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The Huxtables Bracelet

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The Huxtables Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

The Huxtables were a TV family everyone could relate to at any age. Their real-life situations humbled with wholesome values sparkled through the successful dad and five kids, all with unique personalities. Though father Cliff got a lot of laughs, it was the mom, Claire Huxtable, who kept the family together. She was fair, patient, kind and very wise. Gathering around her kitchen table meant more than nourishment—it meant youテθ津と津窶テや凖θ津や堙δ「テやぎテで。テθ津と津窶堙つ「テθ津や堙δ「テや堙つャテθ津つ「テδ「テやぎテでセテ窶堙つ「d get a serving of Claire wisdom (and Cliff wouldnテθ津と津窶テや凖θ津や堙δ「テやぎテで。テθ津と津窶堙つ「テθ津や堙δ「テや堙つャテθ津つ「テδ「テやぎテでセテ窶堙つ「t get to finish that pizza he was sneaking). For Claire Huxtable we present this Motherテθ津と津窶テや凖θ津や堙δ「テやぎテで。テθ津と津窶堙つ「テθ津や堙δ「テや堙つャテθ津つ「テδ「テやぎテでセテ窶堙つ「s Day bracelet.

Step one:
Cut two pieces of jewelry wire approximately 8 inches long. Connect one end from each wire to one part of the sterling silver 2-strand heart clasp using sterling 2x2mm crimp tubes. Read our Handy Tip in the Learning Center on how to use a crimp tool if you need help.

Step two:
Cover each crimp tube with a sterling silver 3mm crimp cover. Read our Handy Tip on how to use a crimp cover if you need help.

Step three:
String one blank sterling silver 4.5mm alphabet bead onto each strand and then string one Hill Tribe silver 2-hole spacer onto both strands to connect them.

Step four:
Personalize your bracelet with your own letters to spell out you and/or your siblings' names and string the appropriate birthstone colors on either side of each name. Add one 2-hole spacer halfway across the strands, and use the blank alphabet beads to keep the pattern symmetrical. You can also incorporate a few sterling silver 4.5mm heart letter beads onto the bracelet like we did.

Step five:
Finish the bracelet with one more 2-hole spacer and one blank alphabet bead on the strands. Connect the open ends to the other part of the heart clasp with a second crimp tube and crimp cover.
Approximate size: 7 ¾ inches
Estimated time: 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters) (ZP49-30F-019)
ZambaPro® Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
ZambaPro® Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack (BEADSTPR)
List of Components:
Sterling Silver 4.5mm Letter Bead - Heart (SS45-HART, qty 3)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - Blank (SS45-BLANK, qty 30)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - A (SS45-A, qty 3)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - D (SS45-D, qty 3)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - E (SS45-E, qty 4)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - H (SS45-H, qty 1)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - I (SS45-I, qty 1)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - N (SS45-N, qty 3)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - O (SS45-O, qty 2)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - R (SS45-R, qty 2)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - S (SS45-S, qty 4)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - T (SS45-T, qty 1)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - U (SS45-U, qty 1)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - V (SS45-V, qty 1)
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - Y (SS45-Y, qty 1)
Hill Tribe Silver 2-hole spacer (HTS063, qty 3)
4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Siam (SQS-SIA4, qty 4)
4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Sapphire (SQS-SAP4, qty 4)
4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Topaz (SQS-TOP4, qty 4)
4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Emerald (SQS-EMR4, qty 4)
4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Amethyst (SQS-AMY4, qty 4)
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Siam (5601-SIA4, qty 2)
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Sapphire (5601-SAP4, qty 2)
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Topaz (5601-TO4, qty 2)
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Emerald (5601-EM4, qty 2)
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Amethyst (5601-AMY4, qty 2)
Sterling Silver Heart Clasp - 2 Strand (SS-FHBC-2, qty 1)
Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover (SS-CCOV01, qty 4)
Sterling 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 4)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

Sterling Silver 4.5mm Letter Bead - Heart
Code: SS45-HART
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
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Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - Blank
Code: SS45-BLANK
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
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Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - A
Code: SS45-A
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
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Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - D
Code: SS45-D
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
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Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - E
Code: SS45-E
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - H
Code: SS45-H
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - I
Code: SS45-I
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
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Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - N
Code: SS45-N
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
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Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - O
Code: SS45-O
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - R
Code: SS45-R
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - S
Code: SS45-S
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - T
Code: SS45-T
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - U
Code: SS45-U
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - V
Code: SS45-V
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Alphabet Beads, Sterling Silver 4.5mm - Y
Code: SS45-Y
Length 4.5mm 
Price: $1.98
Qty>
Hill Tribe Silver 2-hole Spacer
Code: HTS063
Approx. Length 1mm, Width 4mm, Height 10.5mm 
1-78-1516+
$1.96$1.81$1.67
Qty>
Beadelle 4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Siam
Code: SQS-SIA4
Length 2.5mm, Width 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
Price: $1.03
Qty>
Beadelle 5mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Sapphire
Code: SQS-SAP4
Length 2.5mm, Width 5mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
1-2425-4950+
$1.03$0.93$0.83
Qty>
Beadelle 4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Topaz
Code: SQS-TOP4
Length 2.5mm, Width 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
Sale Price: $0.67
Price: $0.97
Qty>
Beadelle 4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Emerald
Code: SQS-EMR4
Length 2.5mm, Width 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
Price: $1.03
Qty>
Beadelle 4mm Silver-Plated Squaredelle Amethyst
Code: SQS-AMY4
Length 2.5mm, Width 4mm, Hole Size 20 gauge/.812mm 
Price: $1.03
Qty>
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Siam
Code: 5601-SIA4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-1415-2930+
$0.65$0.60$0.55
Qty>
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Sapphire
Code: 5601-SAP4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-1415-2930+
$0.65$0.60$0.55
Qty>
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Topaz
Code: 5601-TO4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-1415-2930+
$0.65$0.60$0.55
Qty>
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Emerald
Code: 5601-EM4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-1415-2930+
$0.65$0.60$0.55
Qty>
Swarovski 5601 4mm Faceted Cube Amethyst
Code: 5601-AMY4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-1415-2930+
$0.65$0.60$0.55
Qty>
Sterling Silver Heart Clasp - 2 Strand
Code: SS-FHBC-2
Total Length 15mm 
1-34-78+
$7.12$6.62$6.16
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Sterling Silver 3mm Crimp Cover
Code: SS-CCOV01
Length 3mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.25$0.22$0.20
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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

Beadelle 5mm Silver-Plated Sapphire Roundel Bead
Code: RDS-SAP5
Length 2.5mm, Width 5mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.46$0.42$0.39
Qty>
Beadelle 5mm Gold and Emerald Roundel Bead
Code: RDG-EM5
Length 2.5mm, Width 5mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.47$0.42$0.38
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Swarovski 5328 5mm XILION Bicone Emerald
Code: 5328-EM5
Length 4.5mm, Diameter 5mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.19$0.17$0.15
Qty>
Sterling Silver Round Clasp - 2 Strand
Code: SS-FBBC-2
Total Length 15mm 
1-34-78+
$6.43$5.98$5.57
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-23-56+
$12.01$11.19$10.43
Qty>
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Price: $13.43
Qty>
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Price: $8.04
Qty>
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack
Code: BEADSTPR
1-34-78+
$4.32$4.01$3.72
Qty>



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