Meandering Magatama Bracelet

Take the path less traveled with this stunning bracelet inspired by the natural world. Like the route taken by a babbling brook, or the trail that weaves its way through the forest, the Meandering Magatama Bracelet traces the most beautiful route around your wrist. Depending on the colors, finishes, and style of button you choose it can have a soft floral appeal, an out of this world style, or an abstract and modern vibe. 8mm Swarovski Crystal Pearls line the center of this bracelet while Miyuki 11/0 seed beads and Magatamas (MA4) do a fantastic job of snaking and weaving gently back and forth. Be sure to check out our colorways below or dream up a few of your own. Let the adventure begin!

Materials:
MA4-401FR: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Matte Black AB - 1 tube
11-2027: Miyuki 11/0 Matte Opaque Dusty Mauve Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0854: Swarovski 8mm Iridescent Dk Blue Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-002-C: 15mm Copper Flower of Life Button - 1 piece
WF008-BK: Wildfire .008 Black
193-201: Big Eye Needle


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Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

1. Begin with about 5ft of Wildfire thread. Add five 11/0 seed beads.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

2. String through the shank of the button.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

3. Add four more 11/0 seed beads.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

4. With four 11/0s on each side of the button, pass down through the remaining 11/0 to form a loop.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

5. Make an overhand knot.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

6. Make a second overhand knot in the opposite direction to form a square knot. Pull tight to secure.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

7. Beginning with an 11/0, add four alternating 11/0 and Magatama (MA4) beads. Add two more 11/0 beads after the last Magatama.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

8. Add one 8mm Swarovski Crystal Pearl. Turn and go back through all the beads added in step 7.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

9. Pull to secure, the 11/0s and MA4s should hug the outside edge of the pearl.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

10. Add another set of seed beads (as shown in step 7) and one 8mm pearl.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

11. Going from right to left, loop back through the last 11/0 from the previous set, anchoring the two sections together.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

12. Pass back through all the 11/0s and MA4s added in step 10.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

13. Pull to secure. There should be minimal thread showing between sections.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

14. Add another set of beads as shown in step 10. Going from left to right, loop back through the last 11/0 from the previous section.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

15. Pass back through the most recently added 11/0s and MA4s.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

16. Continue in this way until desired length is reached. A bracelet with 16 pearls will be about 7.25 inches when clasped.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

17. String on enough 11/0s to fit around the selected button (approximately 25-30).

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

18. Make a loop by going back through the last 11/0 from the previous section.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

19. Pull to secure.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

20. Go back down through the center of the bracelet passing through only the pearls and connecting 11/0 beads.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

21. Be sure to follow the same path as the thread already in place.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

22. Continue down the length of the bracelet in this way.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

23. When the end of the bracelet is reached, exit out of the last pearl.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

24. Turn and go back into the nearest loop of 11/0s and MA4s.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

25. Knot the tail around the existing thread and next to a MA4 bead.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

26. Trim off excess thread.

Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

27. Sew in and trim any other thread tails in the same way.


Atlantic
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Atlantic

Materials:
MA4-401FR: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Matte Black AB - 1 tube
11-2027: Miyuki 11/0 Matte Opaque Dusty Mauve Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0854: Swarovski 8mm Iridescent Dk Blue Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-002-C: 15mm Copper Flower of Life Button - 1 piece
WF008-BK: Wildfire .008 Black
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Caspian
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Caspian

Materials:
MA4-2136: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Tr Lt Gray AB - 1 tube
11-2030: Miyuki 11/0 Matte Met Steel Blue Luster Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0836: Swarovski 8mm Jade Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-013-S: 16mm Silver Celtic Knot Button - 1 piece
WF008-GR: Wildfire .008 Grey
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Havasu
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Havasu

Materials:
MA4-6: Miyuki 4mm Magatama S/L Yellow - 1 tube
11-2405F: Miyuki 11/0 Matte Tr Teal Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0853: Swarovski 8mm Iridescent Purple Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-004-G: 17mm Gold Dragonfly Button - 1 piece
WF008-BK: Wildfire .008 Black
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Ionian
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Ionian

Materials:
MA4-971: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Copper Lined Pale Amber - 1 tube
11-199: Miyuki 11/0 24kt Gold Iris Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0848: Swarovski 8mm Iridescent Green Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-016-G: 17mm Gold Earth Button - 1 piece
WF008-G: Wildfire .008 Green
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Labrador
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Labrador

Materials:
MA4-974: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Copper Lined Pale Grey - 1 tube
11-4207: Miyuki 11/0 Duracoat Galvanized Pink Blush Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0813: Swarovski 8mm Dark Grey Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-002-C: 15mm Flower of Life Button - 1 piece
WF008-BK: Wildfire .008 Black
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Niagra
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Niagra

Materials:
MA4-953: Miyuki 4mm Magatama 24kt Gold Lined Lt Aqua - 1 tube
11-193F: Miyuki 11/0 Matte 24kt Lt Gold Plated Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0833: Swarovski 8mm Vintage Gold Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-003-G: 16mm Gold Sand Dollar Button - 1 piece
WF008-GR: Wildfire .008 Grey
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Pacific
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Pacific

Materials:
MA4-F31: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Mint Green Lined Sapphire - 1 tube
11-412FR: Miyuki 11/0 Matte Opaque Turquoise Green AB - 1 tube
29-0835: Swarovski 8mm Ivory Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-003-S: 16mm Silver Sand Dollar Button - 1 piece
WF008-FR: Wildfire .008 Frost
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Sebago
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Sebago

Materials:
MA4-2035: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Matte Met Khaki Iris - 1 tube
11-2031: Miyuki 11/0 Matte Met Sage Green Luster Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0802: Swarovski 8mm Bordeaux Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-005-C: 17mm Copper Czech Flower Button - 1 piece
WF008-G: Wildfire .008 Green
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Venice
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Venice

Materials:
MA4-2157: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Tr Lilac AB - 1 tube
11-4278: Miyuki 11/0 Duracoat S/L Dyed Orchid Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0830: Swarovski 8mm White Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-001-S: 16mm Silver Apple Blossom Button - 1 piece
WF008-FR: Wildfire .008 Frost
193-201: Big Eye Needle


Komodo
Meandering Magatama Bracelet Komodo

Materials:
MA4-978: Miyuki 4mm Magatama Copper Lined Pale Amethyst - 1 tube
11-4212F: Miyuki 11/0 Duracoat Galv. Matte Dk Berry Seed Bead - 1 tube
29-0826: Swarovski 8mm Powder Rose Crystal Pearl - 16 pieces
194-001-C: 16mm Copper Apple Blossom Button - 1 piece
WF008-FR: Wildfire .008 Frost
193-201: Big Eye Needle