How to Make Beaded Bracelets


A Jewel of a Bracelet

Light up the room with this jewel of a bracelet.
Light up the room with this jewel of a bracelet.

A jewel of a bracelet uses colorful faux jewels and beads to make a dazzling piece of jewelry for your wrist.

What You'll Need:

  • 10 to 15 gold-tone jump rings, 7mm each
  • 10 to 15 sew-on faux jewels with holes at each end (depends on wrist size)
  • 10 to 15 E beads in various colors
  • 1 gold-tone clasp closure

Tools:

  • Needle-nose pliers

Step 1: Using needle-nose pliers, open up a jump ring, and insert one end in either hole of a faux jewel. String an E bead onto the jump ring, then close the ring with your pliers. This will be the ring you attach your clasp closure to.

Step 2: Open and insert another jump ring through the jewel's other hole. Then string on an E bead, and insert the jump ring through a hole of another faux jewel. Close the jump ring to attach the two jewels together.

Step 3: Continue attaching jewels and E beads with jump rings until the bracelet is big enough to fit around your wrist.

Design with colors and patterns you like. Design with colors and patterns you like.
Design with colors and patterns you like.

Step 4: When you come to the last faux jewel, insert its jump ring through the small hole of the clasp closure. Add on an E bead, and close the jump ring with your pliers. Connect the clasp closure to the first jump ring of your jeweled bracelet.

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