How to Make a Vintage Chain Bracelet Decorated with Cabochons
Summary: How to make a unique wide chain bracelet decorated with vintage cabochons. The tutorial may take time but is fairly easy to make with our useful tips!
In today’s chain bracelet making project, you’ll take the chain bracelets to the next level by stacking a bunch of chains in one piece, plus embellishing with three glimmering cabochons. The entire bronze hue flatters the cabochons properly so that every learner should learn to make this vintage chain bracelet at once.
Supplies needed for the chain cuff bracelet:
How to make the chain bracelet?
Step 1: Make the stacking chain base
1st, cut a bunch of twisted chain, each measures your individual wrist circumference;
2nd, string the first link of all with a piece of assistive wire;
3rd, neaten the chain strands and make them incline towards the same side;
4th, take a long strand of tiger tail wire and fasten one end to the first link of rightmost chain;
5th, pass the wire through the first links of all chains;
6th, then thread the wire in a zigzag pattern to string the links on the 2nd row, 3rd, 4th…;
7th, once finish the last row, fix the wire as did before;
8th, clamp the end of chain with wide ribbon ends.
Step 2: Glue on the decorative cabochons
Heat the hot melt glue gun and place the cabochons anywhere you prefer. Wait 5 minutes for completely dry!
Step 3: Attach the clasp
On the ribbon ends at end, attach the lobster claw clasp and one jumpring respectively.
So, there you’ve finished the entire vintage chain bracelet! The last but not the least, while attach the ribbon ends you may count the jewelry glue as a useful tool as it forces the chains to be orderly and neat, and meanwhile, help chains easier to be clamped by ribbon ends! Enjoy yourself!