Oculi Cuff by Marie New

Use Demi Round seed beads and 3mm melon rounds to create Marie New’s Oculi Cuff, a lacy bracelet inspired by the oculus of a dome in classic architecture. Find it today in the April/May 2018 issue of Beadwork magazine!

Oculi Cuff

Oculi Cuff

Circular netting

Project level: Intermediate

Materials list:
2 g inside-color jonquil hyacinth-lined size 15° Japanese seed beads (A)
2 g transparent cranberry gold luster size 11° Japanese seed beads (B)
2 g marbled avocado/pink opaque size 8° Japanese seed beads (C)
6 g higher metallic iris violet size 8° Demi Round seed beads (D)
90 Pacifica elderberry 3mm pressed-glass melon rounds (E)
30 ultra green luster opaque 6mm pressed-glass rounds (F)
1 gunmetal 25×10mm 4-strand tube clasp
Smoke 4 lb FireLine braided beading thread

Size 12 beading needle

Finished size: 7 1/4″

Working with loose tension throughout the entire project will help the beads lay flat.

MARIE NEW is a United Kingdom–based textile teacher, an award-winning beadwork designer, and a Starman TrendSetter. She loves experimenting with colors and texture. Contact Marie at www.maztexdesigns.co.uk.

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