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Plum Breeze Beaded Bracelet Pattern

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

Plum Breeze Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Plum Breeze Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 – Antique Silver-Plated Head Pin
9 – Antique Silver-Plated Eye Pins
15 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings 
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 5x10mm Square Bead Caps
8 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Corrugated Bicone Metal Beads
4 - Metallic Purple 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
3 – Chalk White Terracotta Red 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
4 – Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Rounds
1 - Light Rose 12mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead

Step One – Create the Drop and Links

PLBRB1Chalk White Terracotta Red 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Drop (1) - Add 1 – Chalk White Terracotta Red 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead to a head pin.  Create a loop above the Rondelle.  Make a 90° bend in head pin above the Rondelle.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the head pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around head pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  

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Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Link (4) - Add 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Corrugated Bicone, 1 – Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Round, and 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Corrugated Bicone  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.

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Metallic Purple 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle Link (4) - Add 1 – Metallic Purple 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 3 times.

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Light Rose 12mm Czech Fire-Polished Link (1) - Add 1 - Chalk White Terracotta Red 6mm Czech Fire- Polished Bead, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5x10mm Square Bead Cap, 1 - Light Rose 12mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5x10mm Square Bead Cap, and 1 - Chalk White Terracotta Red 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead 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. 


Step Two - Assemble the Beaded Bracelet

1. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of the lobster clasp and the loop of 1 -Red Plum Blossom 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 Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Link from Step 1 and the loop of 1 - Metallic Purple 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 the Metallic Purple 8x5mm Rondelle Link from Step 2 and the loop of 1 - Red Plum Blossom 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 Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Link you added in Step 3 and the loop of 1 – Metallic Purple 8x5mm Rondelle Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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5. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Metallic Purple 8x5mm Rondelle Link from Step 4 and the loop of 1 - Light Rose 12mm Czech Fire-Polished  Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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6. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Light Rose 12mm Czech Fire-Polished  Link from Step 5 and the loop of 1 – Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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7. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Metallic Purple 8x5mm Rondelle Link from Step 6 and the loop of 1 – Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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8. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Link from in Step 7 and the loop of 1 – Metallic Purple 8x5mm Rondelle Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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9. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the other loop of the Metallic Purple 8x5mm Rondelle Link you added in Step 8 and the loop of 1 - Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Link.  Close the jump ring.  

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10.  Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring and add the other loop of the Red Plum Blossom 8mm Semiprecious Link from Step 9.  Close the jump ring.

11. Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm jump ring from Step 10.  Close the jump ring.

12. Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm jump ring from Step 11.  Close the jump ring.

13. Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm jump ring from Step 12.  Close the jump ring.

14. Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm jump ring from Step 13.  Close the jump ring.

15. Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring and add the 5mm jump ring from Step 14.  Close the jump ring.

16. Open 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the 5mm jump ring from Step 15 and the loop of the Chalk White Terracotta Red 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Drop.  Close the jump ring.

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You are done!!   These instructions make a bracelet that is adjustable up to 9 1/2 inches long.

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If you would like a shorter bracelet you can remove the first and last Red Plum Blossom Links.  This will make a bracelet that is 7 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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