Mayan Revival Cuff in Turquoise and Pink Luster

PROJECT B712
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
This bracelet has a distinctive Art Deco feel to it with its pyramid and stepped pattern. These elements also are characteristic of Mayan artwork and the bracelet ends up being a wonderful mix of deco and Mayan design.
Instructions
For this project you will also need a scrap piece of wire or toothpick to use as an applicator for your glue.
  1. This project features a bead woven design glued onto a brass cuff. Before you begin the project, fit the brass cuff to your wrist by placing it on the wrist and squeezing until it is comfortable. Make sure you can still easily remove it.
  2. The video How to Make the Mayan Revival Cuff Bracelet demonstrates how to make this bracelet from start to finish. Please watch the video for the full instructions.
  3. Make the bracelet according to the instructions in the video and then let dry overnight. Enjoy!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCP-11256 - Czech Glass Beads, 2-Hole Pyramid Studs 8mm, 4 Pieces, Peach Pink Gold Luster
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • BCP-11248 - Czech Glass Beads, 2-Hole Pyramid Studs 12mm, 2 Pieces, Turquoise Antique Luster
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 3 packages.

  • XCR-1285 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
    Project uses 1 spool. You will need 1 package.

  • JB-2571 - Solid Brass Flat Cuff Bracelet Base 19mm (0.75 Inch) Wide (1 Piece)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • DBH-191 - Miyuki Half Tila 2 Hole Rectangle Beads 5x2.3mm - 24K Gold Plated 7.8 Grams
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1054 - E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Boho
Ingredients BCP-11256, BCP-11248, XCR-1285, JB-2571, DBH-191, XTL-1054,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Czech Glass Beads, 2-Hole Pyramid Studs 8mm, 4 Pieces, Peach Pink Gold Luster
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$1.39 / Package | SKU: BCP-11256
Czech Glass Beads, 2-Hole Pyramid Studs 12mm, 2 Pieces, Turquoise Antique Luster
You will need 3 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$1.45 / Package | SKU: BCP-11248
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$5.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-1285
Solid Brass Flat Cuff Bracelet Base 19mm (0.75 Inch) Wide (1 Piece)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: JB-2571
Miyuki Half Tila 2 Hole Rectangle Beads 5x2.3mm - 24K Gold Plated 7.8 Grams
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$27.49 / Package | SKU: DBH-191
E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-1054

Tools and Other Supplies:

Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$6.89 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700
Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)

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