Video length – 11.38 minutes
Explanation of materials – 1.15 minutes
Demonstration starts – 3.15
Equipment – Prumihimo Disk, 50g weight (optional)
2.4m Satin cord/Rattail, 2mm – cut into 4 equal lengths of 60cm
2.6m S-Lon/C-Lon beading cord, 0.5mm/Tex 210/#18 – cut into 2 lengths of 60cm and 2 lengths of 70cm
14-20 Mushroom beads, either large or small
15-21 size 8 seed beads
Clasp – bullet-style magnetic clasps are used in these examples
Mushroom Bead Bracelet Tutorial
This is a great techniue because it is so quick to make up and is very economical in its use of materials. All sorts of other beads can be used instead of mushroom beads, so once the technique has been mastered you can have great fun experimenting with other effects.
This is a close up of where the beads need to be positioned.
The bracelet can be finished using either a glue-on clasp or by using wire to attach a cone and clasp. Check out these two videos to learn the method,
Finishing your braid: the glued method
Finishing your braid: the wired method
This bracelet is made on the Prumihimo disk, which is a patented product. It is protected in the EU by Design Protection 003025071 and in the US by pending Design Patent 29/557,791
Prumihimo disks can be purchased from the shop on this website and can be shipped internationally.
Prumihimo disk, 2 disk package