This sterling silver cuff bracelet mounting is created from twist wire in an open design with five scalloped, oval bezel mountings and petite accent flowers. Each mounting features a rope edging that complements the twist-wire cuff. The bracelet is oxidized to highlight the details of the design. Set one 14 x 10mm oval cabochon in each bezel mounting, pushing the scalloped bezel walls inward over the stone to hold it in place. For added security, if desired, place a drop or two of jeweler's epoxy in the cup before placing the stone. Create a classic, single-color look by matching your five stones, use different shades of the same color, or choose a variety of colors to create a multi-color design.
• IMPORTANT: Sterling silver is an alloy containing metals that react with chemicals found in air and produce tarnish; high moisture levels, exposure to sunlight and contaminants such as salt water increase this reaction. Take steps to protect your sterling findings by keeping them in airtight packages, use tarnish-resistant products (such as tarnish tabs or strips) that absorb harmful chemicals, and store sterling findings in a cool, dry place. Most tarnish is easily removed by polishing with a mild abrasive or soaking in an anti-tarnish solution.