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Moonlight Desire Beaded Bracelet Free Pattern

Posted by on 11/13/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Moonlight Desire Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Moonlight Desire Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
10 inches of 0.35mm Silver-Colored Buddy Braids
1 – Silver-Plated 6x4mm Strong Magnetic Clasp
2 – Silver-Plated Crimp Beads
2 – Silver-Plated Crimp Bead Covers
6 – Silver-Plated 10mm Decorative Bead Caps
2 – Silver-Plated 10x9mm Diamond Shaped Beads
10 – Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle Beads
6 – Ruby Red 8x5mm Crystal Rondelles
6 – Black 11x7mm Crystal Teardrops
3 – Black Onyx 8mm Semiprecious Rounds

Create Bracelet

1. Start the bracelet by taking a crimp bead and string it onto one end of the Buddy Braids about a ½” from the end. 

2. Take the clasp and string it onto the same end of the Buddy Braids the crimp bead is on.

3. Take your Buddy Braids and string it back through the crimp bead.  See Illustration 1.

MODEB1
Illustration 1

4. Take a pair of Crimping Pliers and squeeze the crimp bead until you cannot pull the Buddy Braids back through.  Do not trim the excess; simply string the beads on both ends of the Buddy Braids.

5. Add a Silver-Plated Crimp Bead Cover by placing it over the crimp bead and squeezing it closed.  See Illustration 2.

MODEB2
Illustration 2

6. Thread the following:

a. 1 – Black 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop (small side first), 1 – Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Ruby Red 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 10mm Decorative Bead Cap, 1 – Black Onyx 8mm Round, 1 – Silver-Plated 10mm Decorative Bead Cap, 1 – Ruby Red 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Black 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop, (large side first), 1 – Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 10x9mm Diamond Shaped Bead, and 1 – Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle.

b. Repeat pattern in Step (a.) ONE time.

c. 1 – Black 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop (small side first), 1 – Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Ruby Red 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 10mm Decorative Bead Cap, 1 – Black Onyx 8mm Round, 1 – Silver-Plated 10mm Decorative Bead Cap, 1 – Ruby Red 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 – Black 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop, (large side first).

7. Add a crimp bead and the other side of your magnetic clasp.

8. Take your Buddy Braids and string back through the crimp bead.  String the Buddy Braids through the last Black Crystal Teardrop you added.  Pull the Buddy Braids tight making the jump ring close to the crimp bead.  See Illustration 3.  While holding the Buddy Braids use your pliers and squeeze the crimp bead so the Buddy Braids will not pull out.  Trim the extra Buddy Braids.

MODEB3
Illustration 3

9. Add your crimp cover by placing it over your crimp bead and squeezing it closed.  See Illustration 4.

MODEB4
Illustration 4

You’re done!!  These directions make a bracelet that is approximately 8 inches long.  If you need to change the length just add or subtract beads.  You can use this pattern with any color beads you wish!!

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