Design Instructions

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Supplies Needed

  • 1    Lotus Puffed Bead    (94-5823-27)
  • 1    Hammered Guru Bead    (94-5815-27)
  • 1    Sm Open Lotus Charm    (94-2509-27)
  • 17    5mm Nugget Spacer Bead    (93-0435-27)
  • 1    2" 21ga Headpin    (01-0028-27)
  • 2    4mm Round Jump Rings    (01-0024-27)
  • 15    8mm round gemstone beads
  • 1    4mm round gemstone beads
  • 1 tassel
  • 1mm stretch cord
  • GS Hypo Cement

Tools

  • round nose pliers
  • chain nose pliers
  • wire cutters
  • scissors

Skill Level: Easy

Finished Size: 7"

Designer: Tracy Gonzales

Watch our technique videos playlist on YouTube (look for Opening and Closing Jump Rings and How to Make Simple Loops) 

Steps

  1. Pick up headpin and string on 4mm gemstone bead. At top of bead bend headpin over at right angle. Trim wire to 3/8” and use round nose pliers to form simple loop. Open simple loop and attach to loop of Lotus Charm. Set aside.
  2. Cut 12” piece of elastic cord. String on guru bead, *one spacer, and one 8mm gemstone bead*. Repeat * through * 14 times.
  3. String one spacer bead, the lotus puffed bead and one spacer bead.
  4. Tie cord ends together using a surgeons knot. (Fig 1) Add small amount of glue to knot and allow to dry. Trim excess cord. Tuck knot inside guru bead.
  5. Use one jump ring to attach tassel to guru bead loop. Repeat to attach lotus charm.

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