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Paper Beads
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A method of making 'Chrysalis Beads' by rolling up long triangles appears in 'More Paper Magic' by Will Blyth, which was published by C Arthur Pearson in London in 1923.



The design also appears in 'Fun with Paper' by Joseph Leeming, which was published by Spencer Press Inc in Chicago in 1939.