Greek Key Pattern Chain Necklaces
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In my jewelry
design classes, I have every student attempt to create a Greek Key
Pattern using either a bead weaving technique or a wire wrapping technique.
from the 1800's and early 1900's was often strung on or off-from some
type of chain. This was because there really were no durable stringing
materials back then. Durable stringing materials didn't appear until
One style of chain
frequently used was a Greek Key Pattern.
The simpler necklace
pictured here is the project for this class.
simpler Greek Key Pattern Chain shown is made with Japanese size #1
and size #2 bugle beads, assorted seed beads, hex-cuts, and delicas,
with a antiqued vermeil 3-strand choker clasp, antiqued vermeil twist
wire ring, and an Austrian crystal drop.
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