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Peyote Tube Bead Bracelet with Swarovski Crystals Project
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Peyote Tube Bead Bracelet with Swarovski Crystals Project
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Project Description:

Well I think I outdid myself! This is probably one of my favorite projects to date! It is a little time consuming but worth it! Whip up some peyote tube beads and create your own masterpiece. These peyote tubes combined with crystals are hot!


Author Karla Schafer
Karla Schafer
Auntie's Beads Designer
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Instructions:


1.In order to learn the Peyote Stitch Technique, watch the Peyote Stitch Video.

2.The tubes are 8 beads wide and make them 6 rows long. You will need to make 7 tube beads.

3.To create a tube simply fold the tube in half and zip them together. The edges will fit together as a puzzle.

4.Tie your thread by using the tail thread and the working thread in a square knot. Work the thread ends back into the work and trim with the nipper tool.

5.After the tubes are complete, then simply string the bracelet as follows.

6.Cut the beading wire 4 greater than desired length.

7.String a seed bead, crimp and a seed bead, and run the wire through the loop of the bar and back through the seed beads and crimp.

8.Flat crimp using the chain nose pliers.

9.String a bicone, peyote tube, bicone, peyote tube, etc until you reach the end, ending in a bicone.

10.String a seed bead, crimp, 2 seed beads, the other half of the toggle and 2 seed beads.

11.Run the wire back through all the beads and the bicone.

12.Flat crimp the crimp bead using the chain nose pliers and trim the excess with the nipper tool.

Materials and Tools Needed:

Miyuki Seed Beads, Metallic Gold Iris, 8/0
Swarovski Crystal, 8mm Bicone, Chili Pepper Coated Crystal- 8pc
Or
Swarovski Crystal, 8mm Bicone, Topaz- 8pc
Or
Swarovski Crystal, 8mm Bicone, Amethyst- 8pc
Or
Swarovski Crystal, 8mm Xilion Bicone, Fuchsia- 8pc
Antique Copper Plate Hammered Square Toggle
Antique Copper Plate Crimp Bead, 2 x 2 mm, Bag of 50- 2pc
Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 30 ft., .018
Fireline Fine Crystal, 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
Or
Fireline Fine Smoke Grey, 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
English Beading Needles, Size 10, 4-Pack
Nipper Tool
Chain Nose Pliers

Material and Supplies Used in This Project:
Even Count Peyote Stitch Tube Beads Video
Even Count Peyote Stitch Tube Beads Video
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8/0 Metallic Gold Iris Miyuki Seed Beads
8/0 Metallic Gold Iris Miyuki Seed Beads
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Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone (5328) 8mm, Amethyst
Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone (5328) 8mm, Amethyst
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Fireline Fine Smoke 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
Fireline Fine Smoke 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
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Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone (5328) 8mm, Topaz
Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone (5328) 8mm, Topaz
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Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone (5328) 8mm, Fuchsia
Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone (5328) 8mm, Fuchsia
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TierraCast Antique Copper Pewter Hammered Square Toggle, 18mm
TierraCast Antique Copper Pewter Hammered Square Toggle, 18mm
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TierraCast Antique Copper 2x2mm Crimp Beads, 50pc
TierraCast Antique Copper 2x2mm Crimp Beads, 50pc
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Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 30 ft., .018
Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 30 ft., .018
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Classic Nipper Tool
Classic Nipper Tool
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Chain Nose Jewelry Pliers
Chain Nose Jewelry Pliers
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Fireline Fine Crystal 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
Fireline Fine Crystal 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
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English Beading Needles, Size 10, 4-Pack
English Beading Needles, Size 10, 4-Pack
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Your Price: $2.29
   
Customer Reviews
5/5
Rating Gloria
 
Beautiful bracelet. I've been making some of these tube beads and wondering how I could best use them. Now I know I want to make a bracelet similar to your bracelet. Thank you!
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Reviewed by:  from Florida. - 5/11/2012
4/5
Rating NEED VIDEO!
 
This is a gorgeous bracelet but I am one of those people that needs visual directions as opposed to reading them. I can't grasp the directions as well as when I watch a video. I give the rating a 4 star because it's a stunning bracelet. Hopefully one day there will be a video to go with it so I can attempt this awe inspiring piece.
Editor's Note:
This video shows you how to create those beautiful peyote stitch tube beads: Even Count Peyote Stitch Tube Beads.
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Reviewed by:  from Hawthorne, NJ. - 8/13/2011
5/5
Rating Peyote Tube Bead Bracelet with Swarovski Crystals
 
This project was very simple to make. I used root beer lined lt topaz AB seed beads with fuschia crystals. It looks gorgeous!
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Reviewed by:  from IN. - 11/24/2010
5/5
Rating Peyote Tube Bead Bracelet with Swarovski Crystals
 
I truly enjoy all the video clips of bracelet making. Karla is fantastic with explaining step by step and visual effects. Karla''''s work is always amazing and I am very grateful that we have the availability to bead along with Auntie''''s Beads. Thank you!!
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Reviewed by:  from Home. - 8/14/2010
5/5
Rating Peyote Bead Tubes Are So Easy!!
 
Because I have been following Karla''''s videos for a very long time, this was one of my very first attempts at beadweaving. It took me a couple of tries to make these bead tubes, but with the help of Auntie''''s Beads Videos I was able to master it!! Over the years I have made many projects with the bead tube, including this bracelet!
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Reviewed by:  from Pennsylvania. - 8/8/2010
5/5
Rating peyote tube bracelet
 
This bracelet was my very first beading project. With the help of Karla''''s video, my bracelet came out beautiful. Karla''''s videos are the best, great instructions, from threading fireline,beading, clasps, crimps, and finishing the project. Thank you all for such a great resource and great online store. I am now hooked on learning jewelry making!!! June
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Reviewed by:  from Louisiana. - 4/24/2010
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