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Proenza Schouler's rope jewelry makes a bright and bold fashion statement.  You can easily recreate these these bracelets and necklaces for super cheap!

I first came across this line of jewelry on HonestlyWTF.com.  They did a DIY version of Proenza Schouler's Rope Necklace. 

Check out my fun photo shoot in an alley near the office!  Thanks to Wade and Karen for helping!

Step 1: Inspiration

Picture of Inspiration
Doesn't this image just make you want to go to the beach!?!?
 
manderw3 years ago
Wow, these are pretty wild! I can see little girls especially loving them. Might have to keep these in mind for Xmas future...
bluemoon64 years ago
figured out the spiral and the necklace came out great--made it with a little thinner rope for the first one ---and make the necklace so you could lenghten it or shorten it with the knot system they use on bracelets--couldnt believe what they charge for the real thing onl ine!!!! Wow!!! thanks for sharing--and by the way--they look the best with a printed top--even if the ropes are a totally different color--cant figure it out but they do!!!!
bluemoon64 years ago
need a little more detail --on how to do the spiral??? dont understand where to tie the knots on the cord??
i think randofo that it's ok not to wear any pants, and just your bikini bottom, on the beach. by the way amazing necklace! good find!
randofo4 years ago
How come the original model remembered to put on her giant necklace but forgot to put on her pants?
Carleyy (author)  randofo4 years ago
I think the necklace is supposed to distract from the no pants situation.
randofo Carleyy4 years ago
Oh. Hmmm. Someone should make an Instructable on how to distract people from noticing that you left the house and didn't put on any pants... 1-2-3 NOT IT!
BWP randofo4 years ago
She didn't forget ... she's on the beach and is wearing bikini bottoms! I'm guessing she didn't take her t-shirt off cos with all those bracelets & the necklace there's no way she's getting in the water lol

:o)
l8nite4 years ago
a soldering gun with a wide blade makes a nice clean cut in rope and gives just enough melt to keep it from fraying... great looking necklace...