design, this is my version of Cleopatra. Known today primarily for her
powers of seduction, Cleopatra's reign signifies the end of Egyptian rule
and the transfer of power to the Roman Empire. Literally translated, her
name means "glory of her father," however Cleopatra was definitely a woman
with her own agenda. If Cleo looks dark it is because my politically
correct sister was dismayed the first time I did her with the light flesh
tone colors. She insists that the Egyptians had darker skin tones and I
should depict it so. It is hard to find a bead color to match different
skin tones but I did the best I could and my sister was happy with this
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