Cara Bracelet

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by Brittany Hurley, A.C. Moore

Cara Bracelet

Use a shambala, pave or crystal bead to add a feminine touch to a skull and chain bracelet. This is a project that’s is super simple to create, but looks like something you can only buy in stores!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut 11 links of chain to create half of the bracelet. Use pliers to pry open the 10th link so you are left with a 9 link chain and a single link.
  • 2
    Attach the lobster clasp to the single link with a jump ring. Attach a single jump ring to the 9 link chain for the clasp closure.
  • 3
    Cut an 8 inch piece of Elasticity™ and string a shambala bead and 4 large, white skull beads.
  • 4
    Knot one end of the elasticity to the single link and the other end to the end of the 9 link chain. Be sure your knots are secure, adding some all purpose glue with help hold the knots.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • Cousin® Jewelry Basics Long Curb Chain 30 inch Antique Gold 104525035
  • Beadalon® Elasticity™ .5mm Clear 25m 104250084
  • Solid Oak Inc Round Pave Bead 10mm Smoke AB 104754132
  • Nicole™ Crafts Strands Skull Magnesite Beads 104768461 (Large White)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Lobster Clasp 12mm Gold 2 pcs. 104244078
  • Beadalon® Chain Nose Pliers Designer Ergo 104458306
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Wire Cutters