Detailed Tutorial on How to Make a Delicate Beaded 2-Strand Bracelet
Summary: This tutorial is about making a yellow and blue 2-strand bracelet with pearl beads, 2-hole seed beads, and crystal beads, if you are searching for 2-strand bracelet designs, never miss this one!
As you can see from above picture, the colors of this beaded bracelet are very beautiful, and the workmanship is very exquisite. If you are a jewelry maker, you shall definitely try to make one!
Supplies needed to make this 2-strand bracelet:
Instructions on making the beaded bracelet:
Step 1: Make the basic yellow bead pattern
1st, cut about 160cm of tiger wire, slide 10 beads to the wire, the order and the beads are: 2 yellow 2-hole beads, 1 golden seed bead, 2 yellow 2-hole seed beads, 1 golden seed bead, 1 pearl bead, 1 golden seed bead, 1 pearl bead, 1 golden seed bead. Then cross the other wire end cross the 2-hole seed beads and golden seed bead like the first picture shows;
2nd, tighten the wire ends to make a bead loop;
3rd, cross the right wire through the upper hole of the rightmost 2-hole seed bead, add a golden seed bead to the wire and tighten the wire.
Step 2: Add blue beads to the yellow bead pattern
1st, cross the right wire through the second right 2-hole seed bead, add a blue bicone glass bead to the wire, and put the bead to the middle of those 2-hole seed beads;
2nd, thread the left wire through the upper hole of the leftmost 2-hole seed bead, add a golden seed bead to the wire, then cross the wire through the second left 2-hole seed bead and the blue bicone glass bead. Tighten both wire ends to fix the bead pattern.
Step 3: Finish the blue bead pattern and start the second basic yellow bead pattern
1st, add 2 blue bicone glass beads to the left wire, 1 blue bicone glass bead to the right wire, cross the right wire through the second blue bead on the left wire, tighten both wire ends to make a blue bead loop;
2nd, separately add a yellow 2-hole seed bead, a golden seed bead, and another 2-hole seed bead to both wires;
3rd, cross both wires through the upper holes of those 2-hole seed beads and tighten the wires.
Step 4: Complete the first yellow and blue bead pattern
1st, slide a golden seed bead to the left wire, cross the left wire through the right two 2-hole seed beads, then the left wire become the new right wire;
2nd, cross the previous right wire through the golden seed bead and the left two 2-hole seed beads, then the wire becomes the new left wire;
3rd, add a golden seed bead, a pearl bead, and another golden seed bead to the left wire, a golden seed bead and a pearl bead to the right wire, cross the right wire through the golden seed bead on the left wire like the third picture shows;
4th, tighten both wire ends to fix the beads and finish the first yellow and blue bead pattern.
Step 4: Complete the beaded 2-strand bracelet
1st, repeat all previous steps to make more yellow and blue bead patterns until you get your desired length of the bracelet;
2nd, add a 4mm golden jumpring to each end of the bracelet, then attach a golden lobster claw clasp to one of the jumprings, a 8mm jumpring the other 4mm jumpring.
One more pic~
Wow! What a delicate beaded bracelet! The middle blue bicone glass bead loops look like diamonds, so shining and so beautiful! If you like this design, give it a try!