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Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Class Length: Half Day


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Use a special tubular herringbone technique to create this supple, sinuous snake for a striking necklace or bracelet. The curves hold their shape so this delicate rope lies flat without rolling. Two snakes twine around each other for a textured, thick rope. You can even use a combination of bead colors to make it reversible!

Full color step-by-step instructions are provided. The instructions cover a number of different variations that use small changes to the technique to create a wide variety of different finished effects.

Variations and inspiration pieces will be shown and discussed in class. Students will see many different samples worked with the same technique.


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Juniper Creek Designs

June Huber

 Juniper Creek Designs


 Houston, Texas

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How difficult is it?

Some bead weaving experience is needed for this design. You should be comfortable with using small Japanese seed beads, and should be able to maintain a consistent tension with needle and beading thread. Experience with tubular herringbone stitch would be helpful, though not mandatory.

Two of the variations included in the instructions.





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