Floty bracelet

Floty bracelet

Bracelets made using PRECIOSA Tee™ and PRECIOSA Pellet™ beads

The strung beads PRECIOSA Tee™ closely interlock and as such simplify the option of creating varied structures and of combining them with other beads from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™ brand. 

We would like to introduce the new Czech PRECIOSA Tee™ pressed bead. The axially symmetrical, flat "T" shaped bead with dimensions of 2 x 8 mm enables the application of all the available surface coatings. Thanks to its shape, PRECIOSA Tee™ is an excellent supplement to the PRECIOSA Pellet™ bead. Try the excellent universal utility of the this bead in different types of stringings, sewing techniques, crocheting and kumihimo and its easy combination with other Czech beads from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™ product brand.

Designer: Olga Haserodt


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Materials and tools:

PRECIOSA Tee™ (T) 40x floty PRECIOSA Tee
111 01 364; 2 x 8 mm; 02010/14413 ivory
111 01 364; 2 x 8 mm; 02010/15726 purple
111 01 364; 2 x 8 mm; 02010/14496 burgundy

PRECIOSA Pellet™ (P) 40x floty PRECIOSA Pellet
111 01 339; 4 x 6 mm; 00030/15726 purple
111 01 339; 4 x 6 mm; 63020 light blue
111 01 339; 4 x 6 mm; 02010/14464 light blue with a lustre

PRECIOSA Rocailles
331 19 001; 9/0 (R9); 3 g floty PRECIOSA rokajl 9 0
331 19 001; 11/0; (R11) 2 g floty PRECIOSA rokajl 11 0
a shade close to the used colors

floty pomucky

magnetic fastening; stringing material - 0.12 mm Fireline; stringing needle no. 12; scissors

Procedure:

Length of the bracelet: ca 18 cm / 7.1’’.

Step 1
Alternately string 1x P and 1x T four times onto ca 150 cm of Fireline and thread it through all the beads in the same direction one more time in order to create a circle and then tighten the entire stringing well (fig. no. 1).

fig. no. 1

floty nakres 1

Step 2
String 1x R9, 1x R11 and 1x R9, then thread the line through the nearest P from step 1 and repeat the procedure up to the end of the row. Thread the line through all of the R and 3x P once again and continue the stringing after the 3rd P (fig. no. 2).

fig. no. 2

floty nakres 2

Step 3
String 1x R9, 1x R11, 1x R9, 1x P, 1x R9, 1x R11 and 1x R9 and thread the line through the P where this step started once again, thread the line through the three added R and the added P and continue in the rest of the stringing (fig. no. 3).

fig. no. 3 

floty nakres 3

Step 4
String 1x T, 1x P, 1x T, 1x P, 1x T, 1x P and 1x T and thread the line through one P where the stringing of this row started once again (fig. no. 4).

fig. no. 4

floty nakres 4

Step 5
Repeat steps 2 - 4 until you reach the required length of the bracelet (5x).

Step 6
String 1x R9, 1x R11 and 1x R9, the magnetic fastener, 1x R9, 1x R11 and 1x R9 and thread the line through the nearest P where the stringing began and then thread the line through this row several times. Tighten the stringing well every time, secure it with a knot and thread the line once again through the nearest one R and cut off the line (fig. no. 5). Repeat this step on the second side of the bracelet.

fig. no. 5

floty nakres 6

floty 6afloty 6bfloty 6c

The "Floty" bracelet is finished! Olga Haserodt wishes you many hours of entertainment with beads and seed beads.

floty 6dfloty 6e

floty 1floty 2

floty 3