Christmas Charm Bracelet: Project Instructions

Christmas Charm Bracelet: Project Instructions

Posted by Eureka! Beads on 18th Mar 2019

Follow our step by step instructions to complete this red and green Christmas bracelet. Uses Swarovski crystals, glass pearls, rondelles, glass charms and more to create Christmas Tree charms, snowman charms, candy cane charms and beaded angel charms.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • 1 glass holly charm
  • 1 extension chain
  • 1 parrot clasp
  • 4 siam 8mm bicone swarovski beads
  • 4 emerald 8mm bicone swarovski beads
  • 1 siam 6mm round swarovski bead
  • 1 clear AB 6mm round swarovski bead
  • 1 siam 4mm swarovski crystal cube bead
  • 1 mocca 4mm swarovski crystal cube bead
  • 3 jet 4mm swarovski crystal cube beads
  • 1 emerald 10mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 erinite 10mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 vitrail medium 10mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 emerald 8mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 erinite 8mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 vitrail medium 8mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 emerald 6mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 erinite 6mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 vitrail medium 6mm swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • 1 fuchsia 4mm swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • 1 erinite swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • 6 siam 4mm swarovski crystal bicone beads
  • 5 white alabaster 4mm swarovski crystal bicone beads
  • 9 eye pins
  • 16 x 3mm plain metal balls
  • 9 head pins
  • 9 x 6mm strong jump rings
  • 1 white 10mm glass pearl
  • 1 white 8mm glass pearl
  • 2 black flat coconut beads
  • 2 x 8mm diamante rondelles
  • 1 white large glass flower bead
  • 1 red large glass flower bead
  • 2 angel wings metal charms
  • 2 x 6mm diamante rondelles

TOOLS REQUIRED

  • 2 pairs of Crimping Pliers
  • Twirly Wirlie Pliers
  • Wire Cutters

INSTRUCTIONS

Eye Pin Links

Take an eye pin and thread up with:

  • a plain metal ball
  • an 8mm siam bicone swarovski crystal
  • a plain metal ball

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the eye pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Repeat with 3 of the siam 8mm bicone swarovski beads and 4 of the emerald 8mm bicone swarovski beads (so that you have 8 altogether). Put aside.

Erinite Christmas Tree Charm

Pick up one of the headpins and thread onto it:

  • a 4mm mocca swarovski crystal cube bead
  • a 10mm erinite swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • an 8mm erinite swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • a 6mm erinite swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • a 4mm erinite swarovski crystal bicone bead

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Put aside.

Crystal Snowman Charm

Pick up one of the headpins and thread onto it:

  • an 10mm clear swarovski crystal round bead
  • a 8mm rondelle diamante spacer
  • a 8mm clear swarovski crystal round bead
  • a black flat disc coconut bead
  • a 4mm jet black swarovski crystal cube bead

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Put aside.

Candy Cane Charm

Pick up one of the headpins and thread onto it:

  • a 4mm siam swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • a 4mm white alabaster swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • a 4mm siam swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • a 4mm white alabaster swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • a 4mm siam swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • a 4mm white alabaster swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • a 4mm siam swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • a 4mm white alabaster swarovski crystal bicone bead
  • a 4mm siam swarovski crystal bicone bead

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Gently bend the headpin into the shape of a candy cane.

Gently open the loop on one of your empty eyepins and hook it in between the 2nd siam and 2nd white alabaster crystals. Gently close the eye pin. Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the eye pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies.

Pick up one of the head pins and thread onto it:

  • a 4mm white alabaster swarovski crystal bicone bead

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Attach this head pin, directly to the head pin contain 5 siam & 5 white alabaster 4mm bicones. Put aside.

Vitrail Medium Christmas Tree Charm

Pick up one of the headpins and thread onto it:

  • a 4mm jet black swarovski crystal cube bead
  • a 10mm vitrail medium swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • an 8mm vitrail medium swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • a 6mm vitrail medium swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • a 4mm fuchsia swarovski crystal bicone bead

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Put aside.

Glass Pearl Snowman Charm

Pick up one of the head pins and thread onto it:

  • an 10mm white glass pearl bead
  • a 8mm rondelle diamante spacer
  • a 8mm white glass pearl bead
  • a black flat disc coconut bead
  • a jet black 4mm swarovski crystal cube bead

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Put aside.

Red Angel Charm

Pick up one of the headpins and thread onto it:

  • a red large glass flower bead (base down)
  • an angel wing (pointing down)
  • a siam 6mm round faceted swarovski crystal
  • a 8mm rondelle diamante spacer

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Put aside.

Emerald Christmas Tree Charm

Pick up one of the headpins and thread onto it:

  • a 4mm siam swarovski crystal cube bead
  • a 10mm emerald swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • an 8mm emerald swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • a 6mm emerald swarovski crystal flower margarita bead
  • a 4mm siam swarovski crystal bicone bead

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Put aside.

White Angel Charm

Pick up one of the headpins and thread onto it:

  • a white large glass flower bead (base down)
  • an angel wing (pointing down)
  • a clear AB 6mm round faceted swarovski crystal
  • a 8mm rondelle diamante spacer

Leaving a space of 10mm, cut the excess off the head pin. Twirl the end using your twirly wirlies. Put aside.

Putting it together

Open up one of the jump rings and thread onto it:

  • a parrot clasp
  • the erinite christmas tree charm
  • one of the 8mm Swarovski emerald eye pins

Close the ring securely.

Open up another jump ring and thread it through the other end of one of the emerald eye pin from your first set. Then thread on:

  • your crystal snowman charm
  • one of the 8mm swarovski siam eye pins

Close the ring securely.

Open up another jump ring and thread it through the other end of the siam eye pin from your last set. Then thread on:

  • your swarovski candy cane charm
  • one of the emerald eye pins

Close the ring securely.

Open up another jump ring and thread it through the other end of the emerald eye pin from your last set. Then thread on:

  • your glass holly charm
  • one of the siam eye pins

Close the ring securely.

Open up another jump ring and thread it through the other end of the siam eye pin from your last set. Then thread on:

  • your vitrail medium christmas tree charm
  • one of the emerald eye pins

Close the ring securely.

Open up another jump ring and thread it through the other end of the emerald eye pin from your last set. Then thread on:

  • your glass pearl snowman charm
  • one of the siam eye pins

Close the ring securely.

Open up another jump ring and thread it through the other end of the siam eye pin from your last set. Then thread on:

  • your red angel charm
  • one of the emerald eye pins

Close the ring securely.

Open up another jump ring and thread it through the other end of the emerald eye pin from your last set. Then thread on:

  • your emerald christmas tree charm
  • one of the siam eye pins

Close the ring securely.

Open up another jump ring and thread it through the other end of the siam eye pin from your last set. Then thread on:

  • your white angel charm
  • one of the emerald eye pins - extension chain

Close the ring securely, your bracelet is now ready to wear!

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