5 Romantic Seed Bead Patterns from Kelly Wiese

Are you looking to add a little romance to your beading projects? Kelly Wiese, Beadwork magazine Designer Of the Year and author of Beaded Allure, knows how to use seed beads to create elegant, romantic beaded jewelry. Using just a few crystals and pearls, she creates beaded jewelry that is soft, feminine, and utterly wearable for just about any occasion. You can easily tell by the muted color palettes and graceful lines of each piece of beaded jewelry that her seed bead patterns are designed to inspire a softness we often miss out on in some modern beaded jewelry designs.

Take a look at five of my favorite romantic seed bead patterns from Kelly!

The Modern Geometry bracelet is a clever, elegant peyote stitch beading project. Make it dramatic with two highly contrasting colors, or soften the look with a monochromatic palette. Draping softly over your wrist, you’ll find yourself wanting to wear this lovely beaded bracelet every day.
What could be more romantic than a feather-weight beaded necklace inspired by nature? The Crystal Buds Lariat is a sweet, delicate seed bead pattern that uses just a handful of crystal beads for the perfect amount of sparkle and movement.
Romantic jewelry goes bold in the Renaissance Necklace, made from stunning components that are easy to make and easy to connect. There are so many ways to customize this beautiful beaded necklace! Because it’s made with components, it easily translates into a romantic bracelet project, or stitch up just two components for a pair of attention-getting earrings.
Looking like it belongs in a museum display, the Treasured Heirloom necklace combines seed beads and crystals for a Renaissance-inspired piece of beaded neck adornment. Whether you choose cool silver beads or warm gold, you’ll love wearing this beauty.
For a softer take on romantic beaded jewelry, the Queen of Diamonds Bracelet is definitely a “wear everyday” kind of beaded bracelet. Refine your right-angle weave skills when you combine seed beads and crystals in this luxurious, romantic seed bead pattern.

Using beaded components is very often a fun and easy way to make romantic jewelry. Linking these components for a series of repeated patterns or motifs is a classic way to create flattering, feminine beaded jewelry. Now, you can watch and learn how to create and design romantic beaded jewelry in the new Beadwork Designer of the Year Series: Bead Stitching Vintage-Inspired Jewelry with Kelly Wiese. Watch and learn how to create four designs using components that can be combined and connected in several different ways to put your own personal touch on your beaded jewelry-making projects. Get your copy of Bead Stitching Vintage-Inspired Jewelry with Kelly Wiese and bead creative, romantic jewelry!

Bead Happy,

Jennifer

 

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