Right Angle Weave Clasp - Option 2

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Use round Swarovski Elements crystal beads and size 11 seed beads to create a button-like closure for your right angle weave piece.
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Step 1

Once you have completed your right angle weave piece, weave back down and around in a figure 8 pattern and exit your needle through the horizontal bead second from the top.

Step 2

String three size 11 seed beads in a coordinating color.

Step 3

Stringing one 4mm bicone crystal bead and 15 size 11 seed beads. The loop may vary depending on the size of your bead on the opposite side of the clasp.

Step 4

Go back through the 4mm bicone and the first three seed beads.

Step 5

Go through bead A (orange).

Step 6

Go up through bead D (green). Continue going through beads C (yellow), B (green), A (orange), and D (green) several times to secure your end. Exit your thread through bead D.

Step 7

Cut the thread. Clean up the ends using a Perfect End Thread Burner. Burn, or melt, the end of your thread until the end is no longer visible.

Step 8

One loop is finished. To begin your second loop, go through a side bead and weave around in a figure 8 pattern to secure the end of the thread. Exit your needle through the horizontal bead second from the bottom.

Step 9

String three size 11 seed beads in a coordinating color.

Step 10

Stringing one 4mm bicone crystal bead and 15 size 11 seed beads.

Step 11

Go back through the 4mm bicone and the first three seed beads.

Step 12

Go through bead A (orange).

Step 13

Go down through bead D (green). Continue going through beads C (yellow), B (green), A (orange), and D (green) several times to secure your end. Exit your thread through bead D.

Step 14

Cut your thread.

Step 15

Clean up the ends of your thread, using a Perfect End Thread Burner. Burn, or melt, the end of your thread until the end is no longer visible.

Step 16

Both loops are complete. The number of loops may vary depending on the width of your right angle weave piece.

Step 17

To begin the other side of your clasp, go through a side bead and weave around in a figure 8 pattern to secure the end of the thread. Exit your needle through the horizontal bead second from the top.

Step 18

String five size 11 seed beads.

Step 19

String one 6mm round crystal and one seed bead.

Step 20

Go back through the 6mm crystal.

Step 21

Go back through the five seed beads.

Step 22

Go through bead A (orange).

Step 23

Go up through bead D (green). Continue going through beads C (yellow), B (green), A (orange), and D (green) several times to secure your end. Exit your thread through bead D.

Step 24

Cut your thread. Clean up the ends of your thread, using a Perfect End Thread Burner. Burn, or melt, the end of your thread until the end is no longer visible.

Step 25

To begin your second loop, go through a side bead and weave around in a figure 8 pattern to secure the end of the thread. Exit your needle through the horizontal bead second from the bottom.

Step 26

String five size 11 seed beads.

Step 27

String one 6mm round crystal and one seed bead.

Step 28

Go back through the 6mm crystal.

Step 29

Go back through the 5 seed beads.

Step 30

Go through bead A (orange).

Step 31

Go down through bead D (green). Continue going through beads C (yellow), B (green), A (orange), and D (green) several times to secure your end. Exit your thread through bead D.

Step 32

Cut your thread. Clean up the ends of your thread, using a Perfect End Thread Burner. Burn, or melt, the end of your thread until the end is no longer visible.

Step 33

Congratulations, you have added a bead and loop clasp to your right angle weave piece!

     

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