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Petunia Charm Bracelet

Materials

1 clasp
1 11mm cast metal twisted rings
18cm Chain
8 bead caps
40 head pins
28 4mm cast metal daisy spacers
22 6mm jump rings
4 12mm Cast metal settings
4 12mm rhinestone rivoli back cabochon
8 10mm Howlite round beads
4 Howlite leaf beads
16 21x19mm Lucite style petunia flower bead

PINK & BLUE TONES
4 17mm Lucite style star flower bead
4 13mm Lucite style daisy flower bead
4 10mm Lucite style flower cup bead

RED YELLOW
8 17mm Lucite style star flower bead (two colours)
4 10mm Lucite style daisy flower bead

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

1. Glue the rhinestone cabochon to the setting.

2. Create beaded-dangles
A: Eight round howlite beaded-dangles: One bead cap and one 10mm Howlite round bead
B: Four white howlite leaf beaded-dangles: One Howlite leaf bead. After you have made up the dangle thread on a 6mm jump ring
C: Sixteen Lucite petunia flower beaded-dangles flower: One daisy spacers and one Lucite petunia flower bead
D: Twelve other lucite flower beaded-dangles: One daisy spacer and one Lucite flower bead.
PINK & BLUE BRACELET: Use four 17mm Lucite style star flower bead, four 13mm Lucite style daisy flower bead and four 10mm Lucite style flower cup bead
RED BRACELET: Use eight 17mm Lucite style star flower bead (two colours) and four10mm Lucite style daisy flower bead

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

3.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.

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: Two Lucite petunia flower beaded-dangles (step 2c) and one white howlite leaf beaded-dangles (step 2b)
LINK 3: One round howlite beaded-dangles( (step 2a) and one Lucite petunia flower beaded-dangles
LINK 5: One rhinestone setting (step 1) and three different other lucite flower beaded-dangles (step 2d)
LINK 7: Same as Link 3

Repeat the sequence from link one to link seven three more times to complete the bracelet.