WIKarts: How to Make Belt Loop Bracelets, Necklaces, Rings, & More!

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Introduction: WIKarts: How to Make Belt Loop Bracelets, Necklaces, Rings, & More!

About: I'm an artist and jeweler who enjoys making things and sharing ideas.

Create quick and easy jewelry pieces with belt loops from jeans or pants.

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Tools and Materials

Removing Belt Loops

- Jeans or pants with belt loops

- Seam Ripper

- Flat-nose pliers (or other suitable pliers)

Sewn Belt Loop Jewelry

- 3 average sized belt loops

- Strong needle and thread

- 1 ft. of elastic cord (1mm - 2mm)

- Scissors

- Wood scrap or thimble

- Pen or pencil

Stapled Belt Loop Jewelry

- 3 average sized belt loops

- Stapler and staples

- 1 ft. of elastic cord (1mm - 2mm)

- Scissors

- Flat-nose pliers (or suitable alternative)

- Pen or pencil

Punched Belt Loop Jewelry

- 3 average sized belt loops

- 6 of 3/16 inch Chicago screws or 1/2 inch tree spikes

- 1 ft. of elastic cord (1mm - 2mm)

- Scissors

- Leather hole punch

- Screwdriver

Punched Belt Loop Rings

- 1 belt loop

- 1/2 inch tree spike (or an alternative component with a post)

- Strong needle and thread

- Scissors

- Screwdriver

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Supplies:

Spikes: http://www.studsandspikes.com

D-Rings, O-Rings, Chicago Screws, Clips - http://www.buckleguy.com

Extras - https://www.etsy.com

I bought elastic cord and the Rainbow Loom rubber bands from my local fabric store - if you don't have a store in your area, you can get those supplies from many online sources.

I hope you enjoy this instructable!

Visit my website at http://WIKarts.com for information about my other projects and publications.

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    2 Discussions

    I make jewelry out of wire and found items and I always have guys ask if I have anything for them. Watching your video has given me plenty of ideas. Thanks. I do have one suggestion. You could make the rings adjustable by adding the elastic to the bottom just as you did when you connected the belt loops for the bracelets. I am going to try that and let you know what happened.

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    That's a good idea Chris - please do let me know how it goes.
    I'm glad you're inspired!
    :)