Six-Piece Bracelet Set with Gemstone Beads, Swarovski® Crystals and Sterling Silver Drops

Bracelet 1

STEP 1
Cut one 12-inch length and four 24-inch lengths of light blue polished hemp cord.
STEP 2

Line up the four 24-inch lengths of cord then form an overhand knot using all four lengths at one end.

Leaving approximately a 2-1/2 inch gap, form another overhand knot using all four cords.
STEP 3
Separate the four cords.

With the two left cords, form a forward half-hitch knot by taking the left cord and forming a "4" going over the right cord then bringing the tail around the bottom of the right cord and up and through the center of the "4". Pull loosely closed. Repeat to form another forward half-hitch knot to complete the forward knot.

With the two right cords, form a backward half-hitch knot by taking the rightmost cord and forming a backward "4" with the tail going over the left cord then bringing the tail around the bottom of the left cord and up and through the center of the backward "4". Pull loosely closed.
STEP 4
String a copper tube onto the two center cords then separate the strands into four again, with the two strands coming out of the copper tube as the center strands.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to string a total of ten copper tubes or until the desired length is achieved.

Create another forward knot and backward knot using the four strands.
STEP 6
Form an overhand knot using all four strands adjacent to the knots in Step 5. Leaving approximately 2-1/2 inches, form another overhand knot using all four cords. Trim excess.

For added security, apply a drop of E6000® Fray Lock™ to each of the overhand knots.
STEP 7
Line up the outer overhand knot on one side of the bracelet with the inner overhand knot on the other side of the bracelet and vice versa. Using the 12-inch length of cord, tie a loose overhand knot over what is now all eight cords. The overhand knot should be loose enough for the two ends to slide but tight enough so each of the knots do not go through.

Continue to tie overhand knots in the same direction on the 12-inch strand, forming a spiral staircase, until the desired length is achieved. Once finished, apply a small amount of E6000 Fray Lock to the last overhand knot. Be careful not to get any adhesive on the other cords or the adjustable slide will not work. Set aside to dry then trim excess cord.
STEP 8
Pass one oval jump ring through one 8x7mm sterling silver drop and around the forward knot between the fifth and sixth copper tube beads then close.

Bracelet 2

STEP 1
Cut one 12-inch and one 24-inch length of turquoise blue polished hemp cord.
STEP 2
Tie an overhand knot on one end of the 24-inch length of cord. Apply a small dab of E6000 Fray Lock to the knot then trim excess from the short end once dry.
STEP 3
Leave a gap of approximately 2 inches then tie an overhand knot.
STEP 4
Leave a gap of approximately 1 inch then tie an overhand knot.
STEP 5
String one copper tube onto the cord then tie another overhand knot, securing the copper tube in place but leaving enough room for it to be loose on the strand.
STEP 6
Repeat Steps 4 and 5 two more times.
STEP 7
Repeat Step 3.
STEP 8
Line up the two ends of the strand so they overlap.

Using the 12-inch length of cord, tie a loose overhand knot over both ends of the strand. The overhand knot should be loose enough for the two ends to slide but tight enough so each of the knots do not go through. Continue to tie overhand knots in the same direction on the 12-inch strand, forming a spiral staircase, for about 3/4 inches or until the desired length is achieved. Once finished, apply a small amount of E6000 Fray Lock to the last overhand knot. Be careful not to get any adhesive on the other cords or the adjustable slide will not work. Set aside to dry then trim excess cord.

Bracelet 3

STEP 1
Cut one 12-inch length and four 30-inch lengths of blue polished hemp cord.
STEP 2
Align all four of the 30-inch lengths of cord then tie an overhand knot with all four cords approximately 3-1/2 inches from one end.
STEP 3
Separate the four cords. Using the same knots from above, create the following rows:
  • Row 1: Two forward knots
  • Row 2: One forward knot (using the center two cords only)
  • Row 3: Two forward knots
Separate the cords again then string one 5x3mm rondelle onto the left two cords and one 5x3mm rondelle onto the right two cords.
STEP 4
Repeat Step 3 eight more times.

Repeat Step 2 to secure the cords.
STEP 5
Apply a small dab of E6000 Fray Lock to one of the knots on one end then trim two of the cords from each end so only two cords are left. String one 5x3mm rondelle onto the remaining two cords then tie an overhand knot approximately 3 inches from the other knot. Apply E6000 Fray Lock to the knot then trim excess cord.

Repeat on the other end of the strand.
STEP 6
Slide the 5x3mm rondelles to the ends of the cord adjacent to the two-cord knots. Overlap the two ends of the bracelet so the two cords from each end are on top of each other.

Using the 12-inch length of cord, tie a loose overhand knot over both ends of the strand. The overhand knot should be loose enough for the two ends to slide but tight enough so each of the knots do not go through. Continue to tie overhand knots in the same direction on the 12-inch strand, forming a spiral staircase, for about 3/4 inches or until the desired length is achieved. Once finished, apply a small amount of E6000 Fray Lock to the last overhand knot. Be careful not to get any adhesive on the other cords or the adjustable slide will not work. Set aside to dry then trim excess cord.
STEP 7
Pass one oval jump ring through one 12x7mm cross drop and the outer cord between two sets of 5x3mm rondelles on one side of the bracelet then close.

Repeat to add cross drops around one edge of the bracelet between each set of rondelles as well as between the large knot and the rondelles on each end where the forward knots begin and end.

Bracelet 4

STEP 1
Cut one 12-inch length of Powercord®.
STEP 2
Pass one oval jump ring through one 21x17mm wings pendant then close.
STEP 3
String onto the Powercord:
  • Two 5x3mm rondelles
  • One wing pendant
  • Two 5x3mm rondelles
  • Four sodalite 6mm rounds
  • 16 sets of:
    • One 5x3mm rondelle
    • One sodalite 6mm round
  • Four 5x3mm rondelles
  • Four sodalite 6mm rounds
STEP 4
Tie the ends of the bracelet together using a surgeon's knot. Add a drop of E6000 adhesive to the knot, then pull the 5x3mm rondelles over the knot to conceal it.

Bracelet 5

STEP 1
Cut one 12-inch length of Powercord.
STEP 2
String onto the Powercord:
  • Five sets of:
    • One 11x3mm crimp tube
    • Three riverstone 6mm rounds
  • One 11x3mm crimp tube
  • Five riverstone 6mm rounds
STEP 3
Tie the ends of the bracelet together using a surgeon's knot. Add a drop of E6000 adhesive to the knot, then pull the 11x3mm crimp tube over the knot to conceal it.

Bracelet 6

STEP 1
Cut one 12-inch length of Powercord.
STEP 2
Pass one oval jump ring through one 21x14mm cross drop then close.
STEP 3
String onto the Powercord:
  • One 6x3mm flat rondelle
  • Five crystal AB cubes
  • One 6x3mm flat rondelle
  • One cross drop
  • 25 lapis lazuli 6mm rounds
STEP 4
Tie the ends of the bracelet together using a surgeon's knot. Add a drop of E6000 adhesive to the knot, then pull the 6x3mm flat rondelle over the knot to conceal it.

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