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Fun, Easy, Kid craft, Fashion, Bangle
I learn this from my mom during teenager years

Posted by Pei Ching L. from Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia • Published See Pei Ching L.'s 11 projects »
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  • How to make a glass bracelet. Faux Glass Bangle - Step 1
    Step 1

    Prepare your material...I use yarn for this tutorial..actually you can add rags..thread..any kind of oil soaking material...

  • How to make a glass bracelet. Faux Glass Bangle - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the yarn into short pieces and stuck it into the tube using the skewer.

  • How to make a glass bracelet. Faux Glass Bangle - Step 3
    Step 3

    Mixed and match the color...if you want to make a 'Jade' one.. then you should use some light and dark green with white ones.

  • How to make a glass bracelet. Faux Glass Bangle - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pour in some oil into the tube...you will see the yarn started to soak in oil and resulted a 'glass' look to the tube! This may take some times...you may want to soak the whole thing in oil for overnight or you can pour in the oil bit by bit during inserting the yarn...just make sure no air bubbles were trap inside!

  • How to make a glass bracelet. Faux Glass Bangle - Step 5
    Step 5

    Once you happy with the pattern formed, now you can match both ends of the tube by heating one end of the tube using a lighter or candle. The heated end will soften and expand, quickly wrap it over the non heated end.

  • How to make a glass bracelet. Faux Glass Bangle - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now, you have a perfect 'glass' like bangle!

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blue
blue · Las Piñas, Metro Manila, PH · 13 projects
awesome... i love it! thanks Happy
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Pei Ching L.
Pei Ching L. · Butterworth, Penang, MY · 11 projects
The plastics tube you may get from pet shop (use in aquarium) - hardware shop - or maybe hospital - they have lots of it!
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RiaCreations
RiaCreations · Chantilly, Virginia, US · 8 projects
where did u get the vinyl tubing? i'm havin a really tough time findin it
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cbetlana c.
cbetlana c. · Thessaloniki, Makedonia Thraki, GR · 10 projects
Great idea!I 've recently saw one with sand in it I will definitely try it and post its version
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mamta r.
mamta r. · 1 project
this is a must must try..
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Jessica T.
Jessica T. · Denver, Colorado, US
I'm having some trouble connecting the ends. When I heat the end up, it doesn't expand, it just kinda melts in on itself a little bit. What am I doing wrong? lol
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Glenda A.
Glenda A.
Oh, my Gosh! This is so awesome! I must try it.
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ChocolateSprinkles
ChocolateSprinkles · Carson, California, US · 18 projects
This is an amazing tutorial.

I love this project, thank you. Happy
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nariel
nariel · Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX · 13 projects
Amazing idea Happy
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nariel
nariel · Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX · 13 projects
Amazing idea Happy
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