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Fairy tale charm bracelet

Make a bracelet fit for a princess with charms and colorful crystals. 

Craft another version with inspirational or theme charms to boost any mood or style. Either way, you’ll wear this bracelet happily ever after.

SUPPLIES 

  • 5 10–15 mm charms
  • 6 6 mm bicone crystals
  • 10 4 mm bicone crystals
  • 6–7 in. (15–18 cm) chain, 5 mm links
  • 16 2-in. (5 cm) head pins
  • 7 5 mm jump rings
  • toggle clasp
  • chainnose and roundnose pliers
  • diagonal wire cutters 

Supplies from Eclectica. Check your local bead store for supplies.

INSTRUCTIONS

Playful charm bracelets Step 1
1. On a head pin, string a 6 mm bicone crystal. Make the first half of a wrapped loop. Make six 6 mm bicone units and 10 4 mm bicone units. 
Playful charm bracelets Step 2
2. Decide how long you want your bracelet to be and cut a piece of chain to that length. Open a jump ring and attach a charm to the center link of chain. Close the jump ring.
Playful charm bracelets Step 3
3. On one side, use a jump ring to attach a charm to a link about 1 in. (2.5 cm) from the center. Attach another charm to a link about 2 in. (5 cm) from the center. Repeat on the other side.
Playful charm bracelets Step 4
4. Attach a 6 mm bicone unit to a link halfway between each charm and between the last charms and the ends of the chain. Complete the wraps as you go.
Playful charm bracelets Step 5
5. Attach 4 mm bicone units to links as desired.
Playful charm bracelets Step 6
6. Check the fit, and trim chain if necessary. On each end, open a jump ring and attach half of a clasp. Close the jump ring.
Continue the story by making a pair of coordinating earrings. Attach crystals to colorful chain, or string small bicones on beading wire to form two hoops.
Playful charm bracelets matching earrings
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