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Twilight Shadows 3 Strand Bracelet

Posted by on 3/31/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Twilight Shadows Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Twilight Shadows 3 Strand Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
3 - 12 inch lengths of Silver-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids
1 - Antique Silver-Plated 27x17mm 3 Strand Magnetic Clasp
6 - Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Tubes
4 - Antique Silver-Plated 26x9x4mm Decorative 3-Hole Spacer Bars
18 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Caps
30 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
9 - Black 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
24 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
30 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Beads

Create the Bracelet

1. Take the end of one length of Buddy Braids wire and thread one Antique 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 /8th of an inch away from the clasp.  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.  Thread the following on the top length of Buddy Braids:

a. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, and the top hole of an Antique Silver-Plated 26x9x4mm Decorative 3-Hole Spacer Bar.

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b. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 6x2mm 6-Point Bead Cap, 1 - Black 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 6x2mm 6- Point Bead Cap, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, and the top hole of an Antique Silver-Plated 26x9x4mm Decorative 3-Hole Spacer Bar.

c. Repeat pattern in Step (b.) TWO times.

d. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead.

e. Thread 1 - Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Tube and the opposite top loop of your multi-strand clasp.  Thread the wire back through the crimp tube.  Thread the wire though the last several beads.  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/8th of an inch away from the clasp.  Trim the excess wire as close to the bead as you can.

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4. Thread the following on the middle length of Buddy Braids:
a. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, and the middle hole of an Antique Silver-Plated 26x9x4mm Decorative 3-Hole Spacer Bar.

b. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 6x2mm 6-Point Bead Cap, 1 - Black 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 6x2mm 6- Point Bead Cap, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, and the middle hole of an Antique Silver-Plated 26x9x4mm Decorative 3-Hole Spacer Bar.

c. Repeat pattern in Step (b.) TWO times.

d. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead.

e. Thread 1 - Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Tube and the opposite middle loop of your multi-strand clasp.  Thread the wire back through the crimp tube.  Thread the wire though the last several beads.  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/8th 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 bottom length of Buddy Braids:

a. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, and the bottom hole of an Antique Silver-Plated 26x9x4mm Decorative 3-Hole Spacer Bar.

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b. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 6x2mm 6-Point Bead Cap, 1 - Black 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 6x2mm 6- Point Bead Cap, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, and the bottom hole of an Antique Silver-Plated 26x9x4mm Decorative 3-Hole Spacer Bar.

c. Repeat pattern in Step (b.) TWO times.

d. 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Crystal Graphite Rainbow 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 - Black Onyx 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead.

e. Thread 1 - Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Tube and the opposite bottom loop of your multi-strand clasp.  Thread the wire back through the crimp tube.  Thread the wire though the last several beads.  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/8th of an inch away from the clasp.  Trim the excess wire as close to the bead as you can.

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You are done!!  These instructions make a bracelet that is 7 1/2 inches long.  If you need your bracelet longer or shorter just add or subtract beads!!

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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