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Trapezoid Trails

Beaded Bracelet with TierraCast Trapezoid Beads
designed by Tracy Gonzales for TierraCast
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours

The trapezoid bead is a fun shape to play with. It makes even the simplest stringing projects look ornate!

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TierraCast offers beautiful components to make your jewelry designs stand out. The Make a Statement collection is full of eye-catching designs guaranteed to stand out. This bracelet features the geometric trapezoid bead from the collection. The angled shape of this bead is a fun contrast to the rounded gemstones. You can see more inspiration from TierraCast's Make a Statement Collection 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!
TierraCast Rhodium-Plated Pewter Toggle Set
Code RB-6202
Material Rhodium-Plated Brand TierraCast Sold by the Set Place Of Origin USA
3 $1.96 $1.70
TierraCast Rhodium-Plated Pewter Trapezoid Bead
Code RB-5811
Material Rhodium-Plated Brand TierraCast Dimensions 6.7 x 6.7mm Hole Size 1.0mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
7 $0.78 $0.42
Dakota Stones 8mm Black-Gold Amazonite Faceted Roundel Bead Strand
Code R1013
Material Amazonite Brand Dakota Stones Dimensions 8 x 5mm Hole Size 0.8mm Strand Length Approx 8" Sold by the Strand
Dakota Stones Ruby Zoisite 3mm Faceted Rondelle Bead Strand
Code R1351
Material Various Gemstones Brand Dakota Stones Dimensions 3mm Hole Size 0.8mm Sold by the Strand
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube Bead
Code SS-CRM2
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 2.0 x 2.0mm Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Inside diameter 1.4mm
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code SS-CCOV01
Material Sterling Silver .925 Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
30 $0.20 $0.19
TierraCast Silver-Plated Brass Small Oval Open Jump Ring
Code S-0016
Material Silver-Plated Brand TierraCast Dimensions 4.5 x 4.0mm Thickness 20 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
100 $0.05 $0.04
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 More Measurements Length 30 feet
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
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