Triple-Strand Bracelet with Swarovski Crystal Beads, White Lotus™ Cultured Freshwater Pearls and Sterling Silver and Marcasite Spacer Bars

STEP 1
String one 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl onto a sterling silver 24 gauge 1-inch eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin, creating one 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl beading link. Repeat to create nine 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl beading links.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Four 8mm heart Siam crystal beading links, using one sterling silver 3mm round bead, one 8mm heart Siam crystal, one sterling silver 3mm round bead and one 21 gauge 1-inch eyepin
  • Two 8mm heart crystal AB crystal beading links, using one sterling silver 3mm round bead, one 8mm heart crystal AB crystal, one sterling silver 3mm round bead and one 21 gauge 1-inch eyepin
  • Four sterling silver 3mm round bead beading links, using one sterling silver 3mm round bead and one 21 gauge 1-inch eyepin.
STEP 2
String one sterling silver 3mm round bead, the first hole on a 3-hole marcasite spacer, one sterling silver 3mm round bead, one 8mm heart crystal bead, and one sterling silver 3mm round bead onto a 21 gauge 2-inch eyepin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin. Repeat to attach an eyepin and beads through the third hole on the 3-hole marcasite spacer.

Pass a sterling silver 24 gauge 1-inch headpin through the middle hole on the 3-hole marcasite spacer and one, 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the headpin.

Repeat Step 2 to create a second 3-hole spacer end piece beading link.
STEP 3
String one sterling silver 3mm round bead, one 8mm heart Siam crystal, one sterling silver 3mm round bead, the first hole on a 3-hole marcasite spacer, one sterling silver 3mm round bead, one 8mm heart crystal bead, and one sterling silver 3mm round bead onto a 21 gauge 2-inch eyepin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin. Repeat to attach an eyepin and beads through the third hole on the 3-hole marcasite spacer.

Pass a sterling silver 24 gauge 1-inch eyepin through one 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl, the middle hole on the 3-hole marcasite spacer and one 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin to create a left sided 3-hole spacer beading link.
STEP 4
String one sterling silver 3mm round bead, one 8mm heart crystal, one sterling silver 3mm round bead, the first hole on a 3-hole marcasite spacer, one sterling silver 3mm round bead, one 8mm heart Siam crystal bead, and one sterling silver 3mm round bead onto a 21 gauge 2-inch eyepin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin. Repeat to attach an eyepin and beads through the third hole on the 3-hole marcasite spacer.

Pass a sterling silver 24 gauge 1-inch eyepin through one 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl, the middle hole on the 3-hole marcasite spacer and one 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin to create a right sided 3-hole spacer beading link.
STEP 5
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open an 8mm heart Siam crystal beading link. Pass it through the loop attached to the first 3-hole spacer end piece beading link. Close the loop.
STEP 6
Continue connecting components on the first strand in the following order:
  • Left sided 3-hole spacer beading link
  • One 8mm heart crystal AB crystal beading link
  • Right sided 3-hole spacer beading link
  • 8mm heart Siam crystal beading link
  • Second end piece beading link
STEP 7
Repeat Step 5 and 6 to attach beads to the third loop on the first 3-hole spacer end beading link.
STEP 8
Open the loop on a 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl beading link. Pass it though the loop on the second loop on the first 3-hole spacer end beading link. Close the loop. Repeat to attach three 5mm rice cultured freshwater pearl beading links in between each set of 3-hole spacer end beading links.
STEP 9
Open the loop on a sterling silver 3mm round bead beading link on the outside loop of the first 3-hole spacer end beading link. Repeat to attach a sterling silver 3mm round bead beading link on each outside loop of the both 3-hole spacer end beading links.
STEP 10
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it though the opposite loop on each of the sterling silver 3mm round bead beading links on one 3-hole spacer end beading link and the loop on one side of the clasp.

Repeat to attach the opposite 3-hole spacer end beading link to the loop on the second portion of the clasp.

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