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Bohemian Bag Dangles

Materials

3 38mm lobster swivel clasp with chain
1 51x27mm cast metal leaf paisley pendant
1 34x28mm cast metal dream catcher connector
1 56x1mm cast metal feather pendant
4 23x6mm cast metal feather charm style 1
3 25x6mm cast metal feather charm style 1
1 16x14mm cast metal bird upright charm
1 13x11mm cast metal flower charm
1 17x11mm cast metal moon charm
4 12x9mm cast metal star charms
24 head pins
20 6mm jump rings
24cm 22ga wire (divide into three 8cm sections)
8 4mm daisy spacers
6 spacer beads
11 bead caps

3 5mm round turquoise beads
2 8mm round turquoise beads
3 10mm round turquoise beads
6 4x6mm crystal rondelle aqua
4 6x8mm crystal rondelle aqua

3 12mm howlite round flower beads
6 4x6mm crystal rondelle black
4 6x8mm crystal rondelle black
2 8x10mm crystal rondelle black

4 8mm round white howlite beads
3 10mm round white howlite beads
8 6x8mm crystal rondelle crystal

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

TURQUOISE DREAMCATCHER
1. Take 8cm of 22ga wire and on the end of the wire and measure a 2cm tail and then bend it at a 90 degree-angle. Create a wrapped loop by taking your round-nose pliers and create a loop and then close the loop by wrapping the end of the wire around the main section of wire. Now thread on the wire one 3mm spacer bead, one daisy spacer, one 10mm Turquoise bead, one daisy spacer and one 3mm spacer bead. Finish with a wrapped loop to create a beaded-connector.

Take one dreamcatcher connector, three 6mm jump rings and three feather charms. Use the jump rings to attach the feather charms to the bottom three loops of the dreamcatcher connector.

Make the base of the bag charm by taking one 6mm jump ring and attaching the beaded-connector to the bottom link of the chain attached to the lobster swivel clasp. Now Take one more 6mm jump ring and attach the dreamcatcher to the other side of the beaded-connector.

2. Create a wrapped loop which attaches directly to the chain for a secure & durable finish (use this technique to attach the other beaded dangles in step 3 to 6)
A. Take one of your head pin and thread three 4x6mm crystal rondelle beads on it. Place the tip of your round nose pliers on top of the bead Now bend your head pin at a 90 degree angle (picture 2A).
B. Now take your round-nose pliers and place it on the top of the angle (not a the tip this time, a little bit inwards to give your loop a nice size) and starting wrapping the wire around the nose of the pliers (picture 2B) This would have created half the loop.
C. To create the other half of the loop change the position of the pliers. Once you are happy with the shape of the loop then you thread the first link of the chain, sitting on the left. (picture 2C).
D. Now take the tip of your round-nose pliers and hold the loop together. Take your flat-nose pliers and take the end of the wire and start wrapping it around the wire on the bottom of the loop. Starting at the top working to the bottom. Once you have reached the bottom trim the wire and finish neat.

3. Take one head pin and thread one bead cap and one 10mm Turquoise bead. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the first link of the chain, sitting on the right.

4. Take one head pin and thread one bead cap and two 8mm Turquoise beards. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the second link of the chain, sitting on the left.

5. Take one head pin and thread two 6x8mm rondelle beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the second link of the chain, sitting on the right. Under this beaded-dangle take one 6mm jump ring and attach one feather charm.

6. Take one head pin and thread three 4x6mm rondelle beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the third link of the chain, sitting on the left.

7. Take one head pin and thread three 5mm Turquoise beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the third link of the chain, sitting on the right.

8. Take one head pin and thread one bead cap and one 10mm Turquoise bead. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the fourth link of the chain, sitting on the left.

9. Take one head pin and thread two 6x8mm rondelle beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the fourth link of the chain, sitting on the right. Under this beaded-dangle take one 6mm jump ring and attach one feather charm.

10. Take one last 6mm jump ring and thread the flower charm and attach to the top left side of the lobster clasp.

FEATHER
1. Take 8cm of 22ga wire and on the end of the wire create a wrapped loop. Now thread on the wire one 3mm spacer bead, one flat round flower bead and one 3mm spacer bead. Finish with a wrapped loop to create a beaded-connector. Make the base of the bag charm by taking one 6mm jump ring and attaching the beaded-connector to the bottom link of the chain attached to the lobster swivel clasp. Now Take one more 6mm jump ring and attach the feather pendant to the other side of the beaded-connector.

2. Take one head pin and thread three 4x6mm rondelle beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the first link of the chain, sitting on the left.

3. Take one head pin and thread one bead cap and one 8x10mm rondelle bead. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the first link of the chain, sitting on the right.

4. Take one head pin and thread one daisy spacer and one flat round flower bead. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the second link of the chain, sitting on the left. On the same link under the beaded-dangle take one 6mm jump ring and attach one feather charm.

5. Take one head pin and thread two 6x8mm rondelle beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the second link of the chain, sitting on the right.

6. Take one head pin and thread three 4x6mm rondelle beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the third link of the chain, sitting on the left.

7. Repeat step 4 but attach to the third link of the chain, sitting on the right.

8. Take one head pin and thread one bead cap and one 8x10mm rondelle bead. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the fourth link of the chain, sitting on the left.

9. Take one head pin and thread two 6x8mm rondelle beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the fourth link of the chain, sitting on the right.

10. Take one last 6mm jump ring and thread the bird charm and attach to the top left side of the lobster clasp.

STARS & MOON
1. Take 8cm of 22ga wire and on the end of the wire create a wrapped loop. Now thread on the wire one 3mm spacer bead, one bead cap, one 10mm white howlite bead, one bead cap and one 3mm spacer bead. Finish with a wrapped loop to create a beaded-connector. Make the base of the bag charm by taking one 6mm jump ring and attaching the beaded-connector to the bottom link of the chain attached to the lobster swivel clasp. Now Take one more 6mm jump ring and attach the leaf paisley pendant to the other side of the beaded-connector.

2. Take one head pin and thread one bead cap and one 10mm white howlite bead. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the first link of the chain, sitting on the left.

3. Take one head pin and thread one daisy spacer and two 6x8mm rondelle beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the first link of the chain, sitting on the right. On the same link over the beaded-dangle take one 6mm jump ring and attach one star charm.

4. Repeat step 3 but attach to the second link of the chain, sitting on the left.

5. Take one head pin and thread one bead cap and two 6mm white howlite beads. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the second link of the chain, sitting on the right.

6. Repeat step 5 but attach to the third link of the chain, sitting on the left.

7. Repeat step 3 but attach to the third link of the chain, sitting on the right.

8. Repeat step 3 but attach to the fourth link of the chain, sitting on the left.

9. Take one head pin and thread one bead cap and one 10mm white howlite bead. Create a wrapped loop which attaches to the fourth link of the chain, sitting on the right.

10. Take one last 6mm jump ring and thread the moon charm and attach to the top left side of the lobster clasp.