Ishtar Collar - Tutorial


This is a listing for a full-color 36-page PDF which will show you step by step how to make the collar, with very clear explanations and details. You will immediately receive an e-mail with a link to the download of the tutorial - you will not receive the jewelry shown above. 

Ishtar collar was made within the Framework of the book Contemporary Geometric Beadwork II and features techniques part of the "CGB" teachings, namely the MRAW start, addition of horns with a buffed point, a helix skirt built on a partial Elegant Guide Round (EGR). It measures 13 1/2'' by 1 6/8'' (33.3 cm by 4.5 cm); it is closed and can be adjusted to the perfect size with a satin ribbon. The instructions are in English with clear illustrations (more than 50) and pictures (more than 60) making them easy to follow.

Level: This project is for advanced beaders, however motivated intermediate beaders may like to take up an interesting challenge. Also, this collar is surprisingly pleasant to wear and to bead. 

Knowledge of Peyote, Herringbone and square stitch required.

Techniques: Dimensional Peyote (Peyote and Herringbone) and Square Stitch

Material: Miyuki Tila beads, Delica beads size 11/0 in 6 different colors, Japanese Seed Beads size 8/0 & 15/0, 6mm ribbon, Spike beads, plus the usual. Optional: jumprings and chain or metallic drops.

Note: You can buy beautiful KITS including everything you need to make this collar (all the beads, jumprings and metallic drops, ribbon, thread and needles) from Dimarca-Online, here

There are 3 color ways to choose from: 
- Honey-Topaz-gold (as pictured above),
- Malachite-Green-gold,
- Silver-Black-Gray

The tutorial is to be purchased here.

Copyright: you may not share or copy or sell or teach my beading patterns. If someone is interested in making this design, be so kind to direct her/him to my shop. If you wish to teach this design, contact me for a teachers licence.

Sell what you make with your own hands. No mass production. Please quote me as the designer or link to my shop when posting photos online.