The bead wrapped bracelet and button clasp style is wildly popular. But let's not get stuck with the same single row of beads approach. I delight in looking for clever variations (see links below). This tutorial by Karen over on I Always Pick the Thimble, shows the same style but as a wide cuff. The tapering is a lovely touch. As with many jewelry designs, the modeled picture really shows how good it looks worn.
I like how Karen used cube beads in an ombre fashion, going lighter on either end.
She also used waxed linen instead of string or thread for the wrapping. Waxed linen has a great benefit, there is less slippage with it. But it does have a well, waxy feel to it so it takes some getting used to!
Before You Go:
- Great Wrapped Leather and Beads Bracelet Tutorials (2 different ways to finish)
- All Leather Wrapped Bead Bracelet Tutorial
- Multi-Patterned Leather Wrapped Cord Bracelet Tutorial (must see!)
- Multi Row Wrap Bracelet Tutorial (another must see!)
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