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Czech Glass Bracelets

I have scanned some of my Czech crystal bracelets to show you combinations of 6 and 8mm beads. These bracelets are strung on Stretch Magic elastic. See my How To page for details. Keep the following in mind when designing your bracelets:

  • To make a 7 inch long bracelet you need 21 8mm beads

  • For an 8 inch bracelet you need 24 8mm beads

  • Use 28 6mm beads for a 7 inch bracelet

  • Use 32 6mm beads for an 8 inch bracelet

  • Make a continuous loop bracelet with 3 different alternating colors of 8mm beads

  • Make a continuous loop bracelet with 4 different alternating colors of 6mm beads

  • If your bracelet won't have a continuous pattern, make the last bead a complimentary bead and put it through both ends of the elastic.

Crystal Bracelets




Semi-Precious Gemstone Bracelets

These bracelets are made with aventurine and carnelian stones. I am not certain which energy these colors provide, but they do make elegant bracelets. I added some gold beads to dress these bracelets up. The green one is longer, because I used larger gold beads in the bracelet.

The carnelian bracelet uses the following:

  • 20 8mm carnelian beads
  • 3 5.5mm gold beads
  • 1 9mm gold rhinestone bead

String the beads on Stretch Magic in this order: 5 carnelian, then 1 gold bead, repeat and end with 5 carnelian beads. String both ends of the elastic through the 9mm gold bead. Finish with a crimped bead.

The aventurine bracelet is made with the following:

  • 20 8mm aventurine beads
  • 3 9mm gold rhinestone beads
  • 1 7mm gold rhinestone bead

String the beads on Stretch Magic in this order: 5 aventurine, then 1 9mm gold bead, repeat and end with 5 aventurine beads. String both ends of the elastic through the 7mm gold bead. Finish with a crimped bead.


Semi Precious Bracelets