Step-by-step Instructions on Making Inspired Bohemian Bracelets with 4 Types of Beads
Summary: Looking for how to do some easy-to-make bracelets? Just select 4 main types of beads in four contrast colors and learn to make a bohemian bracelet that is all the rage recently.
Easy ideas and projects bring fun and amusement in leisure hours, especially those made use of a variety of beads. So, in today’s DIY tutorial, I will show you how to make a bohemian bracelet step by step with the seed beads, glass pearls, electroplate glass beads and turquoise beads.
Supplies needed for making the bohemian bracelets:
How to make the beaded bohemian bracelets?
Step 1: Fasten the wire to toggle
1st, cut a length of tiger tail wire to approximately 80cm;
2nd, string one crimp bead and pass the starting 5cm wire through the loop on toggle;
3rd, squeeze the crimp bead next to the loop by using pliers.
Step 2: Make a beaded loop with 3mm seed beads
String ten 3mm seed beads onto the wire (including the short 5cm wire end), then pass the wire (including the short 5cm wire end) back through the firstly five seed beads to create a loop.
Step 3: Add the rest 3 types of beads for a bohemian style bracelet
1st, string the following beads on wire in sequences: six 3mm seed beads, one 6mm glass pearl, one electroplate glass bead and one 6mm glass pearl;
2nd, tie an overhand knot for creating a loop with the added beads;
3rd, push the beads towards the previous seed bead loop and then tighten the knot;
4th, wrap the wire around the knot, pass the wire through the loop and taut the wire with finger;
5th, bring the wire to the front side and string one 6mm turquoise;
6th, thread the wire through 5th seed bead and here you’ve finished one basic beaded unit for your bracelet;
7th, repeat the 1~6 procedures for 11~13 units. Pay attention to the location of drop electroplate beads while tying the overhand knots.
Step 4: Add the other part of clasp
1st, string five 3mm seed beads, one crimp bead and then the t-bar on wire in orders;
2nd, thread the wire back through the crimp bead;
3rd, squeeze the crimp bead;
4th, string another five 3mm seed beads;
5th, weave the excess wire through the previous five seed bead and newly added five seed beads as much as possible. Finally, trim off the extra wire if necessary;
6th, adjust the beads on bracelet.
Now, you’ve made one of the bohemian style bracelets. The final pattern is a bit similar to a daisy chain, but the beading method is much easier. So, if you’re new to bead jewelry making, making such bohemian bracelets with beads and wire might be a pretty starting.