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Free Magatama Seed Bead Weaving Patterns (8/10/2012)

2012 August 10

Long Magatama Christmas Tree Earrings

Long Magatama Christmas Tree Earrings

Torque Story: Installment #2 of I Might Make That! Monday


I like that pattern — you can’t have too many patterns for “odd” seed bead shapes like long magatamas — and can’t help but seeing pine cones (think upside-down and brown beads instead of green).  Right now, my medium of choice is beadweaving, but I am expanding into kumihimo, an ancient Japanese braiding technique.

Patrick Duggan Jewellery Designs: The Cellini finished


I included long magatamas in this weave and they have a pointed edge. When I started my internal voices BEADS PERLES INTERVIEW.

Tiny Flowers from Long Magatamas

Tiny Flowers from Long Magatamas

Tiny Flowers With Long Magatama 4×7 m/m Beads


Tiny Flowers With Long Magatama 4×7 m/m Beads. I’ve been having lots of fun playing around with these Miyuki Long Magatama 4/7 m/m beads! While I was designing my pinecone I kept looking at the first couple rows and

Pixybug Designs by Stephanie and Chris Haussler: Bead Soup


I give Shirley HUGE kudos for making a Cellini Spiral using the long Magatamas. Defeat, thy name is Magatama. Debbie Price, Green Shoot Jewellery Designs Shelby Foxwell, Sundown Bead Designs Rhetoric

Long Magatama Spiral Earrings

Long Magatama Spiral Earrings

BeadsForever: Long Magatamas – Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em


Recently a group of brave beaders were challenged by The Beadsmith company to design jewelry pieces with Long Magatama beads (LMAs for short). These beads are intriguing because of their unique shape and the fact

Long Magatama Branch Necklace | Caravan Beads Blog


Japanese Beading Needles C-lon Beading Thread (Burgundy) 2 Tubes of Long Magatamas (LMA-134F) 1 Tube of 11/0 Miyuki Seed Beads (11-641) 1 Tube of 15/0 Miyuki Seed Beads (15-460) 3mm Copper Heishi Copper S Clasp. Step 1 – Tie your thread securely around one end of the clasp. Add one 15/0 seed bead and three 11/0 seed beads (repeat pattern) until desired length is reached. Finish with one 15/0 seed bead, and knot around the other end of the

Long Magatama Necklace

Long Magatama Necklace

Long Magatama Necklace | Caravan Beads Blog


Long Magatama Necklace. Posted on November 19, 2009 by Our full-page ad in the December 2009/January 2010 issue of Beadwork included a bracelet made with Miyuki’s new long magatama beads. Since the ad

Sumptuous Seed Beads & Their Crazy Cousins | Behind the Blue Door


Just like grains of sand, seed beads may not look like much individually, but when you combine them together, you can create some incredible designs! Here are a few cool seed bead shapes we love: Long Magatama

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