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Blue Seed Bead Bracelet with Dagger Fringe
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSeed-Beading
Time4-6 hours
Approximate Size6 Inches

The blue seed beads in this Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend are so eye-catching! I wanted to make them look really special with laser-etched dagger beads and magical tile beads. The button is a nice touch, as the texture echoes the daggers.

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Seed beads and Czech glass are a perfect match in this gorgeous bracelet design. Cynthia used blue seed beads from an Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blend in her peyote stitch creation. She then trimmed the look with Czech glass dagger beads and tiles. You can see more inspiration for using some of our Seed Bead Blends in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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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!
Artbeads Beetle Blue Designer Blend, TOHO 8/0 Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0489
Material Glass Brand Artbeads Dimensions 2.9 x 2.2mm Hole Size 1.1mm Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin USA
1
$4.99
$4.33
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
CzechMates Glass 6mm Blue Iris Two-Hole Tile Bead
Code BEAD-3431
Material Glass Brand CzechMates Hole Size 0.8mm Features 2-Hole Sold Individually Place Of Origin Czech Republic More Measurements Length 6mm, Width 6mm
1
$0.21
$0.18
30 $0.18 $0.15
Czech Glass Turquoise with Rainbow Finish Laser-Etched Dagger Leaf Design Bead Strand
Code BEADS-3728
Material Glass Finish Laser-Etched Brand Raven's Journey Dimensions 16.3 x 5.5mm Strand Length Approx 2.5" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1
$9.71
$8.38
3 $8.88 $7.67
TierraCast Antique Gold-Plated Pewter Czech Round Button
Code GA-6588
Material Gold-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Sold Individually
1
$1.09
$0.93
4 $0.99 $0.84
Miyuki 11/0 Round Seed Beads - Galvanized Gold 8g Bag
Code MR-1052
Material Glass Brand Miyuki Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$2.05
$1.83
3 $1.82 $1.63
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
The BeadSmith Crystal FireLine - 50 Yards (8-Pound Test)
Code STRNG-0066
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand FireLine Thickness 8-Pound Test Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1
$9.29
$8.33
Tulip Assorted Beading Needles (4 pack)
Code NEED-28
Brand Tulip
1
$8.99
$8.07
Tulip High-Quality Royal Silver Scissors with Sheath
Code TOOL-0271
Brand Tulip
1
$22.97
$19.16
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