An original bracelet design by Laura McCabe ©2010.
This unique bracelet design has taken its inspiration from the forms, intricacy and unfaltering presence of the Eiffel Tower and the genius architecture used in its construction.
Techniques: peyote stitch, herringbone stitch.
Skill level: intermediate to advanced
10-page pattern with full-colour step by step diagrams and written instructions
47ss or 48ss Swarovski dentelles (article 1200) or chatons (article 1028 or 1088), 5-7 stones (depending on the length
Aikos (must be Aikos for the rigidity of structure)
colour A (used in the base), 5g
colour B (used along edges of the base, 5g
Delicas (must be delica), 7g
15º Japanese seed beads
colour A (similar to Delica colour), 3g
colour B (similar to Aiko B colour), 3g
15º Japanese charlottes*, 1g
15º Czech charlottes, 2g
freshwater pearls** (4-8mm size), 20-24 pearls
25-26mm 4-loop slide clasp
* can be substituted with 13º Czech charlottes or 15º Japanese 3-cuts
** can be substituted with Swarovski pearls