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Ruby Sunset Bracelet

Posted by on 12/11/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Ruby Sunset Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Ruby Sunset Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 - 13 inch strands of Gold-Colored Buddy Braids Wire
1 - Gold-Plated 12x6mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Gold-Plated 5mm Split Ring
4 - Gold-Plated 6mm Jump Rings
2 - Gold-Plated 2mm Crimp Tubes
2 - Gold-Plated 4mm Crimp Covers
1 - Gold-Plated 2 inch Head Pin
29 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelles
21 - Champagne 4mm Bicones
11 - Garnet 4mm Crystal Rounds
4 - Ruby 11x7mm Crystal Teardrops
2 - Dragon Blood Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Rounds
1 - Dragon Blood Jasper 20mm Semiprecious Puff Coins

Dangle Instructions

1. Add 1 – Garnet 4mm Crystal Round, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone to a head pin.  Create a loop in the head pin.  Make a 90° bend in head pin above the beads.  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.  


Create Bracelet

1. Take one end of both strands of Buddy Braids wire and thread 1 - Gold-Plated Crimp Tube approximately an inch from the end.  Thread the loop of the Lobster.  Thread the ends back through the crimp tube.  Using crimping pliers (or any pliers you have) squeeze the crimp tube about a 1/4th of an inch any from the clasp.  Trim the excess as close to the crimp tube as you can.


2. Add a Gold-Plated Crimp Bead Cover by placing it over the crimp tube and squeezing it closed.  


3. String the following beads on both strands:
1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Garnet 4mm Crystal Round, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Ruby 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop small end first, and 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle.  


4. Take one strand and string 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - Garnet 4mm Cyrstal Round, 1 - Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone.  String the same beads on the other strand.  


5. Take one strand and string it through 1 – Dragon Blood Jasper 10mm Semiprecious  Round.  Take the other strand and thread it through the other side of the same Dragon Blood Jasper Round.  


6. Pull the wires tight making sure your beads are centered.  


7. Take one strand and string 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Garnet 4mm Cyrstal Round, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone.  String the same beads on the other strand. 



8. String the following beads on both strands:
1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Ruby 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop small end first, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Dragon Blood Jasper 20mm Semiprecious Puff Coin, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Ruby 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop large end first, and 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle.  Push the beads snug making sure the beads you added previously are centered.  


9. Take one strand and string 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Garnet 4mm Cyrstal Round, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone.  String the same beads on the other strand.  


10. Take one strand and string it through 1 – Dragon Blood Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Round.  Take the other strand and thread it through the other side of the same Dragon Blood Jasper Round.  Pull the wires tight making sure your beads are centered.  


11. Take one strand and string 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Garnet 4mm Cyrstal Round, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone.  String the same beads on the other strand.

12. String the following beads on both strands:
1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Ruby 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Champagne 4mm Crystal  Bicone, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 – Garnet 4mm Crystal Round, 1 – Gold-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 –Champagne 4mm Crystal Bicone.  Push the beads snug making sure the beads you added previously are centered.  


13. Thread 1  - Gold-Plated Crimp tube and 1 - Gold-Plated Split Ring on both strands of the Buddy Braids.  Thread the wires back through the crimp tube after going through the split ring.  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp.  

14. Trim the excess wire as close to the crimp bead as you can. 

15. Add a Gold-Plated Crimp Bead Cover by placing it over the crimp tube and squeezing it closed.  

16. Open 1 - Gold Plated 6mm Jump Ring and add the split ring you just added.  Closed the Jump Ring.


17. Open 1 - Gold-Plated 6mm Jump Ring and add the jump ring from Step 16.  Close the Jump Ring.

18. Open 1 - Gold-Plated 6mm Jump Ring and add the jump ring from Step 17.  Close the Jump Ring.

19. Open 1 - Gold-Plated 6mm Jump Ring; add the jump ring from Step 18 and the Dangle you created earlier.  Close the Jump Ring.


Your bracelet will be adjustable from 8 to 9 inches long.  If you need a smaller size just remove some beads from the begging and end of the pattern.  Below is an example!!

Ruby Sunset Free Beaded Bracelet Design Instructions

We hope you enjoyed making this bracelet!!  This bracelet can be made in all different colors too!  Please feel free to use this pattern for making the bracelet for yourself, gifts, or even to sell!  Please share our website with all your friends.  Thanks!

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