Retired - Back to School Charm Bracelet

PROJECT B8050
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Beginner
Thank goodness for teachers! Create a special keepsake or thoughtful gift by customizing a bracelet with colorful seed beads and the charms of your choice.
Instructions
These instructions will make a 7 inch bracelet. For a longer or shorter bracelet, choose your desired length of chain.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Make a Charm Bracelet with Seed Bead Accents. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to create this design using school themed charms, 3.7mm rolo chain, and 6/0 seed beads. First, you will see how to cut the chain to the desired length and attach a toggle clasp. Next, you will see how to attach charms to the chain in the order shown using jump rings. Finally, you will see how to attach beaded dangles onto the chain using head pins and wrapped wire loops.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • PND-2256 - Jewelry Charm, Slate 'ABC' Cutout, 19mm, 1 Piece, Silver Plated / Enamel
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-2309 - Jewelry Charm, Yellow School Bus, 12x15mm, Left & Right Pair, Silver Plated with Enamel
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-213 - Silver Plated Charm, Year 2020 9.3x14.5mm, 1 Piece, Silver
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-6940 - Czech Seed Beads 6/0 'Rainbow Opaque' Mix Multi Assorted (1 Ounce)
    Project uses 10 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-9953 - Silver Plated Round Rolo Chain 3.7mm Bulk By The Foot
    Project uses 6.5 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-3001 - Silver Plated 2mm Ball Head Pins 21 Gauge 1.5 Inch (20)
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-3050 - Silver Plated Flower Toggle Clasps 14mm (5 Sets)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-3911 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 20 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-0034 - Wubbers Classic Series Round Nose Quality Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
Additional Information
Ingredients PND-2256, PND-2309, PND-213, BCS-6940, CHA-9953, FHP-3001, FCL-3050, FJR-3911,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Jewelry Charm, Slate 'ABC' Cutout, 19mm, 1 Piece, Silver Plated / Enamel
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: PND-2256
Jewelry Charm, Yellow School Bus, 12x15mm, Left & Right Pair, Silver Plated with Enamel
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: PND-2309
Czech Seed Beads 6/0 'Rainbow Opaque' Mix Multi Assorted (1 Ounce)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 oz..
$2.79 / Package | SKU: BCS-6940
Silver Plated Rolo Chain, 3.7mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$2.49 / Package | SKU: CHA-9953
Silver Plated 2mm Ball Head Pins 21 Gauge 1.5 Inch (20)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: FHP-3001
Silver Plated Flower Toggle Clasps 14mm (5 Sets)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 5 Sets.
$3.49 / Package | SKU: FCL-3050
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 20 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.49 / Package | SKU: FJR-3911
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
Wubbers Classic Series Round Nose Quality Jeweller's Pliers
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$22.95 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020

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