Instructions

  1. On beading board or flat surface, lay out the letter-block beads to spell “SISTERS” (or word of your choice).
  2. Place a 4mm rondelle bead between each of the letter-block beads and a 3mm rondelle bead at the beginning and end of the letter-block beads.
  3. Place a 6mm bicone birthstone bead of each color on each side of the letter beads, placing the birthstone beads in order of birth from oldest to youngest. Place a clear spacer bead, a daisy spacer bead and a clear spacer bead between the birthstone beads.
  4. At each end, add a 3mm round bead, a crimp tube and another 3mm round bead.
  5. Thread all beads onto beading wire.
  6. Thread one half of toggle clasp onto one end of beading wire. At same end, thread beading wire back through round bead and crimp tube, leaving a short piece of beading wire extended. Position round bead snugly next to toggle clasp. Crimp the crimp tube closed with crimping tool or flat-nose pliers. Cut excess short end of the beading wire.
  7. Thread other half of toggle clasp onto opposite end of beading wire. Thread beading wire back through round bead and crimp tube. Crimp tube closed as before. Cut excess short end of the beading wire.

FINISHED SIZE: Bracelet measures about 7 inches long.

Letter Bracelet Bead Craft designed by Kelly and Elaine Van Sickle.