Sour Patch Bracelet Tutorial

Created by: Rita Hutchinson

12mm #4470 Cushion Squares by Swarovski are nearly gone, but these settings also work with most other brands of 12mm cushion squares. Shop remaining colors while they last!

Designer Tips

  • For step-by-step instructions on wire-wrapping loops, and best way to open and close jump rings, see Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF)
  • Set the crystals in the bezel settings, and press prongs down smoothly over the stones using the nylon jaw pliers.
  • Link settings together with jump rings.
  • Add clasp to one end, using a jump ring.
  • Add desired length of chain to other end.
  • Add metal bead to head pin and wire wrap directly to last link of chain.
  • The chain makes this bracelet adjustable, so it fits a variety of wrist sizes. It is best worn snugly, to prevent the crystals from flipping over.

Suggested Supplies

  • 2 each #04-470-12-449 Swarovski 4470 Cushion Square Stone, 12mm - Crystal Summer Blue Lacquer
  • 2 each  #04-470-12-444 Swarovski 4470 Cushion Square Stone, 12mm - Crystal Light Coral Lacquer
  • 3 each #04-470-12-458 Swarovski 4470 Cushion Square Stone, 12mm - Lime Lacquer
  • 7 each #41-878-55-12-5 Pendant Bezel Setting for 12mm Cushion Stone, 2 Corner Loops - Antiqued Silver Plated
  • 1 oz (use 8 pieces) #37-133-3 Silver Plated Jump Ring, Round, Heavy, 4.5mm
  • 1 foot (use 2-3") #40-090-08-3 Silver Plated Oval Curb Chain by the FOOT, 2.8mm
  • 1 pkg (use 1 bead) #26-464-3 4.5mm Round Corrugated Beads - Silver Plated
  • 1 pkg (use 1 pin) #37-099-10-3 Silver Plated Ball End Head Pin, Standard, 1"
  • 1 dozen (use 1 clasp) #39-243-3 Silver Plated Lobster Clasp, 7x12mm


  • #69-271-91 EURO TOOL Glitter, Nylon Jaw, Flat-Nose Jewelry Pliers
  • #69-380  Tapered Flush-Cutter
  • #69-275-09  Wubbers Bent Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers
  • #69-275-03  Wubbers Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers
  • #69-275-02  Wubbers Round-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers

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Jan 1st 2022 Rita Hutchinson

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