Beading / Jewelry

Silver Shimmer Bracelet & Earrings

By  Katie Hacker  for  Beadalon

sizes: adult

  • Silver Shimmer Bracelet & Earrings
  • Closeup of Earrings

Materials

  • BRACELET:
  • Silver-Plated Bracelet-Size Memory Wire*, four loops
  • Beads: foil-lined, assorted shapes/colors, 10 to 14mm, 14; quartz round*, 6mm, 28
  • Findings*: Clear Bead Bumpers, 56; Memory Wire Silver Round End Caps*, 5mm, two
  • EARRINGS:
  • Beads: quartz round*, 4mm, four; aqua round glass, 8mm, two
  • Findings*: Clear Bead Bumpers, eight; Silver Medium-Size Ear Wire Beading Hoops*, two

Tools

  • BeadFix SuperFast Adhesive* or epoxy
  • Chain-Nose Pliers*
  • Designer Memory Wire Shears*
  • *Products by Beadalon
  • Bracelet
  • 1. String beads onto wire as follows: two bumpers; quartz; foil-lined; quartz; two bumpers. Repeat beading pattern to add evenly spaced beaded units to entire bracelet wire. Glue end caps to wire ends.
  • Earrings
  • 1. For each earring, string beads onto center of beading hoop as follows: two bumpers; quartz; aqua; quartz; two bumpers. Use chain-nose pliers to bend end of beading hoop at a 90° angle. To fasten beading hoop, place angled end through ear and into end hole.