beautifully behaving lentil beads in the kumihimo braid - such a gorgeous texture, like a pinecone!
poorly behaving lentils - twisting, turning, and disappearing into the kumihimo braid - before I took it apart
I capped the braid with some metal cones I enameled a rich black color, and then I used matching Picasso Cathedral beads, tourmalinated quartz, and hammered, soldered sterling silver links to finish off the necklace:
detail, showing jet black glass toggle and hammered sterling links
This 19 inch necklace is available now in my Etsy shop!