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Soft Edges Bracelet


About this design:

My favorite thing about making jewelry is taking unusual, rough or earthy pieces and softening them with elegant elements. I just love the handmade chain because of it's organic, textured, cool shapes. I like to layer it with pearls and crystals to give it a brighter, lighter feel.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Choose a variety of Czech glass fire polished and pressed beads as well as some pearls and crystal rondelles. You will also need two cones, a clasp, two 6mm jump rings, two eye pins and two crimp tubes.
Step 2:
Cut two lengths of Beadalon .015" 49 strand wire to about 8 inches. Cut two handmade chain lengths to 6 inches each. Attach one jump ring to each eye pin, set one combination aside. Attach both of the pre-cut chain lengths to the working jump ring. Crimp one length of Beadalon the jump ring between the chains and string a random variety of the bead mix you have chosen. When you have about six inches strung, crimp the other end to the other jump ring. Repeat this step with the other Beadalon strand, placing it so the chain and beaded strands alternate.
Step 3:
Pull the eye needles through the cones, and while holding them tight while using your needle nose pliers to bend them to a 90 degree angle.
Step 4:
Finish the bracelet by attaching the completed design to the clasp with wrapped loops on both sides.

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  1. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Fabulous design!

  2. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    Rebecca, this is a lovely design, the colours go so well together ~ beautiful pearls ! Really, really lovely !

  3. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love this piece … it is marvelously earthy. The fire polished Czech glass (which I love) along with the pressed beads and pearls is gorgeous.

  4. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Very pretty bracelet, I like your color choices :)

  5. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    I’ve added this to my favorites. It’s beautiful!

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    Janet Miriam says:

    LOVE this!

  7. Mahala93 RockChick
    Mahala93 RockChick says:

    Really love the colors of this!

  8. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    Gorgeous!

  9. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Very pretty, I love pearls, and this is so full of earthiness and color !!

  10. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is a beautiful bracelet … love all the components. SLS

  11. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Beauty of a bracelet! :D

  12. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    A fab piece! Into favs!

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    Reet says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  14. Aurika B
    Aurika B says:

    Excellent bracelet…love the colourful pearls and the way you used metals!

  15. Karla G
    Karla G says:

    Beautiful! Thank you for posting the instructions.

  16. jancop
    jancop says:

    Love it! Thanks for posting the instructions!

  17. D SOUTHERLAND
    D SOUTHERLAND says:

    I LOVE THE EDGE BRACELET IT’S COLORS ARE SO GOOD CAN BE WORN WITH SO MUCH

  18. C Brosnan
    C Brosnan says:

    very pretty!

  19. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Just beautiful!!

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    olive penguin says:

    This is beautiful. I love the colors in it.

  21. A Milam
    A Milam says:

    Beautiful. I love the variety of media!

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    mowwmom says:

    Love it, excellent instructions, am off to make one for myself now! Thanks for sharing it.

  23. Peri C
    Peri C says:

    Beautiful! My muse is going into high gear now!

  24. Peri C
    Peri C says:

    Continually adrift in a state of wonder!

  25. lizanna
    lizanna says:

    Groovy!

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    Sheryll K says:

    This is awesome!

  27. J Kidd
    J Kidd says:

    Inspirational design. So unique and lovely <3

  28. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    I received my first two orders from you today.
    I am impressed and delighted with the beads and your service. Czech beads are the best and your selection is fabulous.
    In addition, I placed two orders on the same day and wasn’t charged additional postage for the second order and they were shipped together. I am grateful for the consideration.
    Fast delivery, fab packaging, user friendly site, money off coupon on next purchase,wow, all made it a wonderful first time experience.
    Charlotte aka beadinggma

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    C Hartley says:

    Love the bracelet. The instructions need some work. This could be a beginner bracelet but the current instructions require intermediate knowledge. Could you edit? This would make a beginner feel like a real beader if the instructions were more complete. Thanks!

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    M Decker says:

    I think your bracelet is so interesting…it’s got female and male qualities. It’s fun to look at and I’m sure it’s fun to wear!!

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    E Hines says:

    Love at first site. I am gonna try it. I am just getting started at beading.

  32. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    So rich and elegant, luv it!!!

  33. Kraftycat aka Fern
    Kraftycat aka Fern says:

    Your design is beautiful! I love the different textures and colors!

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