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Make a Beautiful Illusion Style Bracelet with Wire and Crystals
Use .024 Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire, Tube Ends, and Crimp Tubes to make a sparkling Illusion Style Bracelet. A video for this project can be found here https://youtu.be/Ka7fWGrdPsk and here http://www.beadalon.com/design_workshop/illusion_tube_bracelet.asp.

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  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut 6 x 8” lengths of Beading Wire.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 3
    Step 3

    String a Size 2 Crimp Tube on one end of Wire and loop the Wire around the crimp and back through it.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 4
    Step 4

    Crimp the crimp tube.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 5
    Step 5

    Snip the short end of the Wire flush with the Crimp Tube. Repeat to add a Crimp Tube to the end of all of the Wires.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using the Size 1 Crimp Tubes, crimp the 6mm beads in place on the wire following a random or symmetrical pattern.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add beads to all of the Wires in the same way. Finish the ends of the Wires by making a loop around a Crimp Tube and Crimping it in place. Snip off the excess wire. Make sure that all of your Wires end up about the same length.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 8
    Step 8

    Slip one end of each of the crimped Wires into one of the Tubes.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fold down the flap with a Chain Nose Pliers to secure. Slip the other Wire ends into the other side of the Tube Clasp and fold down the other flap to secure.

  • How to bead a crystal bracelet. Illusion Tube Bracelet With Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire - Step 10
    Step 10

    Tip: Push the flap against a hard surface to lock it into place.

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