How to Make an Anklet with Beads and Elastic Fiber Wire
Summary: Bead anklets are popular in the summer. This tutorial will show you how to make an anklet with beads and a nylon elastic wire at home.
Anklet is a form of adornment which comes in many styles and fashions. Wearing a DIY beaded anklet is a great way to express your personal style. This DIY beaded anklet is easy to create. Just with simple steps, you can learn how to make this beaded anklet at home.
Materials and tools needed in DIY the beaded anklet:
2x1.5mm Transparent Mini Glass Seed Beads
4mm Faceted Bicone Crystal Beads
7x5mm Black Crystal Glass Beads
8mm Synthetic Turquoise Beads
4mm Synthetic Turquoise Beads
2x1.5mm Electroplated Glass Seed Beads
17x14x6mm Synthetic Turquoise Beads
Transparent Elastic Fiber Wire
Instructions on how to make the beaded anklet:
Step 1: String beads with the transparent elastic fiber wire
1st, cut a piece of the transparent elastic fiber wire with a length that is longer than the total length of your instep and ankle (Knowing the size of your instep and ankle is needed to make the anklet). String about 10 transparent mini glass seed beads with the transparent elastic fiber wire;
2nd, string one faceted crystal bead and one black crystal glass bead on the two sides respectively. Then, repeat this step until its length is about the length of your instep.
Step 2: Add the beaded flower
1st, select a beaded flower as the main décor of the anklet (I have made this beaded flower before, check detailed steps in Handmade Turquoise Flower Pendant Necklace with Wire Wrapped Technique)，and weave the beaded flower with the transparent elastic fiber wire;
2nd, string one faceted bicone crystal bead and one black crystal glass bead on the two sides of the flowers respectively.
Step 3: Finish the DIY Beaded Anklet
1st, continue to string faceted bicone crystal beads and black crystal glass beads until its length is about the length of your ankle;
2nd, for the sake of convenience, tie a knot that is 2 inches from the end of the transparent elastic fiber wire. Then, cut off the excess parts of the elastic fiber wire.
Here is the final look of the DIY beaded anklet:
It won't take too much time and energy to make this beaded anklet. This DIY beaded anklet will be a wonderful gift for your friend or family member. So, why not have a try?