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Egyptian Mesh

Egyptian Mesh

Combine wire, chain and crystals to create a glimmering mesh fabric of jewels. Learn how to make rosary loops and link them into chain. This golden wrapped fabric resembles the beaded cloth headdresses worn by Egyptian Queens.

Happy Beading!


Level: Beginner

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- Approx 30 beads in a uniform shape and size. 
Crystals, pearls and glass beads work well. 
6mm bicone crystals were used in this sample

- 5' + 22 or 24-gauge sterling silver
or gold-filled
- Approx. 30" Medium gauge chain
- 1 Lobster or hook style clasp
that will fit the chain you choose


























    Studio Essentials

    - Bent-nose pliers

    Needle-nose chain pliers

    Round-nose pliers

    Flush cutter

    - Wire Straightener