Wild Sage Bracelet by Debora Hodoyer

Combine a variation of right-angle weave with Arcos par Puca beads, DiamonDuos, O beads, and fire-polished rounds to create Debora Hodoyer’s Wild Sage Bracelet, evocative of sage blossoms. Find it today in the April/May 2018 issue of Beadwork Magazine.


Wild Sage Bracelet by Debora Hodoyer

Wild Sage Bracelet by Debora Hodoyer

Techniques:
Right-angle weave variation
Circular netting variation

Project level: Intermediate

Materials list:
1 g white lila vega luster size 15° Japanese seed beads (A)
2 g gray opaque size 11° Japanese seed beads (B)
2 g chalk white lilac vega luster 3.8×1mm O beads (C)
16 matte silver 8×5mm 2-hole DiamonDuos (D)
18 white shimmer 10×5mm 3-hole Arcos par Puca beads (E)
18 rose water opal 4mm crystal bicones (F)
8 chalk lila luster 3mm fire-polished rounds (G)
26 chalk lila luster 4mm fire-polished rounds (H)
10 white lila vega luster 6mm fire-polished rounds (J)
1 gold 16mm toggle clasp
4 gold 4mm jump rings
Purple size D S-Lon beading thread

Tools:
Scissors
Size 12 beading needle
2 pairs of chain- or flat-nose pliers

Finished size: 7 1/8″

Tip:
Use a comfortable length of thread to start the bracelet to avoid fraying and because you’ll need to add some new thread during the beadwork.

Alternate Colorways:

Wild Sage Bracelet by Debora Hodoyer

Wild Sage Bracelet by Debora Hodoyer

GREEN
1 g matte pale seafoam opaque size 15° seed beads (A)
2 g dark cream opaque size 11° seed beads (B)
2 g jade opaque 3.8×1mm O beads (C)
16 chalk white champagne luster 5×8mm 2-hole DiamonDuos (D)
18 brass gold 5×10mm 3-hole Arcos par Puca beads (E)
18 peridot AB 4mm crystal bicones (F)
8 matte metallic Aztec gold 3mm fire-polished rounds (G)
26 opaque olive Picasso 4mm fire-polished rounds (H)
10 matte metallic Aztec gold 6mm fire-polished rounds (J)
1 gold 16mm toggle clasp
4 gold 4mm jump rings
Brown size D S-Lon beading thread

BLUE/GOLD/PURPLE
1 g dyed semi-frost shale opaque size 15° Japanese seed beads (A)
2 g matte dyed wine opaque size 11° Japanese seed beads (B)
2 g matte white vitrail 3.8×1mm O beads (C)
16 white lumi blue 8×5mm 2-hole DiamonDuos (D)
18 brass gold 10×5mm 3-hole Arcos par Puca beads (E)
18 purple velvet 4mm crystal bicones (F)
8 chalk blue luster 3mm fire-polished rounds (G)
26 metallic lila 4mm fire-polished rounds (H)
10 blue turquoise 6mm fire-polished rounds (J)
1 gold 16mm toggle clasp
4 gold 4mm jump rings
Purple size D S-Lon beading thread

DEBORA HODOYER is an art lover, a musician, and a traveler who was born and raised in Sardinia, Italy. She fell in love with beads and developed her own style over time, trying to combine ancient traditions with hints of modern style. Visit www.crownofstones.etsy.com.


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