Stamped Style Stone Bracelet

Materials

  • Amethyst purple Czech glass leaf beads, six
  • White fresh water pearls, 6mm, 12
  • Round style stones, 1”, five
  • CRYSTALLIZED Swarovski Elements: Amethyst Crystal Bicones, 3mm, 12; Olivine Bicones, 3mm, 12; Olive Satin crystal beads, 5mm, 12; Clear Flat Back Stones, 3mm, five; Rose Crystals, 6mm, 10
  • Rose glass pebble beads, 6/0, 26
  • Rose glass oval beads, 10mm, 12
  • Antiqued findings: chain, 8” long (or size to fit wrist); jump rings, 5mm, 35; eye pins, 21-gauge, 1”, six; head pins, 21-gauge, 1”, 29; lobster claw clasp

Tools

  • Fluid Chalk Ink Pads (Clearsnap): Purple; Dark Green; Brown
  • Black pigment ink pad
  • Bird rubber stamp (to fit 1” style stones)
  • Tools: chain-nose and round-nose pliers; wire cutters
  • Jewelry glue

Directions

STEP 1

  • Use black ink to stamp bird on both sides of each style stone. When dry, ink surface until covered with Dark Green and Purple inks for three stones and two Purple. Ink edges of all stones with Brown ink.

STEP 2

  • Make droplets with leaf beads. Use round-nose pliers to bend one pin at a 120° angle. Bend wire back so it is perpendicular to the eye into a tiny clothes hanger shape. Slide a leaf bead onto wire and bend wire tail up towards the eye. Wrap wire tail around bottom of loop. Trim excess wire. Repeat for five remaining droplets.

STEP 3

  • Open jump rings with chain-nose pliers and attach to each charm. String charms on bracelet by looping open jump rings in chain links in the following sequence: one olive satin charm; one oval rose charm; one droplet; one pearl charm; one stone. Repeat sequence until all charms are attached to chain. Attach lobster claw to one end of bracelet.

Make the following

  • 1. Olive Satin Charms: Slide one olive bead, one pebble bead and one olive bead on head pin. Create loop with round-nose pliers. Repeat five additional times for a total of six.
  • 2. Oval Rose Bead Charms: Slide one pebble bead, one oval rose bead, one pebble bead, one oval rose bead and one pebble bead on head pin. Create loop at top with round-nose pliers. Repeat five times for a total of six charms.
  • 3. Pearl Charms: Slide one olive bicone onto head pin, one pearl and one olive bicone. Repeat five additional times for a total of five olive and six additional times with amethyst bicones for a total of six amethyst charms.
  • 4. Stone Beads: Slide one pebble bead, one stone and one pebble bead onto a headpin. Glue flat back crystal to each side of stone. Repeat for remaining five stones.
by Melony Bradley
Stamped Style Stone Bracelet
Stamped Style Stone Bracelet