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Once you've learned how to form simple loops, this technique can be used to attach and connect components in many different ways.
Creating the pretty zig zag pattern in this bracelet is a simple process using simple loops to connect the beaded head pins together.

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  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Place the loop of the eye pin against the 3/4" (2cm) mark on the ruler.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Hold the eye pin in position with your thumb and cut it flush with the end of the ruler. Cut the head pins to the same length using the same method.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 3
    Step 3

    String a bell flower and a bead cap on the eye pin. Grip the eye pin 3/8" (1cm) from the end with the flat nose pliers.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bend it at a 90° angle.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Turn a simple loop.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 6
    Step 6

    String a bell flower and a bead cap on a head pin and insert it through the loop you just formed. Bend the head pin at a 90° angle (3/8" (1cm) from the end) and turn a simple loop.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Repeat Step 6 until the bracelet is approximately 6 1/2" (165mm) long.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 8
    Step 8

    Check the length of the bracelet against your wrist. Take into account the length of the toggle clasp and add as many components as necessary to fit your wrist.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Open a jump ring and hook on two closed jump rings. Close the jump ring.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 10
    Step 10

    Open a fourth jump ring, hook on the chain of 3 jump rings and the loop of the last component you added to the bracelet.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 11
    Step 11

    Open the first jump ring of the chain and attach the bar of the toggle clasp.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Citrine Zig Zag Bracelet - Step 12
    Step 12

    Attach the ring of the toggle clasp to the other end of the bracelet with a jump ring.

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