Introducing Teacups Use adorable cup-shaped beads, called Teacups, to make round components that are perfect for gifting. Make several in personalized colors and quickly string them together on a chain. Or string three lengths, braiding them to make a twisted bracelet.
Materials 49 TOHO 6/0 Demi Rounds, Color 1 49 TOHO 6/0 Demi Rounds, Color 2 49 TOHO 6/0 Demi Rounds, Color 3 51 Teacups, Color 1 49 Teacups, Color 2 49 Teacups, Color 3 Beading Thread of Choice
String alternating Teacups and Demi rounds to desired length with a stop bead or bead stopper to prevent beads from slipping off bead thread of choice. Use 1 of the Teacup Color 1 beads to cap the ends of the strands and apply the bead tip to secure the strands. Then braid the three strands of beads before capping the remaining ends, applying the bead tip to secure the ends. Then use jump rings to attach the clasp to the bead tip ends. Bracelet as instructed has 6 1/2" before clasp.
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Below are the components used in this design example. If you would like to make this version yourself, you will need to calculate the quantities of each item to purchase, depending on the length of bracelet you wish to make, etc.