Posts Tagged "Chevron beads"

Color Of Candy-day 7

Posted on Jan 7, 2011 in 365 Paper Bead Creations | 5 comments

Chevron beads have been around for a long time, they are colorful beads cut from a glass cane and has a distinctive star design from where the bead is cut from the cane.  They look to me like hard candy while Kayla thinks that the finished necklace has all these bright colors that resembles the United Nations’ flags.  Kayla carefully hand selected the diamond shaped paper beads that goes into this piece.


Chevron beads are very inexpensive and Firemountaingems has a nice selection.


The beads complements each other and look nice with the gold plated findings.


We made it long enough so that it can be worn as double strand necklace.


Or as bracelets


A closer look at the necklace, you will see the similar pattern of the chevron beads with the paper beads, except that they are going in opposite directions.


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