Introduction: Michaels Crafts Ideas: Handmade Bracelets With Black Agate & Silver Charms
Are you starting to think about Valentine's Day yet? I already have ideas brewing in my head for the women's 2014 valentines and plan on sharing at least one of them with you in this article.
Step 1: Prepare the Materials:
8 mm Black agate beads X6
Sterling silver Thai silver bowknot Charms X2
Sterling Silver Peanut-shaped Charms X1
Sterling silver ladybug shaped bell charms X1
Sterling silver Thai silver hollow-out rudder Pendant X1
No.72 672 Grey violet cord 2 meters
Others:Scissor, Measuring tapes ,lighter
Fold the grey purple cord in half. Tie a double connection knot about 1 cm down from the top.Click here to see how to make a double connection knot.
Start braiding bracelet by using the snake knot. Click here to see the snake knot tutorial.
String a silver bowknot bead after you braided it about 2 cm long. And tie a double connection knot again.
String two black agate beads and tie a double connection knot. If you find difficult to thread the silver bead on cord, please note to burn the ends of cord so that the 2 cords will become one, believe it or not, it’ll more convenient for you on this way.
Make another double connection knot after string a silver peanut-shaped charm pendant.
Continue braiding bracelet with snake knot. Thread the two black agate beads on cords when its length is approx 2 cm. Tie another double connection knot after thread the beads.
String a silver hollow-out rudder pendant and continue braiding bracelets.
Tie another double connection knot after thread two black agate beads.
String a silver ladybug shaped bell pendant and then continue braiding bracelet with snake knot.
String a silver bowknot bead after you braided it about 2 cm long.
Again, continue braiding bracelets with snake knot and thread a spring clasp on the cord. Now tie an overhand knot.
Trim the excess cords and burn their tails, so that the cord will never be loosen.