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This year on one of my many road trips south of Madison, WI, I stopped at a yarn store. In the back room people were talking at a table and BEHIND these women were packets of roving. They caught my eye and I had, had, had to have them. So rudely but not intentionally so, I scooted behind the buzzing and talking group and grabbed at everything I could get my hands on. The group parted just like the proverbial seas. This bead set will be offered in fairly limited quantities.
The first set of beads I made from this roving were green, and now the red-orange. The roving is lovely because it's not really all one color. There are small tufts of complimentary colors here and there. In this roving are light orange splotches that lend a warmer edge to this bright orange color.
This is a set of 6 fiber beads, or if you prefer, single shank buttons.
You will pay postage costs on your first set of beads only. After your first set is in the basket, no additional postage charges will apply within the same order from my shop.
You can choose between four different ready to ship hole-sizes when you purchase this bead set.
2mm hole size. The beads are 33mm or 1.25 inch long. Large enough for beading wire only.
5mm hole size. The beads are 25mm or 1 inch long. Chopstick sized hole.
7mm hole size. The beads are 19mm or .75 inch long. Pencil sized hole. This is the most popular size for your dreads.
16mm hole size. The beads are 25mm or 1 inch long.
Yes, they are washable.
Custom order beads:
up to .75 inch hole diameter--$1.00 each
1 inch and over hole diameter-$5.00 each Please see jumbo fiber rings and scarf slides in my other fun shop, Softjewelry at http://www.etsy.com/shop/SoftJewelry
BUTTONS: Buttons are made 25 mm or 1 inch long and about 13 mm or .5 inch in diameter. They are single shank barrel buttons with open centers. They are very similar to the 5 mm bead but created with one sturdy metal loop for sewing on as a button. If you choose the “Make me a BUTTON” option, each button will be $2.00 each.
The beads in the photo are made from a skein of yarn and are a strong representation of the beads you will be buying. If you want to see the exact beads you are purchasing, contact me. I'll be very happy to take more photos!
Eleanore Brown

Nope, not a spinning wheel in sight. The roving was there and then boom...we were born. She's a magician. Bead, dread bead, handmade button

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