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Brighten up any rainy day with a rainbow charm bracelet.

Posted by Cat Morley from Edinburgh, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 509 projects »
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  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Lay out seven small dishes (jar lids work well) and place red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet coloured beads in to each. Choose a selection of different shapes and sizes of beads, including dangly beads and charms.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a length of chain long enough to fit around your wrist loosely twice and then leave a little extra.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the chain in half, leaving a longer tail on one end, attach a jump ring through the end of the chain and where it meets on the bottom strand (leaving the tail to hang. Attach a jewellery clasp to the jump ring.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 4
    Step 4

    Attach a jump ring to the middle of the chain at the other end.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Take your red dish of beads, two jump rings and an eye pin.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 6
    Step 6

    Take the eye pin and slide on three red beads, and open up a jump ring and slip on two charms or dangly beads.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Slip the jump ring to the bottom of the eye pin and close the jump ring.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use a pair of jewellery plier to bend the top of the eye pin at a 90' angle. Use wire cutters to trim the wire, so that there's just enough left to make a loop.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Use a pair of round nose pliers to bend the wire in to a loop. Leave the loop part open.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 10
    Step 10

    Slip the loop on to the start of the chain and close the loop.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 11
    Step 11

    Open the second jump ring and slip on another red charm. Slip the jump ring on to the top chain of the bracelet and close.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 12
    Step 12

    Continue along using the orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet beads.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 13
    Step 13

    Draw a rainbow on to shrink plastic using a permanent marker to draw the outline and coloured pencils to colour it in.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 14
    Step 14

    Cut the rainbow out and punch a hole in the top center of it. Colour the back of the rainbow with black marker pen.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 15
    Step 15

    Shrink the rainbow in an oven and then colour in the edges with black marker pen.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 16
    Step 16

    Open another jump ring, slip it through the hole on the rainbow and then attach to the dangly tail end of the chain.

  • How to make a charm bracelet. Rainbow Charm Bracelet - Step 17
    Step 17

    Your charm bracelet is now ready to wear.

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XxLocoliahXxW00
XxLocoliahXxW00 · WOnderland, CA, United States

All the pretty COLORS 8} OOH!!

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RADGina
RADGina · 2 projects

wow this is supper rad...lmao so cool!

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rachel.
rachel. · , , United States · 9 projects

incredibly cute!!!

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rachel.
rachel. · , , United States · 9 projects

that is so cute and colorful!!!

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..>¡Åñ∂®îåñå "Pü∂∂îñg"!<.. · Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Very nice! I love all stuff rainbow... I'm going to try and make one, but... i don't have that many of colourful charms... =P

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purplebutterflywings
purplebutterflywings · 2 projects

so cute!!!!!!!!!!!! i love rainbows...actually, i just made hair clips out of shrink plastic, but they were cupcakes and unicorns!

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Nicole Renee
Nicole Renee · Kansas City, Missouri, United States · 16 projects

aaaaaaaaaaaah I loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove it!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Ezme
Ezme · Wantage, GB · 25 projects

so me! so bright!

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Popcorn?
Popcorn? · retro ville, United States · 1 project

totally awesome ^_^

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molly g
molly g · , · 2 projects

how cute

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