Retired - Beaded Friendship Bracelet

PROJECT B2363
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
This delicate color blocked seed bead bracelet is great for stacking. Add tassels, crystals, or charms to personalize this style just for you.
Instructions
This bracelet measures approximately 6.5 inches. To modify the length, simply adjust the number of beads strung respectively.
  1. Cut two lengths of beading wire 12 inches each. Place a bead stopper on each strand, about 2 inches from the end.
  2. Take one strand and string on the beads in the following order: 1 silver, 1 turquoise, 1 silver, 5 white, 1 silver, 5 turquoise, 3 silver, 10 black, 1 silver, 3 white, 1 silver, 7 turquoise 5 silver, 5 black, 1 silver. Then string 7 white. Reverse the pattern to make both sides match, starting with the 1 silver.
  3. On to the second strand string on the beads in the following order: 1 silver, 5 turquoise, 1 silver, 5 white, 1 silver, 3 black, 5 silver, 8 white, 2 silver, 5 black, 2 silver, 3 turquoise, 1 silver, 8 turquoise. Then string 5 silver. Reverse the pattern to make both sides match, starting with the 8 turquoise.
  4. Then please watch our video: How to Make a Simple Beaded Friendship Bracelet. In this video you will see how to finish this bracelet by adding crimp tubes and combining both strands with jump rings.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • DMRR-0401FR - Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, 401FR Matte Black AB
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • DMRR-2050 - Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, 2050 Special Dyed Bright Turquoise
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • DMRR-0194 - Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, 194 Palladium Plated (Silver Tone)
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • DMRR-0402F - Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, 402F Matte Opaque White
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • PTS-139 - Silk Rayon Thread Pendant, Tassel with End Cap 30mm, 2 Pieces, Silver and Grey
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • SWFA-1000 - Swarovski Crystal, Rhodium Plated Channel Charm, 7mm, 8 Pieces, Crystal
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-4023 - Silver Plated Closed Jump Rings 4mm 20 Gauge (20)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5150 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (x100)
    Project uses 3 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-69513 - Beadalon Wire Standard Bright 19 Strand .015 Inch / 30Ft
    Project uses 24 Inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-4715 - Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 12mm (6)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-9009 - Crimp Beads, Tube 2x2mm, 100 Pieces, Silver Plated
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
  • XTL-5608 - Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!
  • PL5510 - Tronex Tools, Smooth Bent Nose Pliers with Standard Handle and Tip Protector 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • PL5222 - Tronex Tools, Flush Cutter Pliers with Standard Handle and Tip Protector 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • PL5130 - Tronex Tools, Short Chain Nose Pliers with Standard Handle and Tip Protector 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Delicate
Ingredients DMRR-0401FR, DMRR-2050, DMRR-0194, DMRR-0402F, PTS-139, SWFA-1000, FJR-4023, FJR-5150, XCR-69513, FCL-4715, FCR-9009,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, #401FR Matte Black AB
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8.5 Gram Tube.
$2.49 / Package | SKU: DMRR-0401FR
Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, #2050 Special Dyed Bright Turquoise
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8.5 Gram Tube.
$2.65 / Package | SKU: DMRR-2050
Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, #194 Palladium Plated (Silver Tone)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8.5 Gram Tube.
$22.65 / Package | SKU: DMRR-0194
Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, #402F Matte Opaque White
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8.5 Gram Tube.
$2.15 / Package | SKU: DMRR-0402F
Silk Rayon Thread Pendant, Tassel with End Cap 30mm, 2 Pieces, Silver and Grey
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$3.85 / Package | SKU: PTS-139
Silver Plated Closed Jump Rings 4mm 20 Gauge (20)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.55 / Package | SKU: FJR-4023
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (x100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$5.35 / Package | SKU: FJR-5150
Beadalon Wire Standard Bright 19 Strand .015 Inch / 30Ft
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$10.35 / Package | SKU: XCR-69513
Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 12mm (6)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6 Pieces.
$3.55 / Package | SKU: FCL-4715
Crimp Beads, Tube 2x2mm, 100 Pieces, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$3.50 / Package | SKU: FCR-9009
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