Introduction: Sea Bracelet

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After making my themed necklaces, I wanted to make a themed bracelet as well.

I took a look at the colours of lace I had and noticed these three colours, that would make a perfect match for a sea theme. The braid actually gives a bit of a wavy feeling to the bracelet, which makes it match the theme even better!

I hope you like it!

Step 1: Materials

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You'll need the following to make a sea bracelet:

  • flat nose pliers
  • cord crimps
  • closure
  • jump rings
  • laces in the colours light blue, white and some sort of sandy brown
  • (optional) a charm with matching theme, like an anchor
  • scissors

Step 2: Joining the Laces

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Start by cutting your three different coloured laces in half. Align the ends of all six and turn them up. Place one of the cord crimps on top and close it.

Step 3: Starting to Braid

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Spread the laces a bit to allow them to be next to each other. When they are, you can start braiding. When braiding, try to keep the two laces of a colour next to each other.

Step 4: Braiding

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Like said in last step, try to keep the laces next to each other as good as possible. This will make the bracelet wider and give it more of a wave look.

Step 5: Adding a Closure

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When your braid is long enough, add a cord crimp to the end and close it. After that, add the closure to the cord crimp using the jump rings.

Step 6: Done

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If you like to, you could also add a pendant to the bracelet now. Otherwise, it's finished!

I hope you liked this instructable!

Comments

Cloud9-Crafter (author)2016-08-18

I love this!But where could I get a Charm?

Thanks! Try looking for a charm at craft stores or online jewellery shops.

torchbearer (author)2014-06-05

easy&fun...thank you!

Thank you!!

hunter999 (author)2014-04-05

The consitstency of this is awesome! You truly are talented. The colours fit accordingly as others have mentioned, voted! :D

Thanks so much Hunter!!

hunter999 (author)hunter9992014-04-05

*Consistency

Mind my fast typing! :D

hblair1 (author)2014-04-04

My fave colours! Love the bracelet! I wonder if this would work as a necklace! :)

emilyvanleemput (author)hblair12014-04-04

Thanks! Why don't you just try and see if it works out, I think it would actually :)

lindarose92 (author)2014-04-03

So cute! I love the color combinations you choose for your bracelets!

Thanks Linda! I always try :)

Tarun Upadhyaya (author)2014-04-02

Emily you named it so well and the colors are just perfect :)

Thank you Tarun :D

Muhaiminah Faiz (author)2014-04-02

Such cute colors! Love the bracelet :)

Thanks Muhaiminah!

jmdushi (author)2014-04-02

I not only like this instructable I also like the bracelet and the colors you used, perfect combination.

emilyvanleemput (author)jmdushi2014-04-02

Thank you so much!

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