How do You Make Shamballa Macramé Bead Bracelet with Gemstone Beads

Summary: Do you love shamball macramé bracelet with beads? Here, I will instruct you how to make a shamballa bracelets out of gemstone beads and waxed cord.

How do You Make Shamballa Macramé Bead Bracelet with Gemstone Beads

Have you ever made a shamball macramé bracelet with gemstone beads? Here, through this tutorial you will get to know steps for making a shamballa bead bracelet with some light colored waxed cords. It is based on the fundamental knotting skills—forward and backward knots. However, you can choose the beads and strings you like to create truly awesome bracelet for your individual taste. Let’s start right now.

Materials for making shamballa macramé bead bracelet:

Large hole gemstone beads
1mm waxed cord
Scissors

Materials for making shamballa macramé bead bracelet

Steps for making shamballa macramé bead bracelet:

Step1: Prepare cords for shamballa macramé bracelet

1st, cut a 40cm one long purple cord and fold it for the central holding ends;
2nd, next another 200cm or longer purple cord for two working ends;
3rd, reserve 6~8mm for finishing closure and then fix all cords as the picture shows.

Prepare cords for shamballa macrame bracelet

Step2: Weaving the shamballa macramé bracelets with forward & backward knots

1st, take the right working end and layer it over the two working ends;
2nd, place the left end over the right and then underneath working ends and up through the loop on right;
3rd, pull all cord tightly and this is a forward knot;

 Weaving the shamballa macrame bracelets with forward & backward knots

4th, change the starting right working end with left one and next repeat the above procedures for a backward knot.

repeat weaving for shamballa bead bracelet

Step3: Add gemstone beads on to holding ends

Each time I made two groups of the forward and backward knot, I will add on one large gemstone bead onto the holding ends.

Step4: Complete the shamballa bead bracelet

1st, repeat the above steps until reach an ideal length of whole bracelet;
2nd, thread one working end on to your needle and lead the end through the center as the diagram do. Tuck both ends by this means and trim off the excess portion.;
3rd, make the closure by crossing four strands of working ends and take an extra cord for making the closure out of forward and backward knots, then place one small bead onto both cords ends and knots them in place.

Complete the shamballa bead bracelet

Final look of shamballa bead bracelet:

Final look of shamballa bead bracelet

So what do you think of this shamballa macramé bracelet? Just pick more cords and beads to make one for your own or close friends. Any kinds of supplies will work as long as the hole of beads for two holding ends to fit through. If you got any troubles about making shamballa bracelets, just let me know and I’ll help you in all means. Enjoy!

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