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Button Bracelet

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Bead an elegant button bracelet for a night out on the town.

Materials:

  • 30 in. length - Beadalon 49 Strand bright .015 in. stringing wire
  • 1 - 22mm Clear A/B shank button
  • 20 - 11/0 Clear A/B seed beads (A)
  • 72 - 8/0 Clear A/B seed beads (B)
  • 16 - 6mm Clear A/B round flower beads (C)
  • 28 - 10mmx5mm Clear A/B tear drop beads (D)
  • 1 - 13mm Round silver two strand clasp
  • 8 - 2mm Size #1 Crimp beads, silver plated
  • 4 - Clamshell bead tips, silver plated

Steps:

Note: Finished Length: 7 in. In the instructions, the different beads are referenced as A, B, C, and D, as noted in the materials list.

  1. Cut wire in half. Set one piece aside.
     
  2. Slip wire through the shank of the button and center. You will have two wire ends.
     
  3. Refer to Figure 1. On each wire pick up 1 A, 1 B, 1 A, 1 B, 1 A, 1 B and 1 A.
     
  4. On one wire pick up 1 D bead. Pass second wire through it from the opposite direction and pull wires snug making a loop.
     
  5. On each wire pick up 1 B, 1 D and 1 B.
     
  6. On one wire pick up 1 C. Pass other wire through it from the opposite direction and pull snug. See Figure 1.
     
  7. Continue repeating Steps 5 and 6 six more times. You may do more or fewer patterns depending on the length required.
     
  8. When you finish the last pattern for this side, pick up 1 B and 1 A on one wire.
     
  9. Refer to Figure 2. Pick up 1 crimp bead, 1 clamshell bead tip from bottom up and 1 crimp bead.
     
  10. Skip the last crimp bead and pass wire back through clamshell, crimp bead and about ½ in. of beading. Pull up wire snugly.
     
  11. Mash crimp bead around both wires. Trim beading wire close to beads. Close clamshell.
     
  12. Repeat Steps 8-11 for other wire.
     
  13. Repeat Steps 2-11 for second wire.

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