Bracelet with Celestial Crystal® Beads and Antiqued Silver-Plated Pewter Beads

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut three 16-inch lengths of 34-gauge silver-coated wire.
STEP 2
Place a 9x2mm corrugated rondelle pewter bead on top of a 15mm twisted donut pewter bead. Take one 16-inch length of 34-gauge silver-colored wire and wrap it around the corrugated rondelle and through the loops on the braids of the 15mm twisted donut pewter bead to hold the beads together. Continue to wrap the wire around both pewter beads until there are approximately 2 inches of wire left. Pass the wire through a 4mm round red crystal, placing the crystal in the center of the 9x2mm corrugated rondelle pewter bead. Finish wrapping the wire around the pewter beads to secure.

Repeat to create two more double pewter beads for a total of three sets.
STEP 3
String one 4mm round red crystal onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 4mm round red crystal link. Repeat to create four 4mm round red crystal links.
STEP 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the loop on one half of the clasp. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to add a 4.5mm jumpring to the loop on the other half of the clasp.
STEP 5
Using flush-cutters, cut a 12-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire.
STEP 6
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 (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 7
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 7x7mm corrugated bicone pewter bead
  • 6x3mm disc red crystal
  • 6x2mm beaded rondelle pewter bead
  • 6mm round pewter pearl
  • 6x2mm beaded rondelle pewter bead
  • 6x3mm disc red crystal
  • 9x7mm double cone rondelle pewter bead
  • 6x3mm disc red crystal
  • 8mm star rondelle pewter bead
  • 6mm round pewter pearl
  • 8x2mm star rondelle pewter bead
  • 6x3mm disc red crystal
  • 9x7mm double cone rondelle pewter bead
  • 6x3mm disc red crystal
  • 6x2mm beaded rondelle pewter bead
  • 6mm round red crystal
  • Double pewter bead made in Step 2
  • 6mm round red crystal
STEP 8
String onto the beading wire another double pewter bead made in Step 2.
STEP 9
Repeat Step 7, backwards, to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 10
Repeat Step 6 to connect the end of the beaded strand to the other half of the clasp.
STEP 11
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the third loop in the braiding (from the hole in the 15mm twisted donut) on the first double pewter bead and a 4mm round red crystal beading link. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the opposite loop of the 4mm round red crystal beading link to the second loop in the braiding on the second double pewter bead.

Repeat to attach a 4mm round red crystal beading link to the fifth loop in the braiding on the first double pewter bead to the seventh loop in the braiding on the second double pewter bead.

Repeat to attach a 4mm round red crystal beading link to the third loop in the braiding on the second double pewter bead to the second loop in the braiding on the third double pewter bead.

Repeat to attach a 4mm round red crystal beading link to the fifth loop in the braiding on the second double pewter bead to the seventh loop in the braiding on the third double pewter bead.

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