Fair Winds design 

[photo selection of turksheads] 

A Turkshead is the nautical word for a Braid woven into a circle without ends. Another word for braid is "Sennit." A braid or sennit is simply weaving together three or more strands or groups of strands (as in hair). Fair Winds design offers the following turksheads in precious metals as rings, earrings and bracelets.

Three Strand Turksheads three strand braid (sketch)
Learn how to tie this knot.  A simple tutorial is available at this site.
Three Strand Turkshead
Four Strand Turksheads four strand braid (sketch) Four Strand Turkshead
Five Strand Turksheads five strand braid (sketch) 

long weave braid (sketch) 

long weave braid (sketch)

(over 1 under 1) Five Strand Turkshead Long Weave 
(over 2 under 2) Five Strand Turkshead Short Weave 
(under 1 over 2 under 1) Five Strand Turkshead Short Weave
Seven Strand Turksheads: Several different specialty weaves.
(over 1 under 1) 

NOTE:  The artist is a mariner. Since he is at sea for half the year, responses to correspondence or orders may take up to four months. Please be patient. He learned his art at sea--the sea is part of his art.  
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