by Rena Klingenberg. This rustic cuff bracelet tutorial is an easy two-part project. Here in Part 1, we'll make a simple, comfortable cuff bracelet from brass or copper: Then, in Part 2, we'll use a super-easy homemade patina to give our bracelet metal a fascinatingly rustic look: Supplies: A piece of copper or brass sheet - 22 or 24 … [Read more...] about Rustic Cuff Bracelet Tutorial
Handcrafted bracelet projects and tips.
by Rena Klingenberg. You can make this leather and lace corset bracelet as saucy or sweet as you like. You can use nearly any kind of ribbon or lace for the corset string. And if you use a stretchy lace (like this neon green one above), you can tie the bow once, and then slip the corset bracelet on and off easily, thanks to the stretchy … [Read more...] about Leather and Lace Corset Bracelet Tutorial
by Rena Klingenberg. This breezy, lightweight bracelet wraps several times around your wrist (or once around your neck as a necklace). It's super-easy to make and stylish to wear. And it's a great project for using up odds and ends of jump rings! Supplies: Tape measure. 2 pliers for opening and closing jump rings (flat nose or chain nose). A stash of … [Read more...] about Mixed Metal Wrap Bracelet Tutorial
© 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
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