How to Make Shamballa Bracelets

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Hand tied with semi precious stones Hand tied with semi-precious stones

I had a really good response to this post on some shamballa bracelets I made.  So I thought I would do a how to post to show how they are made.

If you like this bracelet, you can win it now in my current giveaway!  Also keep an eye out for similar items in my shop soon…

Supplies Supplies

You will need:

  • 9-11 beads size 8-12mm
  • 2 smaller beads (6-8mm)
  • 30cm nylon thread, 0.8mm thick
  • 1m plus 60cm nylon thread, 1.2mm thick

Check you can thread the beads onto the thin thread before you begin!

The bracelet is made by tying a series of “square” knots around the central thread.  To begin, tie a knot at the end of the short, thin thread around a safety pin and pin it to something like a cushion to hold it in place.  This is the central thread.


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