Gemstone Veins was inspired by a vein of sparkling gemstones we saw being mined on a recent visit to Tanzania. To achieve the sparkle we used a few strands of our metallic tassel cord and paired it with our thinner 0.5mm Chinese knotting cord and a single gemstone. This tutorial gives us a few tips on how to work with metallic cord and finish off metallic cord ends without the need for glue.
4 STRAND ROUND BRAID
TWIST TWO CORDS
0.5MM Chinese Knot Cord
0.2MM Metallic Tassel Cord
6MM Gemstone Bead Hole: 1MM (qty 1)
8/0 Miyuki Silver Seed Beads (qty 2)
O-Beads (qty 2)
LENGTHS OF MATERIALS
Cut 4 strands 36 inches each of Chinese Knot Cord
Cut 2 Strand 1 yard each of Metallic Tassel Cord
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