Reversible Portals Beaded Bracelet - Handmade Jewelry Making Tutorial using Crescent and Tila Beads

Odin O, Jewelry Artist, Writer, Blogger

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7 Lessons (19m)
    • 1. Your Jewelry Making Adventure!

    • 2. Gathering Your Bead Arsenal

    • 3. The First Component of Your Bracelet

    • 4. Continuing the Chain of your Bracelet

    • 5. Ending and Adding New Threads

    • 6. Attaching Your Clasp

    • 7. Victory!


About This Class

This lovely bracelet will be sure to turn heads! Experiment with some of the most interesting bead shapes such as Crescents and Tila beads. The best part about this beadwork is that the bracelet is reversible! Use contrasting Rivolis on both sides of the bracelet for different looks, and match a multitude of outfits!

Materials (7.5in Bracelet):

  • Ten SS39 Rivolis or 8mm rhinestones color A
  • Ten SS39 Rivolis or 8mm rhinestones color B
  • Ten 6-8mm Rubber Rings
  • 80+ Crescent Beads
  • 40+ Tila Beads
  • Eleven 4mm Beads
  • Two colors of 15/0 Seed Beads
  • One Clasp
  • Size 12 Needle and thread

Don't forget to come and join us at the Creations From Lessons With Odin Facebook group to show off your creations and talk with other beaders!


Share pictures of your finished beaded bracelet on this class!


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