Monday, 13 May 2013

Birthstone Bracelet

Made as a present for a September birthday


Materials

Lobster Clasp
Extension chain
2 x 2mm silver crimp beads
Approx 10" beading wire
20 x 4mm smooth silver beads
8 x 6mm white glass pearls
8 x 6mm sapphire blue bicone crystals
2 x 5mm silver rondelle spacer beads
Small silver charm - e.g. gothic style cross

Cut a 10" length of beading wire
Attach a crimp and the clasp to one end, looping the beading wire back through the crimp.

Thread the beads in the following order:

2 x 4mm silver beads
*
1 x 6mm pearl
1 x 4mm silver bead
1 x 6mm bicone
1 x 4mm silver bead
*
Repeat * to * twice more

1 x 6mm pearl
1 x 4mm silver bead
1 x 6mm bicone
1 x 4mm silver bead
1 x 5mm rondelle
1 x silver charm
1 x 5mm rondelle
1 x 4mm silver bead

*
1 x 6mm bicone
1 x 4mm silver bead
1 x 6mm pearl
1 x 4mm silver bead
*

Repeat * to *  three times more

1 x 4mm silver bead

Attach a crimp and the extension chain to the end, looping the beading wire back through the crimp.

Trim away any excess beading wire.




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