Beading / Jewelry

Holiday Sparkle Bracelet

By  Suzann Sladcik Wilson 

size: 8"

  • Holiday Sparkle Bracelet

Materials

  • Swarovski Emerald Crystals, 6mm, 12
  • Red matte finish beads, 8mm, six
  • Gold sparkle metal beads, 10mm, five
  • Beadalon Gold 19-strand Beading Wire, 8” length
  • Gold crimp tubes, 2mm x 2mm, two
  • Gold rope metal toggle clasp

Tools

  • Wire cutters
  • Crimping pliers
  • 1. Cut 8" length of Gold beading wire.
  • 2. String crimp tube 1/2" onto beading wire, followed by one half of clasp. Pass end of wire back through crimp tube. Crimp tube using crimping pliers. Cut excess wire close to crimp.
  • 3. String emerald crystal, red bead, and emerald crystal on wire. String gold sparkle bead. Repeat five times. String emerald crystal, red bead, and emerald crystal to finish pattern.
  • 4. String remaining crimp tube and other half of clasp. Pass wire back through crimp tube. (Note: Make sure crimp tube is tight against last bead so there is no slack in wire.) Use crimping pliers to crimp tube. Cut excess wire close to crimp.