Sunset Sensation Cuff

September 2021 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings with peach, blue, pink, and purple beads as well as owl, tree, and leaf charms

The Sunset Sensation Cuff is part of Pretty Palettes, our monthly color palette challenge! 

Sunset Sensation Cuff
 Designed by Molly Schaller 
Featuring Bead Gallery® beads 
Available exclusively at 

Materials (numbers of beads left out; use enough to string one loop of memory wire):
Royal blue glass pearls 6mm
Light blue matte glass mix
Purple small glass mix
Violet opaque Czech fire-polished rounds 8mm
Glass simulated cherry quartz rounds 10mm
Amber coated glass rounds 8.5mm
Pink mix Czech fire-polished glass 6mm
1 pink dyed bamboo tube
1 pink mix Indian glass ovals 4x11mm
8.5 loops of gold memory wire
3 gold ball pins

Memory wire shears
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers

Time to create: 1 hour


1. Onto a ball pin, string 1 pink bamboo tube. Make a wrapped loop.

2. Onto the second ball pin, string 1 pink Indian glass oval. Make a wrapped loop.

3. Onto the third ball pin, string 1 pink mix Czech fire-polished faceted 6mm round. Make a wrapped loop. 

4. Use memory wire shears to cut 8.5 loops of memory wire. 

5. Make a simple loop at one end of the memory wire. Attach the three drops you made in steps 1-3. 

6. String one loop each of the following: royal blue glass pearls 6mm, light blue matte glass mix, purple small glass mix, violet opaque Czech fire-polished rounds 8mm, glass simulated cherry quartz rounds 10mm, amber coated glass rounds 8.5mm, and pink mix Czech fire-polished glass 6mm.

7. Trim any excess wire and make a simple loop to secure beads onto the memory wire. 

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Molly Schaller is a design thinker, transmedia storyteller, user experience designer, and craft industry consultant who loves finding connections and creating dialog through craft. 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! Contact Molly about her Pretty Palette design challenge and more!

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