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Copper Dragon Bracelet Tutorial
Created by: Polly Nobbs-LaRue
Since the copper beads are handmade, and gemstone beads vary, determine the number of copper spacer beads you'll need to make the gemstone and coper bead links the same length, before you start cutting or bending head pins.
The coil spacer beads go outside the chain links, to keep the head pin and bottom loop from slipping through the chain links.
To keep both pieces of chain parallel as you add head pins, pin the chain ends onto a scrap of corrugated cardboard.
If you pin the bottom piece of chain at the edge of the board, it's easier to make your eye pin loops in one try rather than having to clean them up a lot afterwards.