Isla Tortuga Bracelet Tutorial

Isla Tortuga Bracelet Tutorial

Created by: Veronica Greenwood


Designer Tips

  • Choose the size of chaton to nestle into the center of your succulent charm. Using the GS Hypo Cement add a little glue in the center of your charm and place your chaton. Set aside to dry.
  • Cut approximately 9" of leather.
  • Slide one barrel bead and your button, onto the leather. Go back through your barrel bead, and using needle-nose pliers, crimp the barrel bead to create a secure loop at one end of the cord.
  • Slide your three pearls onto the leather.
  • Slide your second barrel bead onto the leather, and go back through the bead. Before crimping, make sure your loop fits over your button so you can clasp the bracelet, but not too loosely. Crimp the barrel bead.
  • Using a jump ring, attach your charm to the button loop.

Suggested Supplies

  • 3 each  #20-600-01-10-443  Leather-Hole Freshwater Pearl Beads, 9-11mm Potato - Peacock
  • 2 each #26-750-10-AC  TierraCast Jardin Oval Barrel Beads - Antiqued Copper Plated
  • 1 pack (use 1 crystal) #07-001-042  Stone, Chaton - Clear Crystal
  • 1 100-pack (use 1 piece) #37-190-02-8  TierraCast Raw Copper Oval Jump Rings, 20-gauge
  • 1 each #44-941-05-AC  TierraCast Succulent Charm - Antiqued Copper Plated
  • 1 each #59-100-49-AC  TierraCast Monstera Leaf Button - Antiqued Copper Plated
  • 1 pack (use approx. 9")  #61-130-05-13 Greek Leather Cord, 1.5mm, 5 Meter - Tobacco
  • 1 GS Hypo Cement


  • Needle-nose pliers (aka chain-nose pliers)
  • Scissors
Sep 30th 2021 Veronica Greenwood

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