How to Make Grape Sorbet Bracelet & Earrings

Published January 2013
Designed By Katie Hacker / Content Supplied by Beadalon


Bead Stringing

Materials & Tools

Elasticity™ elastic bead cord, 1mm diameter
Four 12mm tube silver-lined purple glass beads
Twelve 8mm round faceted purple glass beads
Eight 8mm silver spacers
Eight 8mm silver bell caps
G/S Hypo Cement glue
Designer Scissors
Adhesive tape
Two 6mm purple glass bicone beads
Two 8mm silver-lined purple glass beads
Four 8mm silver bell caps
Two 2" silver head pins
Two silver ear wires Beadstrom™
Round Nose Pliers


A half knot is the same knot that you make when tying your shoe. To make a square knot, tie two half knots in opposite directions, ie. right over left and left over right.

Bracelet How to:

1. Cut a 9" length of 1mm Elasticity™. Place a piece of adhesive tape over one end to prevent the beads from sliding off. String beads as follows: 8mm purple, silver spacer, 8mm purple, silver spacer, 8mm purple, bell cap, 12mm purple, bell cap. Repeat the beading pattern four times.

2. Remove the adhesive tape. Tie the ends in a square knot. Place a drop of glue on the knot; let it dry. Cut off any excess cord, then tuck the knot into the nearest large-hole bead.

Earrings How To:

1. String beads as follows onto a head pin: bicone, bell cap, 8mm bead, bell cap. Use round nose pliers to make a loop above the top bead. Wrap the extra wire around the base of the loop. Attach the loop to the lower loop on an ear wire.

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