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Bella's Journey Bracelet

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Bella's Journey Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Cheri Carlson

Make this charm bracelet for the Twilight®* fan in your family. We used photographs from our sightseeing trip to Forks in our resin charms. We chose a wolf charm, crystal heart and moon among others to represent various parts in the Twilight®* saga and then sprinkled in blood-colored Siam and dark red coral Swarovski crystals for drama.

Choose frame shapes and sizes to suit your images. For help using Ice Resin please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center.

We used the antique silver-plated pewter large square pendant for our truck image and the antique silver-plated pewter small square pendant for the La Push and Welcome to Forks images. We did the Welcome to Forks pendant in two layers.

Step one: Cut the images to fit the frames. Coat both sides of the images with a coat of Mod Podge and allow them to dry completely. Apply a second coat and dry completely. Apply a coat to the inside of the frame. Place the image inside the frame and smooth to remove any bubbles. Apply a coat to the top of the image and allow it to dry.

Step two: Make a batch of resin. For a single image, pour the resin into the frame and allow it to cure completely. To layer images, pour the first layer part way up in the frame. Allow it to dry 4 to 5 hours or overnight. Tack the second image in place with a bit of Mod Podge. Mix a second batch of resin and fill the frame the rest of the way. Allow it to cure completely. Link two 6.10mm sterling silver open jump rings together and attach them to frame pendants.

Step three: Link two 6.10mm jump rings together and attach them to the sterling silver motorcycle charm. Do the same for the 16mm crystal moon pendant and the wolf charm.

Step four: Attach a 6.10mm jump ring to the sterling silver apple for teacher charm and the antique silver plated pewter small feather charm.

Step five: Link the 9mm sterling silver open jump ring to the 4.6mm sterling silver open jump ring. Attach the 9mm jump ring to the 18x17.5mm crystal faceted heart pendant.

Step six: On a 1 1/2-inch head pin thread a 6/0 silver-lined garnet Toho, an antique silver plated pewter 8mm bead aligner, the 10.0mm enamel forever bead, two more Tohos to fill the inside of the forever bead, another aligner bead and another Toho. Finish with a wrapped loop. For help making wrapped loops, please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. Attach a 6.10mm jump ring to the wrapped loop.

Step seven: On a head pin thread a 10mm faceted Siam round. Finish with a simple loop. Attach a 6.10mm jump ring to the wrapped loop. Repeat three times.

Step eight: On a head pin thread an 8mm faceted dark red coral round. Finish with a simple loop. Attach a 6.10mm jump ring to the wrapped loop. Repeat three times.

Step nine: Cut the silver plated large rolo chain 1/2 inches short of the desired length. We cut ours to seven inches. Attach the 14x7mm heart clasp to one end.

Step ten: Arrange the frames, charms and dangles on the bracelet in any order you wish.
Approximate size: 7½ inches
Estimated time: A weekend
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131)
ICE Resin (ICE-01)

* Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn and Bella are trademarks or registered trademarks of and © Summit Entertainment, LLC., registered in the United States and other countries. Summit Entertainment, LLC. has no affiliation and does not endorse these products.
List of Components:
Wolf charm (WD-PEND545, qty 1)
10.0mm enamel forever bead (4.5mm hole) (STG-BD10, qty 1)
6202 18 x 17.5mm faceted heart pendant crystal (6202-CRYS18, qty 1)
Sterling silver motorcycle charm (CHARM693, qty 1)
Antique silver plated pewter small feather charm (SA-2046, qty 1)
6722 16mm moon pendant crystal (6722-CRYS16, qty 1)
5000 8mm faceted round dark red coral (5000-DRC8, qty 4)
5000 10mm faceted round Siam (5000-SIA10, qty 4)
Antique silver-plated pewter small square pendant (PSA-PEND015, qty 2)
1½-inch head pin 22 gauge (sterling silver) (SS-HP2X, qty 9)
Antique silver-plated pewter large square pendant (PSA-PEND011, qty 1)
Antique silver plated pewter 8mm bead aligner (SA-5693, qty 2)
Sterling silver apple for teacher charm (CHARM214, qty 1)
14x7mm heart clasp (SS-CL08, qty 1)
Silver-plated large rollo chain (SPCH19, qty 1)
Toho bead round 6/0 silver-lined garnet (TBRD6-25D, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (1.00 x 6.10mm) (SS-OJR40-E, qty 25)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.89 x 9.0mm) (SS-OJR35-H, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.90 x 4.60mm) (S2S-OJR35-C, qty 1)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Hand Carved Wolf Pendant
Hand Carved Wolf Pendant
Code: WD-PEND545
Height 25mm, Width 21mm 
1-23-56+
$17.39$15.79$14.19
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Sterling Silver 10.0mm Enamel Forever Bead (4.5mm Hole)
Sterling Silver 10.0mm Enamel Forever Bead (4.5mm Hole)
Code: STG-BD10
Length 8.75mm, Width 10mm 
1-23-56+
$14.99$13.99$11.79
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Sterling Silver Motorcycle Charm
Sterling Silver Motorcycle Charm
Code: CHARM693
10 x 18.5mm 
1-23-56+
$10.99$9.49$8.59
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TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Small Bird Feather Charm
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Small Bird Feather Charm
Code: SA-2046
Height 22.5mm, Width 7mm 
1-1920-3940+
$1.07$0.95$0.87
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Swarovski 6722 16mm Crescent Moon Pendant Crystal
Swarovski 6722 16mm Crescent Moon Pendant Crystal
Code: 6722-CRYS16
Height 16mm, Width 11mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.51$1.35$1.23
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Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Dark Red Coral
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Dark Red Coral
Code: 5000-DRC8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.52$0.46$0.42
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Swarovski 5000 10mm Faceted Round Siam
Swarovski 5000 10mm Faceted Round Siam
Code: 5000-SIA10
Diameter 10mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
1-1415-2930+
$1.03$0.93$0.83
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Nunn Design Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Small Square Pendant
Nunn Design Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Small Square Pendant
Code: PSA-PEND015
Height 26mm, Width 19mm 
1-56-1112+
$4.14$3.74$3.39
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1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-HP2X
Length 1 1/2 inches, 22 Gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.46$0.41$0.37
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Nunn Design Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Large Square Pendant
Nunn Design Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Large Square Pendant
Code: PSA-PEND011
Height 34mm, Width 27mm 
1-56-1112+
$5.97$5.37$4.87
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TierraCast Antique Silver 8mm Bead Aligner
TierraCast Antique Silver 8mm Bead Aligner
Code: SA-5693
Length 3mm, Width 8mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.56$0.50$0.45
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Sterling Silver Apple for Teacher Charm
Sterling Silver Apple for Teacher Charm
Code: CHARM214
Height 15mm, Width 9mm 
1-34-78+
$6.49$5.69$5.19
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14 x 7mm Heart Clasp
14 x 7mm Heart Clasp
Code: SS-CL08
Length 14mm, Width 7mm 
1-34-78+
$5.19$4.69$4.29
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Silver-Plated Large Rollo Chain
Silver-Plated Large Rollo Chain
Code: SPCH19
Links 7x7mm 10 gauge 
1-56-1112+
$4.49$4.09$3.69
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TOHO Bead Round 6/0 Silver-Lined Garnet 8g Bag
TOHO Bead Round 6/0 Silver-Lined Garnet 8g Bag
Code: TBRD6-25D
Size 6/0, 8g bag 
1-1415-2930+
$1.29$1.19$1.09
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Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.040 x .240 inches (1.00 x 6.10mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.040 x .240 inches (1.00 x 6.10mm)
Code: SS-OJR40-E
Diameter 6.1mm, 18 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.54$0.50$0.43
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Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.035 x .35 (0.89 x 9.0mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.035 x .35 (0.89 x 9.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-H
0.89 x 9.0mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.64$0.58$0.52
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Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-C
Diameter 4.6mm, 19 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.32$0.29$0.26
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Purchase Tools & Supplies

Round Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Price: $7.09
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Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.09
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Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $10.99
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ICE Resin®
ICE Resin®
Code: ICE-01
Resin 4 oz. bottle, Hardener 4 oz. bottle 
Price: $26.99
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