Beaded Christmas Bracelet

Materials

  • Silver metal beads: round, 6mm, two; daisy spacers, 8mm, 12
  • Red matte finish round beads, 8mm, six
  • Red/white/green square lampwork glass beads, 12mm, three
  • Green/red candy cane cylinder lampwork glass beads, 11mm, two
  • Silver findings: crimp tubes, 2mm, two; toggle clasp
  • Beadalon 19-strand Beading Wire, 8” length

Tools

  • Wire cutters
  • Crimping pliers

Basic Supplies

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Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut 8” length of wire.

STEP 2

  • String one crimp tube 1/2” onto beading wire, followed by one half of clasp. Pass end of wire back through crimp tube. Ensure crimp tube is snug against clasp; crimp tube using crimping pliers. Cut excess wire close to crimp using wire cutters.

STEP 3

  • String one silver round bead onto wire.

STEP 4

  • String one silver daisy spacer, one red round bead, one silver daisy spacer, one red round bead, one silver daisy spacer, and one green/red candy cane bead onto wire.

STEP 5

  • Repeat Step 4 again.

STEP 6

  • To finish pattern, string one silver daisy spacer, one red round bead, one silver daisy spacer, one red round bead, one silver daisy spacer, and one silver round bead onto wire.

STEP 7

  • String remaining crimp tube and other half of clasp. Pass wire back through crimp tube. Crimp tube using crimping pliers. Cut excess wire close to crimp using wire cutters.

Tip

  • 1. Make sure the crimp tube is tight against the last bead to ensure you don’t have any slack in the wire for a great fit for your bracelet.
by Suzann Sladcik Wilson
Beaded Christmas Bracelet
Beaded Christmas Bracelet