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1 gold plated medium lobster claw clasp (315A-005)
1 gold plated 6mm jump ring (314A-005)
1 gold plated 5mm split ring (320A-001)
1 package 4MM Matte Black Cube Beads (506-1710)
1 package 4MM Matte Gold CubeBeads (506-1728)
1. String 1 black cube and 4 gold cubes on a 5 foot length of wire.*String another black bead and pass back through the gold bead to begin the first row of peyote stitch.String another gold bead, skip one gold bead and go through the next gold bead on the foundation row.String one more gold bead and go through the black bead.* Repeat from * to * until your bracelet is the length you want it minus 2 inches.
2. After you’ve reached the desired length, string one crimp bead, 4 black beads, the split ring, 4 more black beads, and form a loop at the top of the bracelet by bringing your string around and back through the black bead on the opposite side.Weave back through the top row of peyote stitch and through the crimp bead.Crimp and trim your wire.
3. Take a piece of beading wire about 12 inches long.Create a loop on the opposite end by weaving through the last row of peyote.Add a crimp bead, four black beads, the clasp, four more black beads and another crimp bead.Thread your wire through the bracelet and through the crimp bead.Crimp both beads and trim the wire at the end.