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Reflections™ Turquoise and Metal Bracelet

Instructions:

1. Cut 12” length of red 1.5mm cord.
2. Create a loop on one side of the cord and secure by tying an overhand knot.
3. Cut 3” of 22 gauge silver wire.
4. Wrap wire around the cord 10 times just above the knot created in Step 2. Tighten. Trim excess wire.
5. Attach 5mm silver jump rings to two small heart charms.
6. String components on leather cord as follows: small round silver spacer, thin metal spacer, round “leaf” metal spacer, thin metal spacer, small round silver spacer.
7. String on one of the heart charms from Step 5. Make a knot with heart charm’s jump ring inside.
8. String three thin metal spacers, followed by the second heart charm from Step 5. Make a knot with the heart charm’s jump ring inside.
9. String round “leaf” metal spacer, make a knot, string round “leaf” metal spacer.
10. To finish this strand, create another loop and secure by tying an overhand knot. Position the knot as close to the final bead from Step 9. Trim excess cording.
11. Cut 3” of 22 gauge silver wire. Wrap around the cord 10 times just above the knot created in Step 10. Tighten. Trim excess wire.
12. Cut 3” of 22 gauge silver wire.
13. Make a wrapped loop on the one end of the wire using the wrapped loop technique.
14. Cut 3 - 12” lengths of tiger tail.
15. Attach one piece of tiger tail to the wrapped wire loop from Step 13, using a crimp bead and the crimping technique.
16. String components on the first piece of tiger tail in the following order: four turquoise seed beads, two small square metal spacers, small round silver spacer, small square metal spacer, small thin metal spacer, oval turquoise bead, small thin metal spacer, 6mm round turquoise bead, small thin metal spacer, oval turquoise bead, medium thin metal spacer, small round silver spacer, medium thin metal spacer, small round silver spacer, medium thin metal spacer, 6mm round turquoise bead, small thin metal spacer.
17. String a crimp bead on this tiger tail.
18. String 13 turquoise seed beads and pass tiger tail end through the red cord loop.
19. Pass tiger tail end through strung crimp bead. Hide tiger tail end by sliding into the last few beads. Secure crimp bead with crimping pliers and trim exceed wire.
20. Attach the second piece of tiger tail to the wrapped wire loop from Step 13, using crimp bead and crimp technique.
21. String components on the second tiger tail in the following order: four turquoise seed beads, two small cylinder turquoise beads, small thin metal spacer, 6mm round turquoise bead, small square metal spacer, 6mm round turquoise bead, small square metal spacer, silver tube bead, small square metal spacer, oval turquoise bead, small thin metal spacer, oval turquoise bead, two small square metal spacers.
22. Apply Steps 17 to 19 to this second strand.
23. Attach the third piece of tiger tail to the wrapped wire loop from Step 13, using crimp bead and crimp technique.
24. String components on the second tiger tail in the following order: four turquoise seed beads, small thin metal spacer, small cylinder turquoise bead, two small square metal spacers, oval turquoise bead , two small square metal spacers, oval turquoise bead, small square metal spacer, seven cylinder turquoise beads.
25. Apply Steps 17 to 19 to this third strand.
26. String “leaf” bead cone on the looped wire with three beaded strands attached.
27. Make a wrapped loop above, ensuring that this wire is attached to a lobster clasp, before closing a loop.
28. Use 5mm silver jump ring to connect the large metal tag to the red cord loop.
29. Use 5mm silver jump ring to connect the small heart charm to the same red cord loop.

Additional Products Used:
3 - small heart charms BM12126
1 - strand of turquoise beads BM65266
7 - small thin metal spacers BM65316
1 - “leaf” cone BM60616
1 - silver lobster clasp BM43809
12”- 1.5mm red cord
9” - 22 gauge silver wire
36” - tiger tail



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