Check out the free X Factor bracelet tutorial by Cindy Pankopf which does exactly that - marry beads with jump rings. The added beads make the bracelet more substantial looking, don't they?
The project is from her book Beadmaille: Jewelry with Bead Weaving and Metal Rings (Lark Jewelry Books).
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