Beaded Opera Length Two Strand Necklace With DiamonDuos Using the Right Angle Weave - Memento Mori | Odin O | Skillshare

Beaded Opera Length Two Strand Necklace With DiamonDuos Using the Right Angle Weave - Memento Mori

Odin O, Jewelry Artist, Writer, Blogger

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9 Videos (53m)
    • Beginning Your Jewelry Making Quest

    • Gathering Your Beads and Materials

    • Beading the Wide Band using Right Angle Weave and Diamonduos

    • Ending and Adding New Threads to your Necklace

    • Changing Direction of Your Threads

    • Creating the DiamonDuo Circles and Connecting the Strap

    • Making the Beaded Tassel

    • Beading the Thin DiamonDuo Chains with the Right Angle Weave

    • Victory! Enjoy Your Handmade Beaded Necklace!


About This Class

Advance your beading knowledge with variation on basic jewelry making stitches! In this class, you will learn how to make a two strand opera length necklace using modified versions of the Right Angle Weave. You can even take apart the wide beaded band and make a bracelet or other beaded projects with it. This class features popular bead shapes suck as the DiamonDuo, and Czech Fire Polish rounds. This design also allows for you to make it completely personalized to your tastes, and lets you take your knowledge and apply it to other jewelry making designs.

Materials for the Necklace:

  • 11/0 Seed Beads
  • 15/0 Seed Beads
  • 2 Focal pendants (1 round, 1 long)
  • Six (6) 8mm+ Beads
  • 2 Teardrop beads or pendants (or spikes!)
  • Approx 100+ 3mm Fire Polish Rounds (Other shapes can work as well)
  • Four (4) 4mm Fire Polish Rounds
  • Approx 70+ DiamonDuo Beads (or SuperDuo Beads)
  • 1 Clasp
  • An assortment of Open and Closed Jumpring
  • Needle (size 12-13)
  • Thread (2-6lb test Fireline or Heavy weight Nymo)

Don't forget to come and join us at the Creations From Lessons With Odin Facebook group to show off your creations and talk with other beaders!


Share pictures of your finished beaded bracelet on this class!


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Odin O

Jewelry Artist, Writer, Blogger


I am a self-proclaimed Renaissance Man that has dabbled in practically anything and everything. My passions are currently focused in Creative Writing, as well as handmade Jewelry making.

I have been creating jewelry for over thirteen years, and teaching others for six years at local bead shops, as well as creating digital PDF and video tutorials.

My formal education focused on Game Development, and a lot of my inspiration comes from the fantastical worlds ...

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