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Crystal Bracelet

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 4089

Introduction

Try our Heart Pendant craft to match with this crystal bracelet.

Resources: To purchase the Crystallized-Swarovski Elements featured in the segment, visit swarovski-crystallized.com. All gold-filled jewelry pieces, jewelry tools, and supplies are from myrontoback.com. Click through our Valentine's Day Ideas photo gallery and sign up for our Valentine's Day Workshop for more creative ideas.

materials

  • Bead cord

  • 2 crimp beads

  • Bracelet clasp

  • Forty 3 mm crystal beads

  • Twenty-four 4 mm crystal beads

  • Twenty-four 5 mm crystal beads

  • Twelve 6 mm crystal beads

steps

  1. Cut an 18-inch piece of wire. Thread a crimp bead and a clasp onto the wire and loop wire around to thread back through crimp bead. Crimp with crimping pliers. Tip: Brush nail glue on crimp bead to secure.

  2. Thread beads onto wire in the following order:
    Ten 3 mm
    Six 4 mm
    Six 5 mm
    Six 6 mm
    Six 5 mm
    Six 4 mm
    Twenty 3 mm
    Six 4 mm
    Six 5 mm
    Six 6 mm
    Six 5 mm
    Six 4 mm
    Ten 3 mm

  3. Attach other half of clasp to wire using a crimp bead and crimping pliers. Cut off excess wire.

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