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Autumn Leaves Charm Bracelet

Materials

1 14mm cast metal ring
1 clasp
18cm chain
2 19x13mm cast metal leaf petal charms
2 cast metal bead caps
4 daisy spacers
8 head pins with ball
36 head pins
22 6mm jump rings

8 20mm printed shell beads
8 6mm Jade beads yellow
8 6mm Czech fire-polish snake skin effect lime
8 13x9mm Howlite leaf beads green
6 4x6mm Imperial Crystal rondelle smoky topaz
4 8mm Imperial glass rondelle topaz
2 10mm Imperial Crystal round beads black

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

1. Create the following beaded-dangles
A: Eight shell beaded-dangles (using head pin with ball): One 20mm printed shell bead
B: Eight snake-skin beaded-dangle (using 20mm head pin): One 6mm Czech fire-polish snake-skin beaded dangle
C: Eight jade yellow beaded-dangle (using 20mm head pin): One 6mm round yellow jade bead
D: Eight leaf beaded-dangles (using 20mm head pin): One howlite leaf bead
E: Six crystal beaded-dangles (using 20mm head pin): One 4x6mm smoky topaz crystal rondelle bead.
F: Four rondelle beaded-dangles (using 20mm head pin): One daisy spacer & one 8x6mm topaz glass rondelle bead.
G: Two round beaded-dangles (using 20mm head pin): One bead caps and one 10mm round black crystal.

NOTE: Beaded-dangles are created by threading the bead or sequence of beads on a head pin, then trimming the head pin 1cm from the last bead and forming a loop

2.Take one 6mm jump ring and thread the end of the 18cm length of chain and attach the clasp. Take one more 6mm jump ring and attach the 11mm cast metal twisted ring to the other end.

3. Take only four leaf beaded-dangles and four jump rings. Attach a jump
ring to each beaded dangle.

4. Attach the charms and beaded-dangles to the bracelet base by using 6mm jump rings in the following order (start on the first link next to the jump ring attaching the clasp and keep adding charms every second link). Cluster all the items on one jump ring for each link.

LINK 1: One shell beaded-dangles(step 1A), one snake-skin beaded-dangle (step 1B) and one jade yellow beaded-dangle (step 1EC)

LINK 3: One leaf beaded dangle on a jump ring (step 3), one leaf beaded-dangles (step 1D), one crystal beaded-dangles (step 1E) and one rondelle beaded-dangles (step 1F)

LINK 5: Same as link 1

LINK 7: One crystal beaded-dangles (step 1E) and one leaf charm

LINK 9: Same as link 1

LINK 11: Same as link 3

LINK 13: Same as link 1

LINK 15: One round beaded-dangles (step 1G)

Repeat the sequence from link 1 to link 15 one more times to complete the bracelet.