Diamond Dust Bracelet
Add to Favorites Print

Diamond Dust Bracelet

Add drama to your outfit with an Art Deco style bracelet. Glittery rhinestones and colorful rondelles on the bright green hemp cord create a fashionable bracelet.

Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore, courtesy of Bead Gallery®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
Get exclusive offers about this product and more!
 
 
 Bead Gallery® Sliders, small

Bead Gallery® Sliders

 Bead Landing™ Jewelry Tool Set, small

Bead Landing™ Jewelry Tool Set

 

Material List

  • Sliders – Bright Silver-tone Basket Weave (3)
  • Glass Sliders – Flower Dome (3)
  • Iris Rondelle, 3x4mm – Sapphire (24)
  • Hemp Cord – Lime Green (360")
  • Wire Cutter
  • Beeswax
  • Clipboard with Document Clip
  • Super Glue
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Cut six strands of 60" hemp cording. Coat the cording with beeswax.

Step 2 Bring strands together and place underneath the clip at the top of clipboard. Secure the five left strands at the bottom of the clipboard with a document clip.

Step 3 Start on the right hand side. Loop the right cording over and under the five left cords. Pass right cord up through loop on right hand side and pull the end firmly to secure knot.

Step 4 Repeat knotting technique from Step 3 until you reach a length of 1½" twist. Remove bracelet from the board. Form a loop with 1½" twist. Wrap strands around and form a double knot. Repeat one time on opposite side of knot. Trim cord ends and dab with super glue.

Step 5 Separate strands into two groups of three strands.

Step 6 Group 1: Move down ½" and form a simple knot. String strands through top holes of basket weave slider and form a simple knot. Repeat on group two strands, and bottom holes of slider.

Step 7 Group 2: Move down ½" and form a simple knot. String strand through bottom holes of basket weave slider and form a simple knot.

Step 8 Group 1: String one rondelle onto each strand. Bring strands together and form a simple knot.

Step 9 Group 2: String one rondelle onto each strand. Bring strands together and form a simple knot.

Step 10 Group 1: Separate two strands and string top holes of flower slider. Bring all three strands together and form a simple knot.

Step 11 Group 2: Separate two strands and string bottom holes of flower slider. Bring all three strands together and form a simple knot.

Step 12 Repeat Step 7.

Step 13 Group 1: String strands through top holes of basket weave slider and form a simple knot.

Step 14 Group 2: String strands through top bottom holes of basket weave slider and form a simple knot.

Step 15 Repeat Steps 8 and 9.

Step 16 Repeat Steps 10 and 11.

Step 17 Repeat Steps 8 and 9.

Step 18 Repeat Steps 13 and 14.

Step 19 Bring all six strands together, center strands and form a simple knot, ½" away from Steps 13 and 14.

Step 20 Keeping all strands together, form two simple knots.

Step 21 Separate strands into two groups of three strands and form a simple knot on each group.

Step 22 Keeping strands separated into two groups, trim one strand from Group 1 and Group 2.

Step 23 Group 1: String strands through top hole of flower slider and form two simple knots.

Step 24 Group 2: String strands through bottom hole of slider and form two simple knots.

Step 25 Trim ends of strands and fray.

Tips

Try different size clipboards for different projects. The large clipboards are used for necklaces and small clipboards for bracelets.