Beaded Ankle Bracelets
Apply a fresh coat of nail polish and show off your dainty foot jewelry!
What You Need:Pick contrasting colors for the candy cane bead and leather lacing.
- 2 sterling silver crimp beads for leather
- Crimping tool
- 1--12-inch piece of round purple leather lacing
- 1 medium sterling silver spring ring
- 2--3 mm sterling silver crimp beads
- 2--8 mm round sterling silver beads
- 1--8 mm lime green candy cane glass bead
- 1 medium sterling silver split ring
1. Flatten the leather crimp bead firmly on one end of the lacing. Attach the spring ring.
2. Thread 3 mm crimp bead, 8 mm round sterling silver bead, candy cane bead, 8 mm round sterling silver bead, and 3 mm crimp bead. Position candy cane bead in center of lacing. Flatten crimp beads on each side of silver beads.
3. Attach the leather crimp bead on other end; flatten firmly. Attach the split ring to the square part of the flattened crimp bead.
What You Need:Your friends will love this.
- 1--12-inch piece of .019-inch-diameter beading wire
- 1 sterling silver spring ring clasp and jump ring
- 32--4 mm liquid sterling silver tubes
- 72 light purple seed beads
- 8 small peridot stone beads; 1 purple E bead
- Wire cutters
- 2--2 mm sterling silver crimp beads
1. Thread wire through a crimp bead, clasp, and back through bead; flatten crimp bead.
2. String beads in the following repeating order: 1 silver tube 3 seed beads 1 silver tube 3 seed beads 1 silver tube 3 seed beads 1 silver tube 1 peridot stone bead Repeat for half the distance of the bracelet. String 1 peridot bead, 1 E bead, and 1 peridot bead. Repeat the first pattern.
3. Thread a crimp bead on end. Pass wire through jump ring and back through crimp bead in opposite direction; flatten. Trim the excess wire.
What You Need:This pretty foot accessory will liven up any outfit.
- 9--2.5 mm round sterling silver beads
- 2--Bali sterling silver shells
- Wire cutters
- Needle-nose pliers
- 2--4 mm square orange glass beads
- 2--4 mm diamond-shape orange crystal beads
- 1--6 mm diamond-shape orange crystal bead
- 1--8 mm disk-shape orange crystal bead
- 5 sterling silver headpins
- 1--8-inch fine sterling silver chain
- 1--sterling silver spring ring clasp and jump ring
1. Place beads on two headpins as follows: 1--2.5 mm round sterling silver bead 1 Bali sterling silver shell 1--2.5 mm round sterling silver bead Clip headpin to 3/8 inch and bend at a 90-degree angle. Curve end into a loop using pliers. Leave an open space, attach to bracelet, and close.
2. For next headpin thread beads as follows: 1--2.5 mm round sterling silver bead 1--4 mm square orange glass bead 1--4 mm orange crystal bead 1--2.5 mm round silver bead
3. Fill two more headpins, adding the remaining beads as you wish.
4. Attach the beaded headpins to the bracelet, alternating orange and silver.
5. Attach a clasp to one end of chain and a jump ring to the other.