Autumn leaves Bracelet

October 2021 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings with peach, blue, pink, and purple beads as well as owl, tree, and leaf charms

The Autumn Leaves Bracelet is part of Pretty Palettes, our monthly color palette challenge! 

Autumn Leaves Bracelet
 Designed by Molly Schaller 
Featuring Bead Gallery® beads 
Available exclusively at www.halcraftcollection.com 

Materials:

101 11/0 purple luster Czech glass seed beads
22 6mm travertine light green coated Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
18 8mm olivine Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
42 4x6mm multi-dyed freshwater potato pearls
18 8mm purple coated Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
24 6mm crystal rose gold-coated Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
50" flexible beading wire
10 crimp tubes
1 16mm gold bumpy toggle clasp


Tools:
Wire nippers
Chain-nose pliers

Time to create: 1-2 hours

Instructions:

1. This amount of beads makes a 7" bracelet. Add or subtract beads and flexible beading wire to find the length that fits your wrist. 

2. Cut a 10" piece of flexible beading wire.  String 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of the toggle clasp and back through the tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess wire.

3. String 1 seed bead and a travertine light green coated Czech glass faceted round. Repeat 21 more times. String 1 seed bead and a crimp tube, pass the beading wire through the other part of the clasp and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess beading wire. 

4. Cut a 10" piece of flexible beading wire. String 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of the toggle clasp and back through the tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess wire.

5. String 1 seed bead and an olivine Czech glass faceted round. Repeat 17 more times. String 1 seed bead and a crimp tube, pass the beading wire through the other part of the clasp and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess beading wire.

6. Cut a 10" piece of flexible beading wire. String 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of the toggle clasp and back through the tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess wire.

7. String 1 seed bead and a purple coated Czech glass faceted round. Repeat 17 more times. String 1 seed bead and a crimp tube, pass the beading wire through the other part of the clasp and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess beading wire.

8. Cut a 10" piece of flexible beading wire. String 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of the toggle clasp and back through the tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess wire.

9. String 1 seed bead and a crystal rose gold coated Czech glass faceted round. Repeat 23 more times. String 1 seed bead and a crimp tube, pass the beading wire through the other part of the clasp and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess beading wire.

10. Cut a 10" piece of flexible beading wire. String 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of the toggle clasp and back through the tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess wire.

11. String 1 seed bead and a pearl. Repeat 41 more times. String 1 seed bead and a crimp tube, pass the beading wire through the other part of the clasp and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess beading wire.

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Molly Schaller is a design thinker, transmedia storyteller, user experience designer, and craft industry consultant who loves finding connections and creating dialog through craft. She’s always on the lookout for new ways to express her creativity and help others learn ways to tap into their creativity as well! Contact Molly about her Pretty Palette design challenge and more!

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