Abacus Ladder Bracelet  This bracelet has a fun and unique design with colors that can be worn with just about everything!.  The design may look complicated, but is easy to make as it combines both strung beads and eye pin links.  Give it a try and you'll find it to be a keeper. 

Materials:     
2 pkgs. Coconut Tube Beads  (#21213) Qty:  
7 pkgs. Jet Rondelle beads (#22210) Qty:  
7 pkgs. Picasso Bronze Rounds  (#15413) Qty:  
1 pkg.   Small G/P Toggle Clasp  (#50163) Qty:  
1 pkg.   2" Thick G/P Eye Pins  (#50593) Qty:  
1 pkg.   G/P Crimp Beads  (#50045) Qty:  
Softflex (#49106) Qty:  

Directions:     
Step 1 - 
Open the two packages of Coconut Tube beads, arrange them from small to large by length and width.  Pick the fifteen most equal sized beads and continue with these beads.  Onto an eye pin, place one jet rondelle, one coconut tube, and a second jet rondelle.  Using a wire cutter cut off the excess eye pin leaving approximately 3/16". Using flat nose pliers bend the 3/16" piece of wire 90°. Using round nose pliers to carefully bend the 3/16" piece of wire into a loop, and close the loop, tight.  Repeat 14 times.

Step 2 -
Cut two 12" pieces of Softflex. String both strands of Soft-Flex through a crimp bead, make a loop through the ring toggle, back through the crimp bead, pull the loop tightly, and crush the crimp bead.  String one Jet Rondelle bead on both strands, then separate the strands.

Step 3 - 
String the top strand with the following: 
 1 Picasso Bronze Round,  1 Jet Rondelle Bead, 1 Picasso Bronze Round, 1 Jet Rondelle Bead 
 
1 Picasso Bronze Round,  1 Eye Pin (from step 1), 1 Picasso Bronze Round, 1 Jet Rondelle Bead 
 Repeat 14 times

 1 Picasso Bronze Round, 1 Jet Rondelle Bead, 1 Picasso Bronze Round, 1 Jet Rondelle Bead, place a bead stopper on this strand.

Step 4 - 
Now string the bottom strand with the following: 
1 Picasso Bronze Round,  1 Jet Rondelle Bead, 1 Picasso Bronze Round, 1 Jet Rondelle Bead 
 
1 Picasso Bronze Round,  1 Eye Pin (from top strand), 1 Picasso Bronze Round, 1 Jet Rondelle Bead 
 Repeat 14 times 

 1 Picasso Bronze Round, 1 Jet Rondelle Bead, 1 Picasso Bronze Round, 
Now string through the last Jet Rondelle Bead from the top strand.

Step 5 - 
Bring the both strands together, add a crimp bead, make a loop through the bar toggle, back through the crimp bead, pull the loop tightly, and crush the crimp bead.

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