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Elegant Forest

Bloodstone and Crystal Bracelet
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size8 Inches

I added tiny Swarovski Bicones among the rich gemstones in this bracelet for glints of light.

Cynthia's Signature

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The twinkle of Swarovski crystal is accented by Dakota Stones gemstone beads in dramatic colors. The rich colors of the gemstones look great with the mysterious sparkle of the crystal bicones. Switch up the colors and gemstone type to make this design your own!

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Dakota Stones Bloodstone 4mm Round Bead Strand
Code R1191
Material Bloodstone Brand Dakota Stones Dimensions 4mm Hole Size 0.8mm Strand Length Approx 8" Sold by the Strand
Swarovski 5328 4mm XILION Bicone Crystal Iridescent Green 2X
Code 5328-CIG2X4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Hole Size 0.8mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
30 $0.16 $0.14
TierraCast Antique Copper 4mm Scalloped Bead Cap
Code CA-5596
Material Copper-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
30 $0.19 $0.17
12x5mm Copper-Plated Lobster Clasp
Code BC-CL01
Material Copper-Plated Sold Individually
10 $0.51 $0.33
6mm Copper 18 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code FIND-1050
Material Natural Copper Dimensions 6.0 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 4.3x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually
80 $0.06 $0.05
8mm Copper 18 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code FIND-1052
Material Natural Copper Dimensions 8.0 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 6.3x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually
60 $0.08 $0.06
3mm Copper Crimp Cover
Code FIND-1063
Material Natural Copper Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
70 $0.07 $0.06
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code ZP49-30F-019
Material Stainless Steel Brand Artbeads Thickness 0.019 Inches Wire Type 49-Strand Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan More Measurements Length 30 feet
Nipper Tool
Code TOOL-101
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
EZ Bracelet Mini - Travel Size Measuring Cone
Code TOOL-148
Place Of Origin USA
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