I don’t remember how I came across this tutorial for hand knotted bead necklaces but I feel a new hobby coming on.


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You can get dyed stone beads pretty cheap to start out:

And then after you practice you can get real gemstones, like an opal kit with RAINBOW THREAD:

Should I maybe catch up on my collages and mark making class, or should I just go for it? It IS the Year of the Dilettante…