Introduction: Braided Charm Bracelet

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In this instructable, I'm gonna show you hoe to make a braided charm bracelet.

Step 1: What You'll Need

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- three pieces of string
- eight little beads
- eight pieces of wire with a loop on top
- two lace clips
- a metal ring
- a closure

Step 2: Braid the Pieces of String

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Take the three pieces of string.
Add a lace clip.
Braid the whole bracelet.
At the end, add another lace clip.

Add the closure to the clip.

Step 3: Making the Charms

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Take one of your eight little beads and a piece of wire with a loop.
Add the bead to the piece of wire.
Bend the wire down.
Take the piece of wire as shown in the picture and bend it.
Then, you can twist the wire around the bead.
Repeat for the other beads.

Step 4: Add the Charms to the Bracelet.

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Open the loop of the charm and add it to the bracelet.
Repeat this for the other seven charms.

Your bracelet is finished!
You can wear it, give away or do whatever you want with it.
I hoped you liked this instructable, if so please let me know.


jessyratfink (author)2012-06-11

Very cute! Makes me think it would be awesome to do one of these that looked like solar system. :D

Five years later, but this finally happened!

thank you

Jessie Marie (author)2013-01-03

Wow, that is pretty! I have to try and make one of these! Just wondering, could you substitute the wire with a loop on top with just a plain old paper clip bent into a loop at the top? Also, what string did you use?

yeah, that could work as wire
i used imutation suede.

Okay, thanks! I will make one soon! I'll be sure to post a picture when I do! :)

Post a picture when you've made it!

Cissy Green (author)2012-09-10

great work and i also want to make one like this :)

thank you!
don't know what's wrong, but I didn't receive an e-mail notification about this comment...
Make a pic when you're finished!

divah (author)2012-07-15

very sweet. I'd make my own eyepins out of wire so that you could do the wire wrap all the way to the top so there'd be no chance of it catching on clothing. Just sayin'.

emilyvanleemput (author)divah2012-07-15

I do that most of the times but just ran out of good wire :)

Mrballeng (author)2012-06-15

Keep up the good work! Looks great.

ChrysN (author)2012-06-11

Cute! I really like how you made the charms.

emilyvanleemput (author)ChrysN2012-06-11

thank you

canucksgirl (author)2012-06-11

That is really cute, and looks very easy to make! Thanks for sharing. ;-)


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Bio: Industrial Design student at Eindhoven University of Technology
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