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Antiqued Sparkle Bracelet Project

This Fourth of July inspired jewelry project uses Swarovski Crystals and antique silver findings to create a colorful patriotic styled bracelet.

1) Take one of the 4" lengths of wireand thread on one Crimp Tube (D) and one half of the Toggle Clasp (G). Take thewire around and back through the Crimp Tube. Pull so that the Crimp Tubecinches up to the Toggle Clasp (allowing room for movement) and crimp the tubewith your Crimping Pliers. Clip away any excess wire with your Side Cutters.Take another 4" length of wire and thread on another Crimp Tube and takethis wire through the other connector loop on the Toggle Clasp you attached theother wire to. Repeat the same process of cinching the Crimp Tube and closingit with your Crimping Pliers. Close one Crimp Cover over each of the closedCrimp Tube.

2) Start your beadwork on ONE of the attached wires.

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3mm Round Bead - C

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6mm Indian Sapphire Bicone - A

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Swirl Pewter Bead Cap - B

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8mm Silver Shade Round Bead - K

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Swirl Pewter Bead Cap - B

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8mm Vintage Rose Briolette Bead - M

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Swirl Pewter Bead Cap - B

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8mm Silver Shade Round Bead - K

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Swirl Pewter Bead Cap - B

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6mm Indian Sapphire Bicone - A


3) Thread on another Crimp Tube and through the corresponding loop on theAntique 4-hole Connector (H). Bring the wire around and back through the CrimpTube. Pull the wire so that the Crimp Tube cinches up to the connector loop onthe 4-hole Connector. Crimp the tube closed and then close a Crimp Cover aroundthe the crimped tube. Repeat step #2 and #3 for the other wire that wasattached in step #1.

4) Repeat steps #1-#3 to connect the attached 4-hole Connector to the other4-hole connector.

5) Repeat steps #1-#3 to connect the second 4-hole Connector to the other halfof the Toggle Clasp, but be sure to thread on one 3mm Round Bead onto eachlength of wire before threading on the last two crimp tubes and the other halfof the Toggle Clasp.

6) Place a small amount of E6000 Glue into the indents of the 4-hole Connector(use a toothpick to control the amount of glue that is deposited). With eitheryour Chain Nose Pliers, tweezers, or your fingers, place one Vintage RoseChaton into each of the glued indents. Allow to dry completely (preferably24hrs) before wearing.

Quantity of Items Needed
12 Swarovski Bicone 5301 6mm Indian Sapphire (A)
24 Swirled Leaves Bead Cap 8mm Pewter Antique Silver Plated (B)
4 Round Bead 3mm Silver Plated (C)
12 Crimp Tube Seamless 2x2mm Sterling Silver (D)
12 Crimp Cover 3mm Sterling Silver (E)
6 4" lengths of Beadalon Wire .015" 30ft Bright Silver Color 19Strand (F)
1 2-Strand Toggle Clasp 19x14mm Pewter Silver Plated (G)
2 Connector 4 Loop 19x14mm Antique Sterling Silver Plated (H)
1 E6000 Glue (J)
12 Swarovski Round 5000 Bead 8mm Crystal Silver Shade (K)
6 Swarovski Xilion Rose Chaton 1028 3mm Vintage Rose (L)
6 Swarovski Briolette Bead 5040 8x5.25mm Vintage Rose (M)