Silver-Plated Dimensions 16.2 x 7.3mm Hole Size 1.3mm Features Crimpable Sold in Pairs
1
$0.89
$0.66
7 $0.79 $0.59
Sterling Silver 5.5mm Lightweight Spring Ring with Flat Open Ring
Code CLASP-0717
Material Sterling Silver .925 Sold Individually Place Of Origin Italy
1
$0.50
$0.37
10 $0.43 $0.32
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Code SS-OJR35-C
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 4.6 x 0.9mm Outside Diameter 4.6mm Aspect Ratio 3.3x Thickness 19 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.28
$0.21
20 $0.24 $0.18
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code SS-HP4X
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 24 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.25
$0.18
20 $0.21 $0.15
Tulip Beading Needle No 11 (4 pack)
Code NEED-20
Brand Tulip Place Of Origin Japan
1 $5.29
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread Assortment, Lighter Colors (Twelve 55-Yard Spools)
Code STRNG-0118
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand KO Thread Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1 $45.99
Super New Glue
Code SUP-0082
Place Of Origin USA
1 $1.95
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
Bent Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-133
1 $9.49
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code TOOL-131
1 $10.99
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Code TOOL-105
1 $16.99
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