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Bayou Bracelet

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Summer is here, and with it flowers, butterflies, and frogs. Make this adorable charm bracelet to wear with all your summer sun dresses, or choose your own charms and colors that best suit you.

Do you love this bracelet, but feel like you would enjoy a more challenging design? Then consider creating our On The Bayou Bracelet which offers all the beauty of this bracelet in a ramped-up design.

Step one: Cut a length of 2207 sterling silver cable chain to fit your wrist. In this example we used approximately six and a half inches.

Step two: Attach the clasp to the chain using open oval jump rings. Remember to always open your jump rings side to side not by pulling the ends away from one another.

Step three: Attach your charms and dangles as they look best to you. We put them every three links for a full look. Our designer also alternated colored beads with the pewter charms to give the bracelet extra sparkle. In this example, the charms are attached using oval jump rings. The beads are attached using wrapped loops. For detailed instructions on how to use a wrapped loop, see the Handy Tips section of our Learning Center.

1. For a fun, random look, mix the bead caps you choose for the dangles. We even used two different styles on the same bead.
2. For the small bell flowers, start with a head pin, string a 3mm Swarovski faceted bicone (we chose hyacinth), add the small two tone glow bell flower bead, follow with a bead cap and then do a wrapped loop to attach it to the bracelet.
Approximate size: 7¼ inches
Difficulty: Beginner

Tools Used:
Lindstrom Supreme Cutter Side Micro-Beveled (TOOL-600)
Ergonomic chain nose pliers (TOOL-125)
Ergonomic round nose pliers (TOOL-127)
List of Components:
2207 Cable chain (925CH31, qty 1 ft)
7mm textured barrel green on black glass (39GB1, qty 2)
Two-tone glow small bell flower (CR-FL012, qty 2)
Swarovski 5328 3mm XILION bicone hyacinth (5328-HY3, qty 2)
6mm Swarovski crystal cube, peridot (5601-PER6, qty 2)
Silver antique frog bead (SA-5523, qty 1)
Silver antique made with love charm (SA-2180, qty 1)
Silver antique wild rose bead (SA-5612, qty 1)
TierraCast antique silver open daisy link (SA-3075, qty 1)
Silver antique violet leaf (SA-2011, qty 1)
Silver antique monarch bead (SA-5520, qty 1)
Silver antique cloverleaf link (SA-3009, qty 1)
TierraCast silver antique oak leaf charm (SA-2174, qty 1)
Silver antique 4mm scalloped bead cap (SA-5596, qty 6)
Silver antique clover bead cap (SA-5605, qty 2)
Silver antique beaded star bead cap (SA-5548, qty 2)
Silver antique Bamboo clasp set (SA-6018, qty 1)
Sterling silver oval jump ring (SS-OJR-OV2, qty 8)
1 ½ inch head pin, 22 gauge (SS-HP2X, qty 8)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

2207 Sterling Silver Cable Chain by the Foot
Code: 925CH31
Link 3.5x4.5mm, 24 gauge 
Swarovski 5328 3mm XILION Bicone Hyacinth
Code: 5328-HY3
Length 2.5mm, Diameter 3mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
Swarovski 5601 6mm Faceted Cube Peridot
Code: 5601-PER6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Made With Love Charm
Code: SA-2180
Height 12.5mm, Width 10mm 
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Violet Leaf Charm
Code: SA-2011
Height 19mm, Width 15mm 
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Monarch Butterfly Bead
Code: SA-5520
Length 11mm, Width 16mm 
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Oak Leaf Charm
Code: SA-2174
Height 10.5mm, Width 6mm 
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter 4mm Scalloped Bead Cap
Code: SA-5596
Diameter 3mm, Depth 2mm 
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Clover Bead Cap
Code: SA-5605
Diameter 9mm, Depth 3mm 
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Beaded Star Bead Cap
Code: SA-5548
Diameter 7mm, Depth 4mm 
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Bamboo Clasp Set
Code: SA-6018
Loop 14mm, Bar 18mm 
Sterling Silver Oval Open Jump Ring 3.5 x 5.3mm, 21 gauge
Code: SS-OJR-OV2
.138x.210 (3.5x5.3mm), 21 gauge 
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-HP2X
Length 1 1/2 inches, 22 Gauge 

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Lindstrom Supreme Cutter Micro-Beveled Edge
Code: TOOL-600
Price: $55.99
Ergonomic Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-125
6 inches 
Price: $7.99
Ergonomic Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-127
6 inches 
Price: $7.99

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