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Meadow Sprite

Dragonfly Lampwork Bead Embroidered Necklace
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelAdvanced (or at least patient)
TechniqueBead Embroidery
Time4-6 hours
Approximate Size19 1/4 Inches

The lampwork glass dragonfly bead in this design is flat on the back, which makes it perfect for bead embroidery. I used it to form the theme and color scheme in this design.

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Step into spring with this colorful Meadow Sprite necklace! Beautiful beads full of purple, blue and green sparkle work together to create a magical necklace you'll love wearing.

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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!
Grace Lampwork Blue Dragonfly with Purple Flowers Lentil Bead
Code BEAD-0769
Material Glass Brand Grace Lampwork Beads Hole Size 2.0mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Diameter 25mm, Length 25mm, Total Height 10mm
1 $17.99
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Color-Lined Capri/Aqua
Code TBRD8-932
Material Glass Brand TOHO Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$1.36
$0.95
4 $1.19 $0.83
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Color-Lined Light Green/Topaz
Code TBRD8-945
Material Glass Brand TOHO Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$1.36
$0.95
4 $1.19 $0.83
Miyuki 8g 11/0 Trans Silver Lined Royal Purple Delicas
Code DB0609
Material Glass Brand Miyuki Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$5.36
$3.75
3 $4.84 $3.38
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Tanzanite
Code 5052-TAN6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 6mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.82
7 $0.71
Swarovski 5052 6mm Mini Round Bead Light Turquoise
Code 5052-LTU6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 6mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.82
7 $0.71
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Crystal AB
Code 5000-CRYSAB4
Material Crystal Finish AB Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.36
20 $0.31
B&B Benbassat Antique Silver-Plated Brass Flower Design Magnetic Clasp
Code CLASP-0117
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand B&B Benbassat Features Magnetic Sold by the Set Place Of Origin Israel Important Do not use with pacemaker
1 $11.87
3 $10.89
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 $0.12
50 $0.10
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code SS-CCOV01
Material Sterling Silver .925 Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.26
20 $0.22
Nymo D Bobbin Brown
Code NYD-BRWN
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Nymo Thickness Size D Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $1.99
3 $1.79
Nymo D Bobbin White
Code NYD-WHT
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Nymo Thickness Size D Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $1.89
3 $1.69
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1 $13.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Nipper Tool
Code TOOL-101
1 $7.99
Jewel Bond Glue 4oz
Code JEWELBOND
Place Of Origin USA
1 $5.99
The BeadSmith 11 Short Beading Needles 12-Pack
Code NEED-10
Brand BeadSmith
1 $2.49
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
The BeadSmith 4.25x5.5-Inch White Bead Backing
Code EMB-0022
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.19
3 $1.94
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
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