How to Weave an Easy Bracelet with Glass Beads and Gemstones
Summary: This beaded bracelet tutorial aims at guiding you how to weave beaded bracelets in an easy way, it is quite simple to make and yet looks intricate and delicate.
Weaving this beaded bracelet, you do not need to be a skilled bead weaver as it only requires two ends of wire which cross over to secure the beads in place. Fluorite chips and jade beads make this bracelet exquisite, while the glass discs add style. You will enjoy wearing this beautiful weaving beaded bracelet.
What do you need in weaving beaded bracelets?
How to weave bracelets with beads?
Step1: Thread a clasp as a part of closure
1st, find the middle of the wire and thread on the clasp with two 4mm beads either side;
2nd, thread a jade bead on one end and cross the other end of wire back through the bead and pull both ends tight.
Step2: Adding fluorite beads and glass beads alternately
1st, alternate adding fluorite beads and 4mm beads on either side;
2nd, thread a 20mm glass bead on one end of wire and cross the other end through pulling tight;
3rd, repeat this pattern until the bracelet is the desired length.
Step3: Add the beads and a jump ring as closure
1st, thread on two 4mm beads on both ends of wire and a jump ring on one side;
2nd, cross the ends of wire over and double back through the beads pulling tightly;
3rd, keep threading the wires through, at least until the last 20mm bead you added. This will secure the wires and stop them unravelling.
Trim the remaining wire, weaving beaded bracelet is completed.
If you find the 20mm beads rotate when you finished this beautiful woven beaded bracelet, use a dab of bead glue on the wire to hold them in place. Hope you enjoy this beaded bracelets tutorial.