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Celebrations Day of the Dead Tutorial

Celebrations Day of the Dead Tutorial

Celebrations Day of the Dead bracelet depicts the musical side of this holiday. The beautiful TierraCast musical charms nicely offset the Swarovski Crystal Mystic Black pearls.Created by: Swarovski's Create Your Style Design Team Designer TipsUsing memory wire bending pliers, roll back one end of the memory wire to create a closed loop.Slide 50 pearls onto the memory wire.Trim excess wire, keeping approximately 3/4" (19mm). Using memory wire bending pliers, roll back the end creating a clos …
Nov 1st 2021 Swarovski Create Your Style Design Team
Flores de Muertos Bracelet Tutorial

Flores de Muertos Bracelet Tutorial

Created by: Rita HutchinsonDesigner TipsUse 4 of each color crystal to create 28 wrapped loop crystal dangles.This finished length is 8.5". Use larger or smaller jump rings to adjust the length.Free Technique Sheets & How-TosBasic Jewelry-Making Technique Sheet (PDF)Suggested Supplies1 pkg of 10 [use 5] #44-940-59-AS Charm, Cast, Calavera1 dozen [use 1] #39-349-3 Clasp, Lobster, 15mm1 pkg of 10 #44-940-68-AS 18mm Bone Connector …
Nov 1st 2021 Rita Hutchinson
Graveyard Sweater Guard Tutorial

Graveyard Sweater Guard Tutorial

Created by: Liz Graf   Designer TipsMeasure the 3.9mm chain, and cut one 4" piece, and one 5" piece.Measure the 4.5mm chain, and cut a 6" piece.Attach the chains to the sweater guards with large jump rings from the jump ring size assortment. For most secure way to open and close loops, see Jump Ring Hint in Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF).Attach the charms to the chain with jump rings.Suggested Supplies1 dozen (use 2 pieces) #30-302-1 White Plated Sweater Guard Clips1 package (use 3 …
Oct 31st 2021 Liz Graf
Fade To Black Skull Necklace Tutorial

Fade To Black Skull Necklace Tutorial

Created by: Summer Melaas and Sondra BarringtonDesigner TipsFile the drop loops, to give the gluing surface more "tooth". See "Gluing to Metal" Technique Sheet below for additional gluing tips.Mix 2-part epoxy per manufacturer instructions.Glue one drop loop to top of 10mm black skull.Glue a drop loop onto top and bottom of the 14mm and 18mm skull. Allow glued items to dry.Use the non-tarnish silver wire, and wire-wrap links to connect the skulls with 4mm rondelles, in this order: 18mm skull - 4 …
Oct 31st 2021 Summer & Sondra
Edwardian Lime Skull Bracelet Tutorial

Edwardian Lime Skull Bracelet Tutorial

Created by: Toni Plastino   Designer TipsString beads in desired pattern, and tie a square knot or surgeon's knot (see technique sheet). Pull tight, trim most of the excess, and (if possible) tuck the knot into one edge of a skull bead.There are plenty of parts on each strand to make 2-3 bracelets. Well... there were, but the lime green beads the designer used, are no longer in production, as neon colors go in and out of style in the fashion world. We've linked in a few other green bead opt …
Oct 31st 2021 Toni Plastino