The "Eye of Horus" was a symbol of protection in Ancient Egypt. Sometimes called the "Wadget Eye", it was frequently featured in Ancient Egyptian art. It's popularity extends to modern times. In this design, it is stitched with silk, cotton and metallic threads! Beads add a touch of glitter and a nice texture to the finished work!
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Stitch count: 84 x 84
Fabric: 28 count Sandstone linen by Wichelt-Permin (stitched over 2)
Materials: DMC Embroidery floss, silk threads (Au Ver A Soie, Soie D'Alger 2533 and The Thread Gatherer Silk'n'colors 027), Kreinik braid #8 (027, 5982, 9194), Rainbow Gallery Treasure braid (PB25), Mill Hill beads (02011, 40557)
Stitches: Stitches include full cross stitches with a few long stitches. Beads are attached using half cross stitch.
Note: There is a Glass Bead-To-DMC conversion list available from Wichelt Imports if you prefer to stitch this design without the glass seed beads.