© by Rena Klingenberg; all rights reserved. Helpful guidelines for bracelet sizes when you're making jewelry. Also, see my tips below for making them fit better, and for making designs that fit most people's wrists. Women's Bracelet Sizes Most Common: 7 inches (17.8 cm) Average: 6.5 - 8 inches (16.5 - 20.3 cm) Size Range: 5 - 10 inches (12.7 - 25.4 cm) (in my … [Read more...] about Bracelet Sizes Guide
Handcrafted bracelet projects and tips.
by Patricia. This is a two parter, the first part is a simple spoon ring, the second part is spoon bowl ID braceletI know it's simple to sit here and make a spoon ring, but what do you do with the bowl of the spoon once you cut it off the handle, most would just throw it away..not me. I took it one step further and made an ID … [Read more...] about Fun with Spoons
by Rena Klingenberg. This tropical, boho-style project is a good way to use up leftover beads and stringing materials. I wanted this wrap bracelet / necklace to have a tranquil island feel, so I chose leftover odds and ends that had the colors and feel I was looking for. Supplies I Used: Leftover beads - I used cowrie shells, donut beads, and … [Read more...] about Make a Wrap Bracelet / Necklace
by Rena Klingenberg (Jewelry Making Journal) A bracelet fastening tool is a handy device for anyone who loves wearing bracelets with clasps. You know how frustrating it can be to fasten the clasp around your own wrist! This is an especially welcome gadget for jewelry wearers who have arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or other issues that limit hand … [Read more...] about Make a Bracelet Fastening Tool