The Bead Shoppe: Delicate Heart Bracelet


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MATERIALS

SUPPLIES:

• 30109648 6 in. SS Chain Long N Short Oval
• 30093679 2 in. SS Jump Rings Open 3mm
• 30093637 1 piece SS Lobster Claw
   Clasp w/Ring
• 30146826 1 piece Sf Charm Puffed Heart
• 30109624 3 in. SS Wire Round HH 24ga
• 30197074 1 in. or 10 pieces Gemstone    Strand 2mm

TOOLS:
• Chain Nose Pliers x 2
• Wire Cutter
• 30154405 6-Step Bail Making Pliers


DIRECTIONS

1. Cut the chain into two 3 inch lengths.
2. Replace the oval jump ring from the heart charm with a 3mm jump ring.  Attach     the oval jump ring to the end of one of the chain lengths.
3. Take 3 inches of 24 gauge wire, at 1 inch in from one end, use a chain nose pliers     to create a 90 degree angle. Using the smallest step from the 6 step pliers,
    create a small loop at the bend.  Slip into the loop the opposite end of the chain  
    that has the oval jump ring and wrap the wire closed.  Trim off the excess wire  
    after the wrap.
4. Slip onto the wire 5 gemstone beads, the heart charm, and 5 more gemstone  
    beads.
5. Use a chain nose pliers to create a 90 degree angle after the last bead. Using  
    the smallest step from the 6 step pliers, create a small loop at the bend.  Slip  
    into the loop the end of the other 3 inch chain length and wrap the wire closed.
6. Using the two chain nose pliers, attach the lobster claw clasp to the end of the  
    chain with a 3mm jump ring.

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