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Cluster Bracelet

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Make this festive bracelet from The Bead Studio just in time for the holidays!

 

Cluster Bracelet Final Product

Materials:

  • 7-8” large link sterling chain
  • 1 large lobster clasp
  • 1 – 100pc package of 1 ½″ thin headpins
  • Assorted beads: 200-300, including spacers
  • Chain-nose plier
  • Round-nose plier
  • Wire cutter

 

Instructions:

  1. Attach clasp to one end of chain.


     
  2. Add ½″ of beads to headpin.


     
  3. Grip headpin wire with the tip of the chain-nose plier just above the beads and bend to a 90º angle.


     
  4. Using the round-nose pliers turn the wire up and around to form a loop, bringing the wire back to a right angle.


     
  5. Slip the loop into the link of the chain.


     
  6. Using the chain-nose plier, hold loop and wrap the wire several times around until it reaches the base of the bead. Remember to keep the wire at a right angle while wrapping. This will ensure an even coil.


     
  7. Trim excess wire, and tuck the end down with the chain-nose plier. This can be tricky – use the tip of the plier on the tip of the wire and gently press into the direction of the coil.


     
  8. Repeat the process until desired fullness is achieved. Usually 2 dangles from each chain link.


     

 

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Reviews

Any tips for a newbie? I am having issues when I fasten the beads to the chain, I keep snipping the chain while holding the loop. Is there a preferred chain type for this?

plumwd

I've always wanted to make a cluster bracelet! After reading your steps for this beautiful one, I now plan on making several for gifts. Thanks for sharing! ;D Niecie

ddr1512 1591370

I love the clear pictures and great instructions. This is such a big help when making something. Thank you.

HappyHomemaker

I have made this type of bracelet, for many years now. It allows you to be as creative as you want, as well as, use up any scraps in a sassy way. Enjoy beading! It's truly addictive!

Creativpassion

I'm a try anything - do everything crafter. I'm a beginner at beading and this seems like an easy project. Thanks for sharing.

Alana

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