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Leather Flower and Seed Bead Embroidery Necklace
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueBead Embroidery
Time4-6 hours
Approximate Size26 Inches

I used leather pieces with seed beads and Swarovski Crystal for a fresh twist on an embroidered pendant.

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Fun textures come together in this fabulous necklace. Cynthia layered leather Lillypilly Designs embellishments with a Swarovski flatback and then added bead embroidery around the edges. Seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend provide the perfect complement of shining colors. She used the same seed beads in one of the necklace strands and then layered it with a simple Leather Cord USA strand. The result is a fanciful floral necklace you'll love!

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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!
German Ergonomic Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-504
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1 $26.99
JBB Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Fancy Crimp End Cap with Loop
Code PSA-CREND002
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand JBB Features Crimpable Place Of Origin Israel
1 $0.85
7 $0.74
Lillypilly Designs Large Flower Camel Leather Embellishment
Code EMBMT-0705
Material Real Leather Brand Lillypilly Designs
1 $5.38
3 $4.85
Angel Findings Antique Pewter Round Floral Glue-On Bail
Code FIND-1825
Material Natural Pewter Finish Antiqued Brand Angel Findings Place Of Origin Australia
1 $5.36
3 $4.84
TierraCast Antique Rhodium Heirloom Clasp Set
Code RBA-6070
Material Rhodium-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.62
3 $2.33
Leather Cord USA 3mm Natural Light Brown Round Leather - By the Foot
Code BTF-0831
Material Real Leather Brand Leather Cord USA Thickness 3mm Sold by the Foot
1 $0.59
10 $0.51
Lillypilly Designs Small Cut-Out Flower Sage Leather Embellishment
Code EMBMT-0707
Material Real Leather Brand Lillypilly Designs
1 $4.11
3 $3.69
5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 28ml Dual Cartridges
Code EPOXY-5
Place Of Origin USA
1 $6.99
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 4 fl oz.
Code GEMTAC
Place Of Origin USA
1 $14.99
Lillypilly Designs Large Cut-Out Flower Purple Leather Embellishment
Code EMBMT-0706
Material Real Leather Brand Lillypilly Designs
1 $5.38
3 $4.85
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.040 x .240 inches (1.00 x 6.10mm)
Code SS-OJR40-E
Material Sterling Silver .925 Outside Diameter 6.2mm Aspect Ratio 4.3x Thickness 18 Gauge Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.49
10 $0.42
The BeadSmith 4.25x5.5-Inch White Bead Backing
Code EMB-0022
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.19
3 $1.94
German Ergonomic Side cutters
Code TOOL-507
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1 $32.99
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 Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code ZP49-30F-019
Material Stainless Steel Brand Artbeads Thickness 0.019 Inches Wire Type 49-Strand Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1 $12.99
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1 $13.99
Artbeads Patagonia Designer Blend, 11/0 TOHO Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0229
Material Glass Brand TOHO, Artbeads Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1 $4.99
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube Bead
Code SS-CRM2
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 2 x 2mm Features Crimpable Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Length 2mm, width 2mm
1 $0.12
50 $0.10
Swarovski H2612 14mm Hotfix Jelly Fish Flatback Partly Frosted Crystal Silver Night
Code H2612-CSN14
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 14mm Place Of Origin Austria
1 $4.25
3 $3.82
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