I used some 12mm sodalite faceted rounds, the 14 gauge copper wire for the center wire and the 22 gauge copper wire for the knots.
The sodalite beads catch the light and sparkle like crazy - so for a bracelet with only 5 beads, it makes one heck of a bling statement!
Knotting copper wire, even wire as thin as the 22 gauge wire, is very hard on the hands, but it's all worth it - the result is a lacy, highly texturized bracelet.
Keeping your tension even is key as well as remembering where you are on your sequence of knots. This is the square knot which, if you've ever done macrame, you know is a two step process. I found myself a number of times forgetting which knot I had just completed. Paying attention is a must!
After I completed the knots and added the beads, I crafted a spiral clasp out of the 14 gauge wire - and this time I did not hammer it flat. I smoothed out and flattened the ends but left it in it's natural state.