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Myuki 11/0 Seed Bead Butterfly, One of Nancy's favorite hand-crafted Victorian jewelry pins.

One of Nancy's favorite Victorian wire and seed bead butterfly creations, like her great-grandmother's original.

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Nancy's Awesome Beaded Butterflies... What's for sale?

At this time, the following items are for sale:

bulletButterflies and dragonflies in stock
bulletButterflies and dragonflies made to order
bulletDirections for the following via email and snail mail:
bulletOriginal Victorian Beaded Butterfly
usually made with sead beads from size 10/0 through 15/0
bulletEasy Victorian Butterfly
(examples: for earrings or suncatchers; bead size varies depending on intended use)
bulletWhimsical Butterfly (Uses less beads and is adaptable to make with children over age 3)
bulletMicrobutterfly (about nickel size with tiny 15/0 seed beads)

Kits via mail are no longer available.

How to Order

I have not enabled a shopping cart service yet at this website.
Orders can be placed by using the form below the price chart
or by sending me direct email to this address to discuss your needs/desires:

or nancyb[at]
(Don't forget to add the @ symbol in the space where [at] is.)

Pricing is as shown below.

Pricing: Finished Beaded Butterflies
Prices effective March 4, 2010

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Your order will be processed after payment is received.


Please allow up to one week for processing requests for wire  as they need to be prepared according to your request.


If you are requesting finished beadwork to order, please allow up to 3 weeks for them to be made, longer if you have requested several.


You will be notified when your custom order is ready to ship.


If you would like a butterfly right away, please email me first about butterflies I have in stock, ready to ship.
I may be able to get one in the mail within 24-48 hours (depending on if it needs to be mounted).



Please bear in mind that this is not my full time occupation though I want to serve you as soon as possible. Thanks for your interest in my creations.


 #  ITEM


Sizes Available

Finished Butterflies


Original Victorian Butterfly 11/0, or 15/0 (tiny) Seedbead 11/0: $22.00, $25.00 mounted
15/0: $24.00, $27.00 mounted


Medium Victorian Butterfly 15/0 Seedbead $15.00, $18.00 with mount


Small Victorian Butterfly Pair

15/0 best for earrings or hairsnaps

$15.00, $21.00 mounted


Simple Victorian Butterfly (plastic)*

 Mini Pony (plastic) suncatcher

Not Available


Simple Victorian Butterfly (glass)*

E (6/0 glass) suncatcher/ornament)



Micro-Victorian Butterfly Pair 15/0 best for charms, earrings $12.00, $15.00 mounted

Little Book of Beading Tips and Techniques (not available yet)



Stainless Steel Wire

              5' 15'



300' 600'


.006 (34 gauge) (for tiny 15/0  beads)                50






.010 (30 gauge) (for standard 10/0 & 11/0 beads)







Suggestions for butterfly colors: a darker outline color, a lighter filler color and a complimentary or contrasting highlight color, holiday or seasonal colors, or a monochromatic theme.

Colors available, plastic & glass, transparent & opaque: red, yellow, blue, green, purple, orange, black, white, pink, in both. Also available, glass beads only: coral, grey, berry, cream, light yellow, teal, turquoise, aqua. Not all colors available in 6/0 (E) or 15/0.


Finishes vary (ceylon, silverlined, opaque, matte.) Substitutions will be made as necessary. Email or call to check on colors and finishes currently available. Unless otherwise specified, transparent &/or silverlined beads are provided for suncatchers.

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