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Midnight Garden Dance

Black and Silver Embroidered Medallion on Silk Ribbon
designed byCynthia 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.

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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!
German Ergonomic Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-504
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1 $26.99
B&B Benbassat Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Round Floral Design Toggle Clasp
Code CLASP-0131
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand B&B Benbassat Place Of Origin Israel
1 $5.47
3 $4.93
TierraCast Rhodium Kenyan Heishi Spacer
Code RB-0405
Material Rhodium-Plated Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.12
50 $0.10
Artbeads Graphite Gray Designer Blend, TOHO 8/0 Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0395
Material Glass Brand TOHO, Artbeads Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1 $4.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 28ml Dual Cartridges
Code EPOXY-5
Place Of Origin USA
1 $6.99
Swarovski 3mm Crystal Mix Black Tie Designer Blend
Code ADB0437
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski, Artbeads Sold in Tubes
1 $14.99
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
German Ergonomic Side cutters
Code TOOL-507
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1 $32.99
Swarovski 4mm Crystal Mix Black Tie Designer Blend
Code ADB0438
Material Crystal Brand Artbeads, Swarovski Sold in Tubes
1 $14.99
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Black, Steel Gray and Dove Gray Blend (32-36 Inches)
Code STRNG-0045
Material Silk Place Of Origin USA
1 $8.79
3 $8.01
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
Beadalon Stainless Steel Rigid Beading Needles Size 10 (12 Pack)
Code SUP-0061
Brand Beadalon
1 $3.99
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
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code SS-CCOV01
Material Sterling Silver .925 Features Crimpable Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.26
20 $0.22
Angel Findings Antique Pewter Elongated Floral Glue-On Bail
Code FIND-1829
Material Natural Pewter Finish Antiqued Brand Angel Findings Place Of Origin Australia
1 $5.36
3 $4.84
4x4mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tube
Code SS-CRM12
Material Sterling Silver .925 Features Crimpable Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.56
10 $0.48
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
Czech Glass 32mm Round Triple Heart Leaf Jet with Platinum Paint Button
Code BTN-543
Material Glass Brand Raven's Journey Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1 $9.46
3 $8.65
Swarovski 5810 4mm Round Crystal Pearl Dark Grey
Code 5810-GRYDK4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.10
60 $0.08
The BeadSmith 4.25x5.5-Inch Black Bead Backing
Code EMB-0016
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.19
3 $1.94
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