When you design a rope style necklace - kumihimo, Viking Knit, wire crochet, chain, leather etc - you could leave it plain or add a pendant. Consider another alternative. A beaded tube! This peyote side stitch tutorial for easy decorative tubes is so easy, beading novices can do it. It is by Melissa over on Tangible Daydreams.
What's more she introduced a spiral pattern with the bead color choices.
If you are an adept beader, you can consider using the bead tube as the bail and bead a beaded bezel cabochon to it.
Before You Go:
- How to Bead a Peyote Tube to Cover Magnetic Clasps
- Book Review - Bead Tube Jewelry
- Use Up Your Beads with Free Form Peyote
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