Mirror Image Bracelet by Shanna Steele

Use two-needle right-angle weave and netting techniques to create Shanna Steele’s Mirror Image Bracelet, a reversible, double-layered bracelet made of Honeycomb beads and Japanese seed beads.


Mirror Image Bracelet

Techniques:
Two-needle right-angle weave
Netting

Project level: Intermediate

Materials list:
15 g metallic gold iris size 8° seed beads (A)
8 g metallic gold iris size 6° seed beads (B)
27 bordeaux pastel 6mm 2-hole Honeycomb beads (C)
38 petrol pastel 6mm 2-hole Honeycomb beads (D)
38 olivine pastel 6mm 2-hole Honeycomb beads (E)
27 matte metallic antique brass 6mm 2-hole Honeycomb beads (F)
1 antiqued gold 17mm toggle clasp
Black 6 lb WildFire thermally bonded beading thread

Tools:
Scissors
2 size 12 beading needles

Finished size: 7″

Tips:

  • A and D will always mirror each other on reverse sides of the bracelet. B and C will always mirror each other on reverse sides of the bracelet.
  • Lay the stringing sequence of Honeycomb beads in each link on your work surface before you stitch so you can easily see the pattern.

SHANNA STEELE is a self-taught jewelry designer who worked for many years as an instructional designer and purchasing/product manager in the bead and jewelry-supply industry. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with her husband, their toddler and two dogs, and a room full of beads. To see more of Shanna’s designs and purchase PDF instructions and kits of some of her favorite projects, visit www.steelemagnoliadesigns.com.


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