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On Trend Shamballa Style Macrame Bracelet with Bead Stringing Wire
Use Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire and the Tying Station to make an updated, grown up style Friendship Bracelet!

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  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut one piece of Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire 14 inches long and one piece of Wire about 5 1/2 feet long.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 2
    Step 2

    String one size 2 Crimp Tube on the short Wire. Make a loop big enough to fit over your button clasp and crimp it in place.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 3
    Step 3

    Snip the short end and cover the crimp with a crimp cover.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 4
    Step 4

    Secure the loop to the top of the Acrylic Tying Station.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 5
    Step 5

    String the 8 beads onto the beading wire. Secure the Wire to the bottom of the Acrylic Tying Station.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 6
    Step 6

    Take the long wire and center it underneath the secured down wire. Tie an overhand knot to secure the wire.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 7
    Step 7

    Tie a knot by taking the right side of the long wire over the short wire and under your left wire. Take the left wire and feed it under the short wire and up through the loop on the right hand side.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 8
    Step 8

    Repeat Step 7 [12 times] then push up the first bead.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 9
    Step 9

    Tie another 12 knots under your bead by following step 7 again. Push up another bead.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 10
    Step 10

    Continue tying knots and pushing up beads until you reach the end of your bracelet, ending with 12 knots. (You may have to add another bead, or adjust your knot count to fit your wrist.)

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 11
    Step 11

    String a size 3 crimp tube onto the end of the short wire and feed the long wires through as well. Crimp the crimp tube, cut off the 2 long wires, but leave the short wire.

  • How to make a beaded bracelet. Shamballa Style Bracelet With The Beadalon Tying Station - Step 12
    Step 12

    Attach the button by stringing a size 2 crimp tube and the button. Go back through the crimp tube and crimp.

  • Step 13

    Cover crimp tubes with crimp covers.

  • Step 14

    Tip: 12 knots between each bead makes a 7” bracelet. 14 knots between each bead makes an 8.5” bracelet.

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