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Winters Gift Beaded Bracelet Free Pattern

Posted by on 12/3/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Winter's Gift Bracelet
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Winters Gift Bracelet Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
4 Coils of Silver-Plated Bracelet Memory Wire
42 – 4mm Black Crystal Bicones
20 – 6mm Galaxy Blue Glass Pearls
20 – 6mm Turquoise Glass Pearls
10 – 8mm Tourmalated Quartz Semiprecious Rounds
11 – 8mm White Howlite Semiprecious Rounds
37 – 4mm Silver-Plated Smooth Round Metal Beads
20 – 6mm Silver-Plated Rondelles with Crystal AB Rhinestones

1. Start the bracelet by taking one end of the memory wire and creating a small loop at the end of the wire by placing it between the tips of a round nose plier.  Turn the pliers in the opposite direction of the natural curve of the wire to create an outside loop.  See illustration 1. 

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Illustration 1

2. Thread the following:

a. 1 – Black bicone, 1 – White Howlite round,  1 – Black bicone, 1- Silver-Plated smooth round metal bead, 1 – Galaxy Blue glass pearl, 1 – Silver-Plated rhinestone rondelle, 1 – Turquoise glass pearl, 1 – Silver-Plated smooth round metal bead, 1 – Black bicone, 1 – Tourmalated Quartz round, 1 – Black bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated smooth round metal bead, 1 – Turquoise glass pearl, 1 – Silver-Plated rhinestone rondelle, 1 – Galaxy Blue glass pearl, and 1 – Silver-Plated smooth round metal bead.

b. Repeat step a nine times.

c. 1 – Black bicone, 1 – White Howlite round, and 1 – Black bicone. 

3. Complete the bracelet by making another loop in the memory wire.  Hold your round nose pliers approximately ½” away from the last bead and begin twisting the memory wire in the opposite direction of the natural curve of the wire and create a loop (you will have excess wire).  See Illustration 2.

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Illustration 2

4. Trim the excess wire.  See Illustration 3.

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Illustration 3

5. Complete shaping the loop next to the last bead and make sure it is closed and the bead does not slide.  See Illustration 4.

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Illustration 4

You are done!  These directions make a bracelet that has about 4 strands.  You can use this pattern with any color beads you like!

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