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Hidden Lagoon Bracelet

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Hidden Lagoon Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Cheri Carlson

Get washed away in the hypnotizing combination of blue and green in this bracelet that has all the beauty of an enchanted lagoon and even includes a small fish charm for an added aquatic feel.

Step One: Cut a piece of 1oz silver bracelet memory wire that is approximately 1.5 coils long. Finish one end of the wire with a simple loop. For help with simple loops visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat twice.

Step Two: On a gold-filled 1.5-inch head pin, string a 6mm Swarovski faceted round in emerald AB, a strand of memory wire using the simple loop, an 8mm Swarovski faceted round in indicolite, a strand of memory wire, an 8mm Swarovski faceted round in emerald AB, a strand of memory wire and a 6mm Swarovski faceted round in indicolite. Finish the head pin with a simple loop.

Step Three: To stretch out your memory wire, which will allow you to string your beads more easily, you'll need to find something round to wrap it around. Anything round that is slightly larger than the wire will work. We used a large spice jar. Wrap the three strands of wire around your object and then you can begin stringing.

Step Four: On the bottom strand, string an 8mm indicolite round and an 8mm emerald round. On the middle strand, string two 8mm indicolite rounds, on the top strand string an 8mm indicolite round and an 8mm Swarovski round. String a three-hole gold-plated spacer bar onto all three strands.

Step Five: On the bottom strand string, two 8mm indicolite rounds, an 8mm emerald rounds, a Czech glass roundel in aqua, beige, picasso and an 8mm indicolite round. On the center strand, string an 8mm emerald round, a Czech glass roundel, an 8mm indicolite round, an 8mm emerald round and an 8mm indiolite round. On the top strand, string a Czech glass roundel, an 8mm emerald round, two 8mm indicolite rounds and an 8mm emerald round. String a spacer bar onto all three strands.

Step Six: On the bottom strand, string an 8mm indicolite round, two 8mm emeralds rounds, an 8mm indicolite round, an 8mm emerald round and a Czech glass roundel. On the middle strand, string an 8mm emerald round, an 8mm indicolite round, a Czech glass roundel, an 8mm emerald round, an 8mm indicolite round and an 8mm emerald round. On the top strand, string a an 8mm indicolite round, an 8mm emerald round, an 8mm indicolite round, an 8mm emerald round, a Czech glass roundel, and an 8mm indicolite round. String a spacer bar onto all three strands.

Step Seven: On the bottom strand, string an 8mm emerald round, an 8mm indicolite round, an 8mm emerald round, a Czech glass roundel and an 8mm indicolite round. On the middle strand, string an 8mm indicolite round, a Czech glass roundel, an 8mm emerald round, an 8mm indicolite round and an 8mm emerald round. On the top strand, string an 8mm emerald round, an 8mm indicolite round, a Czech glass roundel, an 8mm emerald round and an 8mm indicolite round. String a spacer bar onto all three strands.

Step Eight: On the bottom strand string an 8mm emerald round, an 8mm indicolite round and a clear rubber earwire clutch. On the center strand, string two 8mm indicolite rounds and an earwire clutch. The clutch will keep your beads in place while you make the simple loops. On the top strand, string an 8mm emerald round, an 8mm indicolite round and an earwire clutch. Remove the wire from whatever you wrapped it around. Remove the earwire clutch on the bottom wire and finish the wire by creating a simple loop. Repeat twice to finish the other two strands.

Step Nine: On a head pin, string a 6mm emerald round, the bottom strand of wire, an 8mm emerald round, the center strand of wire, an 8mm indicolite round, the top strand of wire and a 6mm indicolite round. Finish the headpin with a simple loop.

Step Ten: Attach the 18mm Swarovski fish pendant to the head pin from step nine using a gold-filled open jump ring. String a 6mm emerald AB round and a Czech glass roundel on a head pin. Attach to the head pin from step two using a wrapped loop. For help with wrapped loops visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.
Approximate size: Adjustable 6 1/4 inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools used:
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131)
Memory wire shear (TOOL-104)
Memory wire silver bracelet 1oz (MWIRE-B1S, qty 1)
List of Components:
Gold-plated spacer bar-3 hole (SPACER-3G, qty 4)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5000 8mm faceted round indicolite (5000-IND8, qty 30)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5000 8mm faceted round emerald ab (5000-EMAB8, qty 25)
Czech glass aqua beige Picasso roundel (CR-RL211, qty 10)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 6727 18mm fish pendant indicolite (6727-IND18, qty 1)
Gold-filled 1.5-inch head pin (GF-HP150-025, qty 3)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5000 6mm faceted round indicolite (5000-IND6, qty 2)
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 5000 6mm faceted round emerald ab (5000-EMAB6, qty 3)
Gold-filled 14k open jump ring (0.75x6.85mm) (GF-OJR30-H, qty 1)
Clear "rubber" earwire clutch (EWC20, qty 3)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Gold-Plated Spacer Bar - 3 Hole
Gold-Plated Spacer Bar - 3 Hole
Code: SPACER-3G
Length 19mm, Width 3mm 
1-1920-4950+
$0.14$0.12$0.11
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Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Indicolite
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Indicolite
Code: 5000-IND8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.70$0.64$0.58
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Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Emerald AB
Swarovski 5000 8mm Faceted Round Emerald AB
Code: 5000-EMAB8
Diameter 8mm, Hole Size 16 gauge/1.29mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.56$0.50$0.44
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Czech Glass Aqua Beige Picasso Roundel Bead
Czech Glass Aqua Beige Picasso Roundel Bead
Code: CR-RL211
Length 6.5mm, Width 8.5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.45$0.42$0.39
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Swarovski 6727 18mm Fish Pendant Indicolite
Swarovski 6727 18mm Fish Pendant Indicolite
Code: 6727-IND18
Height 18mm, Width 11mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.46$2.22$2.00
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Gold-Filled 1.5-Inch Head Pin
Gold-Filled 1.5-Inch Head Pin
Code: GF-HP150-025
Length 1.5 inches, 22 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.68$0.60$0.54
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Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Indicolite
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Indicolite
Code: 5000-IND6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.48$0.42$0.38
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Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Emerald AB
Swarovski 5000 6mm Faceted Round Emerald AB
Code: 5000-EMAB6
Diameter 6mm, Hole Size 18 gauge/1.02mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.36$0.32$0.30
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Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.030 x .270 inches (0.75 x 6.85mm)
Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.030 x .270 inches (0.75 x 6.85mm)
Code: GF-OJR30-H
Diameter 6.85mm, 20 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.54$0.48$0.43
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Clear Rubber Earwire Clutch
Clear Rubber Earwire Clutch
Code: EWC20
Length 3mm, Width 3.5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.10$0.08$0.06
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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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Memory Wire Shear
Memory Wire Shear
Code: TOOL-104
Price: $14.99
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Memory Wire Silver Bracelet 1oz
Memory Wire Silver Bracelet 1oz
Code: MWIRE-B1S
Diameter 44-57mm, Wire Gauge .64mm/22 gauge 
1-12-34+
$6.59 $4.94$5.89 $4.41$5.29 $3.96
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