December 21, 2009

turks head knot wide herringbone weave sailor bracelet in nylon 199

1 3/4" wide cuff style bracelet made from continuous piece of1/8" nylon cord. This is called a "running" turks head.

You can see the over-two, under-two pattern which suggests the name "herringbone" based on the bone structure of the Herring fish.

The finished bracelet is somewhat flexible. The cord has been drawn up into a tight weave which holds the shape of the bracelet firmly in place.

The red beads are added for color.

A long time is spent tensioning the cord to reduce the uneven edges created by the natural bias in the weave. A smooth jaw round pliers is used to carefully tension the individual strands without tearing the nylon.

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