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Falling Leaves Beaded Bracelet

Posted by on 3/8/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Falling Leaves Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Falling Leaves Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 - Antique Silver 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pin
6 - Antique Silver-Plated Eye Pins
15 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
1 - Antique Silver-Plated 11x28mm Single Leaf Connector
8 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
3 - Montana AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
4 - Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Rounds
8 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 4mm Semiprecious Rounds

Step One – Create Drop and Links

falb1Montana AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop (1) - Add 1 – Montana AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle to a ball pin.  Create a loop above the Rondelle.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the Rondelle.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) 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.  

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Montana AB 8x5mm Rondelle Link (2) - Add 1 – Montana AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle to an eye pin.  Create a 90º angle in the eye pin above the last bead you added.  Using a pair of round nose pliers hold the eye pin in the angle you created and wrap the eye pin around the pliers creating a loop.  Trim the excess eye pin next to the 90º angle you first created making a matching loop in the eye pin. Repeat 1 time.

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Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Link (4) - Add 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 4mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1x5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle and 1 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 4mm Semiprecious Round to an eye pin. Create a 90º angle in the eye pin above the last bead you added.  Using a pair of round nose pliers hold the eye pin in the angle you created and wrap the eye pin around the pliers creating a loop.  Trim the excess eye pin next to the 90º angle you first created making a matching loop in the eye pin. Repeat 3 times.


Step Two - Assemble the Bracelet

1. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of the lobster clasp and the loop of 1 - Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Link.  Close the jump ring.

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2. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Link from Step 1 and the loop of 1 – Montana AB 8x5mm Rondelle Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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3. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of Montana AB 8x5mm Rondelle Link from Step 2 and the loop of 1 - Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious  Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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4. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious  Link from Step 3 and the loop of 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 11x28mm Single Leaf Connector.  Close the jump ring.  

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5. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of Antique Silver-Plated 11x28mm Single Leaf Connector from Step 4 and the loop of 1 – Blue Goldstone8mm Semiprecious  Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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6. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious  Link from Step 5 and the loop of 1 – Montana AB 8x5mm Rondelle Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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7. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Montana AB 8x5mm Rondelle Link from Step 6 and the loop of 1 – Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious  Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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8. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring and add the other loop of the Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Link.  Close the jump ring.

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9. Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm jump ring from Step 8.  Close the jump ring.

10. Keep adding jump rings until you have a total of seven.

11. Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the last 5mm jump ring from Step 10 and the loop of the Montana AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop.  Close the jump ring.

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You are done!!   These instructions make a bracelet that is adjustable up to 8 1/2 inches long.

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