October Ombre Bracelet Tutorial
Created by: Rita Hutchinson
- Texture and stamp the sterling heart with ribbon design stamp. New to metal stamping? See step-by-step instructions in our free Metal Stamping 101 PDF.
- Apply stamp enamel per directions on package.
- Use jump ring to attach stamped silver heart to curved tube.
- For best way to open and close jump rings, and also for step-by-step stringing and crimping instructions, see Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF).
- Lay out beaded design (for a longer bracelet, add some sterling beads, or alter the ombre pattern).
- String bracelet and use micro crimp pliers to crimp the ends, and also to close the crimp covers.
- 1 dozen (use 4 beads) #05-000-06-13 Swarovski 5000 Faceted Round Beads, 6mm - Fuchsia
- 1 dozen (use 4 beads) #05-000-06-16 Swarovski 5000 Faceted Round Beads, 6mm - Rose
- 1 dozen (use 4 beads) #05-000-06-17 Swarovski 5000 Faceted Round Beads, 6mm - Light Rose
- 1 dozen (use 4 beads) #05-000-06-427 Swarovski 5000 Faceted Round Beads, 6mm - Blush Rose
- 1 dozen (use 4 beads) #05-000-06-169 Swarovski 5000 Faceted Round Beads, 6mm - Vintage Rose
- 1 strand (use 4 beads) #05-810-06-283ST Swarovski 5810 Round Pearl Beads, 6mm - Pastel Rose
- 1 each #44-750-14 Sterling Silver Blank, Heart with Loop, 15x13mm
- 1 each #24-946-090-1 Sterling Silver Curved Tube, 0.5", 1 Loop
- 1 each #39-548 Sterling Silver Lobster Clasp, 10mm
- 1 10-pack (use 2 pieces) #48-583 Sterling Silver Crimp Cover, 3mm
- 1 10-pack (use 2 pieces) #37-295-550 Sterling Silver Jump Ring, Round - 5mm, 19.5-gauge
- 1 pack (use 2 pieces) #41-555-2020 Sterling Silver Crimp Tube, Twisted, 2x2mm, "Size 1"
- 1 spool (use about 8") #61-763-21-87 Soft Flex Stainless Steel Beading Wire, 0.014", 21 strand, 30' - Steel
- #69-245-167 ImpressArt Metal Stamp, Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon
- #86-431-11-001 ImpressArt Stamp Enamel Marker - Black
- #65-002 Stringing Board, Plastic
- #69-138 EURO TOOL Hammer, Chasing
- #65-700 Tool, Nipper, For Tigertail
- #65-011 Tool, Pliers, Crimping, Micro, 5"
- #69-125 Tool, Steel 4" Square Block
- #69-275-09 Wubbers Bent Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers
- #69-275-03 Wubbers Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers
- #69-345 EURO TOOL Hammer, Brass, 2lb