Beading / Jewelry

Iridescent Charm Bracelet

By  Susan Kazarian  for  Create Your Style

size: 7"

Materials

  • Crystal Paradise Shine Pendants*: Briolette, 13x6.5mm, eight; Queen Baguette, 13.5x6mm, eight; Clover, 19mm, three
  • Briolette Beads*, four each: Erinite, 6mm; Erinite 8mm; Violet, 8mm
  • Bicone Beads*: Chrysolite, 3mm, eight; Chrysolite, 6mm, four; Crystal Paradise Shine 2X, 4mm, 20
  • Crystal Iridescent Purple Round Pearls*: 8mm, four; 4mm, eight; 3mm, 20
  • Crystal Paradise Shine Beads*, 8mm: Globe, eight; Mini Rhombus, four
  • Crystal Paradise Shine Sew-on Stones*, 5mm, 16
  • TierraCast Brass Cable Chain, 8x5mm, 7”
  • TierraCast Findings: Headpins, 2”, 24; Oval Jump Rings, 6mm, 21; Maker’s Toggle Set
  • *Products available from Swarovski

Tools

  • Jewelry pliers

Basic Supplies

  • ruler
  • 1. Attach jump rings to every pendant bead; set aside.
  • 2. Slide 3mm bicone, sew-on stone, 8mm pearl, sew-on stone, and 3mm bicone onto headpin. Close with simple loop. Repeat three more times; set aside.
  • 3. Slide 4mm bicone, 6mm bicone, 8mm pearl, and 4mm bicone onto headpin; close with simple loop. Repeat three more times; set aside.
  • 4. Slide 3mm pearl, 4mm bicone, globe, 4mm bicone, and 3mm pearl onto headpin; close with simple loop. Repeat three more times; set aside.
  • 5. Slide 3mm pearl, sew-on stone, 8mm briolette, sew-on stone, and 3mm pearl onto headpin; close with simple loop. Repeat three more times; set aside.
  • 6. Slide 4mm pearl, globe, and 4mm pearl onto headpin; close with simple loop. Repeat three more times; set aside.
  • 7. Slide 3mm pearl, mini rhombus, 6mm briolette, and 4mm bicone onto headpin; close with simple loop. Repeat three more times; set aside.
  • 8. Attach toggle closure to ends of chain length using jump rings. Randomly attach all components to chain links.
  • Tip
  • 1. To open a jump ring, hold jump ring with two sets of pliers and place at 3:00 and 9:00 positions on jump ring with opening at 12:00 position. Use even pressure to pull one set of pliers toward you and push the other away from you until the ring opens. To close, reverse the procedure.