Bugle Bead Bracelet Tutorial | Looking Sharp | Prong Beads

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Hey beautiful! In today’s beading tutorial I will show you how to make the Looking Sharp Bracelet design, which features seed beads, bugle beads, prong beads, and Superduos. You can find everything you need to make this design at Eureka Crystal Beads.

Materials for One 7" Bracelet

✔ 42 – 6mm Bugle Beads 

✔ 40 – Prong Beads 

✔ 84 – SuperDuo Beads 

11/0 Seed Beads 

15/0 Seed Beads 

✔ 10-12ft. – 6lb. Fireline, or your choice of beading thread

Beading Needles, Size 10 and/or 12

✔ 2 – Wire Guards (4.5x4mm)

✔ 2 – Jump or Split Rings

Clasp of choice


Jewelry Pliers

Bead Mat

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If you Like this Design...

While you’re here, check out the Half Nexus Bracelet tutorial, which combines Miyuki Tila, bugle, and seed beads!

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Also, check out the post called 10 Unique Ways to Use Bugle Beads in Jewelry.

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