Free Jewelry Designs-How to Bead Bracelets out of One Basic Pattern

Summary: Free jewelry designs and tutorials. Learn to make skillful projects on how to bead bracelets. This tutorial is a good start to creating more exquisite handmade jewelry ornaments.

This is an attractive bracelet with a dainty flower pattern out of golden seed beads and ivory acrylic pearl beads. Add a splash of color to coordinate with all outfits while assembling these in one bracelet. If you’re just figuring out how to create such types of free jewelry designs, I may recommend the project on how to bead bracelets today.

 

Supplies needed for this free jewelry designs:

3mm Round Seed Bead

8mm Acrylic Pearl Bead

Jumpring

S-hook Clasp

Jumpring

Bead Tip

Crimp Bead

0.3mm Tiger Tail Wire

Flat Nose Pliers

Side Cutting Pliers

How to bead bracelets?

Step 1: Work a starting circle

1. Take a fairly long strip of tiger tail wire.

2. Alternately slide 2 pieces of 3mm seed beads and 8mm pearl beads to the center location.

3. Pass the two working ends through another 8mm pearl bead.

4. Pull the ends tightly.

Step 2: Bead the basic pattern

1. Take the left end and then thread on 3mm seed bead*1; on the right end add on 3mm seed bead*1, 8mm pearl bead*1, and 3mm seed bead*1.

2. Thread the right end to go back through the pearl bead on the left end. 

3. Tighten both ends.

4. Do the above process with the two ends. Just replace the beads added on each end.

5. Each two of the above groups form a basic pattern.

Step 3: Repeat the basic pattern

Repeat the above basic pattern until you reach a desired length for the entire bracelet.

Step 4: Make another beaded part

From the ending, repeat the basic pattern towards the starting tip. 

Simply pay attention that in order to combine the two half parts, you may need to share the 8mm pearl bead at center. 

Step 5: Add on the S-hook clasp

At the end, secure by tying a knot. Then, slide the bead tip and crimp bead Tie another knot and then squeeze the crimp bead. Trim off excess wire and close the bead tip. Finally, add on  the clasp.

On the other tip, simply hook on the clasp using a jumpring.

Voilà! 

You have a new member in your wardrobe now! Learning how to bead bracelets is a pretty good way to add color, sparkle and amusement to a day or a look. With a few supplies and free jewelry designs that are available on internet, you will be able to use the imagination to create all sorts of stunning, creative and original beaded accessory on a budget.

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Comments (1)

Aug 08, 2014 at 07:47 PM Edna Diiggs

Would like to print the instructions for convenience. ????? Thank you. Ms Diggs. [email protected]