As today is the 25th anniversary of the Buckyball
I thought it would be fun to share my month-long obsession with making beaded beads, using wire or fishing line to string crystals in various configurations. You can make dodecahedra, icosahedra, octohedra, etc very nicely using Czech crystals or Swarovsky crystals, and weaving them into Platonic or Archimedean solids!
Here are some of the ones I've made this month:
I first learned how to make these from this website: http://mydailybead.blogspot.com/
and then have been playing with this idea for a while. It is very addicting!
I also finished a vest: