Beading / Jewelry

Delicate Blossoms Bracelet

By  Myléne Hillam 

The delicate pink slider component in this bracelet is perfectly complemented by the sparkle of the Swarovski crystals and glass pearls. Silver butterfly sliders add a delicate highlight to the side of the bracelet, too.

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Materials

  • Swarovski: Double-holed Enamel Pink Flower Slider; Roseline Glass Pearls, 6x6mm, 8x4mm; Crystal Bicones, 4x6mm, 4x4mm
  • The Bead Shop Diamante Two-Holed Butterfly Spacers, two
  • Fire Mountain Gems and Beads Silver Noodle Beads, 2x50mm
  • Silver wire, 10” length

Tools

  • Flat-nose pliers, round-nose pliers, wire cutters
  • Bead reamer

Basic Supplies

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  • Size
  • 1. Size is 8-1/2".
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  • 1. Cut three rounds from wire coil; cut into two equal lengths. See Photo 1.

    Photo 1
  • 2. Use flat-nose pliers to turn 90° angle on one end of each wire approximately 3/8" from end. Bend into loop using round-nose pliers. See Photo 2 and Photo 3.

    Photo 2


    Photo 3
  • 3. Use bead reamer to enlarge hole in two 6mm pearls large enough to thread onto both coils of wire. Take care not to damage the beads. Set one aside.
  • 4. Holding two wires together, thread on one 6mm pearl and one silver noodle bead. See Photo 4.

    Photo 4
  • 5. Separate wires and thread on 4mm crystal and 4mm pearl on each wire.
  • 6. Thread one side of butterfly slide on left wire and other side on right wire. See Photo 5.

    Photo 5
  • 7. Thread 6mm pearl, 4mm pearl, and 6mm crystal on each wire. See Photo 6.

    Photo 6
  • 8. Thread one side of flower slider on left wire and other side on right wire. See Photo 7.

    Photo 7
  • 9. Complete other side of bracelet reversing stringing pattern.
  • 10. Push all beads around to loops formed in beginning, making sure there are no gaps between beads and sliders.
  • 11. Position flat-nose pliers alongside last pearl bead; turn both wires at 90° angle. Trim wires to 3/8". See Photo 8.

    Photo 8
  • 12. Turn loop on each wire to finish.
  • Tip
  • 1. If bead reamer is not available, use a needle tool.