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Casual Elegance

Beaded Thread-Wrapped Leather Bracelets
designed by Cheri Carlson
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueKnots & Macrame
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size7 Inches

I used natural brown leather for a casual bace and finished the look of these bracelets by wrapping beads around the front.

Cheri's Signature

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You'll love the Casual Elegance displayed in these bracelets. Cheri used the thread wrapping technique to add fun beads to each bracelet. The result is a fascinating textured look that will complement any style. Don them on an evening out or pair them with office wear. They look great anywhere! You'll discover more ideas for using thread wrapping techniques in designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Leather Cord USA 5mm Natural Light Brown Round Leather - By the Foot
Code BTF-0897
Material Real Leather Brand Leather Cord USA Thickness 5mm Sold by the Foot Important Occasionally, orders over 5 feet may be sent in more than one piece. No piece will be shorter than 3 feet.
1 $1.18
5 $1.03
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Crystal Pearl Light Creamrose
Code 5810-CRMROLT6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 6mm Hole Size 0.9mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.16
40 $0.13
JBB 5mm Silver-Plated Brass Leaves Swivel End Cap
Code FIND-0798
Material Silver-Plated Brand JBB Sold Individually Place Of Origin Israel
1 $3.02
3 $2.69
12x6.5mm Silver-Plated Trigger Clasp
Code SP-CL09
Material Silver-Plated Sold Individually
1 $0.39
20 $0.33
6mm Silver-Plated Closed Jump Ring
Code SP-CJR06
Material Silver-Plated Dimensions 6.0 x 1.0mm Outside Diameter 5.9mm Aspect Ratio 4.1x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually
1 $0.09
70 $0.07
5mm Silver-Plated Open Jump Ring - 18 Gauge
Code FIND-0464
Material Silver-Plated Dimensions 5.0 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 3.2x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin South Korea
1 $0.05
150 $0.04
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Fire-Polished Bead 6mm Stone Green Luster (25pc Strand)
Code FPS-LS-SGR6
Material Glass Brand Starman Hole Size 1.0mm Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1 $1.49
4 $1.31
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Dakota Stones 3mm Silver-Plated Hematite Faceted Roundel Bead Strand
Code R0858
Material Hematite Brand Dakota Stones Hole Size 1.0mm Strand Length Approx 14" Sold by the Strand More Measurements Diameter 2mm, Hole Size 1mm/18 gauge
1 $18.24
Black Straight Leather Cord Cutter
Code TOOL-0038
Place Of Origin Greece
1 $9.99
Beadalon Stainless Steel Big Eye Needles 4.5 Inch (Length 4 Pack)
Code SUP-0058
Brand Beadalon
1 $3.29
Super New Glue
Code SUP-0082
Place Of Origin USA
1 $1.95
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
Bent Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-133
1 $9.49
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