DIY Multi-Strand Bracelet Highlighting Peacock Colors Using the New Crystal Rainbow Dark Effect

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Free Crystal DIY Multi-Strand Bracelet Featuring the New Fall/Winter Swaorvski Innovations. It features gorgeous color combinations in an array of peacock type hues that are especially on trend in the cooler months.

With the cooler Fall weather in the air, it’s been exciting looking forward to all of the new activities Autumn has to offer. Mike, Kashi and I enjoyed one of our favorite traditions, leaf peeping! Here in Colorado there is no shortage of one of my favorites trees, Aspens. We set off early in the morning, driving up through Estes Park and on to a quintessential drive called the Peak to Peak highway. It’s absolutely gorgeous and both Kashi and I have our heads and toungs hanging out the window the whole time 😉

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Hiking through the woods and seeing all of the rich golden colors, truly makes my heart soar. I always feel at home in nature and it brings more peaceful, loving energy into my heart. It inspires me in many ways and I feel refreshed and alive. It also helps me to feel more creative and I love to pour that refreshing sense of awe and gratitude into making new types of jewelry for not only myself, but gifts for my friends and family.

As we transition into the cooler months, our fashion and jewelry styles change and we begin to embrace the darker tones. With this years’ new coating from Swarovski, the Crystal Rainbow Dark 2X, is such a gorgeous blend of peacock colors, showcasing purple, green and yellow hues set on a black background. It will certainly be a new staple when making crystal jewelry designs that stand out as being unique and captivating.

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Swarovski Innovations Fall Winter 2017/18

The Crystal Rainbow Dark effect is almost as if Swarovski took the most popular coating, the Crystal AB and placed it on a black backdrop. It’s quite a brilliant idea and leave it to Swarovski for making it spectacular. It resembles an oil mark splashed onto a Crystal, which is very innovative and fits perfectly with the overall trend of people wanting to express themselves in novel ways and wear truly unique pieces.

Swarovski Crystals used in this jewelry project:

Swarovski 5328-6mm Xilion Bicone Beads in Crystal Rainbow Dark 2X ~ 70 Pieces

Swarovski 5040-6mm Rondelle Beads in Crystal Rainbow Dark 2X ~ 47 Pieces

Swarovski 5051-8x6mm Mini Oval Beads in Amethyst ~ 204 Pieces

Swarovski 5051-10x8mm Mini Oval Beads in Emerald ~ 4 Pieces

Swarovski 5728-12mm Scarab Beads in Amethyst ~ 4 Pieces

Swarovski 5514-8×8.5mm Pendulum Beads in Emerald ~ 8 Pieces

Swarovski 5045-6mm New Rondelle Beads in Emerald ~ 8 Pieces

Swarovski 5045-4mm New Rondelle Beads in Emerald ~ 2 Pieces

Supplies:

2  Beaded 5-1 End Bars 

TierraCast® 94-3056-18 or similar end bars

4      6mm round copper jump ring

10    2mm crimp beads

10    3mm crimp covers

1      copper lobster clasp

10”   beading wire

Instructions 

Step 1:       Cut beading wire into 5 10” pieces. Using one piece of beading wire slide on one crimp bead and crimp to the #1 loop on the beaded end bar.  Attach crimp cover.  Slide on one 5328 6mm, one 5045 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5514 8×5.5mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5051 8x6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5514 8×5.5mm, three 5040 6mm, one 5514 8×5.5mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5051 8x6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5514 8×5.5mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5045 6mm, one 5328 6mm, and one 5045 4mm.  Now slide on one crimp bead and crimp to #1 loop on the other beaded end bar.  Attach crimp cover.

Step 2:       Using one piece of beading wire slide on one crimp bead and crimp to the #2 loop on the beaded end bar.  Attach crimp cover.  Slide on one 5045 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5051 8x6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5051 10x8mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5728 12mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5728 12mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5051 10x8mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5051 8x6mm, one 5328 6mm, one 5040 6mm, and one 5045 6mm.  Now slide on one crimp bead and crimp to #2 loop on the other beaded end bar.  Attach crimp cover.

Step 3:       Using one piece of beading wire slide on one crimp bead and crimp to the #3 loop on the beaded end bar.  Attach crimp cover.  Slide on three 5328 6mm, three 5040 6mm, three 5328 6mm, three 5040 6mm, three 5328 6mm, three 5040 6mm, three 5328 6mm, three 5040 6mm, three 5328 6mm, three 5040 6mm, and three 5328 6mm.  Now slide on one crimp bead and crimp to #3 loop on the other beaded end bar.  Attach crimp cover.

Step 4:       Repeat Step 3 using the #4 holes and repeat Step 2 using the #5 holes.

Step 5:       Attach 3 jump rings to create a small chain at one end of the beaded end bar.  Using one jump ring attach the lobster clasp to the other end. 

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Hope you love creating new jewelry using the Crystal Rainbow Dark 2X Effect!

Harmony and Kashi

Keep Smiling and Keep Shining!

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