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Freyja

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Level: Beginner

Estimated time: 1-2 Hours

Sample by Alley Mori

In Norse mythology Freyja is the goddess of love and beauty. Ruling over her own heavenly field (an alternative to Valhalla), Freyja rides in a chariot pulled by two cats, and owns a fabulous necklace called Brísingamen. She seems like our kind of goddess!
Alley’s take on the Goddess Bracelet is fun and flirty! Strung on Size 2 Griffin Silk, her 2-wrap bracelet has beautiful flow and feel. A leather button loop secured with C-Lon macramé is fun and fresh.

Additional Learning: Check out Kate’s video tutorial from Free Tip Friday 1.19.18, in the Video Tab above, to learn how to create this Goddess Bracelet. For easy shopping, click the Shop Tab above and enter the desired quantities. Be sure to check our other samples and Recipe Page, and enjoy making Goddess Bracelets of your own!

Freyja

Heart Button

Buttons

$8.95 USD

Grey Size 2

Griffin Silk

$1.95 USD

Hyacinth - Regular C-Lon

Regular C-Lon

$4.35 USD

Metallic Purple- 1.5mm Indian

Leather

$7.25 USD

8-4220- Duracoat Galvanized Eggplant 8/0

8/0 Miyuki Seed Beads

$8.00 USD

Mini Hoop- Antique Silver

connectors

$1.95 USD

Oval Antique Silver Jump Rings - 4mm/20G

Jump Rings

$2.00 USD

Project Map

From Alley herself:
These are made in a similar way to Kate’s when stringing on the pearls and seed beads.  You should be able to follow the project map for the proper order of the beads.

To start, I stretched the silk and folded it in half.  Thread on a flexible eye needle on the opposite end of the pre-installed needle.  Attach to the button with a Larks Head knot.  I did wrap the ends around a few times to strengthen the attachment.  Then, just start stringing on the beads.

To end, tie the silk into a secure knot and add a drop of glue. Macramé over the silk threads creating a loop long enough to go through the ring and then, macramé back (going towards the button) over to secure.

There are a few projects (on the Projects page) that use the leather loop (Trail’s End is one of them) for directions.