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Pretty Dragonflies Charm Bracelet

Materials

All Bracelets
1 Cast metal large leaf clasp
18cm chain
4 12mm cast metal rivoli setting
4 Rhinestone dragonflies
18 6mm jump rings
4 bead caps
4 12mm rhinestone cabochon
28 head pins
24 4mm daisy spacers

PINK ONLY
4 6mm filigree round beads
4 8x6mm Imperial roundelle beads
16 10mm Lucite-style small flower cup beads
4 13mm Lucite-style daisy flower beads
4 17mm Lucite-style star flower cup beads
4 20mm Lucite-style 5-petal flower beads

PURPLE ONLY
4 6mm filigree round beads
4 8x6mm Imperial roundelle beads
4 17mm Lucite- star flower cup beads
20 10mm Lucite-style small flower cup beads
4 13mm Lucite-style daisy flower cup beads

RED ONLY
8 4x6mm Imperial roundelle beads
4 10mm Czech fire-polish beads
12 10mm Lucite-style small flower cup beads
4 13mm Lucite-style daisy flower cup beads
4 17mm Lucite-style star flower cup beads
4 20mm Lucite-style 5-petal flower beads

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

PURPLE & PINK BRACELET
1. Glue each of the four 12mm crystal cabochon to a matching setting. Allow to dry. Use a jewellers glue like E6000 or similar.

2. Take four head pins, four bead cap and four 8x6mm crystal rondelles. Place on each head pin one bead cap, one crystal rondelle. Form crystal beaded-dangles by trimming 1cm from the bead and forming a loop.

3. Take four head pins, four daisy spacers and four filigree beads. Place on each head pin one daisy spacer, one filigree bead. CAREFULLY not to bend the bead form filigree beaded-dangles by trimming 1cm from the bead and forming a loop.

4. Take twelve head pins, twelve 10mm Lucite style flower cup beads and twelve daisy spacers. Place on each head pin one daisy spacer and one small flower cup bead. Form small flower cup beaded-dangles by trimming 1cm from the bead and forming a loop.

5. Create layered flower beaded-dangles by following the instructions below.
Layered flower beaded-dangle style one: Take four head pins, four daisy spacers, four 10mm Lucite style flower cup and four 13mm Lucite style daisy flower beads. Place on each head pin one daisy spacer, one 10mm flower cup and one 13mm daisy flower bead. Trim and form beaded dangles

PURPLE BRACELET ONLY
Layered flower beaded-dangle style two: Take four head pins, four daisy spacers, four 10mm Lucite style flower cup and four 17mm Lucite style star flower beads. Place on each head pin one daisy spacer, one 10mm flower cup and one 17mm star flower bead. Trim and form beaded dangles

PINK BRACELET ONLY
Layered flower beaded-dangle style two: Take four head pins, four daisy spacers, four 17mm Lucite style star flower bead and four 20mm Lucite style 5-Petal flower beads. Place on each head pin one daisy spacer, one 17mm star flower and one 20mm 5-peatl flower bead. Trim and form beaded dangles

6.Take one 6mm jump ring and thread the end of the 18cm length of chain and attach the leaf section of the toggle clasp. Take one more 6mm jump ring and attach the toggle bar to the other end.

7. 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 crystal beaded-dangle (step 2), one Layered flower beaded-dangle style one (step 5) & one small flower cup beaded-dangles (step 4)

LINK 3: One rhinestone setting (step 1) & one small flower cup beaded-dangles (step 4)

LINK 5: One Layered flower beaded-dangle style two (step 5), one small flower cup beaded-dangles (step 4), & one filigree beaded dangle (step 2)

LINK 7: One dragonfly rhinestone charm

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

RED BRACELET
1. Glue each of the four 12mm crystal cabochon to a matching setting. Allow to dry. Use a jewellers glue like E6000 or similar.

2. Take four head pins, four bead cap and four 10mm round fire-polish beads. Place on each head pin one bead cap, one bead. Form round beaded-dangles by trimming 1cm from the bead and forming a loop.

3. Take four head pins, four daisy spacers and eight 4x6mm rondelle. Place on each head pin one rondelle bead, one daisy spacer, one rondelle bead. Form rondelle beaded-dangles by trimming 1cm from the bead and forming a loop.

4. Take eight head pins, eight 10mm Lucite style flower cup beads and eight daisy spacers. Place on each head pin one daisy spacer and one small flower cup bead. Form small flower cup beaded-dangles by trimming 1cm from the bead and forming a loop.

5. Create layered flower beaded-dangles by following the instructions below.
Layered flower beaded-dangle style one: Take four head pins, four daisy spacers, four 10mm Lucite style flower cup and four 13mm Lucite style daisy flower beads. Place on each head pin one daisy spacer, one 10mm flower cup and one 13mm daisy flower bead. Trim and form beaded dangles

Layered flower beaded-dangle style two: Take four head pins, four daisy spacers, four 17mm Lucite style star flower bead and four 20mm Lucite style 5-Petal flower beads. Place on each head pin one daisy spacer, one 17mm star flower and one 20mm 5-peatl flower bead. Trim and form beaded dangles

6.Take one 6mm jump ring and thread the end of the 18cm length of chain and attach the leaf section of the toggle clasp. Take one more 6mm jump ring and attach the toggle bar to the other end.

7. 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 rondelle beaded-dangle (step 3), one Layered flower beaded-dangle style one (step 5) & one small flower cup beaded-dangles (step 4)

LINK 3: One rhinestone setting (step 1) & one small flower cup beaded-dangles (step 4)

LINK 5: One Layered flower beaded-dangle style two & one round beaded dangle (step 2)

LINK 7: One dragonfly rhinestone charm

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