Bead Society of Cape Cod

New Location as of April, 2016! The Bead Society of Cape Cod meets the third Thursday of every month at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod on 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. Come for the social hour at 6:15pm, formal meetings begin at 7pm sharp. $6 per meeting for non-members, $40 purchases a year's membership. For more information, please contact us at or write us at P.O.Box 104, South Dennis MA, 02660.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Hi everyone,

The great thaw continues and the snow is melted! Our next project is the Diamond O Beaded chain. This is thin, dainty beaded chain woven with tiny Japanese seed beads (NOT delicas) and O beads.

Supply list for the basic beaded chain

Three grams size fifteens, Japanese seed beads (A)
Four and a half grams size elevens, Japanese seed beads (B)
Two and a half grams 4x1.5 O beads (O)
One small clasp of your chosing.
6lb Fireline
Beading mat
Supplemental light

Optional Materirals
4 mm bicone crystals
4 mm round beads
Size 8 Japanese seed beads
3mm bugle beeds
Three colors of size fifteen Japanese seed beads