Black and Blue Bauble Bracelet
Don't worry; the Black and Blue Bauble Bracelet is not such a pain to make as it might sound. All it takes is making a bunch of bead drops and attaching them to a chain to get this dramatic and dazzling look. The creative color palette is really the star of the show with this DIY bracelet design. If you're looking for ways to spice up typical beaded bracelet patterns, try using this cool two-tone effect. The variety of bead types used in this project, from shiny rounds to sparkling facets, give this bracelet plenty to keep the eye busy.
Project TypeMake a Project
Bead TypeCrystal, Pearl, Miscellaneous
Time to CompleteIn an evening
Bead Technique UsedChainmail/Wirework
Bead Project TypeBracelet
- #34722044- 44pc 10/12mm Pearl/Crystal Mix Black
- #34721064- 20pc 8mm Round Black
- #34722041- 44pc 10/12mm Pearl/Crystal Mix Blue
- #34721040- 20pc 8mm Round Capri
- #34719048- 80pc Head Pin w/Ball Silver
- #34719059 - 134pc Starter Pack- Silver
- #34718156 - 50in Link Chain- Silver
- Needle Nose Pliers #4454
- Round Nose Pliers #4458
- Wire Cutters #4457
Using two pairs of pliers, separate the chain into a 7 1/4-inch length.
Using 6mm jump rings, attach a toggle to each end of the chain. The sample uses a heart toggle.
Make the following bead drops using the ball head pins: (20) blue faceted round drops, (20) black faceted round drops, (10) 10mm black pearl drops, (8) 12mm black pearl drops, (4) 10mm dark blue pearl drops, (6) 10mm medium blue pearl drops, (4) 12mm dark blue pearl drops, and (4) medium blue pearl drops.
Attach the bead drops randomly to the chain, keeping the blue to one side and the black to the other side.
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