Crystal Awareness Ribbon Stretch Bracelet

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by Robin Beam, A.C. Moore

Crystal Awareness Ribbon Stretch Bracelet

The addition of a crystal ribbon jewelry connector brings the stretch band bracelet to a whole new level!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Create bracelet to the size and colors you want following the instructions for the Fish Tail or the Inverted Fish Tail patterns. Be sure to determine the length of the bracelet with the size of the connector you are including in the design.
  • 2
    Run needle and thread through one of the connector loops. Pick up two stretch bands and insert needle back through the hole of the connector. Pull on the two ends of the thread to pull the stretch bands through the loop. Remove needle and thread. Run one of the loop ends through the other loops, creating a Lark’s Head Knot.
  • 3
    Remove the 4 loops that you have on the end of the jig or loom and put together. Take the stretch band loop created on the connector and place through the 4 loops on the bracelet. Stretch the loop from the connector over the connecter itself, creating another Lark’s Head knot. This end of the connector will now be attached to the bracelet.
  • 4
    To attach the other loop on the connector to the bracelet, open a jump ring. Note: open jump rings by moving each side of the jump ring opening in opposite directions. This way the jump ring will maintain its circular shape.
  • 5
    Run jump ring through the connector loop and the stretch band loops on the opposite end of the bracelet. Use your fingers and chain nose pliers to close the jump ring. It’s ready to wear!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Stretch Bands
  • 2 peg jig or loom
  • The Bead Giant Crystal and Rhinestone Ribbon Connector 104757210
  • Beadalon® Jump Rings Silver Plated Twist 8mm 16 pcs 104249861
  • Beadalon® Chain Nose Pliers Designer Ergo 104458306
  • DMC Gold Needles Tapestry Size 22 104232936
  • DMC Embroidery Floss or Sewing Thread