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Onyx and Hematite Beauty Bracelet

Posted by on 12/27/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Onyx and Hematite Beauty Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Onyx and Hematite Beauty Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
2 - 18 inch Lengths of Gold-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids 
1 – Gold-Plated 18x21mm 2-Strand Oval Toggle Clasp
4 – Gold-Plated Crimp Beads
4 – Gold-Plated 3mm Crimp Covers
44 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelles
44 - Smokey Quartz AB 4x3mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
22 – Hematite 4mm Rounds
10 – Black Onyx 8mm Semiprecious Rounds

Create Bracelet

1. String one crimp bead and one loop of the oval side of the toggle clasp on one length of the Buddy Braids about a ½” from the end.  

2. String the Buddy Braids back through the crimp bead and squeeze the crimp bead closed.  Do not trim the excess; simply string the beads on both ends of the Buddy Braids.  

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3. String another crimp bead and the other loop of the oval side of the toggle clasp to the other length of Buddy Braids about ½” from the end.

4. String the Buddy Braids back through the crimp bead and squeeze the crimp bead closed.  Do not trim the excess; simply string the beads on both ends of the Buddy Braids.  

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5. Add a crimp covers over the crimp beads and squeeze them closed.

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6. Thread 1 - Smokey Quartz AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - Hematite 4mm Round, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Smokey Quartz 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle to one length of the Buddy Braids.

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7. Thread 1 - Smokey Quartz AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - Hematite 4mm Round, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Smokey Quartz 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle to the other length of the Buddy Braids.

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8. Take ONE end of the Buddy Braids and add 1 – Black Onyx 8mm Semiprecious Round.  Take the other end of the Buddy Braids and thread it through the other side of the same bead.  

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9. Pull the Buddy Braids snug making sure your Black Onyx 8mm Semiprecious Round is centered.

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10. Take ONE length of Buddy Braids and thread 1 - Smokey Quartz AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - Hematite 4mm Round, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Smokey Quartz 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle.  Take the other length and thread the same beads you just threaded.  

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11. Take ONE end of the Buddy Braids and add 1 – Black Onyx 8mm Semiprecious Round.  Take the other end of the Buddy Braids and thread it through the other side of the same bead.  Pull the Buddy Braids snug making sure your Black Onyx 8mm Semiprecious Round is centered.

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12. Repeat Steps 10 and 11 eight times.

13. Take ONE length of Buddy Braids and thread 1 - Smokey Quartz AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - Hematite 4mm Round, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Smokey Quartz 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle.  Take the other length and thread the same beads you just threaded.  

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14. Take one length of Buddy Braids and add one crimp bead.  Thread that length of Buddy Braids through one loop of the bar side of the toggle clasp.  String the Buddy Braids back through the crimp bead and several of the last beads you added.  Pull the Buddy Braids tight making sure all the beads are snug.  See below.  While holding the Buddy Braids use your pliers and squeeze the crimp bead so the Buddy Braids will not pull out.  

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15. Repeat Step 15 for the other length of Buddy Braids.

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16. Trim the excess Buddy Braids as close to the beads as you can.

17. Add your crimp covers by placing them over your crimp beads and squeezing it closed.  

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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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