Mar 282016
 

stingray leather bracelet

Sometimes it’s fun to make a very simple design, but use unique and interesting components. The nice folks at Endless Leather sent me three different leathers (cowhide, kangaroo and stingray!) along with gold plated findings to make a project perfect for guys & gals alike.

The assembly is simple: two part epoxy glues the leather into the end caps and the clasp is attached with  jump rings. In the video I give some tips for sizing.

To make a bracelet to fit a 7 inch wrist you’ll need:

Enjoy the video and happy creating!

Watch the Stingray Leather Bracelet Video Tutorial over at YouTube.

Jan 122015
 

This would be a great project to make for a guy. Depending on your choice of materials it could be quite masculine. Of course, adding some pearls or crystals would bring it back over to the girly side. 🙂

woven chains bracelet

I hope you like my idea for threading all the chains through with a piece of wire. It saves so much aggravation to do it this way.

I’d love to see photos of how you make this design your own. You can share them on my Facebook page in the Your Creations album,

Enjoy the video and happy creating!

You can watch the Woven Chains Bracelet Video Tutorial over at Youtube.

Materials:

  • 7.5-inch length 3/4-inch link chain
  • 5 pieces 9.5-inch 4mm x 6mm link chain
  • 2 6mm x 9mm oval jump rings
  • 2 8mm x 12mm oval jump rings
  • lobster clasp

Tools:

  • chain nose pliers
  • 20 inch scrap bead stringing wire

See video for complete instructions.