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Seashore Bracelet

Seashore Bracelet

Seashore Bracelet

Products used in the project

Item QTY Price

Toho Size 8 Round Seed Beads Semi Glazed Rainb...

8TR2634F

1 £2.29

Toho Size 8 Round Seed Beads Transparent Rainb...

8TR161F

1 £1.20

Fevi Kwik One Drop Instant Adhesive/Glue 1g Tube

W311

1 £1.99

Silver Plated Kumihimo Bullet End Caps 3mm Pk2

F743

1 £1.19

Titanium Plated Small Heart Lobster Clasp 11mm Pk1

F0352

1 Out of stock

Antique Silver Zamak Anchor Charm 12x15mm Pk2

CR365

1 £1.97

S-Lon Bead Cord 77yrds (70m) Sky Blue

TC0001

1 £2.99

Silver Antique Brass Jumpring 5mm Pk20

F834

1 £1.79

Some of the products required to make this item are either out of stock or no longer available.

Total Cost = £13.42
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Step 1

Cut 8 strands of thread each measuring approx. 30".
Wrap these around bobbins leaving a tail to thread your beads onto.
Thread 35 beads onto each thread.
You should have 4 threads of turquoise beads and 4 threads of white beads.

Step 2

Position one of each colour at the 4 points on your kumihimo board. 

Step 3

Knot the threads together through the centre of the board.

Step 4

Braid approx. 1cm of the thread before starting to add the beads. 

Step 5

Continue adding beads to your braid until you have used all of them. 

Step 6

Finish by braiding another 1cm section with just thread, this will be glued into your cord ends. 

Step 7

Glue along this section of braided thread so that it doesn't unravel.
Cut a point at the end of the braid so that it will easily go into the cord end.
Place the cord into the cord end when it is dry to see if it fits properly.
Add some more glue all the way down the 1cm of braided thread and push it into the cord end.
You may want to add a drop of glue around the base of the cord end to secure further. 
Repeat for the other end of the kumihimo braid. 

Step 8

Attach your clasp to your end caps using a jumpring and attach a jumpring to the other side of the bracelet. 
Finish by attaching your anchor charm to your bracelet by threading a jumpring through a seed bead and attaching your charm. 

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