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Bella's Bridal Barrette

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Bella's Bridal Barrette

Designed by Artbeads

Inspired by Stephanie Meyer's final installment of the Twilight book series, we created this hair clip to replicate Bella's bridal headpiece with the help of Swarovski crystals and Gilders Paste. You can add tulle to your own and walk down the aisle and sparkle just like Bella!

Step one:
Apply white Gilders Paste to the Kabela antique brass German Bianca scalloped oval filigree link and allow to dry. Read our Handy Tip on how to use Gilders Paste if you need help. Buff with a cloth once dry, and apply a layer of silver Gilders Paste to the link. Allow to dry and buff once more.

Step two:
Use a jewel setter and Gem-Tac permanent adhesive to attach one Crystal Swarovski XILION rose flatback to the outer edges of the Kabela link, and one to the center of each of its four ends. Glue six Cobalt Swarovski XILION rose flatbacks around the four Crystal flatbacks to create flower shapes. Allow the glue to dry.

Step three:
Attach the link to a barrette that is an appropriate size to match the link using E6000 glue and allow to dry.

Estimated time: Less than 1 hour (plus dry time)
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
E6000 Glue 1oz Tube - Medium/Clear (E6000-01)
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive (GEMTAC)
Baroque-Art Gilders Paste 30ml Silver (Metallic) (SUP-0027)
Baroque-Art Gilders Paste 30ml White (SUP-0030)
Jewel Setter 2 pack (TOOL-170)
Knotting Tweezers (TOOL-112)
List of Components:
Kabela Antique Brass German Bianca Scalloped Oval Filigree Link (FIND-0055, qty 1)
Swarovski 2028 SS7 XILION Rose Flatback Cobalt (2028-COB7, qty 24)
Swarovski 2058 SS9 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Crystal (2058-CRY9, qty 7)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Kabela Design Antique Brass Lacy Dream Filigree (BBA-LX45)
Swarovski 2058 SS7 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Denim Blue (2058-DEB7)
Swarovski 2058 SS7 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Montana Sapphire (2058-MON7)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 2058 SS9 Xilion Rose Enhanced Flatback Crystal
Code: 2058-CRY9
Diameter 2.5-2.7mm, Total Height 1mm 
$0.07 $0.05$0.06 $0.04$0.05 $0.03

Alternate Components

Kabela Design Antique Brass Lacy Dream Filigree
Code: BBA-LX45
Length 64mm, Width 22mm 
$4.69 $4.08$4.44 $3.86$4.20 $3.65

Purchase Tools & Supplies

E6000 Glue 1oz Tube - Medium/Clear
Code: E6000-01
Sale Price: $3.70
Price: $4.69
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 4 fl oz.
4 fl oz 
Sale Price: $11.56
Price: $12.99
Gilders Paste 30ml Silver (Metallic)
Code: SUP-0027
Volume 1oz/30ml 
Sale Price: $10.34
Price: $11.49
Gilders Paste 30ml White
Code: SUP-0030
Volume 1oz/30ml 
Sale Price: $9.99
Price: $11.49
The Beadsmith Jewel Setter 2 pack
Code: TOOL-170
Sale Price: $2.20
Price: $2.48
Knotting Tweezers
Code: TOOL-112
4.5 Inches 
Sale Price: $3.94
Price: $4.59

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