Juicy bracelet

May 2020 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

The Juicy Earrings are part of Molly's monthly color palette challenge! Click here for more information about how you can play along with beads from the Halcraft Collection!

Materials:  
12 3mm yellow fire-polished Czech glass faceted rounds
8 6mm opaque red fire-polished Czech glass faceted rounds
12 14x9mm pink crackle agate barrels
2 20mm yellow striped blown glass rounds
2 20x37mm green carved aventurine rectangles
22 10mm matte light green glass rounds
22 10mm opal dark green glass rounds
16 14mm crackle agate faceted rounds
72” Beadalon flexible beading wire
2 #3 gold crimp beads
1 gold 8mm jump rings
1 gold lobster clasp

Tools: 
Memory wire shears
Chain-nose pliers 
Round-nose pliers 

Level of Difficulty: beginner

Time:  1 hour

Instructions
1. Cut 3 24” pieces of flexible beading wire.
2. Holding all three pieces of wire as one, pass them through a crimp bead, the loop of the lobster clasp, and back through the crimp bead.
3. Flatten the crimp bead and trim excess wire.
4. Holding all three wires as one, string 1 yellow faceted round, 1 6mm red faceted round, 6 pink agate tubes, 1 yellow faceted round, 1 yellow blown glass lentil, 1 yellow faceted round, and 1 carved tube.
5. Split the wires.
6. Onto one wire string 1 yellow faceted round, 1 red faceted round, 22 matte light green glass rounds, 1 red faceted round, and 1 yellow faceted round. Use a bead stopper to hold beads in place while you move on to the other strands.
7. Onto the second wire string 1 yellow faceted round, 1 red faceted round, 22 opal dark green glass rounds, 1 red faceted round, and 1 yellow faceted round. Use a bead stopper to hold beads in place while you move on to the other strands.
8. Onto the third wire string 1 yellow faceted round, 1 red faceted round, 16 blue crackle agate faceted rounds, 1 red faceted round, and 1 yellow faceted round.
9. Holding all three wires as one, string 1 carved tube, 1 yellow faceted round 1 yellow blown glass lentil, 1 yellow faceted round, 6 pink agate tubes, 1 red faceted round, 1 yellow faceted round, and 1 crimp bead.
10. Pass the wire through a jump ring and back through the crimp bead.
11. Flatten the crimp bead and trim remaining tails.
12. Enjoy!

May's Pretty Palette Collection 

Molly Schaller is a craft industry consultant with a focus on design thinking, transmedia storytelling, and user experience design. She 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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