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The Win Bracelet

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The Win Bracelet Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

This eye-catching bracelet design is sure to live up to its name and win the admiration of onlookers. Braided black leather provides a dramatic backdrop for brilliant SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystals and lustrous sterling silver chain. With its intertwined appearance, this bracelet appears more complex than it actually is to construct. This design was inspired by SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS "Good Fortune" macramé bracelet which is included in our list of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS instructional guides.

Step one:
Cut a piece of 4mm spooled braided leather in black to your desired length. Ours was 7-inches. Cut a piece of silver-plated large circle link chain that is approximately two inches longer than the braided leather. You will want the last link on each end of the chain to be the smaller, rectangular link. Next, thread the braided leather through the circular links on the chain.

Step two:
Place a dab of E6000 glue onto one end of the leather before attaching an antique silver-plated pewter small fancy crimp end. For help using crimp ends refer to the handy tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat for the other end of the leather. Allow time to dry.

Step three:
Meanwhile, construct the dangles. Attach one 0.90 x 7.35mm sterling silver open jump ring each to the following components: one 19mm Swarovski divine rock pendant in Crystal Silver Shade, one 17mm Swarovski briolette pendant in Crystal, two 14mm Swarovski cosmic pendants in Crystal AB, one 18mm Swarovski twist pendant in Jet, one 10mm Swarovski mini pear pendant in Crystal AB, one 20mm Swarovski ginko pendant in Crystal Silver Shade and one 25mm Swarovski 2 sprig coral pendant in Crystal Moonlight. Next, attach one 0.90 x 4.60mm sterling silver open jump ring each to the following components: one 8mm Swarovski mini pear pendant in Jet and three 9mm Swarovski briolette pendants in Jet. Set the dangles aside.

Step four:
Once the glue has dried, thread a 0.90 x 7.35mm jump ring through the ring on one of the crimp ends as well as through the last link of the chain and the loop-end of a sterling silver toggle with 3mm CZ. Repeat for the other end of the chain using the bar-end of the toggle.

Step five:
Lay the bracelet flat, and arrange the dangles until you are pleased with the layout. Connect the dangles to the rectangular links on the chain using their attached jump rings.
Approximate size: 8 ½ inches
Estimated time: Less than 1 hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131)
E6000 glue 1oz tube - medium/clear (E6000-01)
E6000 glue tip (E6000-TIP)
List of Components:
4mm Spooled Braided Leather Black by the Foot (LFB-BLK4, qty 1)
Silver-Plated Large Circle Link Chain (SPCH16, qty 1)
Sterling Silver Toggle with 3mm CZ (SS-TOG54, qty 1)
Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Small Fancy Crimp End (PSA-CREND005, qty 2)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring (0.90 x 7.35mm) (SS-OJR35-G, qty 10)
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring (0.90 x 4.60mm) (SS-OJR35-C, qty 4)
Swarovski 6007 9mm Briolette Pendant Jet (6007-JET9, qty 3)
Swarovski 6791 25mm 2 Sprig Coral Pendant Crystal Moonlight (6791-CML25, qty 1)
Swarovski 6680 14mm Cosmic Pendant Crystal AB (6680-CRYSAB14, qty 2)
Swarovski 6900 20mm Ginko Pendant Crystal Silver Shade (6900-CSS20, qty 1)
Swarovski 6128 10mm XILION Mini Pear Pendant Crystal AB (6128-CAB10, qty 1)
Swarovski 6621 18mm Twist Pendant Jet (6621-JET18, qty 1)
Swarovski 6010 17mm Briolette Pendant Crystal (6010-CRY17, qty 1)
Swarovski 6128 8mm XILION Mini Pear Pendant Jet (6128-JET8, qty 1)
Swarovski 6191 19mm Divine Rock Pendant Crystal Silver Shade (6191-CSS19, qty 1)

