Glisten & GLow Bracelet

monthly Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

The Glisten & Glow Bracelet is part of Molly's monthly color palette challenge! Click here for more information about how you can play along with the November Pretty Palette created with Bead Gallery® beads from the Halcraft Collection

Materials:
1 11x16mm white freshwater pearl teardrop (17592)
1 4mm blush freshwater pearl (17588)
3 8-9mm blush freshwater pearls (17588)
6 8mm crystal dual coat with full hyacinth over half silver fire-polished Czech glass faceted rounds (15996)
3 8mm crystal dual coat full light sapphire over half silver fire-polished Czech glass faceted rounds (15990)
1 1.6x2.5mm topaz opaque faceted glass rondelles (13671)
3 3x4mm light amber with luster faceted glass rondelles (13647)
22" 20-gauge brass German style wire (180R-020)
4   2" brass ball pins
1  8mm metal jump ring
1 6mm metal jump ring
1 metal lobster clasp

Tools:
Wire nippers
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers

Level of difficulty: intermediate

Time: 1 hour

Instructions:

1. Cut 11 2-inch pieces of 20-gauge brass wire.

2. Make a wrapped loop on one end of the wire. Slide 1 8mm crystal dual coat with full hyacinth over half silver fire-polished Czech glass faceted round onto the wire. Make a wrapped loop. 

3. Repeat step 2 two more times, connecting the loops before wrapping them. 

4.  Make a wrapped loop on one end of the wire. Slide 1 3x4mm light amber with luster faceted glass rondelle onto the wire. Connect to last link with a wrapped loop. 

5.  Repeat steps 2 & 3, connecting the links to bracelet as you go. 

6. Make a wrapped loop on one end of the wire. Slide 2 3x4mm light amber with luster faceted glass rondelles onto the wire. Connect to last link with a wrapped loop.

7. Make a wrapped loop on one end of the wire. Slide 1 8mm crystal dual coat full light sapphire over half silver fire-polished Czech glass faceted round onto the wire. Make a wrapped loop.

8. Repeat step 7 two more times, connecting the loops before wrapping them. 

9. Slide 1 teardrop pearl and 1 1.6x2.5mm topaz opaque faceted glass rondelle onto a ball pin. Make a wrapped loop.

10. Slide 1 8x9mm pearl onto a ball pin. Make a wrapped loop. Repeat.

11. Slide 1 8x9mm pearl and 1 4mm pearl onto a ball pin. Make a wrapped loop. 

12. Open the 6mm jump ring. Onto the jump ring attach the first loop of the bracelet, the lobster clasp, and all the pearl dangles. Close the jump ring.

13. Open the 8mm jump ring. Attach it to the loop at the other end of the bracelet.

Click below to jump to the coordinating Glisten & Glow Earrings design!

November's Pretty Palette Collection 

Molly Schaller is a beaded jewelry designer and craft industry consultant who loves beading, knitting, gardening, bookbinding, and being with her family and pets. 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!

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