Braided Ring

DESIGNED BY Denise Yezbak Moore

Learn how to make these Braided Rings by designer Denise Yezbak Moore featuring Bead Gallery beads by Halcraft Collection. The instructions for this beautiful Bead Gallery creation include a comprehensive list of DIY jewelry making materials and supplies from our huge inventory of beads, charms, connectors, pendants, findings, stringing materials and tools. As well as a step by step DIY jewelry making a how-to guide for creating this one of a kind statement piece. Creating beautiful jewelry is easy with your online bead superstore!

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06 Bead Gallery® super bundle – raspberry dyed dolomite stone round
4mm beads – 200 pieces (19157A)
04 Bead Gallery® super bundle – Korean jade stone round 4mm beads
– 3 packs (19119A)
01 Bead Gallery® purple dyed dolomite rectangle 8x9mm beads
26” Beadalon® German style wire, round, silver plated, 26 gauge

Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon slim line round nose pliers (201A-014)
Beadalon 2 slim line chain nose pliers (201A-011)

Time: Less than 1 hour

Level Of Difficulty: Advanced

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Cut 4” length of 26g wire. Set aside.
2. Cut 2 – 12” lengths of 26g wire.
3. Bring 12” wires together, place round nose pliers at center of wire, bend wires down and pinch together forming an open loop.
4. Using 4” length of wire, form 4 wrapped coils around wires at base of loop. Trim short ends.
5. Find left and right side wires (wires 1 and 4) and bend both wires up.
6. Bring 2 center wires down (wires 2 and 3), string bead, move bead up, and bend the centers up.
7. Wrap left side wire 1 around bead to center. Wrap right side wire 4 around bead to center. Pinch wires together (these wires have now become the center 2 wires.)
8. String bead on center strands, move bead up, bend the left & right side center wires up.
9. Repeat step 7.
10. Repeat steps 8-9 to desired length minus 1 bead (you can check the length side on a ring mandrel.)
11. Last bead – String bead on center wires, bring left side wire around bead and coil around center wires 4 times. Trim end.
12. Bring right side wire around bead, take wire and coil around center wire 2 times. Trim end.
13. Pass center wires through loop and coil around loop 4 times. Repeat on other side. Trim ends.
14. To straighten ring, place on a ring mandrel.

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Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan who loves to create anything with a bohemian flair. She specializes in one-of-a-kind jewelry designs, photography, and social media. Denise resides in Orange County, CA with her husband and two children.