The Ankh is known as the key of life, the key of the Nile or crux ansata (Latin meaning "cross with a handle"), was the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that read "eternal life".
This piece is almost completely strung with CRAW stitch (Cubic Right Angle Weave) with a Swarovski Rivoli at the center.
The step-by-step instructions have clear diagrams and photo's of each step. Also a materials list and the color charts of both examples are included with the tutorial.
- 12mm Swarovski Rivoli
- 11/0 seedbeads
- 15/0 seedbeads
Skill level: Advanced
You need to be comfortable with CRAW stitch, the basic technique is not explained, just how to use the stitch to create this necklace.
The pattern is availabe as instant download after payment is confirmed.
This file only contains the written instructions, no materials or finished piece.
Note that this tutorial is for personal use only, and may not be copied or sold. You may, however, sell finished work from the tutorial. I'd appreciate it if you credit me for the design.