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Sugar Plum Bracelet

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Sugar Plum Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

Based on the playfully eerie "Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy" in The Nutcracker, this braided bracelet features fun candy colors that are sure to delight any whimsical creature. Take just minutes to create this darling design!

Step one:
Use a nipper tool to cut three 10-inch long pieces of jewelry wire. Attach one end of each strand to one half of the antique silver-plated brass small magnetic clasp using sterling 2x2mm crimp tubes. Watch our Handy Tip video on how to use crimp tubes and a bead crimper if you need help.

Step two:
String the following pattern of beads onto one strand:

  • Four TOHO 1.5mm bead cubes in frosted silver-lined crystal
  • Two TOHO 1.5mm bead cubes in silver-lined teal
  • One TOHO 1.5mm bead cube in higher metallic grape
  • Two silver-lined teal bead cubes
  • Three frosted silver-lined crystal bead cubes
  • One 4mm daisy spacer
  • Three frosted silver-lined crystal
  • Two TOHO 3mm bead bugles in silver-lined emerald
  • One TOHO 1.5mm bead cube in silver-lined ruby
  • Two emerald bead bugles
  • Three silver-lined crystal
  • One daisy spacer
  • Three silver-lined crystal
  • Two TOHO 3mm bead bugles in higher metallic royal purple
  • One TOHO 8/0 bead round in frosted silver-lined lemon lime
  • Two metallic royal purple
  • Three silver-lined crystal
  • One daisy spacer
  • Three silver-lined crystal
  • Two TOHO 3mm bead bugles in silver-lined teal
  • One metallic grape
  • Create a mirror image for the remainder of the strand

Repeat this pattern for the other two strands. Use a bead stopper to hold the beads in place.

Step three:
Gently twist the strands together and attach the open ends to the other half of the magnetic clasp as you did in Step one.
Approximate size: About 7 inches
Estimated time: About an hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
ZambaPro™ 49 .014 30FT Jewelry Wire (ZP49-30F-014)
ZambaPro™ Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack (BEADSTPR)
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
List of Components:
Antique Silver-Plated Brass Small Magnetic Clasp (CLASP-0114, qty 1)
4mm Daisy Spacer - Bright (DSY4-BRITE, qty 18)
TOHO™ Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver-Lined Ruby (TBCB1-25C, qty 1)
TOHO™ Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Emerald (TBBG3-36, qty 1)
TOHO™ Bead Cube 1.5mm Frosted Silver-Lined Crystal (TBCB1-21F, qty 1)
TOHO™ Bead Round 8/0 Frosted Silver-Lined Lemon Lime (TBRD8-24F, qty 1)
TOHO™ Bead Bugle 3mm Higher-Metallic Royal Purple (TBBG3-461, qty 1)
TOHO™ Bead Cube 1.5mm Higher-Metallic Grape (TBCB1-461, qty 1)
TOHO™ Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Teal (TBBG3-27BD, qty 1)
TOHO™ Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver-Lined Teal (TBCB1-27BD, qty 1)
Sterling 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 6)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
TOHO™ Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Tanzanite (TBBG3-39)
TOHO™ Bead Hex 8/0 Violet Lined Sapphire (TBHX8-361)
TOHO™ Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver (TBCB1-714)
TOHO™ Bead Round 8/0 Frosted Trans-Rainbow Moss Green AB (TBRD8-180F)
Antique Silver-Plated Brass Flower Design Magnetic Clasp (CLASP-0117)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Antique Silver-Plated Brass Small Magnetic Clasp
Antique Silver-Plated Brass Small Magnetic Clasp
Code: CLASP-0114
Length with Bail/Loop 18.5mm, Width 10mm, Hole Size 1mm 
1-34-78+
$5.89$5.29$4.79
Qty>
4mm Daisy Spacer - Bright
4mm Daisy Spacer - Bright
Code: DSY4-BRITE
4mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.46$0.41$0.37
Qty>
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver-Lined Ruby
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver-Lined Ruby
Code: TBCB1-25C
Length 1.5mm, 8g bag 
1-910-1920+
$2.29$2.09$1.89
Qty>
TOHO Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Emerald
TOHO Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Emerald
Code: TBBG3-36
Length 3mm, Width 2mm, 8g bag 
1-1415-2930+
$1.29$1.19$1.09
Qty>
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Frosted Silver-Lined Crystal
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Frosted Silver-Lined Crystal
Code: TBCB1-21F
Length 1.5mm, 8g bag 
1-910-1920+
$2.12$1.90$1.70
Qty>
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Frosted Silver-Lined Lemon Lime
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Frosted Silver-Lined Lemon Lime
Code: TBRD8-24F
Size 8/0, 8g bag 
1-1415-2930+
$1.29$1.19$1.09
Qty>
TOHO Bead Bugle 3mm Higher-Metallic Royal Purple
TOHO Bead Bugle 3mm Higher-Metallic Royal Purple
Code: TBBG3-461
Length 3mm, Width 2mm, 8g bag 
1-910-1920+
$1.89$1.74$1.59
Qty>
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Higher-Metallic Grape
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Higher-Metallic Grape
Code: TBCB1-461
Length 1.5mm, 8g bag 
1-56-1112+
$2.89$2.69$2.49
Qty>
TOHO Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Teal
TOHO Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Teal
Code: TBBG3-27BD
Length 3mm, Width 2mm, 8g bag 
1-1920-3940+
$1.29$1.19$1.09
Qty>
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver-Lined Teal
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver-Lined Teal
Code: TBCB1-27BD
Length 1.5mm, 8g bag 
1-910-1920+
$2.09$1.89$1.69
Qty>
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15$0.14$0.13
Qty>

Alternate Components

TOHO Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Tanzanite
TOHO Bead Bugle 3mm Silver-Lined Tanzanite
Code: TBBG3-39
Length 3mm, Width 3mm, 8g bag 
1-1920-3940+
$1.29$1.19$1.09
Qty>
TOHO Bead Hex 8/0 Violet Lined Sapphire
TOHO Bead Hex 8/0 Violet Lined Sapphire
Code: TBHX8-361
Size 8/0, 8 gram bag 
1-1415-2930+
$1.29$1.19$1.09
Qty>
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver
TOHO Bead Cube 1.5mm Silver
Code: TBCB1-714
Length 1.5mm, 8g bag 
1-23-56+
$16.09$14.49$13.29
Qty>
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Frosted Trans-Rainbow Moss Green AB
TOHO Bead Round 8/0 Frosted Trans-Rainbow Moss Green AB
Code: TBRD8-180F
Size 8/0, 8g bag 
1-1415-2930+
$1.29$1.19$1.09
Qty>
Antique Silver-Plated Brass Flower Design Magnetic Clasp
Antique Silver-Plated Brass Flower Design Magnetic Clasp
Code: CLASP-0117
Width 14mm, Hole Size 2.6mm/10 gauge 
1-23-56+
$8.79$7.89$7.19
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .014 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .014 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-014
Diameter .014 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-23-45+
$13.99$12.99$11.99
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Price: $13.99
Qty>
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack
Code: BEADSTPR
1-56-1112+
$4.32$3.92$3.52
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Price: $7.89
Qty>



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