Bicone Links Bracelet
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Bicone Links Bracelet

The perfect mix of beads and chain. Try exploring new kinds of jewelry crafting with great transition projects like this bracelet. Great for beaders who want to try working with chain, and chain masters who want to try beading!
Craft Time: Under 30 mins
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bead Landing™ Chain Nose Pliers
  • Bead Landing™ Flat Nose Pliers
  • Bead Landing™ Round Nose Pliers
  • Bead Landing™ Side Cutters
  • Bead Landing™ Chain – Copper
  • Bead Landing™ Assorted Findings Kit – Antique Copper
  • Bead Gallery® Bicone Beads, 8mm – Amber
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Cut eighteen strands of copper chain in the following lengths: one at 1-link, one at 2-links, 14 at 3-links, one at 5-links and one at 6-links.

Step 2 Using an eye pin, create a simple loop by inserting eye pin through a bicone bead. Bend the eye pin at a 45° angle. Trim the edge to about ¼" with side cutter, then make a simple loop with the round nose pliers to secure bead. Repeat to make 15 sets.

Step 3 Connect the following sequence below to make Strand 1: one chain link, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, and five chain links. Put aside.

Step 4 Connect the following sequence below to make Strand 2: two chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, and six chain links. Put aside.

Step 5 Connect the following sequence below to make Strand 3: three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, three chain links, one amber bead, and three chain links.

Step 6 Connect all strands with one large jump ring in the following order: Strand #1, Strand #2, and Strand #3.

Step 7 Repeat Step 6 on the opposite end of chain.

Step 8 Connect a lobster clasp on one end of bracelet using one jump ring.