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For The Love Of Licorice Leather Bracelet Project
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For The Love Of Licorice Leather Bracelet Project
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Description

I kinda forced myself out of my comfort zone on this one... I am typically a "less is more" thinker when it comes to design, but I really wanted to layer the ceramic and metal beads on licorice leather. I discovered that the possibilities are endless and that sometimes "more is more" is pretty fun too!

Shanna Steele, Aunties Beads Designer

Instructions:


Pink and brass bracelet:
  1. Using the Little Cut tool, cut a piece of licorice leather measuring about 7 inches in length. Apply a dab of Zap-a-Gap to the direct center (the 3 and 1/2 inch mark) and slide your butterfly bead into place on top of the dab of glue. Allow several minutes for dry time.
  2. Add your cherry caramel ceramic spacers in the following order: 7x15x18, 15x15x18, 7x15x18.
  3. Apply a dab of Zap-a-Gap 1 inch from the end of the licorice leather. Add your flower spacer. Allow a few minutes dry time.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 on the other side.
  5. Apply a dab of glue to the inside of one half of the clasp. Put the end of the licorice leather inside the clasp. Allow a few minutes dry time. Repeat on the other end.

Brown and silver bracelet:
  1. Using the Little Cut tool, cut a 7 inch piece of licorice leather.
  2. String your beads in the following order: 8x13 spacer bar, 7x15x18 ceramic bead, spacer with charm loop, 15x15x18 ceramic bead, spacer with charm loop, 7x15x18 ceramic bead, 8x13 spacer bar.
  3. Apply a dab of glue to the inside of one end of the clasp. Insert the end of your licorice leather. Allow a few minutes dry time. Repeat on the other end.
  4. Using 2 pair of chain nose pliers, open a jump ring. Attach a heart charm to the jump ring. Attach the jump ring to the loop on the charm then to the loop on the spacer with charm loop. Close the jump ring. Repeat this step on the other spacer with charm loop.


Tools and Materials Needed:

Pink and brass bracelet:
Licorice Brand Leather By The Inch, Pink (7 inches)
15x15x18mm Ceramic Licorice Leather Spacer, Cherry Caramel (2 pieces)
7x15x18mm Ceramic Licorice Leather Spacer, Cherry Caramel (4 pieces)
Licorice Brand Antique Brass Butterfly Spacer, 20mm (1 piece)
Licorice Brand Antique Brass Flower Spacer, 18mm (2 pieces)
Licorice Brand Antique Brass Flap Clasp, 14x38mm
BeadSmith Little Cut Tool for Licorice Leather
Zap-a-Gap

Brown and silver bracelet:
Licorice Brand Leather By The Inch, Brown (7 inches)
15x15x18mm Ceramic Licorice Leather Spacer, Gold Red (1 piece)
7x15x18mm Ceramic Licorice Leather Spacer, Gold Red (2 pieces)
Licorice Brand Spacer Bar, 8x13mm (2 pieces)
Licorice Brand Spacer With Charm Loop, 7x20mm (2 pieces)
Silver Plated Puffed Heart Charm, 12mm (2 pieces)
Silver Filled 6mm Jump Lock Rings, 10pc (2 pieces)
Licorice Brand Antique Silver Flap Clasp, 12x22mm
BeadSmith Little Cut Tool for Licorice Leather
Chain Nose Pliers (2 pair)
Zap-a-Gap


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