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I love to make things with copper, silver and wool, but beads were my first passion. Tiny seed beads and delicas, the way they fit together when woven into shapes fascinates me, and the jewellery ...

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Spike Ball Dodecahedron

from Beads By Becs
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Spike Ball Dodecahedron
Spike Ball Dodecahedron Spike ball 1
Spike Ball Dodecahedron Spike ball 2

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knowledge of peyote stitch is advantageous

Pattern Description:

A step-by-step photo tutorial for how to bead a dodecahedron structure containing Czech spike beads. The tutorial is a 15 page PDF and is available for download after payment.

This tutorial uses mostly peyote stitch, in tubular and flat techniques, and it is recommended that you are familiar with these techniques.

This tutorial is suitable for an intermediate level beader.

Materials required:
7 x 17 mm spike beads (12)
Size 15 Japanese seed beads (5g)
Size 11 Japanese seed beads (5 g) colour A
Size 11 Japanese seed beads (2g) colour B
3mm bicone crystals (20)
Beading thread
Beading needle

These spike dodecahedrons are ideal for unusual Christmas decorations/baubles. Make a whole bunch and hang them from your tree for a unique look!


  • Size 11 seed beads
  • Size 15 seed beads
  • 3mm crystal bicones
  • spike beads (7x17mm)

You Will Also Need:

  • beading thread such as KO
  • beading needle
  • scissors

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