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Creative Beading Dreaming of Flowers Bracelet - V2

Materials

1 cast metal toggle leaf clasp
18cm 7x5mm brass oval chain
22 6mm jump rings
4 cast metal charms
3 8mm cast metal daisy spacers
9 4mm cast metal daisy spacers
4 6mm cast metal bead caps
40 head pins
18 6x4mm Imperial Crystal rondelle beads
27 4mm Imperial Crystal bicones
4 8x6mm Imperial Crystal rondelle beads
3 30mm acrylic Lucite-Style Hibiscus flower bead
4 16mm acrylic Lucite-Style flat flower bead
12 13mm acrylic Lucite-Style daisy flower bead light purple
8 13mm acrylic Lucite-Style daisy flower bead dark purple

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

1. Create the following beaded dangles
A Four rondelle beaded-dangles: One bead cap and one 8x6mm rondelle bead
B Nine long beaded-dangles: One 4x6mm rondelle bead, one daisy spacer and one 4x6mm rondelle bead
C Four flat flower beaded-dangles: One bicone bead and one 16mm Lucite-stle flat flower bead
D Eighteen daisy flower beaded-dangles: One 4mm bicone bead and one 13mm Lucite-style daisy flower
(Note: you will have twelve light purple beaded-dangles & eight dark purple beaded-dangles)
E Three hibiscus flower beaded-dangles: One bicone bead, one 8mm daisy spacer and one 30mm Hibiscus flower

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

2. Take one 6mm jump ring and thread three Twelve long beaded-dangles (step 1b). Repeat this step two more times.

3. 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.

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: One rondelle beaded-dangles (1A), one flat flower beaded-dangles (1C) and one daisy flower beaded-dangle (dark purple 1D)
LINK 3: Three daisy flower beaded-dangles (light purple1D)
LINK 5: Jump ring with the three long beaded-dangles threaded (step 2) and one hibiscus beaded-dangles (1E)
LINK 7: One charm and one daisy flower beaded-dangle (dark purple 1D)

Repeat from link one to link seven three more times to complete the bracelet. One the last repetition leave out link 5.