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Enchanted Forest

Earthy Green Soutache Pendant on Herringbone Cord
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelAdvanced (or at least patient)
TechniqueSoutache
Time6+ hours
Approximate Size24 Inches

Once you've mastered the basics of soutache, the fun begins! This necklace uses some of my favorite elements, Swarovski Crystals and Pearls.

Cynthia's Signature

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Like winding paths in a misty forest glen, this necklace features swirling layers of soutache that will take you on a magical journey! Follow the rows of Swarovski pearls, seed beads and soutache and discover the ultimate in style. Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends and Swarovski Bicone Designer Blends come together to complete the look. What magic will you find in this Enchanted Forest?

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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!
Artbeads Mixed Metal Glam Designer Blend, 8/0 TOHO Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0086
Material Glass Brand Artbeads, TOHO Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1 $4.99
Swarovski 5810 4mm Round Crystal Pearl Iridescent Green
Code 5810-CIG4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.12
50 $0.10
Swarovski 5328 4mm Bicone Sand Dune Designer Blend
Code ADB0114
Material Crystal Brand Artbeads, Swarovski Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Austria
1 $16.99
5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 28ml Dual Cartridges
Code EPOXY-5
Place Of Origin USA
1 $6.99
The BeadSmith 8.5x11-Inch White Bead Backing
Code EMB-0024
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $3.91
3 $3.50
TierraCast Brass Oxide Pewter Artisan Toggle Set
Code BRO-6214
Material Brass-Oxide Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
1 $3.77
3 $3.38
Devcon 5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 25ml Dual Cartridges
Code EPOXY-3
1 $6.99
3 $6.33
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Artbeads Warm Metals Designer Blend, 11/0 TOHO Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0082
Material Glass Brand Artbeads, TOHO Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1 $5.99
The BeadSmith Soutache Ornamental Rayon Braid 3 yd - Black
Code EMB-0047
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.79
3 $2.49
Large Loop Scissors
Code TOOL-123
1 $5.29
8mm Antique Brass-Plated Open Jump Ring
Code BBA-OJR08
Material Brass-Plated Finish Antiqued Dimensions 7.8 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 5.7x Thickness 18 Gauge Place Of Origin South Korea
1 $0.06
100 $0.05
Beadalon Stainless Steel Rigid Beading Needles Size 10 (12 Pack)
Code SUP-0061
Brand Beadalon
1 $3.99
The BeadSmith Soutache Ornamental Rayon Braid 3 yd - Beaver Brown
Code EMB-0026
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.79
3 $2.49
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread 55 yd Spool - Dark Olive
Code STRNG-0109
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand KO Thread Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1 $4.49
3 $3.99
TOHO Bead Round 15/0 Dark Copper
Code TBRD15-222
Material Glass Brand TOHO Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1 $3.91
3 $3.50
TierraCast 6mm Brass Oxide Pagoda Cord End Cap
Code BRO-0201
Material Brass-Oxide Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.06
3 $1.82
3.8x1mm Czech Glass Jet Bronze O Bead 8 gram Pack
Code BEADS-0435
Material Glass Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1 $5.63
3 $5.08
The BeadSmith Soutache Ornamental Rayon Braid 3 yd - Sage Green
Code EMB-0036
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.79
3 $2.49
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