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Crystal & Pearl Charm Bracelet

Materials

1 26mm heart clasp
6 eye pins
4 4mm jump rings
6 6mm jump rings
8 10mm jump rings
26 head pins
2 ear hooks
5 charms
2 26x20mm cast metal connectors chandelier woven

6 16x16x8mm Imperial Crystal Hexagon Beads
11 6mm South Sea shell beads
5 6x8mm Imperial Crystal rondelle beads

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

STEP 1 Create the following beaded-dangles:
A: Eleven pearl beaded-dangles: One 6mm South Sea shell bead
B: Five crystal beaded-dangles: One 6x8mm crystal rondelle bead

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

STEP 2 Create beaded-connectors by taking five eye pins and five crystal hexagon beads. Place a bead on each eye pin and trim each eye pin 1cm from the bead and using your round-nose pliers create a loop.

STEP 3 Take five 6mm jump rings and the five charms. Attach a jump ring to each charm.

STEP 4 Take one 6mm jump ring and thread the clasp and one of the hexagon beaded-connectors from step 2. *Take one new 10mm jump ring and thread the open side of the previous beaded-connector and one pearl beaded-dangle (step 1A), one crystal beaded-dangle (step 1B), one charm (step 3 threading the jump ring), one pearl beaded-dangle and one new hexagon beaded-connector**

STEP 5 Repeat from * to ** from step 4 four times. To finish attach one 10mm jump ring to the last open beaded connector. Start to create a chain by attaching one more 10mm jump ring to the last one. Attach the last 10mm jump ring to the jump ring chain but before closing thread one pearl beaded-dangle (step 1A).

EARRING
STEP 1 Take one head pin and thread one pearl bead. Trim the head pin little over 1cm from the bead and form a loop. Make your loop a little bit bigger than normal. Now reopen the loop and using the picture as a guide place the beaded-dangle on the bottom of the chandelier connector. Repeat this step four more times.

STEP 2 Take one 4mm jump ring and attach to the top of the chandelier connector. Now take one new 4mm jump ring and thread the previous 4mm jump ring and the bottom loop of the earring hook.

STEP 3 Repeat step 1 & 2 to make up the second earring.