Knotting between beads adds dimension and color, as well as extra fluidity to strung beads. Add a length of chain to make a showstopper of a necklace. This is just perfect for jeans and a tee or a work outfit, adding a touch of movement and shine.
Be sure to watch FB Live Contemporary Bead Knotting, Emily has tricks and tips to make it simple and will cover how to choose the perfect thread and needle to get the job done right. She'll show you how to knot pearls, small faceted glass beads, and larger holed stones…you’ll be knotting like an expert!
Follow the recipe below and click on product links to make your own selection. Add to your cart the quantity the recipe calls for in the colors you like and you’re ready to create!
- 2 Ft Chain
- 1 Strand 8mm Gemstone Rounds
- 1 Strand Freshwater Pearls
- 1 Strand 4mm Czech Fire Polish (about 40 beads)
- 1 Pkg .36 Clamshell Bead Tips
- 1 Spool Micro C-Lon
- 1 Spool Fine C-Lon
- 1 Pkg Flexible Eye Needles
- 1 Tube GS Hypo Cement
You will also want to have: Round Nose Pliers, Chain Nose Pliers, Maxi Shear Flush Cutters, Thread Snips, Awl.