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Christy's Gift Bracelet

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Christy's Gift Bracelet Instructions

Carrie presented her bridesmaids with a choice of two sets of bridesmaid's jewelry each! Each one was unique and made to complement their personality. After much deliberation, they each chose the styles they liked best, thinking those were the items they got to keep. They were right, but Carrie also surprised them with a thank you gift of the second set of jewelry on her wedding day! Be sure to check out Christy's matching necklace and earrings.

Step one: Cut three strands of ZambaPro™ jewelry wire to approximately 9 inches. Crimp each wire to a sterling silver eye pin using 2x2mm crimp tubes. For help with Crimping please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step two: On the first strand, string a sterling silver oval S-cut bead followed by a Swarovski 14mm aquamarine twist bead and another S-cut oval. Add a sterling silver wavy tube bead, an opaque espresso bean Delica, Swarovski 6mm cream pearl, 8mm faceted round light Colorado topaz, another pearl, another Delica and one more wavy tube bead. Repeat this pattern once and finish with an S-cut oval bead. Crimp the end of the wire to another eye pin, leaving about 1/8-inch of wire exposed so that all three strands will fit in the cone.

Step three: On the next strand, string a sterling silver curved tube spacer with beads followed by a 6mm Swarovski aqua faceted round, two more curved spacers, another aqua round, a wavy tube bead, Delica, 6mm Swarovski cream pearl, 8mm faceted light Colorado topaz round, another pearl, a Delica and a wavy spacer. Add another aqua round, two curved spacers with beads, aqua round, wavy spacer, Delica, pearl, light Colorado topaz bead, pearl and Delica. Again, you will want to leave about 1/8 inch of wire exposed and finish by crimping to the other eye pin.

Step four: On the final strand, string a Delica, Swarovski pearl, 8mm light Colorado topaz, pearl, Delica, wavy tube bead, S-cut oval bead, Delica, Swarovski aqua twist, Delica, S-cut bead and a wavy tube bead. Repeat the pattern once and finish with a 6mm Swarovski light Colorado topaz round bead. Pull the wire flush to the eye pin and crimp.

Step five: Pull one of the eye pins through a cone. Attach it to one side of the toggle clasp and finish with a wrapped loop. Do the same for the other end of the bracelet.
Approximate size: 9 inches
Estimated time: Under 1 hour
Difficulty level: Intermediate

Tools Used:
Nipper tool (TOOL-101)
Crimper tool (TOOL-100)
Side cutter, semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
ZambaPro™ 49 .019 30ft jewelry wire (ZP49-30F-019)
List of Components:
Swarovski 5000 6mm faceted round aqua (5000-AQUA6, qty 4)
Swarovski 5000 6mm faceted round light Colorado topaz (5000-LCT6, qty 1)
Swarovski 5000 8mm faceted round light Colorado topaz (5000-LCT8, qty 6)
Swarovski 5621 14mm twist aquamarine (5621-AQU14, qty 4)
Swarovski 5810 6mm pearl cream (5810-CRM6, qty 12)
Delica 8gram pack opaque espresso bean (DB1134, qty 1)
Sterling silver curved tube spacer with beads (SS-LX13, qty 5)
Sterling silver wavy tube bead (SS-LX35, qty 16)
Bright 4x6mm sterling oval s-cut bead (STG-OVAL4-SC, qty 12)
Hammered flat round toggle (HTS219, qty 1)
Sterling silver medium hammered cone (ISCN-0047, qty 2)
Sterling silver 3x3 crimp tube (SS-CRM5, qty 2)
Sterling silver 1½-inch eye pin 22 gauge (SS-EP23, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Aquamarine
Code: 5000-AQUA6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
$0.50 $0.37$0.47 $0.35$0.44 $0.33
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Light Colorado Topaz
Code: 5000-LCT6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
$0.50 $0.37$0.47 $0.35$0.44 $0.33
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Light Colorado Topaz
Code: 5000-LCT8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
$0.73 $0.54$0.68 $0.51$0.64 $0.48
Swarovski 5621 14mm Twist Aquamarine
Code: 5621-AQU14
Length 14mm, Width 14mm 
$2.02 $1.51$1.91 $1.43$1.80 $1.35
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Crystal Pearl Cream
Code: 5810-CRM6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
$0.14 $0.10$0.13 $0.09$0.12 $0.09
Miyuki 8g 11/0 Opaque Espresso Bean Delicas
Code: DB1134
Size 11/0, 8g bag 
$3.92 $3.41$3.70 $3.21$3.50 $3.04
Sterling Silver Curved Tube Link with Beads
Code: SS-LX13
11.5mm with 3.5mm ball 
$1.62 $1.26$1.52 $1.18$1.43 $1.11
Sterling Silver Wavy Tube Bead
Code: SS-LX35
Length 20mm, Width 1.5mm 
$0.98 $0.79$0.92 $0.74$0.86 $0.69
JBB Sterling Silver Medium Hammered Cone
Code: ISCN-0047
Length 11.5mm, Width 8mm 
$5.42 $3.95$5.13 $3.74$4.86 $3.54
Sterling Silver 3 x 3mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM5
Length 3mm, Width 3mm 
$0.38 $0.29$0.35 $0.26$0.33 $0.25
1 1/2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP23
Length 1.5 inches, 22 gauge 
$0.39 $0.30$0.34 $0.26$0.29 $0.22

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
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $10.05
Price: $11.56
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67
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

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