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Lady Macbeth

Dark Green Pearl and Crystal Crocheted Necklace
designed byCheri Carlson
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueCrochet with Beads
Time4-6 hours
Approximate Size50 Inches

The look of a necklace can change dramatically depending on the color of the crochet thread. I accented the beads in this design with a dark tone.

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Actress Ellen Terry portrays Lady Macbeth in a green crocheted dress decorated with jewel beetle wings in a famous John Singer Sargent painting. Our necklace is a perfect homage to that iconic costume. Cheri used a simple crochet stitch to decorate her green thread with Swarovski beads displaying the magical Crystal Scarabaeus Green effect. The shimmering beads twinkle among the thread, just like the beetle wings in Lady Macbeth's dress.

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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!
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Crystal Scarabaeus Green
Code 5000-SCGR4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.36
$0.31
20 $0.31 $0.26
Sterling Silver Pearl Clasp
Code SS-FISH-CL
Material Sterling Silver .925 Place Of Origin USA
1
$3.93
$3.45
3 $3.52 $3.09
Sterling Silver Clam Shell Bead Tip with 2 Rings
Code SS-BDTIP3
Material Sterling Silver .925 Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.48
$0.40
10 $0.41 $0.34
Knotting Tweezers
Code TOOL-112
1
$4.49
$3.95
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1
$7.49
$6.59
Beadalon Stainless Steel Big Eye Needles 4.5 Inch (Length 4 Pack)
Code SUP-0058
Brand Beadalon
1
$3.29
$2.82
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Crystal Pearl Scarabaeus Green
Code 5810-SCGR6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 6mm Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.18
$0.16
30 $0.15 $0.13
Swarovski 5328 4mm Xilion Bicone Crystal Scarabaeus Green
Code 5328-SCGR4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.17
$0.15
40 $0.14 $0.12
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .150 inches (0.90 x 3.90mm)
Code SS-OJR35-A
Material Sterling Silver .925 Outside Diameter 3.8mm Aspect Ratio 2.5x Thickness 19 Gauge Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.23
$0.20
30 $0.19 $0.16
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