Bracelet Set with Dalmatian Gemstone Beads
In this set, the dalmatian gemstone beads return in each bracelet, but they are all slightly different. Fun and simple to make with different techniques, and super nice to combine.
Bead pattern Bracelet
Watch the video tutorials below on how to make these bracelets.
You use a headpin as a spacer. This headpin normally has a head at the end, cut this off with your pliers and then bend a round at the end. Now thread on the Dalmatian and bend a circle on the other end as well. Attach a jumpring to both ends and then attach the connector you just made with the jumpring to the chain. Attach a jumpring to the end of the golden chain with a lobster clasp and your bracelet is ready. In the video below we also show you how to make your own connectors using a headpin and beads.
Bead Pattern Zigzag Bracelet
We made this bracelet using elastic cord, this way the pattern form nicely around the Dalmatian beads. Use elastic instead of other cords (like nylon or c-lon) to get the prettiest result.
You start with a jumpring and two pieces of elastic. One piece of elastic should be a bit longer than your wrist, about 50cm, and the other about 1 meter. Attach both pieces of elastic to the jumpring by tying a knot, and put a little glue on the knot so it cannot come loose.
Now on the long elastic thread 7 seed beads, and on the short piece of elastic 1 Dalmatian bead. Pull the short elastic with the Dalmatian bead through the top of the last threaded seed bead. (in the opposite direction, your elastic threads are now crossed in the last seed bead) Pull this tight so that the seed beads wrap around the dalmatian bead. Repeat these steps until you think the bracelet is long enough.
When you think the bracelet is long enough, tie the two elastic threads around a jumpring. Then attach a lobster clasp to the jumpring and your bracelet is ready!
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