Retired - Ocean Breeze Multi-Strand Bracelet

PROJECT B763
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
The Ocean Breeze Bracelet features 4 strands of lovely Czech Glass donut rondelle beads all suspended between two wide strand reducers. When completing this project you will learn a number of techniques that can easily be adapted to a wide variety of other designs.
Instructions
This bracelet can be easily adjusted to fit any size wrist using the chain the makes up part of the clasp.
  1. To make this bracelet, please watch the video: How to Make a Multi-Strand Bracelet using Czech Glass Beads.
  2. In the course of this video you will learn how to use Bead Stoppers, how to string beads onto beading wire, how to crimp a crimp bead, how to use a strand reducer, and how to use crimp bead covers. You will also learn how to take a cut piece of chain and turn it into the other half of a clasp when using a lobster or spring ring clasp.
  3. With the techniques taught in the above video, you can make a wide range of other strung projects using a variety of strand reducers.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • CHA-99960 - Antiqued Silver Plated Curb Chain 5mm x 6mm 20 Gauge Bulk By The Foot
    Project uses 3 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-69513 - Beadalon Wire Standard Bright 19 Strand .015 Inch / 30Ft
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1083 - Gun Metal Brass Fluted Crimp Bead Covers 4mm (144)
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1255 - Beadsmith Black Ox / Gunmetal Crimp Tube Beads 2x2mm (100)
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-2527 - Antiqued Silver Plated Sleek Lobster Claw Clasps 12mm (6)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-8669 - Antiqued Silver Plated Four Strand Reducer Connector 26mm (2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5253 - Antiqued Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-01072 - Czech Fire Polished Glass, Donut Rondelle Beads 5x3.5mm, 50 Pieces, Gun Metal
    Project uses 44 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-01066 - Czech Fire Polished Glass, Donut Rondelle Beads 5x3.5mm, 50 Pieces, Chalk Luster
    Project uses 44 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-01068 - Czech Fire Polished Glass, Donut Rondelle Beads 5x3.5mm, 50 Pieces, Green Turquoise / Beige
    Project uses 44 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-01067 - Czech Fire Polished Glass, Donut Rondelle Beads 5x3.5mm, 50 Pieces, Green Turquoise
    Project uses 44 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5200 - Standard Size Beading Crimping Pliers (For 2x2mm & 2x1mm Crimp Beads)
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5520 - Lindstrom EX Series - Flush Cutter Pliers 5 Inches Long
Additional Information
Ingredients CHA-99960, XCR-69513, FCR-1083, FCR-1255, FCL-2527, FCO-8669, FJR-5253, BCP-01072, BCP-01066, BCP-01068, BCP-01067,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

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.
Antiqued Silver Plated Steel Curb Chain, 5mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$1.95 / Package | SKU: CHA-99960
Beadalon Wire Standard Bright 19 Strand .015 Inch / 30Ft
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$9.59 / Package | SKU: XCR-69513
Gun Metal Brass Fluted Crimp Bead Covers 4mm (144)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 144 Pieces.
$5.69 / Package | SKU: FCR-1083
Beadsmith Black Ox / Gunmetal Crimp Tube Beads 2x2mm (100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$1.59 / Package | SKU: FCR-1255
Antiqued Silver Plated Curved Lobster Claw Clasps 12mm (6)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6 Pieces.
$3.35 / Package | SKU: FCL-2527
Czech Fire Polished Glass, Donut Rondelle Beads 5x3.5mm, 50 Pieces, Gun Metal
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.09 / Package | SKU: BCP-01072
Czech Fire Polished Glass, Donut Rondelle Beads 5x3.5mm, 50 Pieces, Green Turquoise
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.99 / Package | SKU: BCP-01067
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$22.95 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020
Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$25.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450
Lindstrom EX Series - Flush Cutter Pliers 5 Inches Long

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