Arizona Bracelet Tutorial



  • Arizona Bracelet - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
Combine gemstones and seed beads in various sizes to create the Arizona Bracelet. Allie shows how to create a single row of Right Angle Weave along with a side embellishment of Hubble stitch. Technique learned:
  • Bead Weaving The designer's suggested colors & materials:
  • Gemstone Round 3mm - African Turquoise, ~ 38 Beads
  • Miyuki Seed Beads 8/0 - Labrador Full, ~ 2 Grams

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    Materials Used To make The  Project

    Quick Project Steps

    The mixed gemstones in the Arizona Bracelet give it just the right amount of color and shine to dress up any outfit. With Allie's clear instructions, anybody can enjoy making this bracelet. 1. Using size 8 thread and a size 10 needle, pick up four 8/0s and sew back through three of the beads. Pick up three more 8/0s and sew into the last bead on the thread. Sew back up the right hand side of the box you just created and add three more 8/0s. Continue with the right angle weave the whole length of your wrist. 2. Follow along with Allie in the Arizona bracelet tutorial as she shows you how to use a Hubble stitch to create the sides of the bracelet and add the clasps and embellishment. 3. Reinforce the clasp by threading back through the 15/0s and clasp. Tie the two thread ends into a knot. Burn down the starter thread. Bring the thread with the further down into the project and then knot and burn down the ends. The Arizona Bracelet is a great way to add a personal touch to your jewelry collection. This bracelet can be easily modified with different gems or pearls to create a unique look. You can also wear it as a choker for a more dramatic look. PotomacBeads has all the supplies you need to create this beautiful bracelet. Technique learned:
  • Bead Weaving Project Length: 7"
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