Easy Beaded Jewelry- How to Braid 3-strand Bracelets with Seed Beads
Summary: This tutorial is about making a 3-strand braided bracelet out of small seed beads, but not strings. With the fresh green bead colors, it will be a cool choice for summer days!
Braiding is such an easy technique to use for jewelry making. Here, I want to share with you easy bead jewelry on braiding a 3-strand bracelets with green colored seed beads. And of course, the result will turn out be so pleasing and surprising! Now read on and you will know how to braid this woven bead bracelet.
Materials for braiding 3-strand woven bead bracelet:
Steps for braiding 3-strand woven bead bracelet:
Step1: Creating the seed bead strands:
1st, take a brass headpin and make a small loop;
2nd, put nylon wire through the loop and tie a knot to fasten it on the headpin. Needle the glass seed beads to make bead strands;
3rd, keep threading the glass seed beads to get the strand length around 50 cm, and tie a knot at the loop. Then continue threading until you get 3 pairs of bead strands shown on picture.
Step2: Making the 3 strand braids:
Braid the 3 pairs of bead strands by doing common 3 braid.
Step3: Finishing the 3-strand braided bead bracelet by attaching the magnetic clasps:
1st, put a brass headpin in holes and twist it a little to keep bead strands from falling off;
2nd, add the bead caps on both ends and connect the magnetic clasps with 2 jumprings.
Now we’ve got this 3-strand woven bead bracelet done. Such a fresh style beaded bracelet can be matched with any outfit in summer! Hah~