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Home > Gwen L. Fisher :: Woven Beads
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"Unlikely Dodecahedron (View 1)," by Gwen Fisher (

Materials: size 15° and 11° seed beads and thread. 23 mm on an edge, 58 mm diameter.

I applied the beading techniques I used to turn Impossible Triangles into beaded art objects to a dodecahedron. The Unlikely Dodecahedron generates no corresponding optical illusion. The faces form ten distinct paths that twist around the sculpture in unexpected ways. --- Gwen Fisher (

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American Mathematical Society