Retired - Strands of Sparkle Bracelet

PROJECT B509
Designer: Kathy Mannix
Skill Level: Intermediate
This organic waxed cotton and brass bracelet sparkles with tear drop Swarovski crystals.
Instructions
Make 16 dangles. Wire wrap 16 tear drop crystals (SWC-99952 & SWC-99953) with 26 gauge brass wire (WCR-4226). Set aside.Cut 4 pieces of the waxed cotton cord (XCR-4154) 16 inches in length. Thread the cord through the center of the cosmic ring (SWC-9018). Fold all 4 pieces of cord in half. Thread all 8 pieces of cord through the jump ring (FJR-5395). Slide the jump ring all the way to the end until it meets the cosmic crystal ring (See Photo).There is no specific pattern to this design. I threaded a small crimp (flatten with chain nose pliers) and sometimes a large brass spacer bead (BMB-4274) and then one of the dangles in either color, then another small crimp (flatten). There is no specific spacing between each small crimp. The dangles will move freely between the two flatten crimps (See Photo). Randomly thread all 16 dangles and 20 spacer beads onto the 8 strands of cord (See Photo).Divide the 8 pieces of cord in half. Cut all 8 strands to 6 and 3/4 inches in length. Place 4 strands of cord in the fold over crimp (FCR-1469). Fold one side of the crimp over with a pair of duck bill pliers (XTL-5513). Now fold over the other side. Squeeze down tightly with your duck bill pliers to make sure the ends are secure. Repeat these steps for the other 4 strands of cord.Open the small jump ring (FJR-5347). Link the jump ring onto both loops of the fold over crimps. Close the jump ring.Open the loop at the bottom of the brass clasp (FCL-4656). Link the clasp onto the small jump ring. Close the loop. You're finished!Please refer to photo for more detailed information about this project.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • XCR-4154 - Japanese Premium Waxed Cotton Necklace or Knotting Cord 1.6mm Brown - 10 Feet
    Project uses 6 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-99952 - Swarovski Crystal, 6128 Mini Pear Pendants 8mm, 8 Pieces, Crystal Copper
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-99953 - Swarovski Crystal, 6128 Mini Pear Pendants 8mm, 8 Pieces, Crystal Golden Shadow
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1469 - Vintaj Natural Brass Foldover Crimp Beads Cord Ends 9mm (6)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-9018 -
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-4349 - Vintaj Brass Bronze Colored Copper Wire 26 Gauge 120 Feet (1 Spool)
    Project uses 4 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1261 -
    Project uses 28 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-4274 - Vintaj Natural Brass Round Spacer Beads / Crimp Covers 4mm (10)
    Project uses 20 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FJR-5395 - Vintaj Natural Brass Etched Jump Rings 9.5mm Heavy 14 Gauge (10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-4656 - Vintaj Natural Brass Standard Hook For Jewelry Clasps 24mm (2)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5347 - Vintaj Natural Brass Jump Rings 4.75mm Open 19 Gauge (25)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5513 - Beadsmith Jewelry Micro Pliers Duckbill Flat Nose
Additional Information
Theme Autumn
Ingredients XCR-4154, SWC-99952, SWC-99953, FCR-1469, SWC-9018, WCR-4349, FCR-1261, BMB-4274, FJR-5395, FCL-4656, FJR-5347,

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.
Swarovski Crystal, #6128 Mini Pear Pendants 8mm, 8 Pieces, Crystal Golden Shadow
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8 Pieces.
$3.95 / Package | SKU: SWC-99953
Vintaj Natural Brass Foldover Crimp Beads Cord Ends 9mm (6)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6 Pieces.
$3.60 / Package | SKU: FCR-1469
Vintaj Brass Bronze Colored Copper Wire 26 Gauge 120 Feet (1 Spool)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$9.75 / Package | SKU: WCR-4349
Vintaj Natural Brass Round Spacer Beads / Crimp Covers 4mm (10)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$2.35 / Package | SKU: BMB-4274
Vintaj Jump Rings, Open 9.5mm Diameter 14 Gauge with Etched Surface, 10 Pieces, Natural Brass
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$3.05 / Package | SKU: FJR-5395
Vintaj Natural Brass Jump Rings 4.75mm Open 19 Gauge (25)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$2.45 / Package | SKU: FJR-5347
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jewelry Micro Pliers Duckbill Flat Nose

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