Introduction: Gerdany AKA: Ukrainanian Beadwork

Gerdany Ukrainian beadwork is also known as "netting" which is based upon Ukrainian folk art. Gerdany means "collar”. I learned this technique from the Ukrainian Heritage Studies Center at Manor College from Olga Kolodij and Chrystyna Prokopovych. They are instrumental in reconstructing this traditional folk art, which would otherwise be lost without their dedication.

This collar is made up of antique Japanese beads, Czechoslovakian seed beads, and glass tubes. They are woven together with Nymo-size D thread.  The closure is made up of a wooden bead with peyote stitch. 

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Nathicana made it!(author)2016-05-17

That´s great! :) Can you please upload the whole pattern?

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boscopsoultrane made it!(author)2014-06-24

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Alphachic?ref=si_shop

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mteaford made it!(author)2012-07-13

Are ther instructions for this necklace? Or a better pattern?? Since this is a instructables site i thougth there would be instructions!

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hammer9876 made it!(author)2011-09-16

Awesome!

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love4pds made it!(author)2011-06-20

This is absolutely beautiful!!!!!

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Sagi made it!(author)2011-06-18

Beautiful work!

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pristinabread made it!(author)2011-06-13

So talented. Wish I was that great! ;o)

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boscopsoultrane made it!(author)2011-06-14

thank you very much.

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i_am_vindicated made it!(author)2011-06-12

This is really beautiful :)

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boscopsoultrane made it!(author)2011-06-14

thank you!

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Scarlettred41816 made it!(author)2011-06-12

So pretty

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boscopsoultrane made it!(author)2011-06-14

thanks!

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AlysiaMakes made it!(author)2011-06-13

Lovely. I really want to learn this technique now :)

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boscopsoultrane made it!(author)2011-06-14

I am not sure if it's too complicated to show as a complete instructable or not. But enthusiasm is always good! :)

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sunshiine made it!(author)2011-06-14

Your pictures are amazing! Wonderful job.

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boscopsoultrane made it!(author)2011-06-14

Thank you