Crocheted Charm Bracelet

Materials

  • CRYSTALLIZED Swarovski Elements (Swarovski): Crystal Bicone, 4mm, one; Vintage Rose Cubes, 8mm, two; Assorted Color Pearls: 4mm, 10; 6mm, eight
  • Satin Gold 7-strand Bead Stringing Wire (Beadalon)
  • Antique Gold items*: Small Textured Cable Chain; Headpin, 2” long; Mum Flower Charm; Small Jump Rings, two; Large Jump Ring; Vetri Beaded 14 Oval
  • Vetri Glass pg. 140*

Tools

  • Diamond Glaze Adhesive (Judikins)
  • Patterned paper scrap
  • Tools (Beadalon): Round-nose Pliers; Flat-nose Pliers; Wire Snips
  • Crochet hook, size G
  • *Products by Nunn Design

Directions

STEP 1

  • Pass headpin through 4mm crystal and 6mm pearl. Use round-nose pliers to make loop at top of pin and wind excess length around top of bicone to create bead cap.

STEP 2

  • Thread half of remaining pearls and crystals randomly onto beading wire. Create slip knot in wire end and chain two, pull first bead up and chain three. Pull up additional beads, one at a time, and chain random number of stitches until chain is approximately 8-1/2” long, and secure end. Repeat with remaining half of beads, and secure end.

STEP 3

  • Cut 8-1/2” length from chain. Braid crocheted chains and textured chain. Use pliers to open large jump ring, secure all six ends of chains and top loop of dangle in jump ring before closing ring.

STEP 4

  • Use small jump rings to attach charms to bracelet as shown.

STEP 5

  • Trace Vetri glass onto patterned paper, trim and adhere to center of Vertri Charm. Apply Diamond Glaze to surface of paper and adhere glass on top. Let dry.
by Keri Lee Sereika
Crocheted Charm Bracelet
Crocheted Charm Bracelet