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Butterfly Parade Bracelet

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Butterfly Parade Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This beautiful butterfly bracelet is made with our silver-plated pewter, fire-polished Czech glass and Swarovski bicones. Create it to thank your favorite teacher this spring, or as a whimsical gift for your bridesmaids.

Step one:
Cut a length of ZambaPro™ 49 .019 jewelry wire to approximately 8 inches.

Step two:
Attach the wire to the loop end of the antique silver classic clasp using a 2x2mm sterling silver crimp tube. For help using crimp tubes please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step three:
Begin with a 3mm Swarovski bicone Hyacinth bead. Follow that with an antique silver (pewter) butterfly wings bead, then a 6mm Czech fire-polished glass bead in Olivine Vitrail. Make sure the butterfly wings are facing in the right direction. The little dots at the tops of the wings should face toward your loop on the clasp.

Step four:
Repeat the pattern 12 times.

Step five:
Finish the bracelet by crimping the other end of the wire to the bar end of the toggle clasp. Trim the excess wire.
Approximate size: 6 inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
ZambaPro™ Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30FT Jewelry Wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
TierraCast® Antique Silver Butterfly Wing Bead (SA-5602, qty 13)
Swarovski 5328 3mm XILION Bicone Hyacinth (5328-HY3, qty 13)
Fire-Polished Bead 6mm Olivine Vitrail (50pc Pack) (FPS-OLVVR6, qty 1)
TierraCast® Antique Silver Classic Clasp Set (SA-6045, qty 1)
Sterling 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Butterfly Wing Bead
Code: SA-5602
Length 10mm, Width 15mm 
$1.12 $0.92$1.05 $0.87$0.98 $0.81
Swarovski 5328 3mm XILION Bicone Hyacinth
Code: 5328-HY3
Length 2.5mm, Diameter 3mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
$0.14 $0.10$0.13 $0.09$0.12 $0.09
Fire-Polished Bead 6mm Olivine Vitrail (50pc Pack)
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
$2.90 $2.37$2.74 $2.24$2.59 $2.12
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
$0.16 $0.14$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12

Alternate Components

TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Dragonfly Wings
Code: SA-5588
Length 6mm, Width 20mm 
$1.12 $0.96$1.05 $0.90$0.98 $0.84
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Monarch Butterfly Bead
Code: SA-5520
Length 11mm, Width 16mm 
$1.24 $0.88$1.16 $0.82$1.09 $0.77
Fire-Polished Bead 6mm Indicolite (50pc Pack)
Code: FPS-IND6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
$2.53 $1.74$2.39 $1.64$2.25 $1.55

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.50
Price: $8.63
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.03
Price: $13.99
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $11.56
Price: $12.99

NOTE:This idea uses Swarovski crystal componentswhich currently do not meet the requirements as set out in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).

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