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Riches of Rome

Herringbone Gold and Purple Seed Bead Bracelet
designed byCheri Carlson
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueSeed-Beading
Time6+ hours
Approximate SizeWrist Size: 7 Inches

For this bracelet, I incorporated Half Tila Beads into a flat herringbone pattern.

Cheri's Signature

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The Ancient Roman Empire was known for opulence, art and power. Emperors and fine ladies would have surely adorned themselves with jewelry like this bracelet. Seed beads in rich purple and gold colors add a striking balance to the enchanting Miyuki Half Tila beads at the center of this herringbone design. Make this bracelet for yourself and add regal Roman style to your collection of treasures!

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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!
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread 55 yd Spool - Dark Purple
Code STRNG-0111
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand KO Thread Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1
$4.49
$3.86
3 $3.99 $3.43
TOHO Bead Hex 8/0 Metallic Plum AB
Code TBHX8-85
Material Glass Brand TOHO Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$1.32
$0.93
5 $1.16 $0.82
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Miyuki 8/0 Round Seed Beads - Duracoat Galvanized Eggplant 8g Bag
Code MR8-4220
Material Glass Brand Miyuki Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$2.91
$2.44
3 $2.59 $2.17
Miyuki 8g Metallic Rainbow Matte Rose/Green Square Cut Delicas
Code SB18-2035
Material Glass Finish Matte or Satin Brand Miyuki Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$3.22
$2.73
3 $2.87 $2.43
Miyuki 5x2.3mm Metallic Matte Rainbow Antique Bronze Half Tila Bead 8g Pack
Code HTL2035
Material Glass Finish Matte or Satin Brand Miyuki Features 2-Hole Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$5.97
$5.31
3 $5.39 $4.79
Miyuki 8g 1.8mm Transparent Luster Faded Rose/Gold Square Cut Beads
Code SB18-0311
Material Glass Brand Miyuki Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$2.94
$2.14
3 $2.61 $1.90
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Galvanized Matte Starlight 8g Bag
Code TBRD8-PF557F
Material Glass Finish Matte or Satin Brand TOHO Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
1
$2.51
$1.68
3 $2.23 $1.49
The BeadSmith 10 Long English Beading Needles 4-Pack
Code NEED-04
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin United Kingdom
1
$2.79
$2.48
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