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Dragons Flight Bracelet

Posted by on 5/8/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Dragons Flight Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Dragons Flight Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 - 8 ½ inch length of Antique Silver-Plated 7x5.5mm Cable Chain 
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
37 – Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
39 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm 20 Gauge Jump Rings
9 – Antique Silver-Plated 8mm Bicone Metal Beads
9 – Antique Silver-Plated 4x10mm Diamond Metal Beads
9 – Sodalite 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
10 – Black Diamond AB 8mm Glass Crystal Bicones

Step One - Create the Drops

DrFB1Sodalite 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop (9) - Add 1 – Sodalite 6mm Semiprecious Round to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra. Repeat 8 times.


drfb2Black Diamond AB Crystal Bicone Drop (10) - Add 1 – Black Diamond AB 8mm Crystal Bicone to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra. Repeat 9 times.


drfb3Antique Silver-Plated 8mm Bicone Drop (9) - Add 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 8mm Bicone Metal Bead to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra. Repeat 8 times.


drfb4Antique Silver-Plated 4x10mm Diamond Drop (9) - Add 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 4x10mm Diamond Metal Bead to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra. Repeat 8 times.



Step Two - Assemble the Bracelet

1. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of the lobster clasp and the end link of the chain.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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2. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 – Sodalite 6mm Semiprecious Round Drop and the next link in the chain.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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3. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 8mm Bicone Drop and the next link in the chain.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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4. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 – Black Diamond AB 8mm Crystal Bicone Drop and the next link in the chain.  Close the Jump Ring.    
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5. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 4x10mm Diamond Drop and the next link in the chain.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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6. Repeat the pattern in Steps 2-5 EIGHT times to add the additional drops.  Use the next link in the chain for each of the new drops.

7. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add the 1 – Black Diamond AB 8mm Crystal Bicone Drop and the last link of chain.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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You are finished!  This pattern makes a bracelet that is adjustable up to 8 1/2 inches long.

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We hope you enjoyed this beading project!  For more beads and supplies please shop on our website at www.Bead3.com.

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