Friday, December 10, 2010

On the 3rd Day of Christmas: Peace Bracelet

A bracelet to celebrate the peace of the winter season.

Word Bead - Diane Hawkey
4 disk beads - Humblebeads
Owl toggle clasp - Green Girl Studios
1 ceramic leaf
16 wood wobble beads
12 nickel seed beads
2 2mm crimp beads
1 6mm gunmetal jump ring
10" beading wire

Size: 8" long 
1. Attach the toggle clasp/owl with a crimp bead to 10" of beading wire.

2. String on 2 seed beads, 3 wood beads, 1 seed bead, disk bead, 1 seed bead, 3 wood bead, 1 seed bead, disk bead, 1 seed bead, 2 wood beads, 1 flat spacer.

3. String on the peace bead and repeat the pattern in step 2 to finish the bracelet.  Attach the toggle bar with a crimp bead to the end of the wire.

4. Attach the leaf charm with the jump ring to the bracelet near the owl side of the toggle.

Wood beads and findings: Hobby Lobby.  Nickel Seed Beads: Charlene's Beads.  Ceramic leaf: find similar ones at Chinook Jewelry.


Mari said...

El bracelet esta hermoso!!! y sobre todo.. la forma como esta constuido, los beads, los colores...todo evoca paz.

Tracy Evans said...

What a gorgeous bracelet. I love the owl and the beads are a gorgeous colour. Tracy Evans x x

Lo Christine said...

absolutely love the owl clasp!

lynsey said...

a gorgeous bracelet and a wonderful message for this time of year

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [11 Dec 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

LissC said...

Wow. I love these piece! Blue and brown are such fabulous color combo's!!! There were so many pieces I wanted to make this winter and just ran out of time. I love winter color combo's.

Alice said...

I just love this piece. I don't think I'll ever get tired of the blue/brown color combo. And your polymer beads are a perfect match.

Off the Beadin' Path said...

Very pretty bracelet, Heather! Some of those disc beads just say "chocolate" to me!