Bead ropes can usually be created using techniques such as bead crochet, kumihimo and beadweaving.  But this tutorial by Carol Alo uses clear acrylic tubing as the core.

She uses a modified peyote stitch to add the beads with stretches of strung beads.

The 3 mm inside diameter tubing might be hard to find in ordinary hardware stores. But they are available from scientific equipment suppliers. Alternatively, you could go all chunky and use a thicker acrylic!

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