Textured Hollows
Creative Beading|Vol 16 No 6
Using Hollow Glass Beads and Wool this design has great texture for something strikingly different. Designed by Diana from That Bead Shop.

MATERIALS

95cm of White Tigertail

110cm of White Ostrich Wool

1 x 14mm parrot clasp and tag

18 x silver crimp beads

2 x bead cones

2 x 40mm silver eye pins

2 x 5mm silver jump rings

BEADS

7 x 18mm Hollow Glass Beads

20 x 7mm White Button Freshwater Peals

4 x 11mm White Coin Freshwater Pearls

4 x 4mm Clear AB glass cubes

16 x Clear Quartz roundels

2 x 3mm silver round ball beads

12 x silver square spacer beads

TOOLS

Crimping pliers

Round nose pliers

Wire cutters

Scissors

Ruler or tape measure

Collapsible eye needle

GS Hypo Cement

Length of finished piece: 80cm

STEP ONE

Thread 1 x crimp onto Tigertail. Thread Tigertail through first eye pin then back through the crimp. Secure crimp leaving 5cm end.

STEP TWO

Thread onto Tigertail 1 x button pearl, 1 x square spacer, 1 x button pearl and 1 x crimp over both the main strand and the 5cm end and then crimp to secure. Trim off excess end. Designer note: A bead reamer may be required to expand the hole in button pearls to fit both strands through.

STEP THREE

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