Flower Eight Bracelet Jewelry Tutorial

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  • Bracelet length: 8 Inches
  • Closure: Hook
  • Style: Art deco

Learn how to make your own Flower Eight Bracelet at home with this instructional tutorial and a simplified silver soldering technique that uses a hand-held butane torch with Argentium solder paste in a syringe. This five-page PDF jewelry tutorial illustrates step-by-step how to bend a length of wire into an oval shape from a precisely cut and marked section of 19-gauge wire. Next, we will apply solder paste to the oval’s joint and securely bond the oval frame with a butane torch against a heat-resistant Solderite board. Once the soldered design is cooled and cleaned, we will twist the oval frame between two Sharpie-pen mandrels to create the Figure Eight frame. Each circle of the Figure Eight is then embellished with complimentary gemstone colors and graduated bead sizes into an overlapping wire-wrapping pattern. Multiple beaded Eights are then connected with a five-ring spiraling Flower formation between each Eight into a bracelet length, and then finished with catch rings and an S-clasp to create this iconic beauty of the Davidchain portfolio.

Please note that this listing is to purchase the digital PDF download only, and no physical supplies are included. This tutorial is a slight derivative from the project within my fifth published book: Silver Soldering Simplified.

After purchasing this item, you will be able to download the PDF file directly through Etsy. If you have any problems downloading your purchased PDF document, please contact me directly through Etsy’s Message service, or send an email to (info[at]davidchain.com).

Tools Needed: Two flat-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers, nylon-tip pliers, side-cutters, measuring tape, felt-tip markers, butane torch, Argentium solder paste, Solderite board, and a pickle cleaning solution.

Supplies Needed: AWG 19-gauge wire (specific length stated within); 24-gauge wire (specific length stated within); 6mm, 4mm, 3mm, and 2mm gemstone beads; 19-gauge jump rings (specific size stated within); 15-gauge catch rings; and an S-clasp.

To source correctly-sized jump rings, and review my recommendations for quality hand tools and studio supplies, please visit my website at: www.davidchain.com/supplies

Learn how to make your own Hammer Forged S-clasp with this instructional PDF tutorial, sold separately through my Etsy store at: www.etsy.com/listing/469549113

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*Legal Copyright Notice: These digital PDF tutorials are sold expressly for individual and personal use only. Please do not post these PDF tutorials onto any website forums, blogs, or message boards. Furthermore, these digital PDF tutorials may not be used for teaching workshops, given away for free, or sold in any format. All jewelry designs, images, and text are the copyrighted intellectual property of Scott David Plumlee, and may not be used without express written permission. Thank you in advance for respecting my copyright.

Although I am protective of my copyright, I do allow individual artisans my permission to sell the finished jewelry design to clients or through consignment art galleries, all I would ask is that you list ‘Designed by: Scott David Plumlee, Handcrafted by: your name’. However, this permission to sell my original jewelry designs is limited to individual artisans who are handcrafting a limited quantity to support their hobby and does not allow for the bulk selling of machine-made, mass-produced replicas of my original jewelry designs.

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Inspiring others with my passion for handcrafting beaded chain jewelry is the goal of this Etsy store, and I hope it encourages people to discover the quiet meditative practice of assembling jump rings and spark their curiosity to seek a creative adventure.

Visit my website to review the published five-book educational series and a full listing of derivative jewelry project tutorials from each book title at: www.davidchain.com

Follow the Davidchain Jewelry Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/DavidchainJewelry

Many thanks, Scott David Plumlee
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5 out of 5 stars

My first time buying a tutorial, and using jump rings to make jewelry. Because I'm so new, this took just a minute to make sure I was seeing everything correctly. The photos are very clear, and the use of different colored rings (copper) to show the current step was very helpful. I read it through twice and now am sure I can make this attractive bracelet! Thank you!

eliaison Sep 19, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Nice instructions, great pics-complete instructions including wire gauge sizes and jump ring sizes. I have purchased tutorials that dont include this, so thank you! will probably purchase more.

Jenny Bowman Feb 23, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Immediate delivery and follow up from the seller. I especially love that the pattern uses different metals to clearly show each step of adding jump rings. Highly recommended!!!

rubylis Mar 31, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

I purchased 3 of this author’s 5 books from Etsy and they are fantastic. Gorgeous high color close up photos of each step and clearly written instructions. I love that the books follow a logical sequence with each piece building on the skills used in the prior piece. I can’t wait to work my way through all 4 books and eventually “graduate” to the 5th book that requires soldering. The seller is responsive and the books shipped quickly and were packaged in thick padded envelopes to prevent damage. The seller offered a small discount after my first purchase which enticed me back to get more of the series. Highly recommended!

Sarah Greenberg Mar 11, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

Exceptionally well done tutorial. If you want to learn how to do something RIGHT, learn from Scott David Plumlee. I learned how to chainmaille from his first book, and have been addicted ever since. I can't say enough about his clear, concise, teaching skills. His technique is flawless. Learn from the best!

Karolyn Stewart Jun 29, 2017