Free SuperDuo Spiral Bracelet Tutorial

Many of you liked this simply elegant spiral bracelet made from SuperDuos , so as we promised we are releasing the free instructions for all of you to enjoy.

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What you need:

2 tubes of one SuperDuo color

2 tubes of second SuperDuo color

1 magnetic clasp

Fireline #6 or #8

Beading Needles #12

In our samples we used:

Sample 1: Superduo Beige Luster Picasso , Superduo Bronze

Sample 2: Superduo Steal Blue Pearl, Superduo Antique Gold Metallic

What you do:

1.Step One

On about 2 ½ to 3 arm spans of Fireline, thread a #12 needle on one end.  String on 6 SuperDuos. If using two colors alternate them. Make sure you leave at least 8 to 12 inches tail for adding the clasp. You can use a stop bead if you need to.

2.Step Two (2)

Make a circle, by either tying a knot or going back through the beads again to form a circle. Go through the beads at least 3 times. Pull tight. Head around to bead opposite the tail. Make sure that you finish opposite the tale (so you are working away from the tail)

3.Step Three

 

Take your needle and go up through the second hole in the superduo, making sure to go counter clockwise. You will continue to work counter clockwise by picking up the color of the bead you are going into: example – pick up one color and go into same color, pick up second color and go into the same second color.

4.Step Four

Continue in this manner until you have about 3 or 4 rows.

5.Step Six (1)

Then pull it tight and up into a round spiral shape. You can put your finger in the middle and use it to help pull the beads up. Keeping your tension tight continue adding beads for the length needed for your bracelet.

To finish: after doing a full round all six colors or six beads, go into the second super duo hole, this time going clockwise. Go back through all the top holes twice pulling the ends together like the beginning. Add clasp. The one I liked the most with this design is the 11mm Gold Magnetic Disc Clasp offered by Eureka Crystal Beads, but you may use any of their Magnetic Clasps.

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TIP: I usually use the remaining thread and go back through the bracelet again until I run out of thread. Cut the remaining thread.

You aren’t limited to six beads. The more beads, the thicker the bracelet.

If you have any questions e-mail me Michelle directly at:  Jumpingking.mk@gmail.com

 

27 Comments Add yours

  1. Sherry says:

    This bracelet is very LOVELY! Thank you so much for the pattern.

  2. Barbara says:

    love this tutorial and your instructions looks easy. Thanks for shareing can’t wait to try.

    1. Thank you Barbara enjoy! Share your photos when you’re done!

  3. Betsy Zahn says:

    Just discovered this bog. I love it! So useful for a weaver like myself!!

  4. MAriaM says:

    Amazing bracelet!! Thanks very much.
    MariaM

  5. Tina says:

    Looks great. Will try to make a similar bracelet. Thanks for the pattern.

  6. Dalia malkis says:

    Thanks very much.
    Amazing bracele.

  7. DUMAS Nicole says:

    très beau bracelet ! merci beaucoupe pour le tuto

  8. Celeste Landestoy says:

    Gracias

  9. OMG: Awesome Bracelet, THANK YOU for Sharing….. 🙂

    1. Glad you liked it. Check our website http://www.eurekacrystalbeads.com for other great and free patterns. Register to be the first one to know about the new ones.

  10. Flo Hendry says:

    This is beautiful and would work with the mini duos as well. How many grams of MiniDuos would be needed for a necklace? I love Russian spiral necklaces and think this would be a nice alternative to seed beads.

    1. Hi Flo, we are not quite sure how many, but we agree with you that this would be a nice alternative to seed beeds.

  11. Carolyn says:

    If using two colors, do you need 2 tubes (25 grams ea) of both colors? Excited to make this. Thanks!

    1. If you are using two colors you you have to buy one package of each color to complete a bracelet. You may also consider a mix. One package is enough for one bracelet.

  12. Stefanie Agostino-Torreele says:

    Great tuto, thank you very much!
    Can I make it thinner by starting with fewer super duos too?

    1. Of course, it is a free-style pattern, you can make it thinner or wider. We are glad you like it.

  13. Jana says:

    I’m looking & looking for the Lux Bracelet Tutorial. I can’t find it. HELP!

    1. Please go to our blog, at the top of the page click on TUTORIALS and scroll down to Lux Bracelet. https://eurekacrystalbeads.wordpress.com/tutorials/
      Bead your heart out…Eureka

  14. Sandra Exford says:

    Hi I love this bracelet so beautiful is a video for this bracelet.

    1. Glad You like it. Sorry a video is not available.

  15. Jeanne Mullay says:

    do you have any tutorials that you show being physically done? I find it hard to read instructions, whereas if I see them being done my visual capability kicks in and I can understand. Thank you.

    1. sorry not yet, but we are working on it, soon we will have you tube videos showing how to make and complete our jewelry products, we will let you know

  16. Sandy says:

    Hi Michelle,
    This bracelet is beautiful.
    I am interested in finding the pattern for one where the beads are turned sideways instead of up and down. I’ve searched but can’t find it anywhere. Is it possible you may know how to start one like this? I’ve seen a few on Pinterest but there never is a pattern.

    1. We don’t currently have a pattern for what you’re requesting Sandy, but I’ll add it to my to-do list to see about coming up with something 🙂 -Leah

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