Designed by Sian Nolan
Crystal balls are so much fun to make and are useful when designing larger pieces of jewellery. They can be worn individually, strung on a simple ribbon or used for dangles.
In this 11 page tutorial, which contains both 3D photo diagrams and flat diagrams, you will first learn how to make a crystal ball made with 30 beads, and then onto a bigger ball made with 120 beads.
Level - Intermediate
Technique - 2 Needle Cross Weave
12-page pattern with full-colour step by step diagrams and written instructions
30 Bead Ball:
30 x 4mm or 6mm Crystal Bicones, Fire Polished Beads or Pearls
0.25 mm Nylon Illusion Cord (e.g. Supplemax)
120 Bead Ball:
25 x 4mm Crystal Bicones Colour A
30 x 4mm Crystal Bicones Colour B
30 x 4mm Crystal Bicones Colour C
25 x 4mm Crystal Bicones Colour D
10 x 4mm Crystal Bicones Colour E
0.25 or 0.35mm Nylon Illusion Cord