Retired - Primary Hues Bracelet

PROJECT B150
Designer: Andrea Morici
Skill Level: Beginner

Fun versions of primary colors (misty blue, lipstick red, and goldenrod yellow) are enhanced by the use of round wooden beads and an antiqued copper clasp in this ultra-cute bracelet.

Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

  1. Use your Flush Cutters to cut a piece of Soft Flex one foot in length. Secure one end of the beading wire with a Bead Stopper (XTL-3000).
  2. Onto the beading wire, string the following: a 6mm Austrian crystal rondelle in caribbean blue opal, an 11/0 galvanized matte zest Miyuki Delica, an 8/0 opaque red Czech seed bead, an 11/0 galvanized matte zest Miyuki Delica, a 6mm Austrian crystal rondelle in caribbean blue opal, and a 9mm robles wood round bead.
  3. Repeat this beading sequence six more times for a total of seven units.
  4. Thread an additional a 6mm Austrian crystal rondelle in caribbean blue opal, an 11/0 galvanized matte zest Miyuki Delica, an 8/0 opaque red Czech seed bead, an 11/0 galvanized matte zest Miyuki Delica, and a 6mm Austrian crystal rondelle in caribbean blue opal.
  5. Thread a copper crimp tube onto the end of your strand, but do not crimp it yet.
  6. Thread the end of the strand through the loop on the bar half of the toggle clasp, back through the crimp tube and several consecutive beads. Crimp the tube.
  7. Remove the Bead Stopper from the opposite end of the bracelet and thread on a crimp tube, do not crimp yet.
  8. Thread the end of the strand through the loop on the other half of the toggle clasp and several of the consecutive beads, pull the wire snug, and crimp the tube.
  9. Trim excess wire from both ends of the bracelet.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • XCR-5005 - Soft Flex Metallics, 21 Strand Fine Beading Wire .014 Inch Thick, 30 Feet, Antique Brass
    Project uses 1 foot. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-5625 - Austrian Crystal, 5040 Rondelle Beads 6mm, 10 Pieces, Caribbean Blue Opal
    Project uses 16 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • DB-1164 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads 11/0 Galvanized Matte Zest DB1164 7.2 Grams
    Project uses 16 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-8441 - Czech Seed Beads 8/0 True Red Opaque (1 Ounce)
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1531 - Genuine Copper Crimp Beads 2 x 2mm (x50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5230 - Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps
Additional Information
Theme Boho
Ingredients XCR-5005, SWC-5625, DB-1164, BCS-8441, FCR-1531,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. This project is RETIRED. 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.
Soft Flex Metallics, 21 Strand Fine Beading Wire .014 Inch Thick, Antique Brass
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$15.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-5005
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps

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