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Midnight Garden Dance

Black and Silver Embroidered Medallion on Silk Ribbon
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueBead Embroidery
Time4-6 hours
Approximate Size20 1/2 Inches

I'm always on the lookout for beautiful buttons to act as the center of my bead embroidery.

Cynthia's Signature

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Mysterious and captivating colors combine in this wondrous necklace design. Cynthia used Designer Blends from the Artbeads Designer Series to create the perfect bead embroidered backdrop for her Czech glass button focal. Silk ribbon in sultry nighttime colors complete this look, perfect for an evening out!

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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 3mm Crystal Mix Black Tie Designer Blend
Code ADB0437
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski, Artbeads Hole Size 0.8mm Sold in Tubes
1
$14.99
$9.89
Swarovski 4mm Crystal Mix Black Tie Designer Blend
Code ADB0438
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski, Artbeads Hole Size 0.8mm Sold in Tubes
1
$14.99
$8.69
Artbeads Graphite Gray Designer Blend, TOHO 8/0 Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0395
Material Glass Brand TOHO, Artbeads Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1
$4.99
$4.29
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Swarovski 5810 4mm Round Crystal Pearl Dark Grey
Code 5810-GRYDK4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Hole Size 0.9mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.11
$0.07
50 $0.09 $0.06
TierraCast Rhodium Kenyan Heishi Spacer
Code RB-0405
Material Rhodium-Plated Brand TierraCast Hole Size 1.5mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.12
$0.10
50 $0.10 $0.09
B&B Benbassat Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Round Floral Design Toggle Clasp
Code CLASP-0131
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand B&B Benbassat Sold by the Set Place Of Origin Israel
1
$5.51
$3.96
3 $4.97 $3.57
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.040 x .240 inches (1.00 x 6.10mm)
Code SS-OJR40-E
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 6.1 x 1.0mm Outside Diameter 6.2mm Aspect Ratio 4.3x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.49
$0.43
10 $0.42 $0.36
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube Bead
Code SS-CRM2
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 2.0 x 2.0mm Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Inside diameter 1.4mm
1
$0.09
$0.08
4x4mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tube
Code SS-CRM12
Material Sterling Silver .925 Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.53
$0.47
10 $0.46 $0.41
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code SS-CCOV01
Material Sterling Silver .925 Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.24
$0.21
30 $0.20 $0.18
Czech Glass 32mm Round Triple Heart Leaf Jet with Platinum Paint Button by Raven's Journey
Code BTN-543
Material Glass Brand Raven's Journey Sold Individually Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1
$9.46
$7.94
3 $8.65 $7.26
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Black, Steel Gray and Dove Gray Blend (32-36 Inches)
Code STRNG-0045
Material Silk Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin USA
1
$8.79
$7.20
3 $8.01 $6.56
Hana Beading Thread - Black 109 Yards
Code SUP-0577
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Hana Thread Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1
$7.99
$6.87
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 More Measurements Length 30 feet
1
$12.99
$11.69
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1
$13.99
$12.45
German Ergonomic Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-504
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1
$26.99
$22.94
German Ergonomic Side cutters
Code TOOL-507
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1
$32.99
$28.70
Beadalon Stainless Steel Rigid Beading Needles Size 10 (12 Pack)
Code SUP-0061
Brand Beadalon
1
$3.99
$3.35
The BeadSmith 4.25x5.5-Inch Black Bead Backing
Code EMB-0016
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1
$2.19
$1.83
3 $1.94 $1.62
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