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Viking Beauty

About this design:

I took a class on how to knit "viking weave" - This is my first attempt. Wove 21' of sterling wire into a 6 inch tube. Compressed the weave through a press and this is the end result.

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  1. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    Wow, this is awesome!!! I bet that weave was alot of work.

  2. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Wonderful great job, this is just beautiful!!!

  3. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Woza! always new techniquics love this congrats on your new skill!!!

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    Lee D says:

    Very cool!

  5. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    I love this , great job…going into my favs :)

  6. Aqua Chickie Cat
    Aqua Chickie Cat says:

    Beautiful. And thank you for introducing us to the technique.

  7. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    This is gorgeous!! I’d love to learn how to do this. Fave.

  8. Violet
    Violet says:

    WOW this is amazing !!! Great job !!!!

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    Copper Penny says:

    You did a great job, looks like you have been doing it for ages. I just love this would like to take a class myself.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow…..amazing, wonderful, fantastic, love the weave and the design, absolutely stunning!

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    BayLady says:

    Very Very NICE! Congrats! 1st attempt?? Excellent job!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Wowsa! Looks FAB! Love it. The viking knit and the beads are wonderful!

  13. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Oh my, very brave to use sterling for your first attempt! This is absolutely stunning. Those beads just jump out and grab you. This is amazing for a first piece. Heck, it’s amazing for a 100th piece!!

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    K H says:

    Love it – Viking knit is on my ever-growing bucket list!!! :)

  15. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    This is amazing! Gorgeous! Love, love love it!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Awesome! I love that Viking knit…sure doesn’t look like a first attempt to me! Those beads are wonderful, and the design is gorgeous! :D

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    Valley Girl says:

    WOW this is fantastic… Lovely design!!!

  18. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Wow!! How awesome is this!!! Way cool!

  19. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    Fantastic! This is one of those things I want to get around to trying out. Love the look of the Viking Knit. Beautiful necklace!

  20. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Fantastic work!

  21. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, I just LOVE this! FAVE!!

    Did the Viking knit hurt your hands? What gauge did you use here so we can get a perspective? SLS

  22. Mary Magdalene
    Mary Magdalene says:

    26 gauge sterling silver. You can also use 26 gauge artistic wire which is much less expensive. No, it did not hurt my hands. Take a look at this link to see how it’s done:


    Thank you for all your kind comments.

  23. Mary Magdalene
    Mary Magdalene says:

    The link did not come out so try this one.

    Fine Art By Rocio Once you get to the home page look for Viking in the left column

  24. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Ok, great, thank you Mary Magdalene! Excellent info and thanks for the link. I have a friend who wants to try Viking Knit but thought you needed very strong hands. We’ll check it out!! SLS

  25. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    OHHH great!!

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