Retired - Emerald City Double Shambhala Bracelet

Designer: Megan Milliken
Skill Level: Intermediate
Beautiful Beadelle crystal beads and metal beads dance back and forth in this sparkly bracelet. The double shambhala look is actually just wrapped, and works up very quickly. Add a little shimmer to your favorite look!
These instructions will create a finished bracelet that will adjust from about 6.5" to 7.5". To lengthen or shorten your bracelet, change the finished length of the middle cords.
  1. Before you begin, watch the video: How to Make a Zig Zag Double Shambhala Bracelet. This video will walk you through the steps for making the bracelet.
  2. Cut one 6' and one 3' length of 1.5mm black waxed cotton cord.
  3. Fold the 3' length in half. Place the middle of the 6' length behind the top of the folded piece and tie a macrame square knot about 1" from the top where it's folded. Secure the top loop to your work surface. Tie 5 more square knots.
  4. String one 10mm 22k gold plated bead, one 10mm emerald candy bead, 1 gold bead, 1 emerald bead, and 1 gold bead onto each of your middle strands. Loosely secure the bottom of the strands to your work surface.
  5. Use the longer outside strands to wrap around the beads as demonstrated in the video.
  6. Release the bottom of the strands from your work surface. Tie 6 square knots after the beaded section.
  7. Finish the macrame square knotting with an overhand knot on the backside, secured with E6000 glue. Allow the glue to dry thoroughly before continuing.
  8. Trim the ends about 5" from the end of the knotting (adjust for sizing) and tie an overhand knot near each end.
  9. To close, bring one of the loose end strands through the loop at the top, then tie the loose ends into a bow.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • XCR-4300 - Waxed Cotton Cord 1.5mm Round - Black (5 Meters/16.5 Feet)
    Project uses 9 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-5067 - 22K Gold Plated 10mm Round Metal Beads (6)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BDLL-6306 - Beadelle Crystal Candy 10mm Round Pave Bead Emerald (1 Piece)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 4 packages.

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

  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme St. Patrick's Day
Ingredients XCR-4300, BMB-5067, BDLL-6306, XTL-1054,

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.
Waxed Cotton Cord 1.5mm Round - Black (5 Meters/16.5 Feet)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 5 Meters.
$3.29 / Package | SKU: XCR-4300
E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-1054
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