Last week, I walked you through the initial steps of constructing my new ammonite bead embroidered necklace. This week, we'll finish up, and I'll once again ask for your help in naming it!
8. I added stacked stitch as embellishment all the way around the edges (edging brick stitch), both inner and outer. Instructions for edging brick stitch and stacked stitch can be found in Chapter 1, my free e-book chapter.
9. Here is a detail shot of the edge.
10. I used size 11/0 and 15/0 seed beads for this embellishment.
11. Hammered oval links were added to the two ends of the necklace with a square stitch bail on the back. This bail style is covered in Chapter 3.
12. Make a hook for yourself from wire or choose an appropriate hook and attach it to some heavy chain.
13. Make a dangle to finish off another length of chain.
14. Attach the chains to the hammered ovals.
15. Complete! Now what to name it? I've gotten some great suggestions, and I've got to get on the ball and pick one now!
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