I STARTED Early--Took my Dog--And visited the Sea--
The Mermaids in the Basement Came out to look at me
--Emily Dickinson

Monday, April 9, 2012

Using cane slices...

I've been making this type of bead for quite a while.  I've been fascinated with manipulating square cane slices ever since Mike Buesseler came up with the moebius bead, and after some time of experimenting, I came up with this:

I usually pierce it through the middle, but I've recently been poking it through the side:

It makes a big difference in stringing the bead.  I'll have to rustle up a couple of examples to show you.  Maybe this weekend....

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