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The soothing pastel shades of this memory wire cuff make it light and airy and it's sure to be a winner for all your summer outfits.
This cuff-style bracelet is made with individual coils of memory wire and will take you a couple of hours to put together.

A word of warning: Memory wire is made of steel that will damage your good wire cutters so make sure you always use memory wire shears to cut it!

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  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Use the memory wire shears to cut five pieces of memory wire. Each one should be one full coil plus 1" (2.5cm).

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Turn an inward loop on one end of each coil. String 3 turquoise beads.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 3
    Step 3

    String the outside hole of a spacer bar onto the memory wire.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 4
    Step 4

    String fifteen turquoise rondelles.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Insert the wire through the outside hole of a second spacer bar.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 6
    Step 6

    String six turquoise rondelles.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Insert the memory wire through the outside hole of the flower slider.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 8
    Step 8

    String six turquoise rondelles, then thread the wire through the outside hole of a third spacer bar.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 9
    Step 9

    String fifteen turquoise rondelles and the outside hole of the fourth spacer bar.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 10
    Step 10

    String three more rondelles.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 11
    Step 11

    Move all the beads along the memory wire to remove any excess space but don't make them too tight on the wire. Trim the wire to 7/16" (11mm) with the memory wire shears.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 12
    Step 12

    Turn an inward facing loop.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 13
    Step 13

    Take a second piece of memory wire. String three aqua beads and then pass the memory wire through the second hole of the spacer bar. Continue stringing aqua beads following the same pattern as the turquoise beads. Pass the memory wire through the same loop of the flower as the turquoise beads. You may need to adjust the number of beads used on either side of the flower to make the slider sit nicely. Finish stringing the aqua beads and then turn an inward loop.

    String the pink, salmon and apricot beads in the same way with the following variations:

    Pink row: thread the wire through the middle hole of the flower slider.

    Salmon and Apricot Rows: thread the wires through the remaining outside loop of the flower slider. You may need to adjust the number of beads to make the flower sit properly.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 14
    Step 14

    To thread the apricot row of memory wire through the flower slider, you will need to use pliers to draw it through.

  • How to make a wire beaded bracelet. Pastel Flower Bracelet - Step 15
    Step 15

    Use pliers to feed the wire through the top hole of the spacer bar. If necessary, bend the end of the memory wire down a little to help you feed it through. Finish stringing the beads and turn an inward loop to complete your bracelet.

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