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Ribbead - Self-Supporting Beaded Bead

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Category Jewelry
Type Accessory
Style Victorian / Steampunk, Funky
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What was your source for this jewelry project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Ribbead - Self-Supporting Beaded Bead

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Who is this project for? Unisex

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What materials did you use? Japanese cube beads, triangle beads and seed beads; Swarovski crystal bicone beads, Fireline thread, beaing needle

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What are you most proud of? Besides of being self-supported, this design is variable - you can make the beaded bead small (and still have a large hole for stringing) or large, short or long; you can use it as a spacer bead or as a focal and, with the right colors and finishes, you can combine it in men's jewelry. Also, you have many options for embellishing this bead.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keeping the thread tension high when working on the base is essential for a stable, self-supporting result. I highly recommend using Fireline in this project.

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I really like these!

01/06/2012 Flag

I'm glad you like them :)

02/11/2012 Flag

Thank you! and the instructions for these are FREE on my blog!

08/25/2012 Flag

They're SO pretty.

02/23/2012 Flag