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Herringbone River

Blue and Green Striped Herringbone Bracelet
designed by Cheri Carlson
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSeed-Beading
Time4-6 hours
Approximate SizeWrist Size: 7 Inches

The silver seed beads that line the edges of this bracelet serve a duel purpose: they act as an embellishment and hide the outer edges of thread.

Cheri's Signature

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The herringbone stitch is what makes this bracelet so hypnotic. The turquoise beads at the center of the stitch look like a river flowing past tranquil green banks. This bracelet not only looks great, but feels great when wearing it! Learn how to make this bracelet and add a Herringbone River to your style!

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Gilt-Lined Turquoise Opal, 8g bag
Code TBRD8-2104
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1 $0.99
6 $0.86
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Color-Lined Light Green/Topaz, 8g bag
Code TBRD8-945
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1 $0.97
6 $0.84
Miyuki 8/0 Metallic Rainbow Matte Turquoise/Light Green Delicas 8g Bag
Code DBL0324
Material Glass Finish Matte or Satin Brand Miyuki Hole Size 1.5mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1 $6.77
3 $6.13
TOHO Bead Round 15/0 Galvanized Aluminum PermaFinish 8g Bag
Code TBRD15-558
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 0.5mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1 $2.89
3 $2.57
Swarovski 5026 8mm Cabochette Bead Light Turquoise
Code 5026-LTU8
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 8mm Hole Size 1.0mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $1.04
6 $0.91
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread, Dark Olive (55-Yard Spool)
Code STRNG-0109
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand KO Thread Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1 $4.49
3 $4.04
The BeadSmith 10 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-04
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin United Kingdom
1 $2.79
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