Statement Bracelet with Glass Beads and Shell Beads
Nice and green, nice and flashy. Show yourself with this shiny bracelet. What colors do you make it in?
How to make this bracelet:
Thread the beads onto the waxed cord in the order you like best. For the length you can measure your wrist and deduct about 2.5cm for the clasp. With the extending chain you still have enough slack. Keep at least 10cm of waxed cord on both sides for the finishing.
When you have finished threading the beads, pull the two cords first through a crimp bead that you immediately close on both sides of the bracelet.
Now you can knot the waxed cord around the split rings on both sides. On the knots you put a little glue which you let dry for at least 20 min before cutting and burning the remaining cord.
On 1 split ring you can attach the lobster clasp and on the other the extension chain.
Now put the headpins through the shell beads. It is important that you use stainless steel pins because they bend easily and are thin enough to fit through the shell beads. With the regular head pins, this is difficult.
Also make sure you only half-bend the loops of the pin before you hook them around the cord between the beads. Don't close the loop until the pin is in the right place on the cord.
Have fun creating!