Inspired by a cute little beadweaving pattern in the Dec 11/Jan 12 issue of Beadwork, I stitched up this seed bead necklace in no time. I recommend that you get this copy of Beadwork to read Phyllis Dintenfass's article "Sea Horse Earrings" (page 66) for the basic instructions. I made some changes to the pattern, adding more bead units (15 instead of 12) to each arch in order to have a slightly more pronounced curve.
Besides seed beads in sizes 11/0 and 8/0, you'll need some larger beads for the embellishment along the curves and for the cross-pieces which hold the curve more firmly together. I also added 2 hammered oval links and an S-hook for a closure (not shown).
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