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Simple Elegance Bracelet

Posted by on 1/30/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Simple Elegance Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Simple Elegance Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
3 - 12inch Lengths of Silver-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids
1 - Silver-Plated 18mm 3-Strand Rhinestone Pinch Clasp
6 - Silver-Plated 2mm Crimp Tubes 
6 - Silver-Plated 4mm Crimp Covers
45 - White 6mm Glass Pearls
30 - Crystal AB 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
60 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle Metal Beads
4 - Silver-Plated 21x7mm Rhinestone 3-Hole Spacers

Create the 3-Strand Bracelet

1. Take the end of one length of Buddy Braids wire and thread one Silver-Plated Crimp Tube approximately an inch from the end.  Thread the top loop of your clasp.  Thread the end back through the crimp tube.  Using crimping pliers (or any pliers you have) squeeze the crimp tube about a 1 /4th of an inch away from the clasp.  See below.  Trim the excess leaving about a half an inch, you will thread the beads over both.

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2. Take the other lengths of the Buddy Braids and repeat step one for the center and bottom loops of your multi-strand clasp.  

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3. Add Silver-Plated Crimp Covers over each crimp tube by placing them over the crimp tubes and squeezing them closed.  

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4. Thread the following on the top length of Buddy Braids:

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a. 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Bicone, and the top hole of 1 - Silver-Plated 21x7mm Rhinestone 3-Hole Spacer.

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b. Repeat pattern in Step (a.) 3 times.

c. 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Bicone.

d. Thread 1 - Silver-Plated Crimp Tube and the opposite top loop of your multi-strand clasp.  Thread the wire back through the crimp bead.  Thread the wire though the last several beads (see below).  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp.  Trim the excess wire as close to the bead as you can. 

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5. Thread the following on the middle length of Buddy Braids:

a. 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Bicone, and the middle hole of 1 - Silver-Plated 21x7mm Rhinestone 3-Hole Spacer.

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b. Repeat pattern in Step (a.) 3 times.

c. 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Bicone.

d. Thread 1 - Silver-Plated Crimp Tube and the opposite middle loop of your multi-strand clasp.  Thread the wire back through the crimp bead.  Thread the wire though the last several beads (see below).  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp.  Trim the excess wire as close to the bead as you can. 

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 6. Thread the following on the bottom length of Buddy Braids:

a. 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Bicone, and the bottom hole of 1 - Silver-Plated 21x7mm Rhinestone 3-Hole Spacer.

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b. Repeat pattern in Step (a.) 3 times.

c. 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Glass Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, 1 - White 6mm Pearl, 1 - Silver-Plated 3x2mm Rondelle, and 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Bicone.

d. Thread 1 - Silver-Plated Crimp Tube and the opposite bottom loop of your multi-strand clasp.  Thread the wire back through the crimp bead.  Thread the wire though the last several beads (see below).  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp.  Trim the excess wire as close to the bead as you can. 

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7. Add Silver-Plated Crimp Covers over each crimp tube by placing them over the crimp tubes and squeezing them closed.  

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You are done!!  These instructions make a bracelet that is 8 inches long.  If you need your bracelet longer or shorter just add or subtract beads!!


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