Introduction: Elastic Bead Bracelet

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This is a very simple and easy bracelet made using rubber bands, beads and paperclips. You do not need any glue, scissors or any additional tying material.

Step 1: Materials Needed

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1. Color beads
2. Rubber bands (preferably long ones)
3. paper clips

Step 2: Joining the Beads Using Rubberband

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1. Fold the rubber band
2. Insert it into a bead
3. Pull it from the other side
4. Center the bead on the rubber bandstep

Step 3: Attaching One Paperclip to Another

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Insert one pin into another as shown in the figures.

Step 4: Joining Rubber Band and Paper Clip

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Insert rubber band into the paper clip as shown in the figures.
Repeat the same on both the ends of the joined paperclip.

The first model bracelet is ready.

Step 5: Variation:

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I used 5 beads on a single rubber band (figure 1).
I created 3 such connected models using the following steps.

Joining them:
1. Create a knot as shown in the figure.
2. Tighten the knot.
3. Now insert beads like before.
4. Join the open end using a paper clip using the procedure followed before.

If tying the knot looks difficult, you can just create 2 such models and connect the rubber bands using the paperclips.

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