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Snake Skin Bracelet with Super Duos

Part Number:VIDEO-0139


I was searching for SuperDuo designs when I came across this bracelet on Pinterest! It took a few different times to figure out how it was done, but I really love it! The most fun was all of the different color combinations that I came up with! The pattern is not hard, but a bit tedious, there are a few steps involved, but the result is a beautiful pattern that mimics a snake skin pattern. I am going to include the colorways I came up with, but would also love to see what you all come up with. I am using two different colors of the Duos, one color for the spine and another for the outer with a coordinating color in an 8/0 seed bead too.

Tips and Tricks
  • Use approximately 1 gram for the spine color.
  • Use approximately 11 grams of the outer color.
  • Use approximately 1 gram of a coordinating color in an 8/0 seed bead.

- Karla Schafer, Auntie's Beads Designer

Materials and Supplies Used in This Video:

8/0 Matte White Miyuki Seed Beads
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Antique Gold Pewter 16mm Lined Toggle
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Gold Plated 6mm Split Rings, 25pc
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Supplemax, .012 in, 50M WHITE
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Czech Glass 2.5x5mm SuperDuo Beads, Crystal Magic Violet-Grey, 10 Grams
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Czech Glass 2.5x5mm SuperDuo Beads, Chalk Blue Luster, 10 Grams
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8/0 Matte Tr Gray AB Miyuki Seed Beads
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8/0 Matte Tr Root Beer Miyuki Seed Beads
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Customer Reviews

4 Stars
Snakeskin bracelet
Always fabulous tutorials. Annie's beads is a go to place for me to learn. There was a bit of confusion at the beginning,could not see exactly how the centre was added. Finally figured it out for a great bracelet in bronze and turquoise.
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Reviewed by:  from Toronto canada. on 12/31/2014
4/5
5 Stars
snake skin bracelet
I have been hording my super duo beads and have wanted to make a bracelet with one. The video is so easy to see and follow. Thank you for this one.
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Reviewed by:  from New Mexico. on 12/15/2014
5/5
5 Stars
Snakeskin Bracelet
Good tutorial video. Karla does an excellent job of showing the viewer what to do and what not to do! The instructions are clear. Looking forward to making this bracelet.
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Reviewed by:  from Tennessee. on 10/22/2014
5/5
5 Stars
So very pretty
With out your video I could not have made this. A little tricky at first but after you get started you can fly. I could not wait to show of what I made. I am picking out colors to do another one tomorrow. So excited. Thanks so much
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Reviewed by:  from Lisli, Illinois . on 10/6/2014
5/5
2 Stars
Naked thread
On the step up to the outside row of superduos, a bit of thread shows as it goes from end spine bead to the top hole of a superduo. My experience has been any bit of thread showing is a place for a work to snag and break, plus I don't like the look of bare thread. A shame, too, because the main body of the bracelet is quite lovely.
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Reviewed by:  from California. on 8/17/2014
2/5
3 Stars
superduos snake bracelet
Love the bracelet. Difficult to see what the beader is doing. Maybe close ups would help
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Reviewed by:  from Yerington NV. on 8/14/2014
3/5
5 Stars
Well done.
I always enjoy your videos. They are fun and thoughtful and presented in a very enjoyable manner. I also feel that after them, I could do whatever you have just shown. That may not always be true, but at least I feel that way.
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Reviewed by:  from Lexington, MA. on 8/1/2014
5/5
5 Stars
Snake Bracelet
Would be nice if you showed a better close up of what you are doing. Great job on the video but it is very hard to see what you are doing.
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Reviewed by:  from Las Vegas, NV. on 8/1/2014
5/5
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