Bracelet with Dione® Large-Hole Beads, Swarovski Crystal and Deerskin Leather Cord

STEP 1
String one Swarovski 11x8mm pear turquoise pearl, one Swarovski 4mm crystal and gold-plated rondelle bead and one Swarovski 3mm round turquoise pearl onto a headpin. Using round-nose pliers create the loop leaving the excess wire. Attach the loop to the loop on an antiqued gold-plated 8x5mm rondelle bead. Finish the end with a wrapped loop using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters.

Repeat to create the following:
  • One dark lapis wrapped bead drop using one Swarovski 11x8mm pear dark lapis pearl, one Swarovski 4mm crystal and gold-plated rondelle bead and one Swarovski 3mm round dark lapis pearl onto a headpin attaching the bead drop to an antiqued gold-plated 8x5mm rondelle bead
  • One light topaz wrapped bead drop using one Swarovski 8mm round light topaz crystal, one Swarovski 4mm crystal and gold-plated rondelle bead and one Swarovski 4mm bicone jonquil crystal onto a headpin attaching the bead drop to an antiqued gold-plated 8x5mm rondelle bead
STEP 2
Using one pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open one 5mm jumpring. Pass it though the loop on one antiqued gold-plated 22mm coin and an antiqued gold-plated 8x5mm rondelle bead. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a second 5mm jumpring next to the first.

Repeat to attach a silver-plated 5mm jumpring through the loop on a lobster claw clasp.
STEP 3
Using a pair of scissors, cut one 36-inch length of buckskin leather cord.
STEP 4
Fold the cord back onto itself to create two strands. Tie an overhand on the cords approximately 1.5 inches from the loop end of the cord.
STEP 5
String one 13x8mm rondelle yellow glass bead, one antiqued gold-plated 8x5mm rondelle with a dark lapis wrapped bead drop, one 12mm rondelle crystal rhinestone bead, one 15x5.5mm rondelle blue and crystal bead and one 13x8mm rondelle purple glass bead onto the two strands. Make an overhand knot using both strands 2 inches from the previous knot to hold the beads in place.
STEP 6
Continue to string onto the leather cords:
  • One 12x6mm beaded rondelle blue and gold finish bead
  • One 14mm textured round crystal and gold finished bead
  • One 13x8mm rondelle yellow glass bead
  • Overhand knot 2 inches from the previous knot
  • One gold-finished 10x6mm barrel with paisley design bead
  • One 15x8mm faceted rondelle cobalt glass bead
  • One 13x8mm rondelle yellow glass bead
  • Overhand knot 2 inches from the previous knot
  • One antiqued gold-plated 8x5mm rondelle bead with attached antiqued gold-plated 22mm coin
  • One 14x9mm rondelle dark blue opal and epoxy bead
  • One gold-finished 10x6mm barrel with paisley design bead
  • One 13x8mm rondelle yellow glass bead
  • Overhand knot 2 inches from the previous knot
  • One 12mm rondelle crystal rhinestone bead
  • One 13x8mm rondelle purple glass bead
  • Overhand knot 2 inches from the previous knot
  • One gold-finished 10x6mm barrel with paisley design bead
  • One 15x5.5mm rondelle blue and crystal bead
  • One 13x8mm rondelle yellow glass bead
  • One 12x6mm beaded rondelle purple and gold finish bead
  • One antiqued gold-plated 8x5mm rondelle with a turquoise wrapped bead drop
  • Overhand knot 2 inches from the previous knot
  • One 13x8mm rondelle yellow glass bead
  • One 14mm rondelle crystal rhinestone bead
  • One 12x6mm beaded rondelle blue and gold finish bead
  • One antiqued gold-plated 8x5mm rondelle bead with attached light topaz wrapped bead drop
STEP 7
Match the ends of the two cords together and pass the cords through a crimp tube 2 inches from the last knot. Pass the cords through the jumpring attached to the lobster claw clasp and back through the crimp tube. Place a small amount of glue on the inside of the crimp tube (optional). Using chain-nose pliers, compress the crimp tube onto the cord. Cut the tails of the leather cord at an angle 1 inch from the crimp.

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