How to Make a Friendship Bracelet with 8 Strings and Pearl Dangles
Summary: This project is about how to make a friendship bracelet with 8 strings, bronze chain and pearl dangles. I will show you the instructions step by step with clear photos.
Today I am going to share with you a project about 8 strand friendship bracelet braiding. Specifically it is a friendship bracelet combined with chains and bead dangles. The following is shown the details about how to make friendship bracelet with 8 strings.
Necessities for this cool 8 strand friendship bracelet:
1mm brown wax cotton cord
Bronze cross chain
6mm red imitated pearl acrylic beads
Bronze head pins
Bronze lobster claw
Bronze jump rings
Bronze cord ends
Round nose plier
Wire cutter plier
How to make a friendship bracelet with 8 strings:
Step 1: Braid friendship bracelet with 8 strings
1st, cut 8 pieces of 40cm brown cords, fasten one end and clip it;
2nd, bring leftmost string (a) under 5 right strings (b,c,d,e,f) and back over the 2 left strings (f,e) and tighten strings;
3rd, turn to rightmost string (h), bring it under its 5 left string (g,f,e,a,d) and back over the 2 right strings (d,a), tighten the strings;
4th, continue braiding like above show;
5th, when the length reaches 14cm, stop braiding and fasten the other end;
6th, cut off excess brown strings’
7th, glue the cord ends into bronze findings.
Step 2: Add chain and clasp
1st, slide a red pearl onto head pin;
2nd, loop it with round nose, so the bead dangle is done;
3rd, prepare 3 such bead dangles and cut 4cm length of bronze chain;
4th, attach bead dangles onto chain;
5th, use jump ring to connect chain with braided bracelet;
6th, add another jump ring onto chain;
7th, add lobster claw onto the braided bracelet.
The final look of 8 strand friendship bracelet looks like:
Tada! I have finished the tutorial on making friendship bracelet with 8 strings. I believe most of people love cool and brief-looking bracelets. Based on this pattern, you can make some friendship bracelets for gift-giving.