Design Instructions

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Supplies needed

 

Small Hole Version

  • 1    Vine Hook & Eye Clasp    (94-6106-18)
  • 1    Blossom Guru Bead    (94-5838-18)
  • 1    Om Coin Charm    (94-2197-18)
  • 1    Small Blossom Charm    (94-2547-18)
  • 8    4mm Disk Spacer    (93-0440-18)
  • 2    2x2mm Crimp Bead    (01-0030-18)
  • 2    3mm Crimp Cover, optional    (01-0032-18) 
  • 6    Oval Jump Ring 20 Gauge 3x2mm ID    (01-0016-08)
  • 6    8mm round gemstone beads
  • 8"   1mm round leather cord
  • Fine or medium beading wire
  • 24 gauge craft wire, copper

Large Hole Version

  • 1    Vine Hook & Eye Clasp    (94-6106-18)
  • 1    Blossom Guru Bead    (94-5838-18)
  • 1    Blossom Hand Charm    (94-2549-18)
  • 1    Small Blossom Charm    (94-2547-18)
  • 8    4mm Disk Spacer    (93-0440-18)
  • 4    Oval Jump Ring 20 Gauge 4x3mm ID    (01-0018-18)
  • 2    3mm Crimp Covers    (01-0032-18)
  • 6    8mm round large hole gemstone beads
  • 10"    1mm round leather cord
  • 24 gauge craft wire, copper

Tools

  • scissors
  • chain and/or flat nose pliers (2)
  • crimping pliers
  • wire cutters

Skill Level: Easy Peasy

Finished Size: Varies

Designer: Tracy Gonzales

Watch our technique videos on the TierraCast Blog (look for Jump Rings and Crimping).

Steps - Small Hole Version

  1. Close two oval jump rings securely. Set aside.
  2. Cut one 6" piece of beading wire.
  3. String one crimp bead onto beading wire. Thread one end of wire through one small oval jump ring about 1" then back through crimp bead. Adjust to form 1/8" loop, then secure with crimping pliers. 
  4. *String on one spacer bead and one gemstone bead. Repeat twice*, then string one spacer bead and guru bead. 
  5. Repeat * through *, followed by final spacer bead.
  6. Repeat Step 3, making sure slack is taken up in strand before final crimping. Trim excess wire. 
  7. Optional: Cover crimp beads with crimp covers.
  8. Cut four 3" pieces of craft wire. Set aside.
  9. Cut leather cord in half.
  10. Pick up one piece of cord and thread one end through jump ring at one side of beaded strand about 1/2". Fold over and use one piece of craft wire to secure end to adjacent cord. Trim excess wire and cord. 
  11. Repeat Step 10 on other side.
  12. Attach one jump ring to clasp hook and close securely. Repeat with clasp eye.
  13. Thread cord at one side of bracelet through jump ring on one clasp component. Allowing 1" for clasp, pull cord through to desired length. Use one piece of craft wire to secure end to adjacent cord. Trim excess wire and cord. Repeat on other side.
  14. Use one jump ring to attach each charm to guru bead.

Steps - Large Hole Version

  1. Attach one jump ring to clasp hook and close securely. Repeat with clasp eye. Set aside.
  2. Cut two 3" pieces of craft wire.
  3. Thread one end of cord through jump ring on one clasp component 1/2". Use one piece of craft wire to secure end to adjacent cord. Trim excess wire and cord. 
  4. Onto cord *string one spacer bead and one gemstone bead. Repeat twice*, then string one spacer bead and guru bead. 
  5. Repeat * through *, followed by final spacer bead.
  6. Thread cord at unfinished end of bracelet through jump ring on remaining clasp component. Allowing 1" for clasp, pull cord through to desired length. Use one piece of craft wire to secure end to adjacent cord. Trim excess wire and cord.
  7. Center beads on cord. Use crimping pliers to secure one crimp cover at one side of beaded section. Repeat at other side of beads with second crimp cover. 
  8. Use one jump ring to attach each charm to guru bead.

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