Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Playing with my beads...Black Bracelet Samples


I've been wanting to make some black bracelets so I made several samples using a variety of patterns. I thought you might like to see my samples and later I will blog about the bracelets that I end up making. In the photo below, I've numbered the samples so that you can easily tell which supply list goes with each sample.


SAMPLE 1 - Tweaked Jolie Band:

  • 11/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • 8/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • 6mm 2-hole cabochons "Jet"
  • Arcos® par Puca® beads "Jet"
  • Minos® par Puca® beads "Jet"
  • MiniDuo beads "Jet"

Download the free pattern HERE at Around the Beading Table.

SAMPLE 2 - Sandra Silky Bracelet:

  • 11/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • 8/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • Silky beads "Jet"
  • SuperDuo beads "Jet"

Adapted from Norma Jean Dell's "Lattice Gates" pattern which you can buy HERE.

SAMPLE 3 - Liz Band:

  • 11/0 seed beads Miyuki "Duracoat Pewter" (4222)
  • SuperDuo beads "Jet Matte"
  • 3mm druks "Jet Matte"

There is no pattern available at this time.

SAMPLE 4 - Mystery SuperDuo Bracelet:

  • 11/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • 8/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • SuperDuos "Jet"

The free tutorial is available HERE.

SAMPLE 5 - Duo Silky Bracelet:

  • 11/0 seed beads Toho "Nickel Plated" (711)
  • 8/0 seed beads Toho "Nickel Plated" (711)
  • Silky beads "Jet"
  • SuperDuo beads "Jet"

This is my adaptation of the "Duo Kheops" pattern by Marina Beads. You can buy the pattern HERE.

SAMPLE 6 - SuperDuo Rosette Bracelet:

  • 11/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • 8/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • SuperDuo beads "Jet"
  • 3mm Czech pearls "Antique Gold"

You can buy Sam Wescott's pattern HERE. I used 11/0 and 8/0 seed beads in this sample instead of 15/0 and 11/0.

SAMPLE 7 - Bandwidth Bracelet:

  • 15/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • 11/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • 8/0 seed beads Miyuki "Dark Bronze" (457)
  • SuperDuo beads "Jet"

Buy Nanny Pink's pattern HERE.

 

1 comment:

  1. Oh I do like the look of these - black and gold/bronze is such a great combination

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