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Andromeda Stars - Instruction Pack

(Code: TTTBAndromeda)
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Andromeda Stars - Instruction Pack
Designed by Justine Gage.

Andromeda Stars is a peyote stitch pattern, for a series of different sized stars, which are all reversible. They are designed to go on a long chain, where either side might be visible.
This is an optical illusion, we build out the corners of a ring, with beads that match the central rivoli, or bead. This gives the star-shaped appearance. All versions start the same way, but with different numbers of repeats of the starting beads.The backs are different for each size.
When finished, we use the 8/0 corner beads to join the stars together, with jump rings.


Level: Intermediate 
16-page pattern with full-colour step by step diagrams and written instructions 

Shopping List:
8 Point Star
18mm Rivoli
24x 3mm firepolished crystals

6 Point Star
14mm Rivoli
18x 3mm firepolished crystals

5 Point Star
12mm Rivoli
15x 3mm crystals firepolished

4 Point Star
6mm bicone
8x 3mm crystals firepolished

Additionally:
11/0 Seed beads, main colour (silver duracoat)
8/0 Seed beads for corners, main colour (silver duracoat) 
3mm firepolish crystal 
11/0 Seed beads, bright colour to match the rivoli
Tassel:
0.6mm craft wire silver
8x 18mm silver cone
0.5mm c-lon cord 
Bar:
0.6mm craft wire,
silver spacers,
beads to match the Andromeda Stars
Chain: 45cm silver chain - fine but large enough to get a jump ring into.