Make Lovely Small Bead Bracelet with an Unusual Bead Stringing Technique
Summary: This small bead bracelet tutorial is to show you a different bead stringing technique without crimp beads. The final result proves the small beaded bracelet is quite a dainty jewelry piece.
Once you try to make beaded bracelets, you might soon be addicted to this kind of jewelry making. As enchanted by diversified small beads and endless bracelet patterns, I have been messing around making bracelets, but found a stringing technique without crimp beads finally.
The necessities for small bead bracelet making:
1mm dark green nylon thread
0.3mm tiger tail wire
4mm orange glass bicone beads
4mm green painted glass beads
Flat nose plier
Round nose plier
Glue gun (optional)
Instructions on how to make small bead bracelet:
Step 1: Make bicolored bracelet pattern
1st, cut a 30cm length of tiger tail wire and fold it over a jump ring, leaving a 6cm tail
2nd, string 4 orange bicone beads onto both wire and tail;
3rd, tie a reef knot with wire and tail, then tighten it; if not sure, drip a bit of glue to reinforce;
4th, continue to string orange bicones onto wire;
5th, according to your wrist, string 15-17 orange beads and then add a purple flower bead;
6th, string green painted beads;
7th, when the bracelet length is sufficient, fold the rest wire over a lobster claw;
8th, back through 5 beads and tie a reef knot;
9th, continue backing through 2 or three beads and cut off excess wire.
Step 2: Make nylon thread tassel
1st, wrap threads around cardboard-like thing several times;
2nd, pass tail beneath the wraps and coil around them 3 times;
3rd, remove the wraps from cardboard thing and continue coiling tail around the whole wraps;
4th, pass the tail through the coils, and cut the wraps into tassel.
The small bead bracelet will look like this:
Great! I have finished the small bead bracelet. Actually with whatever bead stringing technique, making a bead bracelet is always a simple work to do. In this tutorial, without crimp beads I believe the bracelet becomes more united.