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Artemis Bracelets

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Artemis Bracelets Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

We love the look of leather and gemstones. These fun bracelets create a braided look around gemstone beads for an earthy, elemental vibe you'll love adding to everyday wear. Choose a strand of Dakota Stones gemstone large-hole beads and your favorite round leather cord and you're on your way making fabulous bracelets for every occasion!

Step one:
Cut three lengths of 2mm natural black round leather approximately 12 inches long each. Knot them all together at one end. Start braiding them together using a traditional braiding technique.

Step two:
Once you have about an inch of braided leather, add a Dakota Stones lapis lazuli 8mm large-hole round bead to the center cord. Continue the braid so that two cords wrap around the bead. Then, add another lapis bead to the center cord. Repeat until you have 15 beads in your braid.

Step three:
Braid normally, as you did in step one, to create an inch of braid with no beads. Knot and trim the ends of the cord.

Step four:
Add the 6.1mm gold-plated pewter plain Glu-N-Go lobster clasp set to each end of the bracelet using adhesive and allow to dry. If the clasps feel a little loose around the leather, you can tuck some extra pieces of leather in the cap to fill any gaps.

Step five:
Repeat steps one through four to create the other bracelet with 2mm brown leather, Dakota Stones labradorite 8mm large-hole round beads and the 6mm gunmetal-plated pewter ridged Glu-N-Go lobster clasp set. On this bracelet, you will add one plain braided section between each bead to space them out more.
Approximate Size: 8 Inches
Estimated Time: 1/2 Hour
Difficulty Level: Beginner

Tools & Supplies:
The BeadSmith 7.5x10.5 Inch Mini Macrame Board (TOOL-0157)
Super New Glue (SUP-0082)
List of Components:
Dakota Stones Labradorite 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand (R0723, qty 1)
Dakota Stones Lapis Lazuli 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand (R0719, qty 1)
6mm Gunmetal-Plated Pewter Ridged Glu-N-Go Lobster Clasp Set (CLASP-0612, qty 1)
6.1mm Gold-Plated Pewter Plain Glu-N-Go Lobster Clasp Set (CLASP-0616, qty 1)
2mm Natural Black Round Leather by the Foot (BTF-0264, qty 3)
2mm Brown Leather by the Foot (LF-BRN2, qty 3)

Alternate Products:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Dakota Stones Golden Obsidian 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand (R0722)
Dakota Stones Smoky Quartz 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand (R0720)
Dakota Stones Dog Teeth Amethyst 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand (R0715)
6mm Silver-Plated Pewter Ridged Glu-N-Go Lobster Clasp Set (CLASP-0611)
2mm Natural Blue Round Leather by the Foot (BTF-0266)
2mm Natural Violet Round Leather by the Foot (BTF-0268)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Dakota Stones Labradorite 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand
Code: R0723
Strand Length 8 Inch, Length 8mm, Diameter 8mm 
1-23-56+
$9.35$8.72$8.12
Qty>
Dakota Stones Lapis Lazuli 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand
Code: R0719
Strand Length 8 Inch, Length 8mm, Diameter 8mm 
1-23-56+
$16.75$15.61$14.55
Qty>
Leather Cord USA 6mm Gunmetal-Plated Pewter Ridged Glu-N-Go Lobster Clasp Set
Code: CLASP-0612
Length 44.5mm, Diameter 9mm, Inside Diameter 6mm 
Price: $8.47
Qty>
Leather Cord USA 6.1mm Gold-Plated Pewter Plain Glu-N-Go Lobster Clasp Set
Code: CLASP-0616
Length 47.5mm, Diameter 8mm, Inside Diameter 6mm 
Price: $7.02
Qty>
Leather Cord USA 2mm Natural Black Round Leather by the Foot
Code: BTF-0264
Diameter 2mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.40$0.37$0.33
Qty>
2mm Brown Round Leather by the Foot
Code: LF-BRN2
Diameter 2mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.73$0.67$0.61
Qty>

Alternate Components

Dakota Stones Golden Obsidian 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand
Code: R0722
Strand Length 8 Inch, Length 8mm, Diameter 8mm 
1-23-56+
$9.35$8.72$8.12
Qty>
Dakota Stones Smoky Quartz 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand
Code: R0720
Strand Length 8 Inch, Length 8mm, Diameter 8mm 
1-23-56+
$11.20$10.44$9.73
Qty>
Dakota Stones Dog Teeth Amethyst 8mm Large-Hole Round Bead Strand
Code: R0715
Strand Length 8 Inch, Length 8mm, Diameter 8mm 
1-23-56+
$9.35$8.72$8.12
Qty>
Leather Cord USA 6mm Silver-Plated Pewter Ridged Glu-N-Go Lobster Clasp Set
Code: CLASP-0611
Length 44.5mm, Diameter 9mm, Inside Diameter 6mm 
Price: $8.47
Qty>
Leather Cord USA 2mm Natural Blue Round Leather by the Foot
Code: BTF-0266
Diameter 2mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.40$0.37$0.33
Qty>
Leather Cord USA 2mm Natural Violet Round Leather by the Foot
Code: BTF-0268
Diameter 2mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.40$0.37$0.33
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

The BeadSmith 7.5x10.5 Inch Mini Macrame Board
Code: TOOL-0157
Length 10.5 Inch, Width 7.5 Inch 
Price: $11.99
Qty>
Super New Glue
Code: SUP-0082
Volume Approx. 3 grams 
Price: $2.00
Qty>



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