This is a lovely multi-colored necklace of my own design made entirely out of 11/0 seed beads. I entitled it Cathedral Net because it employs a variation of the netting technique, but the resulting rows form shapes that resemble windows and buttresses of a cathedral. The gold and brown piece below demonstrates a light-to-dark graduation of color, while the blue example shows the opposite (dark-to-light), which look a bit like icicles. The two examples show that this pattern works equally well with different types of 11/0 beads (smaller round Czech 11/0 beads in the gold and brown necklace, or larger more square 11/0 Matsuno Dyna-Mites in the blue one).
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