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A simple statement bracelet
The versatility of this bracelet will allow you to recreate it for any occassion, style or colour.

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  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    This simple bracelet is created using jewellery findings, bracelet clasps and jewellery pliers.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    To create a simple findings bracelet, connect a length of findings that will fit around your wrist.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 3
    Step 3

    I then added my bracelet clasps to connect and create the full bracelet, however; as I later learn, the bracelet may be shortened when the thread / fabric is woven through the findings, so do not add the bracelet clasps at this stage as more findings may need to be added.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 4
    Step 4

    The thread / fabric that you weave through the findings can be several thin cords, threads or beaded threads or something large, such as a length of fabric or a friendship bracelet. I chose some muted suede cord - if you can, keep your thread uncut, so that none is wasted, but if you are buying especially for a DIY like this, buy at least 2 rounds of your wrist.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Start weaving the thread through the findings...

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 6
    Step 6

    ....until the length of the bracelet was complete, keeping the findings straightened as I went along, rather than allowing them to bunch.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Testing the length of the bracelet, I added any extra needed, using the jewellery pliers to remove the bracelet clasps and add the extra findings.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 8
    Step 8

    To finish the bracelet, I added clamps to neaten the finish and secure the cord.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add the clamp in line with the furthest the last finding will reach - the finding and claps of the clamp should align. Clamp the cord securely

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 10
    Step 10

    Trim the cord and remove any excess with scissors and a craft knife to neaten the finish. Add the bracelet clasp to connect through the finding and clamp.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 11
    Step 11

    Repeat this on the opposite side and the simple bracelet is complete.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 12
    Step 12

    Create different effects by changing the colours used, textures and sizes of findings.

  • How to make a chain bracelet. Woven Findings Bracelet - Step 13
    Step 13

    These look great stacked.

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