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How to Make Airy Crocheted Necklace with Beads

14 May 2012

Airy Crocketed NecklaceAiry necklace is a floaty necklace crocheted with fishing line and beads or stones. To make it you need such materials:

1. about 100-130 feet of soft fishing nylon (the thinner line the softer product is);
2. a 3 mm crochet;
3. two pins with a ring;
4. two bead caps;
5. a clasp (a carrot clasp is ok);
6. and of course beads. You can use round Czech beads of one or more colors, sizes and shapes, seed beads or even stones (or a stone crumb). Read more about How to Make Airy Crocheted Necklace: Easy Tutorial

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Czech Seed Glass Beads

08 Apr 2011

Beaded panelSeed beads are uniformly shaped  beads. Their  size varies from under a millimeter to several millimeters. Term “Seed Beads” is used for any small bead. They are generally used for embroidering on the cloth, braiding crochet with fiber or soft, flexible wire. They also may be used as spacers between other beads and natural stones in jewelry.

The most popular glass seed beads manufacturers are Czech Republic and Japan. The Japanese seed beads are more uniform in size, shape, and finish than Czech glass beads, but the Japanese make fewer styles. Read more about sead beads »