CROSSROADS BRACELET

©2013 Deborah Roberti

Use any 3mm bead (round bead, fire-polished bead, glass pearl, crystal, gemstone, size 8/0 seed bead, etc.) and either Miyuki Tila beads or Czechmates Tile beads to create this bracelet. When you vary the beads, many different bracelets can be created from just this one versatile pattern design.

Stitch: right-angle weave

Beads Used: Size 11 seed beads, any 3mm bead (round bead, fire-polished bead, glass pearl, crystal, gemstone, size 8/0 seed bead, etc.) and either Miyuki Tila beads or Czechmates Tile beads

Approx Finished Size: .75 inches wide to desired length

Pattern Price (Downloadable PDF only): $4.00

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Beads used in the photo above:

Band 1 (Turquoise):
• About 200 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4221 Duracoat Light Pewter Rocailles
• About 150 size 3mm fire-polished beads: Czech Luster-Light Green Turquoise
• About 22 Miyuki Tila beads: Painted Turquoise Miyuki Tila beads

Band 2 (Purple):
• About 200 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4221 Duracoat Light Pewter Rocailles
• About 150 size 3mm fire-polished beads: Czech Opaque Luster Amethyst
• About 22 Czechmates tile beads: Iris Purple Czechmates.

Band 3 (Green/Black):
• About 200 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4204 Duracoat Champagne Rocailles
• About 150 size 3mm round beads: Czech Round Black druks
• About 22 Czechmates tile beads: Luster Opaque Green Czechmates

Band 4 (Purple/Black):
• About 200 size 11/0 seed beads: Marbled Opaque Turquoise - Transparent Blue Luster 1208
• About 150 size 3mm round beads: Czech Round Black druks
• About 22 Czechmates tile beads: Matte Opaque Pale Turquoise-Moondust Czechmates

Band 5 (Turquoise):
• About 200 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4221 Duracoat Light Pewter Rocailles
• About 150 size 8/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4514 Picasso Seafoam Green
• About 22 tile beads: Painted Turquoise Miyuki Tila beads

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Betsy Ramsey of RedPandaBeads.com found that the Crossroads Bracelet works wonderfully with pinch beads instead of 3mm beads. To make the Pinch Beads Crossroads Bracelet, follow Step 1 to Step 46 of the Crossroads Bracelet but use pinch beads instead of 3mm beads.

You can find links to the exact beads used in the photo above at the RedPandaBeads.com Gallery of Color Suggestions here: http://www.redpandabeads.com/category_s/2873.htm.

Crossroads Bracelet