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Honey Bee Bead Crochet Rope Bracelet with Nunn Design End Caps

designed by Katie Palmer
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueCrochet with Beads
Time6+ hours
Approximate Size6 1/2 Inches

I had fun playing with contrasts in this design. I used to be a beekeeper, so I had to add a sweet honey bee charm to complement the bright and dark beads.

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Beaded crochet ropes make a luxurious look for any jewelry design. Katie played with matte, metallic, and shiny TOHO colors in this design for a look full of contrasting colors. The Nunn Design end caps are the perfect finishing touch.

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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 11/0 Matte Opaque Black, 8g bag
Code TBRD11-610
Material Glass Finish Matte or Satin Brand TOHO Hole Size 0.7mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$0.86
$0.73
7 $0.75 $0.64
TOHO Bead Round 11/0 Opaque Shiny Jet Black, 8g bag
Code TBRD11-49
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 0.7mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$0.70
$0.62
9 $0.61 $0.54
TOHO Bead Round 11/0 Galvanized Starlight PermaFinish 8g Bag
Code TBRD11-PF557
Material Glass Brand TOHO Hole Size 0.7mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$1.99
$1.73
3 $1.76 $1.53
TOHO Bead Round 11/0 Matte Nickel-Plated Plum/Bronze Iris, 8g bag
Code TBRD11-514F
Material Glass Finish Matte or Satin Brand TOHO Hole Size 0.7mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$3.59
$2.51
3 $3.22 $2.25
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
TierraCast Gold-Plated Brass Medium Oval Open Jump Ring
Code G-0018
Material Gold-Plated Brand TierraCast Dimensions 5.0 x 4.0mm Thickness 19 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.09
$0.08
70 $0.07 $0.06
TierraCast Antique Gold Honey Bee Charm
Code GA-2118
Material Gold-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$1.31
$1.02
5 $1.15 $0.89
Nunn Design Antique Gold-Plated Pewter 9mm Ornate Tassel Top
Code FIND2639
Material Gold-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand Nunn Design Dimensions 12 x 10mm Hole Size 1.0mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$2.89
$2.13
3 $2.57 $1.90
2-Inch Gold-Plated Brass 21 gauge Eye Pin
Code FIND-1710
Material Gold-Plated Thickness 21 Gauge Sold Individually
1
$0.08
$0.06
80 $0.06 $0.05
Mag-Lok 6mm Gold-Plated Magnetic Clasp
Code GP-MAG1
Material Gold-Plated Brand Mag-Lok Features Magnetic Sold by the Set Place Of Origin USA Important Do not use with pacemaker
1
$2.89
$2.57
4 $2.39 $2.12
TOHO One-G Beading Thread Black 50-Yard Spool
Code STRNG-0402
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand TOHO Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1
$3.39
$2.94
The Beadsmith S-Lon (Super-Lon) Micro Bead Cord Black 287-Yard Spool
Code SLON0019
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand S-Lon (Super-Lon) Thickness 0.12mm Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1
$6.99
$5.59
Tulip Beading Needle No 11 (4 pack)
Code NEED-20
Brand Tulip Place Of Origin Japan
1
$5.29
$4.65
Tulip Sucre Bead Crochet Hook with Cushion Grip Size 4 (1.25mm)
Code SUP0655
Brand Tulip Sold Individually Place Of Origin Japan
1
$10.99
$9.67
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1
$7.49
$6.51
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1
$7.49
$5.61
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code TOOL-131
1
$10.99
$9.34
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