Seashell diy bracelets

DIY JEWELRY making 




Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
featuring Bead Gallery® beads
available exclusively at www.Halcraftcollection.com
    
Materials:   
11    Bead Gallery®  Philippine white wood 9mm rounds (15001)
03    Bead Gallery® Philippine light tan seashells (14975)
01    Bead Gallery® Philippine brown limpet (14972)
13    Bead Gallery® Philippine  brown wood 12mm rounds (14986)
12    Bead Gallery® Philippine bayang wood 10mm rounds (14983)
10    Bead Gallery® Philippine palm wood 12mm rounds (14984)
03    Bead Gallery® Philippine cockle seashell (14974)
03    Bead Gallery® Philippine limpet shell (14973)
40”  Stretch .5mm beading cord

Tools:
Beadalon® wire nippers
Super glue
Bead Bugs®

Level of difficulty (Beginner)

Time – Less than 10 minutes per bracelet

Tip: Stretch cord before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the shape of your bracelet. Be sure to measure your wrist to insure a proper fit. A great alternative to the overhand knot is the surgeon’s knot.

White Wood Square Seashell Bracelet                               
 Instructions:
1.    Cut 10” of stretch cord.
2.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help
        maintain the bracelets shape in  the future.
3.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 10” of stretch cord.
4.    String 11 white wood and 3 square seashells.
5.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an
        overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and
        put a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
6.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.

Spotted Wood Dark Clamshell Bracelet
Instructions:
7.    Cut 10” of stretch cord.
8.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help
        maintain the bracelets shape  in the future.
9.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 10” of stretch cord.
10. String 9 spotted wood and 3 dark clamshells.
11. Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an
        overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and put
         a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
12. Hide knot inside of closest bead.

Rust Wood tan Seashell Bracelet
Instructions:
13.    Cut 10” of stretch cord.
14.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help
           maintain the bracelets shape in the future.
15.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 10” of stretch cord.
16.    String 12 rust wood, tan seashell, tan clamshell and tan shell.
17.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an
            overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and put
            a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
18.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.

Brown Wood Tan Shell Bracelet
Instructions:
19.    Cut 10” of stretch cord.
20.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help
           maintain the bracelets shape in the future.
21.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 10” of stretch cord.
22.    String 13 brown wood and seashell.
23.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an
           overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make  a second overhand knot
           and put a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
24.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.


Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan.  Denise has been designing for Halcraft Collection 9 years. Her favorite style to create is anything with a bohemian flair. She resides in California and enjoys hearing from fellow beaders.



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