Multi Beaded Plait Bangle - Choker/Bracelet/Ancklet

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Introduction: Multi Beaded Plait Bangle - Choker/Bracelet/Ancklet

About: I'm a mom of 4 and I love to craft! Anything and Everything interests me and i love to create in the process of learning.

I like having jewelry which can be adjusted so that you may wear it in different parts of your body according to your moods ;-).

This is pretty simple and can be adjusted to the colors you like very easily.

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Step 1: Materials

Small beads in two colors.- Bronze and White (you could add more according to your preferences)

Craft wire small enough so that the tiny beads can go through.

Pliers.

Step 2:

Cut 15 wires the same length. If you want to use as a choker, take it extra long so that it would wrap around your neck comfortable. If you want to use this same bangle for your hands too don't take too long as it might fall off your hands. Try and get a proper balance.

Take a length of wire and make a loop in one end.

Now add white beads, and fill up till you reach your required length. Make another loop at the other end closing the wire.

Wrap around a glass and try and bend to a nice circular shape.

Make 9 White and 6 Bronze.

Step 3: Assembly

Take another wire. Make a loop and pass a bronze bead.

Now pass the loop of one bronze bangle, a spacer bead (bronze) ,white bangle , spacer bead, and so on.

I did the bangles in a pattern of bronze, 3 whites and bronze. With bronze spacer beads in between. End with a bronze spacer bead and close with a loop.

Now separate the the single bangles into 3 sections. You would notice that you would get the whites bordered with bronze.

Gently plait the beads as shown in picture. make sure that you do not entangle the bangles. 3 plaits should be enough.

Take another wire and make a loop at the end ( take an appropriate length) .

Now make sure you hold the bangles in the proper order and feed the wire through the loops with a spacer bead in between. Close off by making another loop.

There it's done!

Now you can wear it where ever you like! Your wrist? your ankle? your neck? :-) feel free to experiment !

You can do various colors. Perhaps add more bling with silver beads. It's your choice!

Please try it out and let me see your creations!

And don't forget to vote! Thank you :-)

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    16 Discussions

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    hunter999
    hunter999

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Well documented 'Ible with clear instructions, good job! :D

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    shazni
    shazni

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you Hunter! would love your vote once the tab comes :-)

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    hunter999
    hunter999

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Voted! :-) (sorry for the late reply) -> exam week!

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    shazni
    shazni

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks! yes, seems like exams all over. It's term end and now holidays :-).

    It's the Sinhala/Tamil New Year here so a long 5 day holiday for everyone!

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    thehbird
    thehbird

    5 years ago

    Beautiful

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    786Ayesha
    786Ayesha

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hey! you should have a contrast backround for your projects.Look! on the grass it looks much nicer than the white background.

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    shazni
    shazni

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    well I did take some of the final pictures on the grass. ..but it didn't come out well.These are obviously the best I had :-).

    For the instructions I thought to go for white background cause I've noticed in some of the photo instuctables advised to do so to avoid distraction from the main object.

    Wow....this is so versatile and beautiful Shazni :). I always wanted to say that you need more light in your pictures but this time they came up very clear and nice.

    Good job done here.

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    shazni
    shazni

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks! yes, I've noticed it too :-). This time I got myself a tripod so it's much easier to take pictures with one hand. Also usually I work during the night, hence the bad lighting. Will try somehow to get the main pictures during day in future projects :-)

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    lindarose92
    lindarose92

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Wow, this is so beautiful!! The color combination looks great. I love it!

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    shazni
    shazni

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you so much! It's lovely to here such lovely things at 1 in the morning ! :-)