Siam Bracelet: 2 Row Flat Spiral Stitch

Well, you knew I would try it, right?

Two rows of flat spiral stitch.

Not bad after getting started.

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Supplies used:

  • 6mm Swarovski crystals in Siam
  • 8/0 seed beads in Siam
  • 11/0 seed beads in Siam
  • Sterling silver multi-strand clasp (center)
  • Fireline beading thread

I made the first row just as I made the multi-color crystal bracelet I told you about. When I got to the 2nd row, needed a bit of help. So watched a You Tube video. Auntie’s Beads again.

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Adding the clasp was easy.

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If you make this, make sure you start the 2nd row on the RIGHT END. I was three core beads in when I realized I hadn’t done so. The two beginning beads create a distinctive pattern. Line “those” up on both rows.

Here’s the You Tube video from Auntie’s Beads.

8 comments on “Siam Bracelet: 2 Row Flat Spiral Stitch

  1. Lisa says:

    Wow! That turned out gorgeous! Suffering a bad case of bead envy right now. We are in the middle of a remodel and my poor beads are packed away. Can’t wait to see what you try next….lol!

    • don_mae says:

      Thanks, Lisa. Hope it won’t be too long before you can get to your bead stash. I get antsy when I can’t craft.

  2. Grandma V says:

    Absolutely beautiful – I’ve got to try it. I’ll keep Annie’s
    Beads in my favorites so I can refer to the videos when I get organized to start. I love crystals and seed beads with a needle and thread. I always get in trouble with tangles like the gal on the video said to be careful about!!!! I find it helps me a lot to run the Fireline through wax (Thread Heaven)before starting. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Grandma V says:

    I meant “Auntie’s Beads”!!!

  4. Grandma V says:

    One last thing – where did you find your beautiful clasp used on this bracelet? I am always looking for a source with different multi strand clasps. Thanks for a reply.

    • don_mae says:

      Thanks much, Grandma V. You will LOVE this stitch. So easy!!

      I got that clasp at one of the Bead Fest shows a couple years ago. It was $12. More than I usually spend for a clasp but I liked it. Was saving it for something special. It works great for this bracelet.

  5. Desiree says:

    Beautiful bracelet! I’ve seen many bead variations in this stitch……..I like yours the best! I can’t seem to find all three sizes of beads in the same color……would you mind sharing where yours are from?

    • don_mae says:

      Hi Desiree, first, let me thank you for your kind comments on my work. Really appreciate it.

      I got the 6mm crystals on-line at Fire Mountain Gem and Beads. 8/0 seed beads at TooCuteBeads. 11/0 seed beads at Michaels. I bought them a couple years ago. Hope this helps.

      Thanks again.

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