Chatoyancy Bracelet

DIY JEWELRY making 


Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
for Halcraft Collection

Materials:
01     Bead Gallery® crystal stone geode slice center open (14508)
06     Bead Gallery® iris gold tone hematite stone flat (12816)
02     Bead Gallery® tiger stone round 14mm (15251)
02     Bead Gallery® tiger eye stone round 10mm (15249)
02     Bead Gallery® tiger eye stone round 8mm (15238)
11     Bead Gallery® tiger eye stone round 6mm (15247)
02     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone lentil cream (14942)
01     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone oval (14941)
36”   brown 4-ply waxed linen cording
01     gold tone spring clasp
01     gold tone 8mm jump ring

Tools:
Wire nippers
Needle nose tweezers

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – Less than 1 hour

Tip: This Bracelet can only be designed with a geode slice that is open in the center.

Instructions:

1.     Cut 2 lengths of 18” cording.
            Centerpiece -
2.     Left side – Using 1 length of cording, move up 8” from the end and form 2 simple knots on top of each other to form a thick knot.
3.    Move down short end from knot, string to center of geode, use tweezers to grab cords and pull through.
4.    Separate 4-ply cording into 4 separates strands.
5.    String the following on 4 separate strands forming simple knots after each bead: moonstone lentil, moonstone lentil, moonstone oval and moonstone oval. Trim long ends to desired length.
6.    Right side – Repeat steps 2-3.
7.    Separate 4-ply cording into 2 separate strands.
8.    String the following on 2 separate strands forming simple knots after each bead: 2 tiger eye – hematite, and 2 tiger eye – hematite. Trim long ends to desired length.
          Bracelet -
9.    Left side – String 14mm tiger eye, form knot, 10mm tiger eye, form knot, 8mm tiger eye, form knot, (6mm tiger, form knot) repeat 2 times, 2 flat hematite and jump ring.
10.    Form 2 simple knots around jump ring.
11.    Move down 3/8”, string 6mm tiger eye, flat hematite and form a simple knot.
12.    Cut to desired length and fray ends.
13.    Left side – Repeat step replacing spring clasp for jump ring.
14.    Repeat step 10.
15.    Trim long end of cording and dab knot with super glue.

Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan. Denise has been a senior designer here at Halcraft Collection for 9 years. She loves to create jewelry with a bohemian flair. She resides in Southern California and enjoys hearing from fellow beaders.



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