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Peacock Dance

Embroidered Peacock Medallion with Floral Accents on Silk Ribbon
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueBead Embroidery
Time4-6 hours
Approximate Size30 Inches
I fell in love with this peacock button! The colors are so beautiful! I wanted to reproduce the change going from blue to green, and the Swarovski pearls were perfect for this pattern. Then it needed a tassel, and the enameled bead caps were great to hide the eye pin that holds the dangles.

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With a fabulous peacock Czech glass button as inspiration, Cynthia created a bead embroidered masterpiece! This necklace boasts all the colors of a proud peacock thanks to bright silk ribbon, an Artbeads Designer Blend featuring Swarovski Crystals in the perfect hues, seed beads, and even lovely bead caps from Gardanne Beads. With step-by-step instructions, you can easily create this piece and add a Peacock Dance to your style.

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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!
Czech Glass 33mm Round Peacock Blue, Aqua, and Green with Gold Painted Detail Glass Button by Raven's Journey
Code BTN-601
Material Glass Brand Raven's Journey Sold Individually Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1 $10.44
3 $9.58
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Swarovski 4mm Crystal Mix Fuchsia Forest Designer Blend
Code ADB0442
Material Crystal Brand Artbeads, Swarovski Hole Size 0.8mm Sold in Tubes
1 $14.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Galvanized Starlight PermaFinish 8g Bag
Code TBRD8-PF557
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1 $1.99
3 $1.76
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Miyuki 11/0 Round Seed Beads - Duracoat Galvanized Dusty Orchid 8g Bag
Code MR-4218
Material Glass Brand Miyuki Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1 $2.59
3 $2.30
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Gardanne Beads Peacock Blue Enameled Brass Small Bellflower Bead Cap
Code FIND-2042
Material Color-Plated or Enameled Finish Enameled Brand Gardanne Beads Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
Gardanne Beads Peacock Blue Enameled Brass Small Tulip Bead Cap
Code FIND-2022
Material Color-Plated or Enameled Finish Enameled Brand Gardanne Beads Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
Swarovski 6010 13x6.5mm Briolette Pendant Chrysolite Opal
Code 6010-CHO13
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 13 x 6.5mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1
$2.53
$1.89
3 $2.25 $1.68
Swarovski 5328 4mm Xilion Bicone Graphite AB2X
Code 5328-GPH2AB4
Material Crystal Finish AB Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Hole Size 0.8mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.20
30 $0.17
2-inch Silver-Plated 20 Gauge Eye Pin
Code SP-EP20-22
Material Silver-Plated Thickness 20 Gauge Sold Individually
1 $0.10
60 $0.08
3/4-inch Eye Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code SS-EP43
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 24 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.18
30 $0.15
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.025 x .150 inches (0.65 x 3.80mm)
Code SS-OJR25-E
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 3.8 x 0.6mm Outside Diameter 3.7mm Aspect Ratio 4.2x Thickness 22 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.14
40 $0.12
Hand-Dyed High Tide Turquoise, Lime, and Light Mocha Silk Ribbon with Dark Turquoise Edges
Code SILK0015
Material Silk Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin USA
1 $10.29
3 $9.44
Sterling Silver 16mm Round with Flower Toggle Clasp
Code SS-TOG44
Material Sterling Silver .925 Sold by the Set Place Of Origin USA
1
$15.02
$9.01
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
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
4x4mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tube
Code SS-CRM12
Material Sterling Silver .925 Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.53
10 $0.46
925/10 Silver-Filled 6mm Open Jump Ring, 18 Gauge
Code FIND-0705
Material Silver-Filled Dimensions 6.0 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 4.1x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually
1 $0.40
20 $0.34
The BeadSmith 4.25x5.5-Inch Black Bead Backing
Code EMB-0016
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.19
3 $1.94
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Lillypilly Designs 4x8.5-Inch Plain Black Ultrasuede Sheet
Code EMBMT-0638
Material Faux Leather Brand Lillypilly Designs Place Of Origin USA
1
$5.38
$3.76
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread, Black (55-Yard Spool)
Code STRNG-0116
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand KO Thread Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1 $4.49
3 $4.04
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
The BeadSmith 2-Inch 12 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-05
Brand BeadSmith Dimensions 2" Length, Size 12 Sold by the Pack Place Of Origin United Kingdom
1 $2.79
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 2 fl oz.
Code GEMTAC02
Place Of Origin USA
1 $6.99
The BeadSmith Ultra Thread Zap Thread Burner (Battery Operated)
Code TOOL-0211
Brand BeadSmith
1 $12.99
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 More Measurements Length 30 feet
1 $12.99
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
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