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Mirage

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Project Info:

Level: All Levels

Estimated time: 3-5 Hours

Project by: Janice Parsons
Sample by: Grace Noland

Grace loves unexpected combinations and lots and lots of texture. Her bracelet harkens back to the early days of Hollywood westerns with Gloria Swanson and other matinee idols. It features the gold lamé strap leather, silver sliders and C-Lon in dramatic shades that bring richness to the design. Grace didn’t use seed beads, but you could easily add them in silver or gold.

Mirage

10mm Slider- X Marks

Metal Beads

$2.25 USD

10mm Slider- Tunnel Vision

Metal Beads

$2.50 USD

5mm Slider- Home Run- Silver

Metal Beads

$1.00 USD

Copper Rose- Regular C-Lon

C-Lon: Regular

$4.46 USD

$4.95 USD

Bronze- Regular C-Lon

C-Lon: Regular

$4.46 USD

$4.95 USD

Eggplant- Regular C-Lon

C-Lon: Regular

$4.46 USD

$4.95 USD

Cool Luke- Copper

Clasps

$10.95 USD

Pearlized Metallic Bronze- 5mm Strap Leather

Leather- 5mm Strap

$11.25 USD

Beadalon Collapsible Eye Needles

Needles

$3.85 USD

Beadsmith Zap Jewelry Gel

Tools

$4.50 USD

Project Map

Mirage

The total length of Mirage is 37 inches, including the clasp which is 3/4” in length. This extra long bracelet will wrap up to 5 times on a wrist up to 7 inches. The macramé sections vary from 2-1/2” to 6-1/2”. No seed beads were used with the macramé, but you could easily add them in gold or silver. Try using a mix of one-strand and two-strand sliders to create a cohesive look.

Please Note: Some sliders use din this sample are no longer available. Find replacements you love using the link to the Metal Sliders category in the ingredients list above!