A timeless look is created in only three steps.
Finished sizes: 7 1/2" to 8" Bracelet
Skill: 1 Time: 1 Cost: 1
You will need:
• 180-190 various shapes and sizes of freshwater pearls (4mm-9mm)
• 60" clear .8mm elastic bead stringing cord*
• One decorative button
• Clear nail varnish or clear drying adhesive
*Powercord elastic beading cord was used for this project.
Note: For product information, see end of article.
• For more information, see Beading 101: Elastic Cord Technique.
STEP 1: Cut cord. Cut five pieces of 12" stretch cord.
STEP 2: Thread beads. On each strand, thread 4" to 4 1/2" of similarly sized beads. Pass through back of the button and continue threading another 4" of beads.
STEP 3: Tie off. Tie a Surgeons Knot and glue. Trim excess cord when glue is dry.
Note: To make a larger bracelet just add more pearls to each strand.