Lustered Bracelet

DESIGNED BY Denise Yezbak Moore

Learn how to make this Lustered Bracelet 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 Halcraft Collection.

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15     Bead Gallery® semi precious blue dyed agate stone silver lustered 
           faceted round 8mm beads (20035)
17     Bead Gallery® semi precious magenta dyed agate stone silver
           lustered faceted round 8mm beads (20034)
15     Bead Gallery® semi precious green dyed agate stone silver lustered
           faceted round 8mm beads (20037)
20     Bead Gallery® semi precious purple stone silver lustered faceted
           round 8mm beads (20038)
02     Bead Gallery® semi precious labradorite (AA grade) stone disks
           oblong faceted 15-25mm beads (20033)
01     Beadalon® big eye beading needles (JNEED4.5/4)
02     silver tone 6mm jump rings
01     silver tone lobster clasp small
72”   2-ply brown waxed linen cording

Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon 2 slim line chain nose pliers (201A-011)
G-S Hypo Cement (JA-GSHYPO)

Time: 1 hour

Level Of Difficulty: Advanced (Knowledge of Brick Stitch Technique)

Tip: You can use Wildfire .008 frost or black cording but it will give the bracelet a different look and it is harder to work with this cording.

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Cut 72” of cording, and string big eye needle leaving at 16” end.
2. Ladder stitch – Add a bead stopper, and string 2 purple beads.
3. Place the 2 beads next to each other; pass cording through 1st bead, then back through 2nd bead.
4. String 3rd bead, pass cording back through bottom 2nd bead, go back through top of 3rd bead.
5. Repeat step 4 – 2 times.
6. Adding rows – String 2 green beads, pass cording through 2nd thread bridge.
7. Come back up through 2nd bead.
8. String 1 green bead; pass cording through 2nd thread bridge (yes, 2nd thread bridge).
9. Come back up through 3rd bead.
10. String 1 green bead; pass cording through 3rd thread bridge.
11. Come back up through 4th bead.
12. String 1 green bead; pass cording through 4th thread bridge.
13. Come back up through 5th bead.
14. Repeat steps 6-13 in the following color order: blue, magenta, purple, green, blue, magenta, purple, green, blue, magenta, and purple.
15. Connect 2 – 6mm jump rings.
16. Pass cording back through beads until you get to center bead.
17. String labradorite, magenta, jump rings, pass cording back through magenta, labradorite, 2nd thread bridge, back up labradorite, and magenta.
18. Form 2 simple knots, trim end, and dab knot with super glue.
19. Repeat steps 16-18 on other side of bracelet replacing jump rings with lobster clasp.

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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.