Mixed Metal Stacking Bracelets

May 2021 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings

The Mixed Metal Stacking Bracelets are part of Pretty Palettes, the monthly color palette challenge! 

Mixed Metal Stacking Bracelets
 Designed by Molly Schaller 
Featuring Bead Gallery® beads 
Available exclusively at www.halcraftcollection.com 

Materials for bracelets:
65 Black with Copper Iris Czech Twin GB Duo 2 Hole Pressed Glass Ovals 2.5x5mm
65 Bronze Iris Czech Twin GB Duo 2 Hole Pressed Glass Ovals 2.5x5mm
65 Dark Copper Coated Crystal Czech Twin GB Duo 2 Hole Pressed Glass Oval 2.5x5mm
65 Dark Bronze/Grey Coated Crystal Czech Twin GB Duo 2 Hole Pressed Glass Ovals 2.5x5mm
65 Multi Coated Crystal Czech Twin GB Duo 2 Hole Pressed Glass Ovals 2.5x5m
65 Black Opaque Czech Twin GB Duo 2 Hole Pressed Glass Ovals 2.5x5mm
65 Dark Bronze Coated Crystal Czech Twin GB Duo 2 Hole Pressed Glass Ovals 2.5x5mm
65 Multi AB and Silver Coated Czech Twin GB Duo 2 Hole Pressed Glass Ovals 2.5x5mm
8  Silver Plated and Antiqued Bali Style Dot Beads 8mm Rounds
80" stretch cord

Tools:
Scissors
Bead Bug
GS Hypo cement


Time to create: less than 30 minutes per bracelet 

Size: 7” bracelet

Instructions:

1. Cut a 10" piece of stretch cord. Place a bead bug onto the cord to hold the beads on it.

2. String 1 silver plated antiqued Bali style dot bead, and 65 duo beads.

3. Tie a surgeon's knot in the cord. Add a drop of glue, pull the knot into the larger metal bead, and trim excess cord after dry.

4. Repeat for each bracelet. 

  Get instructions and a materials list to make the coordinating pieces by clicking the corresponding image.

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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