rhinestonebracelet13We’re giving our wrists some much needed love with an easy DIY. We’re also using silk thread as the sheen and delicateness compliments the bracelet so nicely. Let’s get braiding!

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  • embroidery needle

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Take a 2 inch piece of silver bullion and stretch it out to create a thin metal wire. Gather a 12 inch bunch of silk thread and tie a knot around the last inch.

rhinestonebracelet4Braid the thread until it reaches the length of the bracelet. Wrap the wire around tightly, covering 10-12 mm. Snip the wire and tape the thread to a flat surface. You can skip this step and simply knot the bunch of thread instead.
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    • Wrap more silver wire around the end and trim the ends. Thread the needle with a piece of silk and thread it through the end of the braid.

    rhinestonebracelet6Sew the braid to the bracelet by threading the silk through the middle of the braid and over each rhinestone setting. Be careful not to snag any threads while pulling the needle through and be sure to pull tightly each time.

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    Thread the needle out the back of the wired section and trim.

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    Your braided rhinestone bracelet is finished.

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    PILE IT ON LADIES!