Pink Champagne Bracelet Stack

February 2021 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings

The Pink Champagne Delight Bracelets are part of Molly's monthly color palette challenge! Click here for more information about how you can play along with a color-inspired bead kit from the Halcraft Collection!

Pink Champagne Bracelet Stack
 Designed by Molly Schaller 
Featuring Bead Gallery® beads 
Available exclusively at www.halcraftcollection.com 

Tools for all bracelets: 
Chain-nose pliers
Wire nippers

Level of Difficulty: beginner

Time:  15 -30 minutes each

Freshwater Pearl Version (bottom middle)
Materials:  
1 5x30mm Costa Rican rosewood tube
8 3mm rose gold tone rounds
18 Rose Dyed Fresh Water Potato Pearls
10” gold 7 Strand Bead Stringing Wire, .015 in (0.38 mm), Gold Color, 30 Ft 
2 #2 copper crimp tubes
1 lobster clasp
1 6mm jump ring

Instructions:
Onto the beading wire string 1 crimp tube and the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and flatten it.
String 1 rose gold round and 3 pearls. Repeat two more times.
String 1 rose gold round and the rosewood tube.
Repeat step 2. String 1 rose gold round, a crimp tube, and a jump ring.
Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, flatten, and trim excess wire.

Dark Scarlet Glass Pearl Version (bottom left)
Materials:  

2 5x30mm Costa Rican rosewood tubes
6 3mm rose gold tone rounds
22 8mm dark scarlet glass pearls
2 dark copper coated crystal czech twin GB Duo 2-hole pressed glass ovals
4 Czech Dark Red Luster 11/0 Seed Beads
20” gold 7 Strand Bead Stringing Wire, .015 in (0.38 mm), Gold Color, 30 Ft (9.2 M)
2 #2 copper crimp tubes
1 lobster clasp
1 6mm jump ring

Instructions:
Cut the beading wire into two 10” pieces.
Holding the two wires as one, string 1 crimp tube and the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and flatten it.
String 11 dark scarlet pearls and 1 rose gold round.
Separate the strands and string 1 seed bead on each strand, a duo bead (one strand through each of the two holes), a rose gold round onto each strand, a rosewood tube onto each strand, a rose gold round onto each strand, a duo bead onto the strands, and a seed bead onto each strand.
Repeat step 3 holding both wires as one. String a crimp tube and a jump ring.
Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, flatten, and trim excess wire.

Dark Copper 2-Hole Duo Version (bottom right)
Materials:  
2 5x30mm Costa Rican rosewood tubes
6 3mm rose gold tone rounds
36 dark copper coated crystal czech twin GB Duo 2-hole pressed glass ovals
72 Czech Dark Red Luster 11/0 Seed Beads
20” gold 7 Strand Bead Stringing Wire, .015 in (0.38 mm), Gold Color, 30 Ft (9.2 M)
2 #2 copper crimp tubes
1 lobster clasp
1 6mm jump ring

Instructions:
Cut the beading wire into two 10” pieces.
Holding the two wires as one, string 1 crimp tube and the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and flatten it.
String 1 rose gold round.
Separate the strands and string 1 seed bead on each strand and a duo bead (one strand through each of the two holes). Repeat this step 17 more times. String one more duo bead.
String a rose gold round onto each strand, a rosewood tube onto each strand.
String a duo bead onto the strands, and a seed bead onto each strand. Repeat this step 17 more times.
Holding both wires as one, string a rose gold round, a crimp tube and a jump ring.
Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, flatten, and trim excess wire.

Czech Fire-Polished Single-Strand Version (middle right)
Materials:  
1 5x30mm Costa Rican rosewood tube
8 3mm rose gold tone rounds
18 8mm Czech Fire-Polished Crystal Half Rose Gold Coating Faceted-Glass Round
10” gold 7 Strand Bead Stringing Wire, .015 in (0.38 mm), Gold Color, 30 Ft (9.2 M)
2 #2 copper crimp tubes
1 lobster clasp
1 6mm jump ring

Instructions:
Onto the beading wire string 1 crimp tube and the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and flatten it.
String 1 rose gold round and 3 8mm fire-polished rounds. Repeat two more times.
String 1 rose gold round and the rosewood tube.
Repeat step 2. String 1 rose gold round, a crimp tube, and a jump ring.
Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, flatten, and trim excess wire.

Czech Fire-Polished Double-Strand Version (top right)
Materials:
  
2 5x30mm Costa Rican rosewood tubes
18 3mm rose gold tone rounds
32 Czech Dark Red Luster 11/0 Seed Beads
6 8mm Czech Fire Polished Crystal Blush Rose over Half Rose Gold Coating Faceted Glass Round
20” gold 7 Strand Bead Stringing Wire, .015 in (0.38 mm), Gold Color, 30 Ft (9.2 M)
2 #2 copper crimp tubes
1 lobster clasp
1 6mm jump ring

Instructions:
Cut the beading wire into two 10” pieces.
Holding the two wires as one, string 1 crimp tube and the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and flatten it.
String 1 rose gold round.
Separate the strands and string 1 seed bead on each strand, a duo bead (one strand through each of the two holes), and a seed bead on each strand.
Holding the wires as one, string a rose gold round, a Czech fire-polished round, and a rose gold round.
Repeat steps 4 and 5 two more times. Repeat step 4 again.
Separate the strands. String a rose gold round onto each strand, a rosewood tube onto each strand, and a rose gold round onto each strand.
Repeat steps 4 and 5 three more times. Repeat step 4 again.
Holding both wires as one, string a rose gold round, a crimp tube and a jump ring.
Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, flatten, and trim excess wire.

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

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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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