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Crystal Galaxy Bracelet Free Pattern

Posted by on 2/15/2015 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Create the Drops

Crystal Galaxy Free Pattern #2Decorative Tube Drop (9) - Add 1 – Gunmetal 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Gunmetal 9x5mm Decorative Tube, and 1 - Gunmetal 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the beads.  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.

  

Crystal Galaxy Free Pattern #3Decorative Disc Drop (9) - Add 1 - Gunmetal 6x4mm Decorative Disc, 1 - Gunmetal 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 - Gunmetal 6x4mm Decorative Disc 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.

 

Crystal Galaxy Free Pattern #4Cosmic AB Rondelle Drop (20) - Add 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle 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 19 times.

 

Create the Bracelet

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

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2. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 1 and one Cosmic AB Rondelle Drop.  Close the Jump Ring.

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3. Open one 5mm Jump Ring and add the 8mm Jump Ring you added in Step 2 and one Decorative Tube Drop.  Close the Jump Ring.

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4. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 3 and one Cosmic AB Rondelle Drop.  Close the Jump Ring. 

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5. Open one 5mm Jump Ring and add the 8mm Jump Ring you added in Step 4 and one Decorative Disc.  Close the Jump Ring.

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6. Repeat the pattern in Steps 1-5 EIGHT times to add the additional drops.  Use the jump ring from the previous set as you add the drops.


7. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the last 5mm Jump Ring on the bracelet and one Cosmic AB Rondelle Drop.  Close the Jump Ring.

8. Open one 5mm Jump Ring and add the 8mm Jump Ring you added in Step 7.  Close the Jump Ring.

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9.  Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 8.  Close the Jump Ring.

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10. Open one 5mm Jump Ring and add the 8mm Jump Ring you added in Step 9.  Close the Jump Ring.


11. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 10.  Close the Jump Ring.

 

12. Open one 5mm Jump Ring and add the 8mm Jump Ring you added in Step 11.  Close the Jump Ring.


13. Open one 8mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 12 and one Cosmic AB Rondelle Drop.  Close the Jump Ring.

Crystal Galaxy Bracelet Free Pattern #13 

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


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1 Comments

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Date: 2/18/2015
Perfect could not have come at a better time! Was browsing the web for a fun bracelet idea just this morning. I am headed out for supplies. Thanks

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