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Freshwater Pearl and Button Bracelet(2)
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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
•  Scissors

*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.


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Freshwater Pearl and Button Bracelet 
Freshwater Pearl and Button Bracelet
Member Tip
comment By grannycamper @ Thursday, May 10, 2012 7:29 PM
This is so pretty I can't wait to make one & wear it. It will be so nice for church!

comment By belly @ Friday, June 14, 2013 2:43 PM
i love it it hit the spot

comment By k kast @ Wednesday, August 07, 2013 9:43 AM
how do you make a surgeons knot?

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