Bicone Beads

These are my patterns and projects that use Bicone beads. Don’t forget to check the beading supplies as well. Why not put together your own little project kit?

What Are DiamonDuo Beads?

Bicone beads are shaped as if someone had taken two cones and joined their widest ends together. You might also see these described as Bicone crystals. Swarovski is usually credited with popularising the shape. However, other manufacturers then came along and created their own versions. So, in an effort to distinguish themselves from the competition, Swarovski developed a new manufacturing technique. This added an extra facet to the beads’ face. Swarovski then called these Xilions. So, if you see that name, you know it is still a bicone shape, but the bead has been manufactured by Swarovski.

I am giving you some patterns here to get you started. I have not distinguished between Swarovski and other brands. So, you can use these patterns with any bicone bead (unless the individual instructions say otherwise!).

Please remember to check back here regularly. Then you won’t miss any new designs. If you would like more information about the beads and techniques, then visit www.myworldofbeads.com. That website has blogs covering everything you need to know. Finally, if you have any questions about any products, please just drop me an email. I’m always happy to help!

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  • Beaded Poppy Pattern

    Beaded Poppy Pattern

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  • Beading Patterns: RAW Crystals Necklace

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  • Swarovski Necklace: Circular Sparkles Beading Pattern

    Circular Sparkles Swarovski Necklace Pattern

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  • Crystal Beaded Bead Pattern, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

    Crystal Beaded Bead Pattern

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  • Aslan Necklace made with Duracoat delicas. Beading pattern designed by Katie Dean

    Duracoat Delicas Necklace Pattern: Aslan

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  • Embellished Right Angle Weave Necklace Pattern, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

    Embellished Right Angle Weave and Spiral Necklace Pattern

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  • Embellished Spiral Rope Tutorial

    Embellished Spiral Rope Tutorial

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  • Geometric Earrings Pattern

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  • Magic Sparkle Bracelet pattern by Katie Dean, Beadflowers

    Magic Sparkle Bracelet Pattern

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  • Netted Bracelet Pattern

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  • Pearl Cluster Earrings Beading Pattern, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

    Pearl Cluster Earrings Pattern

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  • peyote stitch bracelet

    Peyote Stitch Bracelet: Card Games

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