How to Make a Double Daggers Bracelet
Published January 2013
Designed By Katie Hacker / Content Supplied by Beadalon
Materials & Tools
16 length of .015 diameter bright Beadalon 49 beading wire
10 silver #1 Beadalon crimp beads
2 silver #2 Beadalon crimp tubes
72 AB black 10mm dagger beads
5 purple 12mm rectangle glass beads
2 purple E beads
Silver toggle clasp
Beadstrom™ Chain nose pliers
Desginer Flush Cutters
A. Substitute teardrop, pear-shaped or briolette beads instead of daggers for a similar look. E bead is a common name for size 6/0 seed beads.
B. This bracelet works well in a variety of color combinations. Try mixing blue daggers with aqua rectangles or frosted clear daggers with red rectangles.
C. This bracelet fits a 7 wrist. To adjust the pattern for a different size, use a bead board to arrange the beads and measure before stringing.
1.Cut the beading wire into two equal lengths.
2.Hold the wires together as one and pass one end through a crimp tube and half of the clasp.
3.Pass the wires back through the crimp tube and use a crimping tool to crimp it.
4.Pass the wires through one E bead.
5.Separate the wires and pass each one through six dagger beads.
6.Hold the wires together again and pass them through a crimp bead (dont crimp it), a purple rectangle bead and another crimp bead.
7.Repeat Steps 5-6 four more times.
8.Separate the wires and pass each one through six dagger beads.
9.Hold the wires together and pass them through an E bead, crimp tube and half of the clasp.
10.Pass the wires back through the crimp tube and use a crimping tool to crimp it.
11.Pull gently on the bracelet to make sure the crimps are secure and then cut off any extra wire.