Bracelet with Sterling Silver Brushed Beads, Prehnite Gemstone Beads and Swarovski Crystal Beads

STEP 1
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4.3mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the loop on one half of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add a 4.3mm jumpring to the loop on the other half of the clasp.
STEP 2
Using side-cutting pliers, cut a 13-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire one crimp tube, a 1/2 inch piece of French wire, and the jumpring attached to the bar half of the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, leaving one end of the wire approximately 1-inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the French wire and the clasp so the French wire is formed in a nicely curved tube. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp.

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using side-cutting pliers, trim the excess wire from the short end.

For a more finished look, place a crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it using the front notch on the crimping pliers.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • Prehnite 8x5mm faceted flat round bead
  • 13x10mm sterling silver brushed flat oval bead
  • Prehnite 16x12mm nugget
  • 28x16mm sterling silver brushed marquise bead
  • Prehnite 16x12mm nugget
  • 16x14mm sterling silver brushed flat flat round bead
  • Two prehnite 16x12mm nuggets
  • Prehnite 8x5mm faceted flat round bead
  • Prehnite 16x12mm nugget
  • Prehnite 8x5mm faceted flat round bead
STEP 4
String on one crimp tube, a 1/2 inch of French wire and the 4.3mm jumpring on the second portion of the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp then pull the wire snugly so the crimp and the French wire are closer to the jumpring. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the bracelet. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp.

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using side-cutting pliers, trim excess wire from the end.

Place a crimp cover over the crimp tube then gently close it.
STEP 5
Thread one 4mm white opal round crystal onto an eyepin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 4mm white opal round crystal beading link.
STEP 6
Thread onto a ball headpin, one 16x9mm sterling silver brushed 4-sided oval bead and one 3mm sterling silver stardust saucer bead. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and side-cutting pliers, finish the end with a wrapped loop to create a 6x9mm sterling silver brushed 4-sided oval bead drop.
STEP 7
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, open a loop on the 4mm white opal round crystal beading link. Pass the loop through the 4.3mm jumpring attached to the toggle ring half of the clasp. Close the loop. Open the other loop on the beading link. Pass it through the loop on the 6x9mm sterling silver brushed 4-sided oval bead drop. Close the loop.
STEP 8
Using scissors, cut a 20-inch length of white Nymo thread. String onto the thread one beading needle.
STEP 9
String onto the thread eight 4mm white opal round crystals leaving 2 inches of thread on the end of the strand. Place the strand of crystals around the bracelet between the first prehnite nugget and the 28x16mm sterling silver brushed marquise bead. Pass the thread back through the first eight 4mm white opal round crystals. Tighten the loop of crystals and make two overhand knots on each side of a bead to hold the strand in place. Place a small amount of glue on each knot to secure the knots.

Repeat to attach a ring of seven 4mm white opal round crystals in between the 16x14mm sterling silver brushed flat flat round bead and the third prehnite nugget and a seven 4mm white opal round crystal loop in between the fourth prehnite nugget and the second prehnite faceted flat round bead.
STEP 10
String onto the thread one 4mm white opal round crystal and one 3mm sterling silver stardust saucer.

Repeat three times for a total of four sets.
STEP 11
Place the strand of beads between the 28x16mm sterling silver brushed marquise bead and the second prehnite nugget. Pass the thread back through the beads. Tighten the loop of beads and make two overhand knots on each side of a bead to hold the strand in place. Place a small amount of glue on each knot to secure the knots.

Repeat Steps 10 and 11 to attach a white opal crystal and silver saucer ring in between the second prehnite nugget and the 16x14mm sterling silver brushed flat flat round bead.

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