Bracelet with Glass Rhinestone, Epoxy and Resin Beads and Waxed Cotton Cord
-- Designer --
Jude, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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- Bead, glass rhinestone / epoxy / resin, white/black/clear AB, 12mm round (1 bead)
- Bead, glass rhinestone / epoxy / resin, white and clear AB, 12mm round (1 bead)
- Bead, glass rhinestone / epoxy / resin, white/black/clear AB, 14mm round (1 bead)
- Bead, glass rhinestone / epoxy / resin, white and clear AB, 14mm round (1 bead)
- Jumpring, silver-plated brass, 5mm round, 20 gauge (2 jumprings)
- Cord tip, silver-plated steel, 10x5mm bend style, 4mm inside diameter (2 cord tips)
- Clasp, lobster claw, silver-plated brass, 13x9mm (1 clasp)
- Cord, waxed cotton, black, 0.5mm
- Cord, waxed cotton, white, 0.5mm
- Adhesive, G-S Hypo cement
- Pliers, flat-nose
- Pliers, chain-nose
Do not cut the short ends of the strands of cord. The two black outside cords will be used as the knotting strands and the two white strands will be used as the base strands for the first part of the bracelet.
- Strand 1 over the base
- Strand 2 over strand 1
- Strand 2 under the base
- Strand 2 through the loop
- Strand 2 over base
- Strand 1 over strand 2
- Strand 1 under the base
- Strand 1 through the loop
Continue making alternating square knots for 2-1/4 inches.
String one 14mm white and clear AB pavé rhinestone bead onto the two white base strands. Bring the two black knotting strands around the outside of the bead, and then make three alternating square knots around the base strands.
String one 12mm black and white pavé rhinestone bead onto the two black base strands. Bring the two white knotting strands around the outside of the bead, and then continue making alternating square knots for 2-1/4 inches with the white cords as the knotting strands.
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