Don't have time or prefer a simpler style of beaded necklace?  Then you should check out Bead Diagrams' tutorial for a lovely twin beaded necklace with a side drilled crystal focal.  Two needles with a combination of twin beads and 11/0 beads make short work of this design!

The desginer used a marquis side drilled crystal as the focal.  I think I would use a pear shaped crystal as the bigger base will give the design a better balance.

It sure is a pretty design and one which clearly looks lovely with all sorts of color schemes. 

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