Rosewood DIY Statement Bracelets

DIY JEWELRY making 


Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
featuring Bead Gallery® beads
available exclusively at www.Halcraftcollection.com

Materials:   
16   Bead Gallery® Costa Rican Rosewood offset top hole lentil 23mm
4      Bead Gallery® Costa Rican Rosewood 3-hole tapered 25x32mm
18   Bead Gallery® red dyed agate stone 8mm
6      Bead Gallery® red dyed agate round 6mm
18   Bead Gallery® Costa Rican Rosewood round 10mm
17   Bead Gallery® Costa Rican Rosewood 2hole spacer 9x24mm
60" Stretch .5mm beading cord
   
Tools:
Beadalon® wire nippers
Super glue
Bead Bugs®

Level of difficulty (Beginner)

Time – Less than 10 minutes per bracelet

Tips: Stretch cord before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the shape of your bracelet.

Always measure your wrist and adjust bead count before tying your knot.

A great alternative to the overhand knot is the surgeon’s knot.

Rosewood Lentil Bracelet                               
Instructions:
1.    Cut 10” of stretch cord.
2.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the bracelets shape in the future.
3.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 10” of stretch cord.
4.    String 16 rosewood offset top-hole lentils.
5.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and put a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
6.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.

Rosewood Red Agate Statement Bracelet
Instructions:
7.    Cut 10” of stretch cord.
8.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the bracelets shape in the future.
9.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 10” of stretch cord.
10.    String 5 red agate 8mm, top of triangle, 6mm red agate, top of triangle (revised), red agate 8mm, top hole of triangle, 6mm red agate and top hole of triangle (revised).
11.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and put a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
12.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.
13.    Using 7mm jump ring, attach compass charm to bracelet.
14.    Repeat steps 7-13 on 2nd hole of triangle.
15.    Repeat steps 7-13 on 3rd hole of triangle.

   
Rosewood Statement Bracelet
Instructions:
16.    Cut 10” of stretch cord.
17.    Stretch cord well before stringing your beads.  This will help maintain the bracelets shape in the future.
18.    Attach Bead Bug to end of 10” of stretch cord.
19.    String top hole of spacer, round repeat 8 times.
20.    Remove Bead Bug, bring both ends together and form an overhand knot.  Pull tight.  Make a second overhand knot and put a drop of glue between knots.  Pull tight. 
21.    Hide knot inside of closest bead.
22.    Using 7mm jump ring, attach sun charm to bracelet.
23.    Repeat steps 16-22 on bottom hole of spacer.




How do you stack up?  Denise's Bohemianism Bracelet Stack is handcrafted using our fabulous rosewood offset top hole lentil 23mm, 3-hole tapered 25x32mm, round 10mm and 2-hole spacer 9x24mm beads. 

Rosewood has long been prized for the deep red its heart wood for use in musical instruments. Halcraft Collections is excited to bring rosewood to your beading table. Our exclusive rosewood beads are created by artisans in Costa Rica, who use a tumbler to shape, sand and polish these beautifully streaked beads to a glowing sheen. Each hand-drilled bead contains naturally occurring oils that create a glossy shine and bring sumptuous richness to every design you string.

Lightweight rosewood bead are perfect when you want create a visually stunning piece without the weight of stone beads.

Available in shapes ranging from traditional rounds to cubes, disks, diamonds, and 2- & 3-hole beads, you'll love stringing natural rosewood beads in your next mala necklace or stacking bracelet design.


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