The trick to creating a spiraling strand or bead like this is to use different sizes of beads and to weave tubular peyote using an odd count. As you make your way around the tube, the spiral naturally develops, and it is accentuated by using different sized beads. This is similar to the Cellini spiral, which is worked even count.
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