Deborah Roberti designs beading patterns. Her website offers some free and some bead patterns available for purchase. I highly recommend her bead patterns, not only are they extremely affordable and easy to follow, but they are very versatile as well. This category highlights some of the possible variations of her Astral Bracelet pattern. This pattern are available for FREE on the www.aroundthebeadingtable.comwebsite - click hereto get the FREE tutorial.
Bracelet Materials (for a 7 to 7.5-inch bracelet, not including clasp) 3 Yards of Beading Thread of Choice Approx 300 Size 11/0 Miyuki Rocaille Seed Beads Approx 28 Size 3mm Fire-Polished Beads Approx 11 6mm 2-Hole Cabochons Clasp of Choice
This colorway was made using 6mm Cabochons and using the directions in Step 3, only 5 seed beads are used on the upper and lower round section of each Cabochon. This version of the Astral Bracelet measures approximately 6 3/8" before the clasp.
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.