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Here are the top ten articles for the Beadwork Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Faux Gold and Sapphire Ring made out of beads
My beaded interpretation of Princess Diana's gorgeous sapphire and diamond engagement ring, made completely out of beads.
2. 3 Loom Strip Patterns
By request, here are 3 patterns for looming that can be repeated for long strips, a red, white and blue pattern, a rainbow chevron pattern and an argyle pattern as well blank graph paper.
3. Graphing Patterns -small repeats in peyote
An article about how to graph small motifs at different angles with free coffee themed patterns and blank graphs.
4. Peyote Alphabet Pattern
A free alphabet pattern by frequent request.
5. Mini Alphabet for Square Stitch or Loom
A small alphabet that can be worked in square stitch or on a loom and is a good size for friendship bracelets. The alphabet is only 5 beads tall.
6. Hexagonal Flat Peyote Worked In Rounds
Graph paper for Japanese cylinder beads and basic instructions for hexagonal peyote worked in the round.
7. Ivy bowl with bead net collar
How to make a lacy beaded collar for an ivy bowl
8. Bead Like a Pirate!
A couple Jolly Roger patterns in honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day
9. Hamsa pattern and blank graph
The hamsa or hamesh hand is used in many cultures as an amulet for luck. Here's a couple brick stitched patterns and a blank graph for designing your own.
10. Beginning Metal Stamping
How to get started making metal stamped jewelry pieces.
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