Weaving Glass Beads
It is the art of interlocking beads together with thread is both ancient and universal. Madelyn’s designs are a mixture of many different cultures and times.
The technique is peyote stitch named by the Native Americans in the US.
A very strong multi-filament nylon thread is used.
The Japanese cylinder seed beads are high quality glass manufactured in Japan using novel techniques.
Many of the beads are plated with precious metals such as 24 K gold, rhodium, and palladium.
Also used, are silver-lined colored beads to create a sparkle, making the finished piece look like small dots of colored light.