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Bohemian Blues DIY Bracelets

DIY JEWELRY making 


Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
featuring Bead Gallery® beads
available exclusively at www.Halcraftcollection.com

Materials:   
29    Bead Gallery® sodalite 6mm rounds
29    Bead Gallery® silver-plated 6mm round
1       Bead Gallery® silver-plated 4mm spacer bead
8”     Bead Gallery® African sodalite faceted round 4mm
1       Wander Links® CZ rhodium plated diamond/blue topaz shield
1       Wander Links® CZ rhodium plated diamond and sapphire eye
2       Wander Links® 5” CZ end rhodium plated adjustable chain
1       Bead Gallery® silver-plated rhinestone star
1       Bead Gallery® silver-plated Hamsa charm
1       Bead Gallery® silver-plated moon charm
5       silver-tone 2” head pins
12”  Beadalon® silver tone 20g wire
50”  Stretch .5mm beading cord

Tools:
Wire nippers
Round nose pliers
2 – Chain nose pliers
Super glue
Bead Bugs® (Can use masking tape)

Level of difficulty (Beginner to Advanced)

Time – 10 to 20 minutes per bracelet

Tip: Stretch cord before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the shape of your bracelet. A great alternative to the overhand knot is the surgeon's knot.

Sodalite Wrapped Hamsa Charm Bracelet (Intermediate to Advanced)           
Instructions:
1.    Using 2” head pin, string 4mm sodalite and form a wrapped loop. Repeat 4 times.
2.    Cut 6” of 20g wire.
3.    Form a wrapped loop.
4.    String 3 sodalite 4mm, (dangle, 4mm sodalite) repeat 4 times, 2 sodalite 4mm and form a wrapped loop.
5.    Open end jump ring on adjustable chain and attach to centerpiece loop.
6.    Repeat step 5 on other side of bracelet.
7.    Attach Hamsa charm to right side of bracelet.
8.    Using 2” head pin, string 6mm sodalite and form a partial loop. Connect loop to left side of bracelet and complete wrapped loop.

Silver-plated Wrapped Moon Charm Bracelet (Intermediate to Advanced)
Instructions:
9.    Cut 6” of 20g wire.
10.    Form a wrapped loop.
11.    String 3 silver-plated rounds 6mm, sodalite 4mm, silver-plated round, sodalite 4mm, 3 silver-plated rounds 6mm and form a wrapped loop.
12.    Open end jump ring on adjustable chain and attach to centerpiece loop.
13.    Repeat step 5 on other side of bracelet.
14.    Attach moon charm to left side of bracelet.

Sodalite Star Charm Bracelet
Instructions:
15.    Cut 10” of stretch cord.
16.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the bracelets shape in the future.
17.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 10” of stretch cord.
18.    String 14 sodalite 6mm, star charm and 14 sodalite 6mm.
19.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and put a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
20.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.

Wander Links® Pave Shield Bracelet
Instructions:
21.    Cut 20” of stretch cord.
22.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the bracelets shape in the future.
23.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 20” of stretch cord.
24.    String 24 silver-plated 6mm rounds.
25.    Leave Bead Bug on 1 end, string Wander Links® pave shield loop and pass stretch cord back through 12 beads.  Attach Bead Bug to the end of cord.
26.    Remove Bead Bug from other side of cord.
27.    String other side of Wander Links® pave shield and pass stretch cord back through 12 beads.
28.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and put a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
29.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.

Wander Links® Eye Bracelet
Instructions:
30.    Cut 20” of stretch cord.
31.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the bracelets shape in the future.
32.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 20” of stretch cord.
33.    String 18 sodalite 4mm, silver-plated 4mm spacer and 18 sodalite 4mm.
34.    Leave Bead Bug on 1 end, string Wander Links® pave eye loop and pass stretch cord back through 18 sodalite beads.  Attach Bead Bug to the end of cord.
35.    Remove Bead Bug from other side of cord.
36.    String other side of Wander Links® eye shield and pass stretch cord back through 18 sodalite 4mm and silver-plated spacer beads.
37.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and put a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
38.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.


  







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Where will you wander?  Denise's Bohemian Blues Bracelets feature our exclusive Wander Links® connectors and adjustable bracelet chains. Paired with our sodalite beads and silver-plated charms, these bracelets are sophisticated, hip and on-trend!



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