Dragon Scales Cuff

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Dragon Scales Cuff Pattern

$15.00

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Jewelry: Dragon Scales Cuff
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Jewelry

Type:

Bracelet

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic bead weaving

Pattern Description:

Chinese dragons are legendary creatures in Chinese mythology and folklore. Dragons are typically portrayed as long, scaled, serpentine creatures with four legs. Traditionally they symbolize potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck.

The 2-hole lentils standing on its end resembles the scales of the all-powerful dragon. Laid out in an inter-locking pattern this cuff is elegant and slinky while at the same time strong and sturdy just like the dragon.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Length : Up to 19 cm
  • Width : 3.5 cm

Materials:

  • Seed Beads
  • 2-hole lentil beads
  • Fire polish beads
  • 2-hole clasp

You Will Also Need:

  • 6lb Fireline Braided Bead Thread
  • Size 12 Beading Needles
  • Sharp Scissors
  • Beading Surface
  • Thread Conditioner or Microcrystalline Wax if desired
  • Illumination & Magnification if required

About Designer

About Designer

Manek Lady on craftsy.com

I did not start creating jewelry in the beginning. I started working with beads because I wanted to bead a pair of shoes in the style of the Peranakan (Malay and Chinese mix heritage) women who live in the South East Asian region. They have the most beautiful colors and designs and I wanted a pair of my own. Once I made the first pair, then a second, then a third. Then I discovered other kinds of ...

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