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Surf's Up Beaded Anklet Project

Part Number:PROJ-KS-0102
Surf's Up Beaded Anklet Project
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Time to shake the winter blues and step out into the summer fun, in style of course! This beaded anklet sports some sea charms, star fish, sea horse and shell bead in Ant. Copper. The Ant. Copper will compliment your tan skin and it goes with the Sand and Surf Miyuki Seed Bead mix I used!

Author Karla Schafer
Karla Schafer
Auntie's Beads Designer


  1. The average length of an anklet is about 10".
  2. Cut your wire about 12" in length and crimp one end into the trigger clasp, using the Magical Crimp Forming Tool.
  3. Add a jump ring to each of the charms and set aside.
  4. String about 4" of seed beads, starting with a large hole seed bead to hide the wire tail, adding the star fish charm, add a large seed bead to keep it in place.
  5. String another 3/8" of seed beads, the shell bead, 3/8" of seed beads, the sea horse charm, using a large seed bead to keep it in place.
  6. Finish the balance of the anklet and crimp the end into a jump ring.

Tools and Materials Needed:

Miyuki Multi Bead Mix, Surf and Sand
TierraCast Antique Copper Pewter Sea Star Charm, 18mm- 1pc
TierraCast Antique Copper Seahorse Charm, 24mm- 1pc
TierraCast Antique Copper Pewter Large Shell Bead, 13mm- 1pc
Antique Copper Trigger Clasp, 15mm- 1pc
Antique Copper Jump Rings, Open, 10pc, 5mm, 20 Gauge- 3pc
Antique Copper Plated Recycled Copper Crimp Beads, 100pc- 2pc
Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 30 ft., .018
Nipper Tool
BeadSmith Magical Crimp Forming Tool For .014"-.015" Wire

Customer Reviews

5 Stars
SUMMER FUN!
This is a great, quick project. I plan to make variations of this using different sea charms and different colors of your lovely recycled glass beads!
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Reviewed by:  from Texas. on 6/12/2013
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