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  Parallel Flower With Crystals Bracelet

 
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By: Lauren Andersen
Techniques: Chain maille, crystal stringing with a needle.
Skill Level: Advanced
Materials:
• 96 (A) 18G 9/64” Non-Tarnish Silver Artistic Wire® Jump Rings 
 • 84 (B) 18G 15/64” Non-Tarnish Silver Wire® Jump Rings 
 • 5 (C) 20G 3/32” Non-Tarnish Silver Artistic Wire® Jump Rings 
 • 25 (D) 20G 3/32” Non-Tarnish Brass Artistic Wire® Jump Rings –
 • 25 4mm Hyacinth 2XAB Bicone Swarovski® Crystals •1 Beadalon® Brass Swivel Lobster Clasp 
 •1 Beadalon® WildFire™ Bead Weaving Thread 0.15mm/.006in – Frost 
 •1 Paper clip or piece of wire or twist tie, used as a handle
 •1 Bead Stopper - optional
Tools:
•1 Size 12 Beadalon® Hard Beading Needle 
•2 piece Beadalon® Chain Maille Tool Set  
•1 Beadalon® Designer Round Nose Pliers 
 •1 Beadalon® Designer Beading Scissors 
 •1 Beadalon® Bead Stringing Glue 


: DWPARALLELFLOWERBRACELET
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Instructions
 

Step #1

With one open (B) ring scoop up the paper clip and two closed (A) rings, close the ring.

Step #2

With one open (B) ring scoop up the paper clip and the same two closed (A) rings added in step 1, close the ring.

Step #3

With one open (B) ring encircle the two closed (A) rings added in step 1, close the ring.

Step #4

Make the chain dangles. Artemis crystals dangles: On a ball end headpin string 1 black round, 1 Artemis crystal and 1 With one open (B) ring scoop up the two closed (A) rings added in step 1, before closing added two closed (A) rings, close the ring.

Step #5

Flip the weave over and repeat step 4 by scooping up the two closed (A) rings added in step 1 and scooping up the two closed (A) rings added in step 4, close the ring.

Step #6

Repeat steps 3 – 5 three more times.

Step #7

Add one open (D) ring to each of the first three single (B) rings.

Step #8

With one open (C) ring scoop up all the (D) rings added in step 7.

Step #9

With open (D) ring scoop up the fourth single (B) ring in the circle and the (C) ring added in step 8, close the ring. Add one open (D) ring to the (C) ring added in step 8, close the ring.

Step #10

With one open (B) ring scoop up the (D) ring added in step 9 and encircle the last two (A) rings added in step 6, close the ring.

Step #11

Open the first (B) ring added in step 1 take it off of the paper clip, attach it to one side of the two (A) rings last added in step 6, close the ring.

Step #12

Open the second (B) ring added in step 1 take it off of the paper clip, attach it to the other side of the two (A) rings last added in step 6, close the ring. Repeat steps 1 – 12 to complete four more flowers.

Step #13

Take a 10” piece of Beadalon® WildFire™ Bead Weaving Thread and place the Bead Stop™ 2 ½” from one end of the thread. Thread size 12 Beadalon® Hard Beading Needle on the other end. (Tip: I use my pliers to flatten the end of the thread with so it will thread through the eye easier)

Step #14

Thread a crystal onto your thread. Insert the needle between any two set of (A) rings, under two (B) rings and back out through the two set of (A) rings. The needle will sit on top of a single (B) ring, between two (A), under two side by side doubled (B) rings, between two (A) rings and finally on top of the single (B). Pull the needle through this path. The crystal will sit in the space of one of the doubled (B) rings and between two sets of doubled (A) rings.

Step #15

Pick up another crystal and go between and under the next set of rings. Continue threading your crystals in this manner.

Step #16

After all 5 crystals have been added, tie the bead thread into a square knot and add a drop Beadalon Jeweler’s glue to the knot. Clip the excess thread.

Step #17

Repeat steps 13 through 16 to add the crystals to all of the flowers.

Step #18

Add two open (A) rings to one of the doubled (B) rings.

Step #19

Add two open (A) rings to the single (B) ring next to the two (A) rings referred to in step 18.

Step #20

Repeat steps 18 & 19 on the other side of the flower.

Step #21

With one open (B) ring scoop up any four (A) rings added in steps 18 & 19, before closing add another flower’s step 18 & 19, close the ring.

Step #22

Repeat step 22 until all of the flowers are attached to one another.

Step #23

With one open (B) ring scoop up the four (A) rings from one side of the bracelet, before closing add the clasp, close the ring.

Step #24

Make a chain of: 1(B) – 2(A) – 1(B) – 2(A) – 1(B) – 2(A) – 1(B), before closing the last (B) ring scoop up the four remaining (A) rings on the final flower, close the ring. This is an extension chain used to attach clasp to when wearing. If you like, make a five ring mobis out of the last (B) ring in the chain.


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