Alternate Components:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Swarovski 6690 23mm Wing Pendant Crystal Silver Night (6690-CSN23)
Swarovski 5030 8mm Lucerna Bead Crystal AB (5030-CAB8)
Swarovski 5531 18mm Aquiline Pendant Jet (5531-JET18)
Swarovski 5600 6mm Diagonal Faceted Cube Crystal AB (5600-CRYSAB6)
Swarovski 4737 14mm Cosmic Triangle Jet (4737-JET14)
Swarovski 6428 6mm XILION Pendant Jet (6428-JET6)
Swarovski 6680 14mm Cosmic Pendant Jet (6680-JET14)
Swarovski 6680 20mm Cosmic Pendant Crystal (6680-CRYS20)
The Beader's Companion (BOOK-21)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 6191 19mm Divine Rock Pendant Crystal Silver Shade
Code: 6191-CSS19
Height 19mm, Width 13.5mm 
1-34-78+
$5.62$5.22$4.86
Qty>
Swarovski 6128 8mm XILION Mini Pear Pendant Jet
Code: 6128-JET8
Height 8mm, Width 6mm 
1-1920-3940+
$0.46$0.42$0.38
Qty>
Swarovski 6010 17mm Briolette Pendant Crystal
Code: 6010-CRY17
Height 17mm, Width 8.5mm 
1-45-910+
$3.84$3.56$3.30
Qty>
Swarovski 6621 18mm Twist Pendant Jet
Code: 6621-JET18
Height 18mm, Width 18mm 
1-45-910+
$3.10$2.87$2.66
Qty>
Swarovski 6128 10mm XILION Mini Pear Pendant Crystal AB
Code: 6128-CAB10
Height 10mm, Width 7.5mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.72$0.66$0.61
Qty>
Swarovski 6900 20mm Ginko Pendant Crystal Silver Shade
Code: 6900-CSS20
Height 13.5mm, Width 20mm 
1-34-78+
$5.95$5.54$5.15
Qty>
Swarovski 6680 14mm Cosmic Pendant Crystal AB
Code: 6680-CRYSAB14
Height 14mm, Width 11.5mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.44$2.26$2.09
Qty>
Swarovski 6791 25mm 2 Sprig Coral Pendant Crystal Moonlight
Code: 6791-CML25
Height 25mm, Width 11mm 
1-34-78+
$4.69$4.36$4.06
Qty>
Swarovski 6007 9mm Briolette Pendant Jet
Code: 6007-JET9
Height 9mm, Width 5mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.16$1.07$0.98
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .180 inches (0.90 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-C
Diameter 4.6mm, 19 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.32$0.29$0.26
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.035 x .290 inches (0.90 x 7.35mm)
Code: SS-OJR35-G
Diameter 7.3mm, 19 gauge 
1-1415-2930+
$0.51$0.47$0.43
Qty>
JBB Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Small Fancy Crimp End Cap with Loop
Code: PSA-CREND005
Length 12mm, Width 5mm, Inside Diameter 3mm 
1-1112-2324+
$0.88$0.81$0.74
Qty>
Sterling Silver Toggle Clasp with 3mm CZ
Code: SS-TOG54
Loop 18x15mm, Bar 22mm 
1-23-56+
$11.72$10.92$10.18
Qty>
Silver-Plated Large Circle Link Chain by the Foot
Code: SPCH16
Links 9x9mm, 5.5x3mm 
1-45-910+
$3.90$3.62$3.36
Qty>
4mm Spooled Braided Leather Black by the Foot
Code: LFB-BLK4
Diameter 4mm 
1-910-1920+
$2.12 $1.80$1.96 $1.66$1.81 $1.53
Qty>

Alternate Components

Swarovski 6690 23mm Wing Pendant Crystal Silver Night
Code: 6690-CSN23
Height 23mm, Width 10mm 
1-45-910+
$3.82$3.55$3.29
Qty>
Swarovski 5030 8mm Lucerna Bead Crystal AB
Code: 5030-CAB8
Length 8mm, Width 7mm, Hole Size 1.02mm/18 gauge 
1-1112-2324+
$0.95$0.87$0.80
Qty>
Swarovski 5531 18mm Aquiline Pendant Jet
Code: 5531-JET18
Length 6.5mm, Width 18mm, Hole Size 1.29mm/16 gauge 
1-56-1112+
$2.59$2.40$2.22
Qty>
Swarovski 5600 6mm Diagonal Faceted Cube Crystal AB
Code: 5600-CRYSAB6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-1415-2930+
$1.12$1.00$0.90
Qty>
Swarovski 4737 14mm Cosmic Triangle Jet
Code: 4737-JET14
Length 14mm, Total Height 4mm, Opening Length 4.5mm 
1-45-910+
$3.79$3.52$3.27
Qty>
Swarovski 6428 6mm XILION Pendant Jet
Code: 6428-JET6
Height 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.24$0.22$0.20
Qty>
Swarovski 6680 14mm Cosmic Pendant Jet
Code: 6680-JET14
Height 14mm, Width 11.5mm 
Price: $1.92
Qty>
Swarovski 6680 20mm Cosmic Pendant Crystal
Code: 6680-CRYS20
Height 20mm, Width 16mm 
1-45-910+
$3.80$3.53$3.27
Qty>
The Beader's Companion
Code: BOOK-21
Price: $19.95
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $10.74
Qty>
E6000 Glue 1oz Tube - Medium/Clear
Code: E6000-01
1oz 
Price: $2.99
Qty>
E6000 Glue Tip
Code: E6000-TIP
Price: $0.69
Qty>



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