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Sweetpea Bracelet

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Sweetpea Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

Create a juicy splash of style with this sweet bracelet! Neon colors unite, making a fun statement that will pop with any ensemble. It's easy to get started, as the Designer Seed Bead Blend allows you to create a random pattern that's perfectly coordinated. Learn how to make this bracelet and stand out with its bright beauty!

Step one:
Use the Rock Candy Designer Seed Bead Blend to create a peyote stitch bracelet. Start the stitch so that your first rows are about eight inches long. In other words, you will be creating the bracelet lengthwise and then building up the width of the bracelet with more rows of peyote stitch. Our bracelet is about one inch wide. For help with peyote stitch, see our Handy Tip and Video.

Step two:
When your bracelet is as wide as you would like, zip the ends of the strip together. On opposite sides of the bracelet, you are going to want to roll the edges so that they meet and stitch the edges together. See our Peyote Ring Handy Tip for help with this technique. This Handy Tip details how to stitch the ends of peyote strips together. On each side, we stitched sections together that were approximately 1 1/4-inch in length, or 13 rows of beads long.

Step three:
Cut a length of jewelry wire approximately 12 inches long. Thread 11 Swarovski 8mm round pearls in Neon Green onto the jewelry wire. Slip the ends of the wire through the peyote tubes created on the bracelet. Thread the remaining 11 pearls onto the wire, followed by a sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube. Bring the other end of the jewelry wire through the crimp tube and make sure the crimp tube is positioned near an end of one of the peyote tubes so that it is hidden from view. Crimp the crimp tube shut. See our Crimp Tool Handy Tip for more help with crimping.
Approximate Size: 7.25 Inches
Estimated Time: Three Hours
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Tools & Supplies:
ZambaPro Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters) (ZP49-30F-019)
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread 55 yd Spool - Rose (STRNG-0106)
The BeadSmith 10 Short Beading Needles 20-Pack (NEED-09)
Bead Crimper Tool (TOOL-100)
Nipper Tool (TOOL-101)
List of Components:
Rock Candy Designer Seed Bead Blend (ADB0024, qty 1)
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Pearl Neon Green (5810-NGR8, qty 22)
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 1)

Alternate Products:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Woodland Nymph Designer Seed Bead Blend (ADB0023)
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Pearl Dark Green (5810-DKGRN8)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Artbeads Rock Candy Designer Blend, 8/0 TOHO Round Seed Beads
Code: ADB0024
Sale Price: $2.54
Price: $4.99
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Crystal Pearl Neon Green
Code: 5810-NGR8
Length 8mm, Diameter 8mm, Hole Size .644mm/22 gauge 
$0.23 $0.17$0.21 $0.15$0.20 $0.15
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
$0.16 $0.14$0.15 $0.13$0.14 $0.12

Alternate Components

Artbeads Woodland Nymph Designer Blend, 8/0 TOHO Round Seed Beads
Code: ADB0023
Sale Price: $3.49
Price: $4.99

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
Sale Price: $11.56
Price: $12.99
KO Nylon Japanese Beading Thread 55 yd Spool - Rose
Code: STRNG-0106
Length Approx. 55 yds 
$4.49 $3.45$4.17 $3.21$3.79 $2.91
The Beadsmith 10 Short Beading Needles 20-Pack
Code: NEED-09
Length 1 inch, Size 10 
$2.52 $2.19$2.37 $2.06$2.24 $1.94
Bead Crimper Tool
Code: TOOL-100
Length 5 1/8-Inch 
Sale Price: $12.03
Price: $13.99
Nipper Tool
Code: TOOL-101
Sale Price: $7.50
Price: $8.63

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