Three-Piece Bracelet Set with Dragon Blood Jasper Gemstone Beads, Delica® Seed Beads and Leather Cord

Leather Bracelet

Cut a 7-1/2 inch length of flat black leather cord and a 1-foot length of rose leather cord.
Punch holes down the center of the length of flat cord at the following measurements from one end:
  • 1/2 inch
  • 2-1/2 inches
  • 3-inches
  • 4-1/2 inches
  • 5-inches
  • 6-1/2 inches
Weave the length of rose leather cord in and out through the holes punched in the flat cord.
Position the cords so they are lined up at one end. Place the matched ends of the cords in a crimp end then close.

Trim the rose leather cord to line up with the end of the leather cord. Place the ends of both cords in a second crimp end then close.
Use a 4mm jump ring to attach a lobster claw clasp to one end of the bracelet. Add a 5mm jump ring to the opposite end.

Gemstone Bracelets

Slightly open the loops of a lined pattern link. Place one loop around a bar link then close. Repeat with the opposite loop and a second bar link. Repeat to add a second lined pattern link between the two bar links.

Repeat to create a total of 20 double bar components.
String a crimp and an Accu-Guard™ wire protector onto one 12-inch length of beading wire. Pass the beading wire back through the crimp. Pull the beading wire so the crimp rests snug against the Accu-Guard leaving approximately 1/4 inch of beading wire on the end. Crimp, trim the excess wire and add a crimp cover. Repeat with the second length of beading wire.
String 19 sets of the following onto one prepared length of beading wire:
  • The first bar of a double bar component
  • One #11 seed bead
  • The second bar of the double bar component
  • One 4mm gemstone round
String one more set of a double bar component and seed bead.
Repeat Step 7 to secure the strand.
Using the opposite side of each double bar component, repeat Steps 8 and 9 to complete a second strand.
Use a 4mm jump ring to attach half of a two-strand slide lock clasp to each end of the bracelet.

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