This seed bead bracelet tutorial includes two parts: how to wire wrap a seed bead component with heart shape linking and then make a linked bracelet with 3 shell beads.
Step 1: Supplies:
4mm Round Seed Beads (Mixed-color)
Heart-shape Linking Ring
Lobster Claw Clasp (with jumprings)
0.3mm Brass Wire
Side Cutting Pliers
Wire Cutter Pliers
Step 2: Make the Wire Wrapped Beads
1st, take a heart-shape linking ring and a piece of 0.3mm brass wire to approximately 30cm long;
2nd, anchor the wire onto the left corner of heart linking ring by doing 5~8 coils;
3rd, string 5~7pcs round seed beads, then fix the wire at one location on the linking ring;
4th, direct the wire to the next position and make the 2nd seed bead row. Then create the 3rd, 4th and 5th rows by using the same way;
5th, once finished adding the seed beads, wrap the leftover brass wire surround the heart-shape bead;
6th, repeat all procedures on above for another 3 heart-shape beads.
Step 5: Prepare the Shell Beads
1st, take one shell bead, two headpins and two seed beads;
2nd, pass the headpins through the two holes on shell bead, from center;
3rd, slide the seed bead per pin;
4th, make one simple loop on each side;
5th, do the same to 2 more shell beads.
Step 7: Connect the 7 Components Into a Bracelet
Open the loops on shell bead units, then attach the heart-shape beads. Close the loop finally.
Step 8: Attach the Clasp and Chain
On one end, attach a strand of chain. And one the other end, add the clasp.