Jewels of a Maharani Materials

Heart of Texas Bead Retreat

Summer 2019

June 13 – 16, 2019      Hilton DFW Lakes      Grapevine, Texas

Jewels of a Maharani


Cynthia Rutledge


Materials List


One 10mm x 14mm oval CZ

10 – 12 grams 15° seed beads for the main color (A)

.5 grams 15° Czech Charlottes for accenting the bezel of the CZ (B)

2 grams 11° cylinder beads to match the main 15°s for creating the CZ bezel (C)

9 – 11 grams 11° seed beads to match the main 15°s (D)

.5 grams 11° seed beads to accent the CZ bezel (E)

40 Swarovski 2mm crystals or 40 Czech “true 2’s” fire polish beads for embellishing

330 – 450 Swarovski 3mm pearls

One 20mm bar clasp

Nylon thread in a color to match the main 15°’s. All samples are made using One G or K.O. beading threads

Microcrystalline beading wax


An assortment of beading needles

Small, sharp scissors and a thread burner

Beading surface of choice

Lighting and magnification (if needed)

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