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One Fish, Two Fish ...

About this design:

As soon as I saw these fish cord ends I knew I needed to design something with them! The hardest part was being patient while the epoxy dried enough for me to start working on the piece :) Once you glue all of your cord ends (I used 13 lengths of 16") in to the mouth of the fish on one side and let that set, you can begin stringing on your beads. Then glue in the other side and wait. When everything has had a chance to dry, take 1/3 of your Wooly Wire and wrap it around the leather cords up against the mouth of the fish at each end. Divide your last 1/3 in half and wrap each side about 4 inches from the fish's mouth. Then taking 2 cords at a time, wrap with a complementary color or 2 of waxed linen, knotting in place. This adds a bit of additional texture and color to the piece.

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Measurements: 18.5mm hole

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  1. kye
    kye says:

    So cool!

  2. CAS
    CAS says:

    Ooooohhhhh … aaaaahhhhhh … here fishy-fishy! Ali, this is so wonderfully cool! I’m in love with the Fish Cord Ends … so in love … :D

  3. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    The fish are way to small to serve for dinner, so this is a perfect choice for them. Love it.

  4. S KatollakaSue
    S KatollakaSue says:

    I love this! I love the SAki Dragon head clasp, but it doesn’t go with everything. The fish are more versatile, but still have a wild wildlife flavor!

  5. C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie says:

    Very cool design Ali. I love the fish ends. :)

  6. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Great design!! It gives me many great ideas.Thanks Ali!

  7. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Great how you used the fish cord ends! Love the multiple strands with the large hole barrels to complement them.

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    Floyd M says:

    What a great design! I wish Lima had the big-mouth fish, though – it’s what makes this necklace a statement piece.

  9. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    5 *’s! Love!

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    M Baars says:

    Ali, Great idea and you did a terrific job. Love it!!!

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