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Freedom Bracelet

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Freedom Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Cheri Carlson

Show off your patriotism with this fun bracelet. Perfect for the Fourth of July, it is understated enough to be worn throughout the year. For other patriotic-themed elements see our list of alternate components.

Step One: Cut a one-inch piece of 090 long rollo chain. Repeat eight times.

Step Two: Attach one piece of chain to the front of a 25x12.5mm rectangle link in blue by connecting it on both sides with an 8.0mm sterling silver open jump ring. For help with jump rings visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat. Set aside.

Step Three: Attach one piece of chain to the front of a 25x12.5mm rectangle link in red by connecting it on both sides with an 8.0mm open jump ring. Attach a sterling silver domed star cut out charm to the chain using a 4.05mm sterling silver open jump ring. Attach a sterling silver star charm to the chain using a 4.05mm open jump ring. Set aside.

Step Four: Connect one end of three pieces of chain to a single 8.0mm open jump ring. Connect a single 8.0mm open jump ring to the other end of the three pieces of chain. Repeat. Set aside.

Step Five: Assemble the bracelet from left to right, attaching the components in this order: bar end of the star toggle clasp, 6x4mm sterling silver oval jump ring, chain section from step four, blue link from step two, 8.0mm open jump ring, red link from step three, 8.0mm open jump ring, blue link from step two, chain section from step four, star end of the clasp.
Approximate size: 7 ½ inches
Estimated time: 30 minutes
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131)
List of Components:
25x12.5mm rectangle link-blue (DT-0040, qty 2)
090 long rollo chain (925CH20, qty 1)
Star toggle clasp (med) (ISCL-0012, qty 1)
Sterling silver oval jump ring 4.1x6.4mm, 20 gauge (SS-OJR-OV4, qty 1)
25x12.5mm rectangle link-red (DT-0053, qty 1)
Sterling silver star charm (CHARM340, qty 1)
Sterling silver domed star cutout charm (CHARM1007, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.75x4.05mm) (SS-OJR30-C, qty 2)
Sterling silver open jump ring (1.27x8.0mm) (SS-OJR50-D, qty 12)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Antique silver-plated pewter star toggle (PSA-TOG008)
Silver-plated pewter star toggle (PS-TOG008)
Sterling 100 diamond cut cable chain (925CH66)
Antique silver-plated star outline charm (SP-CH002)
Antique silver nautical star charm (SA-2299)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

25x12.5mm Rectangle Link - Blue
Code: DT-0040
Length 25mm, Width 12.5m 
Sale Price: $6.19
Price: $15.48
Qty>
090 Long Rollo Chain by the Foot
Code: 925CH20
Link 3.5mm, 19 gauge 
1-23-56+
$16.83 $15.14$15.68 $14.11$14.62 $13.15
Qty>
JBB Sterling Silver Star Medium Toggle Clasp
Code: ISCL-0012
Loop 15mm, Bar 24mm 
1-34-78+
$7.14 $6.21$6.64 $5.77$6.17 $5.36
Qty>
Sterling Silver Oval Open Jump Ring 4.1x6.4mm, 20 gauge
Code: SS-OJR-OV4
.161x.252 (4.1x6.4mm), 20 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.36 $0.32$0.33 $0.29$0.30 $0.27
Qty>
25x12.5mm Rectangle Link - Red
Code: DT-0053
Length 25mm, Width 12.5m 
Sale Price: $6.19
Price: $15.48
Qty>
Sterling Silver Star Charm
Code: CHARM340
Height 11.5mm, Width 9mm 
1-45-910+
$4.71 $4.05$4.37 $3.75$4.05 $3.48
Qty>
Sterling Silver Domed Star Cutout Charm
Code: CHARM1007
Height 14.5mm, Width 11mm 
Price: $8.29
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .160 inches (0.75 x 4.05mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-C
Diameter 4mm, 21 gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.21 $0.18$0.19 $0.17$0.18 $0.16
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.050 x .310 inches (1.27 x 8.0mm)
Code: SS-OJR50-D
0.050 x .310 inches (1.27 x 8.0mm) 
1-910-1920+
$1.00 $0.90$0.92 $0.82$0.84 $0.75
Qty>

Alternate Components

JBB Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Star Toggle Clasp
Code: PSA-TOG008
Loop 23x20mm, Bar 30mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.36 $1.98$2.18 $1.83$2.02 $1.69
Qty>
JBB Silver-Plated Pewter Star Toggle Clasp
Code: PS-TOG008
Loop 23x20mm, Bar 30mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.36 $2.00$2.18 $1.85$2.02 $1.71
Qty>
Sterling 100 Diamond Cut Cable Chain by the Foot
Code: 925CH66
Link 5x3.5mm, 18 gauge 
1-12-34+
$28.88 $25.99$27.03 $24.32$25.30 $22.77
Qty>
Antique Silver-Plated Star Outline Charm
Code: SP-CH002
Height 18mm, Width 17mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.51 $0.41$0.46 $0.37$0.42 $0.34
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Silver Nautical Star Charm
Code: SA-2299
Height 17.5mm, Width 15mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.15 $0.88$1.06 $0.81$0.98 $0.75
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.42
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $9.66
Price: $10.74
Qty>



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