DIY | RHINESTONE CORD BRACELET

7.22.2013
I have been trying to implement color into my summer wardrobe, but I always seem to reach for neutrals. The most comfortable and easiest way I can add color is through accessories, like these DIY rhinestone cord bracelets. I love that they are delicate and fun. You can make your own with a few easy steps. Full tutorial after the break...
Materials: 
- sew on rhinestones
- Chinese knotting cord 
- 2 clamp ribbon ends 
- 2 jump rings
- 2 crimps 
- lobster claw
- needle nose pliers
- scissors

Steps: 
1. Cut 2 pieces of cording about 8" each long. Then, string one cord through the holes on the left side of the rhinestone, and string the 2nd cord through the holes on the right ride of the rhinestone. Make sure the rhinestone is centered on the cords.
2. Loop the crimp through both cords on one side of the rhinestone. Repeat for the other ends of the cords on the other side of the rhinestone.
3. Flatten the crimps using the pliers. Be sure to leave a small gap from the rhinestone.
4. Cut the cording to your wrist size.
5. Add the clamp ribbon ends to both cut cord ends using the needle nose pliers.
6. Add a jump ring to one clamp ribbon end. Then, add a jump ring and a lobster claw to the other clamp ribbon end.

26 comments:

Giulia said...

I have definetely to try, these bracelets look so adorable, love them all *_*
Have a nice day!
xoxo

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Erin @ Thanks, I Made It said...

these are just too pretty! I love them.

Sara Strauss said...

So pretty! I always love adding a pop of color to my summer wardrobe!
~Sara
Sincerely, Sara

Mckenzie said...

Very simple but chic!

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Guest said...

So so cute! Love it!

graceatwood said...

LOVE!

Samantha said...

Very cute.
I have a hard time finding clear sew-on rhinestones in an navette shape. Did you have anyone in particular you got them from? Thanks.

Dora said...

These are so cute! I really want to try and make some

Lust Covet Desire said...

Love the rhinestone and colors.

http://www.lustcovetdesire.tumblr.com

Aimee S. said...

Thanks love! Have you tried etsy? http://www.etsy.com/search?q=Sew%20on%20Navette%20rhinestone&view_type=gallery&ship_to=US

Lia ~ Smart n Snazzy said...

These came out fabulous, Aimee! So easy and beautiful, I can't wait to make some now!

Aimee S. said...

Thank you! They're one my favorite bracelet DIY's!

Aimee S. said...

Aww! Thanks Erin! :)

Aimee S. said...

Me too!! Thanks doll!

Aimee S. said...

Thank you!! I can't wait to wear them all summer

Aimee S. said...

Awww thank you dear!

Aimee S. said...

Thanks Grace! xoxo

Aimee S. said...

Oh I hope you try! They are very easy to make. :)

Aimee S. said...

Awww thanks love!!

Fallon Carmichael said...

Love these! Will be saving this for a rainy day!!!!

meowgal said...

Awesome tutorial! Check out my lqyest diy on www.meowgal.com !!! It involes tons of GLITTER!!!

Julieta said...

Love them! they look pretty stylish and easy to do ;D


xoxo Julieta

Kaz1959 said...

Love them, what millimeter knitting cord did u use for these?

Accro o Bijoux said...

I love this diy - I used it on my blog with a link to your blog.

It's a french blog, Thanks!

http://accroobijoux.wordpress.com/2013/08/04/un-bracelet-a-faire-soi-meme/

Laura said...

awesome! You said you always seem to go for neutrals-well, these are quite colorful! Keep up the great work!

Laura said...

they might not be the exact shape, but Swarovski makes crystals called sew ons that would be perfect for these! As Aimee said, you can look on Etsy. In addition, Artbeads, Fire Mountain Beads, Fusion Beads, INM Crystals et al. You can type in navette shaped sew on beads and see what comes up! I'm going to look. If I find any, I'll let you know.

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