Making a Cool Diagonal Striped Bracelet with Turquoise and Pearl Beads
Summary: I’d like to show you a cool diagonal striped pattern made of turquoise beads and white glass pearls. Click here to learn the details about making this pretty bracelet pattern.
This turquoise and pearl bracelet is adorable little project that you can easily make several of in an evening. The whole point is you have to pay attention to the bead finish, size and color match things while making such kind of bead bracelets.
Necessities for the DIY turquoise and pearl bracelet:
Instructions on making a turquoise and pearl bead bracelet:
Step 1: Weave diagonal stripe pattern
1st, cut a 1m length of tiger tail wire and string 1 turquoise, 1 pearl and 1 turquoise bead on;
2nd, leave 8cm tail at right end and back left end through the first two beads strung;
3rd, tighten the wire and add 2 turquoise beads onto left end;
4th, back the end through the adjoining pearl and first turquoise added;
5th, tighten wire and add 1 pearl & 1 turquoise onto the end;
6th, back the end through the adjoining turquoise and added pearl;
7th, repeat from 3rd to 6th and weave the diagonal stripe pattern.
Step 2: Finish weaving bracelet
1st, weave until the bracelet is long enough to suit for your wrist;
2nd, back right end through the beads previously woven;
3rd, similarly handle the left end;
4th, cut off excess wire at both ends.
Step 3: Add clasp to bracelet
1st, add jump rings onto both ends;
2nd, connect lobster claw to one jump ring.
The final bracelet looks like this:
Today I have finished the turquoise and pearl bracelet. Try several times. You will get the hang of weaving such kind of diagonal stripe pattern and become well versed in making beaded bracelet.