Luxe Bracelet

Novemer 2020 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings

The Luxe Bracelet is part of Molly's monthly color palette challenge! If you like these you might also like the Harvest Necklace and the Dipa EarringsClick here for more information about how you can play along with a color inspired bead kit from the Halcraft Collection!

Materials:  
40 4mm honey amber opal translucent fire-polished Czech glass faceted rounds
21 8mm red tiger eye stone rounds
25 green dyed freshwater pearls
16 10mm B grade golden tiger eye rounds
26 6mm travertine light green Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
20 8mm crystal dual coat with dark orange over half silver Czech fire-polished glass faceted rounds
20 8mm olivine Czech fire-polished glass faceted rounds
8 13x20mm dark peach tassels
14 3mm gold-tone plate brass rounds
16 4mm gold-tone plated brass rounds
2 8mm gold-tone metal lanterns
4 gold tone #3 crimp tubes
2 6mm gold-tone jump rings
1 gold-tone lobster clasp
70” gold Beadalon flexible beading wire

Tools:
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire cutters
Bead bug

Level of Difficulty: Beginner

Time:  1 hour

Instructions:
1. Cut the beading wire into 7 10-inch pieces.

2. Holding 4 of the beading wires as one, string a crimp tube. Pass the tube through a jump ring and back through the tube. Flatten the tube. Repeat with the other 4 beading wires, connecting all 7 wires to the same jump ring.

3. Holding all 7 wires as one, string 1 4mm gold round and 1 gold lantern.

4. Holding 1 wire, string 1 3mm gold round, 1 4mm gold round, 40 4mm honey amber glass faceted rounds, 1 4mm gold round, and 1 3mm gold round. Place a bead bug on the wire to hold beads in place.

5. Holding 1 wire, string 1 3mm gold round, 1 4mm gold round, 21 8mm red tiger eye stone rounds, 1 4mm gold round, and 1 3mm gold round. Place a bead bug on the wire to hold beads in place.

6. Holding 1 wire, string 1 3mm gold round, 1 4mm gold round, 25 green dyed freshwater pearls, 1 4mm gold round, and 1 3mm gold round. Place a bead bug on the wire to hold beads in place.

7. Holding 1 wire, string 1 3mm gold round, 1 4mm gold round, 1610mm B grade golden tiger eye rounds, 1 4mm gold round, and 1 3mm gold round. Place a bead bug on the wire to hold beads in place.

8. Holding 1 wire, string 1 3mm gold round, 1 4mm gold round, 26 6mm travertine light green Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds, 1 4mm gold round, and 1 3mm gold round. Place a bead bug on the wire to hold beads in place.

9. Holding 1 wire, string 1 3mm gold round, 1 4mm gold round, 20 8mm crystal dual coat with dark orange over half silver Czech fire-polished glass faceted rounds, 1 4mm gold round, and 1 3mm gold round. Place a bead bug on the wire to hold beads in place.

10. Holding 1 wire, string 1 3mm gold round, 1 4mm gold round, 20 8mm olivine Czech fire-polished glass faceted rounds, 1 4mm gold round, and 1 3mm gold round. Place a bead bug on the wire to hold beads in place.

11. Remove bead bug. Holding all 7 beaded wires as one, string 1 gold lantern and 1 4mm gold round.

12. Separate into two groups (3 and 4 strands) and use crimp tubes to connect to the second jump ring. Trim excess wire.

13. Open the jump ring and slide on 2 tassels, 1 lobster clasp, and 2 tassels.

14. Open the other jump ring and slide on 4 tassels.

15. Enjoy

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Molly Schaller is a craft industry consultant with a focus on design thinking, transmedia storytelling, and user experience design. She loves a variety of crafts; beading, knitting, and bookbinding are some of her favorites. 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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