Long twisted bugles are paired together like the paired twisted columns in the medieval cloister of Monreale in Sicily. The earrings combine peyote and herringbone stitches to create a unique teardrop shape, embellished with crystals. The combination of different colors, finishes, and bead shapes makes this architecturally inspired earrings stand out. With several color palettes to choose from you'll want to make more than one pair! The project was featured in the Quick & Easy 2013 Special Issue of BEADWORK magazine.
Finished size: 2 1/4 inches
Stiches used: Peyote stitch; Herringbone stitch
This project is suitable for all levels. Every step is fully explained and illustrated.
The kit includes: Detailed step-by-step instructions with color illustrations, two sizes of Japanese seed beads, Czech twisted bugle beads, Chinese faceted rondelles, and earring findings.
You will need to supply: Size 11 or 12 beading needle and thread (Fireline 8 lb. is recommended); thread conditioner and a beading surface (vellux pad) also recommended.
Please note: This listing is for the KIT only, and does not include the finished jewelry shown in the photographs.
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