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 Multi-Strand Bracelet with Rose Gold-Finished Brass Beads and Bead Caps and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 

Multi-Strand Bracelet with Rose Gold-Finished Brass Beads and Bead Caps and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
Step 1
Using flush-cutters cut the following:
  • One 4-foot length of Zebra Wire™ color-coated copper wire
  • Five 9-inch lengths of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire
Step 2
Using flush-cutters cut the head off of one 21-gague headpin. Wrap the 4-foot length of Zebra Wire around the straight end of the headpin creating a tight, even coil. Cut the wire coil into ten approximately 1/2 inch sections.
Step 3
String the following onto one 9-inch length of beading wire:
  • One rose gold-finished 2.5x1.5mm corrugated crimp bead
  • One 1/2 inch section of wire coil
  • One rose gold-finished 6x4mm oval jumpring
Pass the beading wire back through the crimp bead. Pull the beading wire so the bead rests snug against the wire coil leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Place a small amount of adhesive (Loctite®) inside the bead (optional).

Using crimping pliers crimp the crimp bead. Using flush-cutters trim the excess from the short end of the beading wire. Place one rose gold-finished 4mm crimp cover over the crimp bead then gently close it.
Step 4
String the following onto the beading wire:
  • One rose gold-finished 3.5x1mm ribbed bead cap (curved end facing away from crimp cover)
  • One Swarovski palace green opal 4mm round
  • One rose gold-finished 3.5x1mm ribbed bead cap (curved end facing 4mm round)
  • One rose gold-finished 38x2mm curved tube bead
  • One rose gold-finished 3.5x1mm ribbed bead cap (curved end facing away from tube bead)
  • One Swarovski palace green opal 4mm round
  • One rose gold-finished 3.5x1mm ribbed bead cap (curved end facing 4mm round)
  • One rose gold-finished 4x1mm scalloped bead cap (curved end facing away from previous bead cap)
  • One Swarovski crystal rose gold 6mm round
  • One rose gold-finished 4x1mm scalloped bead cap (curved end facing 6mm round)
  • One rose gold-finished 3.5x1mm ribbed bead cap (curved end facing away from previous bead cap)
  • One Swarovski palace green opal 4mm round
  • One rose gold-finished 3.5x1mm ribbed bead cap (curved end facing 4mm round)
Step 5
Continue to string onto the beading wire, one rose gold-finished 38x2mm curved tube bead.

Repeat the stringing sequence in Step 4 in reverse order.
Step 6
Repeat Step 3 to finish the strand.
Step 7
Repeat Steps 3 - 6 to create a total of five strands.
Step 8
Using a pair of bent-nose pliers and chain-nose pliers open the rose gold-finished 6x4mm oval jumpring on one end of one strand. Pass the jumpring through one loop on one half of a rose gold-finished 5-strand slide lock clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach one end of each strand to one loop on the first half of the clasp.

Repeat to attach the jumprings on the opposite ends of the five strands to the second half of the clasp.

Note: It may be helpful to leave the clasp closed while attaching strands to make sure they are attached to corresponding loops.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Using French Wire with Accu-Flex® Professional Quality Beading Wire'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''To Crimp a Crimp Bead/Crimp Tube'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Using Crimp Covers'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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