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Shimmering Bronze Bracelet

Posted by on 6/24/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Shimmering Bronze Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Shimmering Bronze Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – Antique Bronze 14x8mm Lobster Clasp
49 – Antique Bronze Ball Pins
20 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Rings
20 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Rings
8 – Antique Bronze 8mm Ridged Spheres 
32 – Antique Bronze 2x6mm Beaded Rondelles 
8 –Gold AB 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
17 – Gold AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
4 – Light Gold AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
4 – Peach AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
4 – Red Topaz AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
4 – Medium Champagne AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles

Create Rondelle Drops

SHBRB1Light Gold AB Rondelle Drops (4) - Add 1 – Light Gold AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) 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 3 times.

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Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drops (17) - Add 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) 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 16 times.

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Peach AB Rondelle Drops (4) - Add 1 – Peach AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) 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 3 times.

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Red Topaz AB Rondelle Drops (4) - Add 1 – Red Topaz AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) 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 3 times.

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Medium Champagne AB Rondelle Drops (4) - Add 1 – Medium Champagne AB Crystal Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) 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 3 times.

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Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drops (8) - Add 1 – Antique Bronze 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Crystal Rondelle, and 1 – Antique Bronze 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) 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 7 times.

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Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drops (8) - Add 1 – Antique Bronze 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Ridged Sphere, and 1 – Antique Bronze 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) 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 7 times.


Assemble Bracelet

*All of the 5mm jump rings need to be closed for this project.  Please make sure you use your pliers to squeeze close each 5mm jump ring before getting started*

1. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring and add the Lobster Clasp loop.  Close the jump ring.  See Illustration 1.

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Illustration 1

2. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, 1 – Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drop, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 1.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  See Illustration 2.

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Illustration 2

3. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Light Gold AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Light Gold AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 2.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  See Illustration 3.

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Illustration 3

4. Open 1 - Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, 1 – Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drop, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 3.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  See Illustration 4.

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Illustration 4

5. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Peach AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Peach AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 4.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  See Illustration 5.

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Illustration 5

6. Open 1 - Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, 1 – Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drop, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 5.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

7. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Red Topaz AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Red Topaz AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 6.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

8. Open 1 - Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, 1 – Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drop, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 7.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

9. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Medium Champagne AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Medium Champagne AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 8.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

10. Open 1 - Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, 1 – Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drop, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 9.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

11. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Light Gold AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Light Gold AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 10.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

12. Open 1 - Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, 1 – Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drop, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 11.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

13. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Peach AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Peach AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 12.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

14. Open 1 - Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, 1 – Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drop, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 13.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

15. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Peach AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Peach AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 14.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

16. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Red Topaz AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Red Topaz AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 15.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

17. Open 1 - Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, 1 – Antique Bronze Ridged Sphere Drop, 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 16.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  

18. Open 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Jump Ring and add 1 – Antique Bronze 5mm Jump Ring, 1 – Medium Champagne AB Rondelle Drop, 1 – Gold AB 12x9mm Beaded Rondelle Drop, 1 – Medium Champagne AB Rondelle Drop, and the 5mm Jump Ring you added in Step 17.  Close the 8mm Jump Ring.  
17. Open one 8mm jump ring, add one 5mm jump ring and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 18.  Close the 8mm jump ring.  See Illustration 6.

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Illustration 6

18. Open one 8mm jump ring, add one 5mm jump ring and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 17.  Close the 8mm jump ring.  

19. Open one 8mm jump ring, add one 5mm jump ring and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 18.  Close the 8mm jump ring.  

20. Open one 8mm jump ring, add 1 – Gold AB 8x5mm Rondelle Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 19. Close the 8mm jump ring.  See Illustration 7.

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Illustration 7

You are done!!  These instructions make a bracelet that is adjustable up to 8 ½ inches long.  Just attached the lobster clasp to the 8mm jump ring that is the right fit for you!!


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