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Summer Shadows Bracelet Tutorial

Take a break in the shade with Allie's Summer Shadows Bracelet. She weaves together 2-hole Halo Beads®, DiscDuo® Beads, and Potomac Crystals for an enchanting, reversible beaded bracelet.

Technique Learned: Free Form Stitch
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Potomax Halo Beads 2-Hole Gunmetal (10 pack)
4.99 4.99 USD 4.99 Out of Stock
Gunmetal zamak metal 2-hole Halo beads are crafted by PotomacBeads.com and manufactured exclusively for Potomac Beads in Greece. This exclusive zamak (high quality zinc alloy) metal shape is designed to quickly and easily bezel around 6mm size beads, with a 6.2mm opening. Extra space has been added on the inside to allow for the variability of 6mm sizes. The 2-hole version of the Halo bead will fit around the RounTrio, DiscDuo, Honeycomb, 6mm 2-hole Cabochon, Mini Silky, Kheops, Kos, Ios, Brick, Bar, Lentil, and a variety of other bead shapes with 2 holes. This curved metal bead shape can be used to create a wide variety of bead weaving, stringing, and other jewelry-making projects, providing the opportunity to mix multi-hole, uniquely designed metals with colorful beads for more creative options.

Zamak is a nickel-free zinc alloy which is harder and stronger than silver. In addition to Gunmetal, Halo Beads are available in Antique Silver, Antique Brass, Antique Copper, Gold, and Rose Gold.

6.5x3.5mm (6.2mm Opening)
Sold per pack of 10 or per pack of 50

Halo beads are used in the following Potomac Beads pattern available in our Etsy shop or at PotomacBeads.com: Lunar Pendant
Miyuki Seed Beads - Silver Labrador Full 15/0
7.59 7.59 USD 9.49 (20% OFF) In Stock
Miyuki Seed BeadCrystal Labrador Fu
Miyuki Spacer - White Opaque Luster 2.2x1mm
3.49 3.49 USD 3.49 In Stock
Miyuki Spacer White Opaque Luster 2.2x1mm
DiscDuo - White AB (Tube of ~50) 6mm
4.49 4.49 USD 4.49 Out of Stock
Another Potomac Bead exclusive, the DiscDuo® bead is widely popular among beadweavers and jewelry makers. The DiscDuo® is machine pressed with durable Czech glass and features a disc shape with curved edges, giving it a candy-like look. It contains two holes which offers a wide variety of stringing and bead weaving design options. With its sleek shape and versatility, you are guaranteed to love working with DiscDuo® Beads. Like many Potomac Bead exclusives, the DiscDuo® comes in many colors, finishes, and coatings.Crafted by our artists in the Czech Republic, this exclusive pie shape couples beautifully with crystals, pearls, seed beads, and more.

Find dozens of free tutorials using DiscDuo® Beads on PotomacBeads.com/tutorials_by_beads, and hundreds of more DiscDuo® beading patterns from various designers around the world.

Create fun and unique designs , or couple with the DiscDuo® Beads for even more fun!. Sold by ~7g Tubes (~50 beads/tube) or ~50g Factory Packs (~300 beads/pack).
Cup Buttons - White Shimmer (5 pack)
3.49 3.49 USD 3.49 In Stock
Cup Buttons - White Shimmer (5 pack)
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