Bracelet with Miyuki Seed Beads and Wirework

STEP 1
String approximately 100 matte rainbow clear fringe beads onto 26-gauge lime green wire. Repeat to add beads to 26-gauge sapphire blue wire.

Note: Do not cut the wire from the spool.
STEP 2
Loosely wrap the ends of the green and blue wires to a peg of the Beadalon® Bangle Weaver to secure, leaving an approximately 2-inch tail.
STEP 3
Weave the green wire in and out of the pegs, dropping a bead down the wire and into the design after every other peg.

Repeat with the blue wire, starting in the opposite direction and dropping beads after the alternate pegs.
STEP 4
Repeat Step 3 eight more times, then reposition the woven wire to halfway up the pegs.
STEP 5
Wrap the wires around the last peg to secure, then trim both wires, leaving approximately 1-inch tails.
STEP 6
Cut a 3-foot length of blue 26-gauge wire.
STEP 7
Keeping parallel to the peg, pass the 3-foot length of wire down through the last wrap of wires around the pegs, through all the layers of wire and through the first wrap of wires.

Notes:
  • The 3-foot length of wire will be referred to as the warp wire from this step forward
  • The warp wire must pass through the ''eye'' created by the green and blue wire at each level to properly secure the bangle
STEP 8
Center the warp wire on the bangle.

Pass one end of the wire up the next peg. Pass the opposite end of the wire down the next peg. Tighten to slightly compress the bangle. Repeat all the way around the bangle.
STEP 9
Trim the warp wire, leaving approximately 1-inch tails. Twist the tails tightly together to secure. Weave the twisted tails into the bangle.

Repeat with the previously created tails.

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