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Princess Twist

Braided Pink and Blue Seed Bead Headband
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSeed-Beading
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size21 1/2 Inches

I separated out the colors in one of our blends to get the lovely three-tone braid for this headband.

Cynthia's Signature

  • Instructions
  • Supplies

Seed beads can be used in so many ways — even in hair accessories! Cynthia used beautiful seed beads from one of our Artbeads Designer Seed Bead Blends to create a wonderful braided look in her headband. The seed bead strands work wonderfully together and will add some color to your style. You can see other ideas for using beads in hair accessories 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!
German Ergonomic Flat Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-505
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1
$26.99
$24.02
German Ergonomic Side cutters
Code TOOL-507
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1
$32.99
$29.69
Artbeads Tranquil Serenity Designer Blend, TOHO 8/0 Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0405
Material Glass Brand TOHO, Artbeads Sold in Tubes Place Of Origin Japan
1
$4.99
$4.34
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
GS Hypo Cement
Code GS-HYPO
Place Of Origin USA Important This item can only be shipped by ground transportation
1
$4.99
$4.39
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.050 x .280 inches (1.27 x 7.0mm)
Code SS-OJR50-E
Material Sterling Silver .925 Outside Diameter 7.2mm Aspect Ratio 3.8x Thickness 16 Gauge Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.82
$0.68
7 $0.71 $0.59
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread 55 yd Spool - Black
Code STRNG-0116
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand KO Thread Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1
$4.49
$3.99
3 $3.99 $3.55
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code ZP49-30F-019
Material Stainless Steel Brand Artbeads Thickness 0.019 Inches Wire Type 49-Strand Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1
$12.99
$11.69
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1
$13.99
$12.45
The BeadSmith 10 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-04
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin United Kingdom
1
$2.79
$2.48
JBB Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Crimp End Cap with Loop
Code PSA-CREND001
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand JBB Features Crimpable Place Of Origin Israel
1
$0.57
$0.49
10 $0.49 $0.42
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