Basketball Finals - DIY Team Colors Bracelet
C'est La Vie Finals Bracelet Whether you defy history, or regularly make history, we've got your colors -- over 80 colors to choose from, and a nice variety of frame setting options.
Created by: Polly Nobbs-LaRue
Designer Tips Glue 34ss flatback Swarovski crystals into frame charms. Allow to set. See . tips for most secure gluing bond Polish raw brass bracelet with ultrafine sanding sponge. (Or tumble with steel shot and ShineBrite for a couple hours.) Wipe thoroughly with a soft dry cloth to remove any dust and oils. Apply Adirondack ink color of your choice to words; allow to dry for about 60 seconds. Wipe with a clean dry cloth. When fully dry, polish off excess ink with ultrafine and microfine sanding sponges. Use 16-gauge 10mm jump rings to add the basketball charm and team color charms. Continued Below...
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1 each #44-940-12-AG TierraCast Antiqued Gold Plated Britannia Pewter Basketball Charm 1 6-pack (use 1 piece) #02-088-34-22 Swarovski 34ss Topaz 2088 Xirius Rose Flat-Back Crystals, No Hotfix 1 6-pack (use 1 piece) #02-088-34-18 Swarovski 34ss Sapphire 2088 Xirius Rose Flat-Back Crystals, No Hotfix 1 6-pack (use 1 piece) #02-088-34-20 Swarovski 34ss Siam 2088 Xirius Rose Flat-Back Crystals, No Hotfix or other colors of your choice (see link above) 3 each #41-864-12-4 TierraCast Charm, Stepped Round Bezel Setting w/ In-Line Loop - Gold Plated (or #41-864-11-34-4 TierraCast Charm, Beaded Round Bezel Setting) 1 each #51-720-012-316-0-S Brass 3/16" C'est La Vie Bangle Bracelet, 2-5/8" ID 1 each #86-110-005 Adirondack Alcohol Ink - Red Pepper 1 10-pack #69-257 3M Sanding Sponges, Set 1 ounce [use 4 pieces] # 37-178-2 Yellow Plated Jump Ring, Round, 10mm Adhesive We normally recommend a 2-part epoxy when gluing crystals. However, due to the low profile of the 34ss Xilion flatback crystal, and the protective frame, Loctite is also a good choice. We recommend either of the glues below, as good choices for foilback crystals. #60-244 Adhesive, Loctite Ultra Gel Control SuperGlue #60-215-100 Swarovski 2-Part Epoxy Adhesive, 9030 CG500 Tools
#69-081 Jewelry Pliers, 5", Ergonomic, Bent Chain-Nose #69-083 Jewelry Pliers, 5", Ergonomic, Chain Nose Optional, when polishing large batches of items: #69-281 Tumbler, #69-355-08 ShineBrite, and #69-282 Steel Shot