Leather Bracelet?

leather bracelet

leather bracelet

I want to make a leather bracelet like this one...

Answer from Christine ~how-to-make-jewelry

How to Make a Leather Bracelet

This leather bracelet is really very simple to make. It's just a different version of my Hemp Bracelet With Beads

To make this bracelet, instead of hemp twine, use 1.5 mm leather cord. You can often buy it by the foot at bead shops. My best guess would be to use about 1.5 feet folded in half for the filler cords, and about 6 feet folded in half for the knotters. This is just an estimate. I like to err on the side of too much rather than too little because you can't add more after the fact.

Substitute gold pony beads for the ceramic ones.

Now start the same way, with an overhand knot.

Instead of making one square knot between beads, make three square knots.
Add a bead to your filler cords, then make three more square knots.

Continue until you've made your bracelet long enough, then finish it off with a brown wooden bead closure. You can follow my bead closure instructions here.

Easy peasy!

Leather Resources:

Artbeads.com has leather cord by the foot. Just follow this link to be taken to their brown leather cord page.

1.5mm Brown Leather by the Foot

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purchase the bracelet
by: Jackie

could I just buy the bracelet contact me at habari48224@yahoo.com

Oh, Just What the DR Ordered
by: Heidi

Funny you should post this. I have been saying to hubby I want a leather bracelet. And now I can make my own.

Leather Bracelet
by: BeadsNWire

Love the design! I must give this one a try sometime. Thanks!!

by: Anonymous

That really is a nice bracelet!

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