Handmade Bracelets Personalized for Any Style
Looking to add a little sparkle to your everyday ensemble? Make this fashionable wrist cuff with silver gilding and lightweight leather cuffs.
The secret to these gorgeously textured accessories? It's called kumihimo (translation: "gathered threads"), the ancient Japanese braiding technique. And using this skill, it's easy to turn them out in batches.
Lucky Charm Bracelets
For St. Paddy's Day and beyond, it's easy being green with these super-simple leather accessories. Slide the knots together or apart to adjust the fit. Then, mix and match your charms for an extra-special touch of personalization.
It’s the same technique practiced by summer campers everywhere. But when fashioned in sophisticated colors and luxurious strings and yarns with metallic accents, these knotted bracelets become great adult accessories.
Turn a brooch that you no longer wear into something new with this bracelet. Pick a heavy ribbon made out of velvet or another thick fabric to hold the weight of the piece, and tie in a bow to fasten.
Chic Link Bracelets
There are several different styles of bracelets you can make with a simple chain. Here, we've created one that is tied simply with an elegant ribbon, one that uses a traditional clasp, and one that is made completely out of ribbon with a chain accent. Which one will be your favorite?
Mystery Braided Leather Cuff
When is a braid not a braid? When you use this technique. Referred to as mystery, magic, or trick braiding, it involves manipulating a single piece of leather with two slits into a braided strip.
Textured String Bracelets
Use leftover string from crafts projects and some imagination to make a bunch of these textured bracelets.
Sequin Cuff Bracelet
Use any color of multirow sequin trim to create this sparkly accessory.
Glass and ceramic are used to make this pretty ocean-blue-green bracelet. You'll need sea glass pieces of the same size and color for this project.
Four Beaded Bracelets
Use ribbon and other trims as bases for beautiful bracelets. Mix and match them with store-bought beads for an eclectic look. We used cotton webbing and uncut fringe as the bases for these three cuffs.
These chunky, cheerful bangles are so simple, you can wear them the same day you make them. Use a basic decoupage process to add bright tissue-paper stripes to inexpensive wooden bracelets.
Two types of knots, which are symbols of everlasting unity, are showcased in these colorful bracelets: the cross knot and the overhand knot. Fasten with mother-of-pearl buttons and present the bracelet on our printable card.
Sequin Wrap Bracelet
You can use any color of strung sequins to create this wrap bracelet.
Flower Beaded Bracelet
Put those freshly-picked backyard blooms to use! String them into one-of-a-kind bracelets. We like using small flower varieties such as bluebells, chamomile, flowering dogwood, and forget-me-nots.