African Inspirations

Zulu and Ndebele-inspired necklace

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The tube and loop necklaces by Zulu and Ndebele beaders were designer Susan Yvette England's inspiration for this necklace. She created her own version by combining the two tube styles into a necklace and pendant with dangles.
Required Materials: Seed beads, rounds, ovals, thread. See project for complete list.
Tools Needed: Beading needle. See project for complete list.
Techniques Used: Netting, Fring
Originally Published: Beadwork, December 2007/January 2008

SKU: EP0161

Author/Speaker/Editor: Susan Yvette England

Format: eProject

Customer Reviews

Fun and beautiful Review by Linda Renz

I made this with various shades and finishes of blue. The simple weave gives the impression of much greater complexity. No clasp needed, no knowledge of weaves required. Highly recommended!

(Posted on 8/15/11)