Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A Trendy Bracelet

Hi Folks! Make this trendy friendship bracelet for your best friend! It's easy to make and while making it you also learn a basics of simple jewellery making. Kids as well as grown ups both will love it. You can get a ready DIY kit to make this bracelet or use individual supplies as per your convenience. 
Here is a list of supplies you will need:

Beads of your choice

Method:
Measure your wrist and cut the required length of cotton cord.

Thread the cotton cord with the beads leaving about 1cm on both ends

Take three 1.5mm ribbon lenths, about 5-6 inches longer than the required length of the bracelet.

Hold them together and tie a knot as shown.

Braid the three strands together like a simple plait.
Tie a knot at the other end of the braid
Tip: Measure the bracelet before gluing the other end

Cut the 6mm ribbon as per the length required. Hold the ends of the ribbon, braid and the beaded cord together, Apply silicon glue to the ends and insert them into the provided cord end.

Glue the cord ends similarly on the other end and let the glue set for about 10-15 minutes.

Join the chain to the cords ends on both the ends using the jump rings.

Attach the lobster clasp to one of the jump rings.

And your cool and trendy bracelet is done!
Please leave your feedback in the comments below.
Do send us pictures on our Facebook page if you try this technique. Happy Crafting






3 comments:

  1. Interesting . And so quick & easy to make :-) Ideal for little, thoughtful gifts .

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    1. Thank you Muskaan. :) Glad you liked it. :)

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