Beaded jewelry – Herringbone necklace


I see that many people like herringbone stitch. And i’ve decided to get you scheme of one more beaded necklace made by herringbone (or ndebele) stitch. Early I have already showed you how to make beaded spiral, herringbone  spiral or ndebele spiral. You can see it here. In this beaded necklace we use the same beaded technique, though not in spiral but in flat cloth.

For this necklace you’ll need big beads and beads of small size (№ 10 or 12). Follow the next picture:


You may do more rows of beads, and  the elements of the beaded necklace will be more wavy.

After making one element of the necklace, make another one. Continue this procedure till you get the beaded chain of necessary length.


To complete the necklace make this simple beaded chain. To do this, you need two needles. At first string 4 beads to every needle. Than string to the both needles one big bead. After than string to every needle 8 beads, string to one of the needles one big bead. The another needle string into the big bead from the opposite side. Now you have needles come out from both sides of the bead. Again string 8 beads to every needle and string to the both needles one big bead. Continue this procedure till you get the necklace of needed length.


Make clasp following the previous picture.

And this one what you’ll get as a result:


Here you can see another necklaces tutorials Step By Step Beads and Step by Step Beading.

Good luck!!

See you next post!!



  1. dolapo olajubutu said,

    August 6, 2010 at 12:57 am


  2. September 10, 2010 at 2:10 am

    Very pretty design. Thanks for posting it.

  3. April 10, 2011 at 4:59 pm

    […] In these earrings we use the herringbone stitch (or ndebele). Some another patterns of herringbone stitch you can find here and here. […]

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