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Simply woven pearls bracelet

This woven pearl design is delightfully simple, yet offers a wealth of possible variations, including non-pearl substitutions.
Include crystals in the mix to add sparkle!
 
SUPPLIES
  •  17–19 8 mm glass or crystal pearls
  • 32–36 6 mm glass or crystal pearls
  • monofilament, .010 (6 lb. test)
  • 4 crimp beads
  • clasp
  • chainnose or crimping pliers
  • diagonal wire cutters

INSTRUCTIONS

 

SImply woven pearl bracelet Step 1
1. Cut two 18-in. (46 cm) pieces of monofilament. String each piece through an 8 mm pearl in opposite directions, leaving a 3-in. (7.6 cm) tail on the nonworking end.
SImply woven pearl bracelet Step 2
2. On each end, string a 6 mm pearl. String each end through an 8 mm in opposite directions. Repeat until the strand is within 1 in. (2.5 cm) of the finished length.
SImply woven pearl bracelet Step 3
3. On each side, over both ends, string two crimp beads and half of a clasp. Check the fit, and add or remove pearls if necessary. Go back through the crimp beads and tighten the strands. Crimp the crimp beads and trim the excess monofilament. 
SImply woven pearl bracelet Alternate colorway
Try some alternate colors of pearls and crystals to create a completely different look. 
SImply woven pearl bracelet matching earrings
To create matching earrings, just repeat the bracelet weave in earrings, or play it straight with a simple dangle.
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