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Austin Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

It's fun to experiment with different textures and materials, and this bracelet lets you do just that! Czech glass combines with gemstone beads and pewter spacers. Each bead and spacer displays a unique texture, but they combine perfectly to create a stylish look. Learn how to make this bracelet and discover new ways to use very different components together in a harmonious way.

Step one:
Cut a length of jewelry wire approximately 10 inches long. Attach one end to one half of the sterling silver 16mm round toggle clasp using a sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube and a sterling silver 3mm crimp cover. For help using a crimp tube, see our Handy Tip Video. Check out our Crimp Cover Handy Tip for help covering the crimp tube.

Step two:
String the following pattern onto the wire:
  • One matte black gold amazonite 8mm round bead
  • One TierraCast antique silver-plated pewter medium love knot spacer
  • One TierraCast antique 10mm antique pewter round wavy spacer bead
  • One love knot spacer
  • One Czech glass 18x18mm sandy beach mix with Picasso finish star coin bead
  • One love knot spacer
  • One wavy spacer
  • One love knot spacer
Repeat this pattern four times and then add another black gold amazonite bead to the strand.

Step three:
Attach the other half of the clasp to the end of the wire using a crimp tube and crimp cover.
Approximate Size: 7.5 Inches
Estimated Time: Thirty Minutes
Difficulty Level: Beginner

Tools & Supplies:
ZambaPro Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters) (ZP49-30F-019)
Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
Bead Stopper Combo Pack (4 Regular, 4 Mini) (BEADSTPRCOMBO)
List of Components:
Czech Glass 18x18mm Sandy Beach Mix with Picasso Finish Star Coin Bead (10pc Pack) (BEADS-0237, qty 1)
Matte Black Gold Amazonite 8mm Round Bead Strand (R2389, qty 1)
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Medium Love Knot Spacer (SA-5769, qty 20)
TierraCast Antique 10mm Antique Pewter Round Wavy Spacer Bead (PA-0448, qty 10)
Sterling Silver 16mm Round Toggle Clasp (SS-TOG03, qty 1)
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover (SS-CCOV01, qty 2)

Alternate Products:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
18mm Caribbean Mix Star with Picasso Coin Bead Strand (BS-0012)
Matte Black Gold Amazonite 10mm Round Bead Strand (R2390)
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Large Love Knot Spacer (SA-5770)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Czech Glass 18x18mm Sandy Beach Mix with Picasso Finish Star Coin Bead (10pc Pack)
Code: BEADS-0237
Volume 10pc Pack 
1-23-56+
$9.62 $8.65$8.96 $8.06$8.35 $7.51
Qty>
Matte Black Gold Amazonite 8mm Round Bead Strand
Code: R2389
Length 8mm, Diameter 8mm, Strand Length 16-Inch 
1-23-56+
$9.86 $8.87$9.19 $8.27$8.56 $7.70
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Medium Love Knot Spacer
Code: SA-5769
Length 2.5mm, Diameter 10mm, Hole Size 4.5mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.96 $0.76$0.88 $0.70$0.81 $0.64
Qty>
TierraCast Antique 10mm Antique Pewter Round Wavy Spacer Bead
Code: PA-0448
Diameter 10mm, Depth 2.5mm, Hole Size 1.29mm/16 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.33 $0.29$0.30 $0.27$0.27 $0.24
Qty>
Sterling Silver 16mm Round Toggle Clasp
Code: SS-TOG03
Loop 16mm, Bar 26mm 
1-23-56+
$7.30 $6.35$6.80 $5.91$6.34 $5.51
Qty>
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12$0.13 $0.11
Qty>
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code: SS-CCOV01
Length 3mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.25 $0.22$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.18
Qty>

Alternate Components

18mm Caribbean Mix Star with Picasso Coin Bead Strand
Code: BS-0012
7 Inch Strand, Length 18mm, Width 18mm 
1-23-56+
$9.62 $7.31$8.96 $6.80$8.35 $6.34
Qty>
Matte Black Gold Amazonite 10mm Round Bead Strand
Code: R2390
Length 10mm, Diameter 10mm, Strand Length 16-Inch 
1-23-56+
$11.25 $10.12$10.49 $9.44$9.77 $8.79
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Large Love Knot Spacer
Code: SA-5770
Length 3mm, Diameter 11.5mm, Hole Size 6mm 
1-1112-2324+
$1.03 $0.79$0.95 $0.73$0.87 $0.66
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-23-56+
$12.01 $10.80$11.19 $10.07$10.43 $9.38
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $11.68
Price: $13.43
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $6.99
Price: $8.04
Qty>
Bead Stopper Combo Pack (4 Regular, 4 Mini)
Code: BEADSTPRCOMBO
Sale Price: $5.32
Price: $6.49
Qty>



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