Wrap Bracelet with Leather Cord and Swarovski® Crystals
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Rose, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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- Bead, Swarovski crystal, light Siam, 4mm round (16 beads)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, Siam, 10x6mm mini drop (8 beads)
- Crimp, gunmetal-finished pewter (tin-based alloy), 6x5mm with loop and 2.75mm inside diameter (2 crimps)
- Jumpring, gunmetal-plated brass, 6mm round, 18 gauge (2 jumprings)
- Jumpring, gunmetal-plated brass, 7mm round, 18 gauge (7 jumprings)
- Headpin, gunmetal-plated brass, 1 inch, 21 gauge (24 headpins)
- Clasp, lobster claw, gunmetal-finished ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), 15x12mm with double-sided ribbed design (1 clasp)
- Cord, leather, black, 1.5mm with barbed wire design
- Pliers, chain-nose
- Pliers, bent-nose
- Pliers, flush-cutter
- Pliers, round-nose
Cut one 23-inch length of 1.5mm barbed wire leather cord.
Tip: Cut the leather so that you have at least eight barbed wire sections within the length.
String one light Siam 4mm round onto one 1-inch headpin then form a simple loop. Repeat to create a total of 16 light Siam round drops.
Repeat to create a total of eight Siam mini drops.
Insert on end of the barbed wire cord into one 6x5mm crimp with loop then compress the crimp to secure.
Pass one 7mm jumpring through the loop on one light Siam round drop, one Siam mini drop, one light Siam round drop and one twisted section of the barbed wire cord, then close. Repeat to attach a total of seven sets of light Siam round and Siam mini drops to the barbed wire cord.
Repeat Step 3 to attach a crimp to the opposite end of the barbed wire cord.
Pass one 6mm jumpring through the loop on one light Siam round drop, one Siam mini drop and one light Siam round drop then close.
Pass one 6mm jumpring through one set of light Siam rounds and Siam mini drop, the loop of the 15x12mm lobster claw clasp and the crimp with loop then close.
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