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How to Make a Sliding Macrame Closure

A Technique for Finishing Macrame Bracelets
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueKnots & Macrame
Time1-3 hours
A sliding closure makes the bracelet easy to adjust and gives it a textured, playful look.
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Macrame knots are easy to create and make for interesting additions to jewelry. Here, we have used macrame knots in a sliding closure for a bracelet. This makes the bracelet easy to adjust and gives it a textured, playful look. You can make this closure as long or as short as you like and it takes no time at all to accomplish! Our tutorial will show you all the steps needed to get started with this simple technique.

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The BeadSmith 1mm Hemp 4-Color Card (20-Pound Test)
Code HEMP-04
Material Cotton or Hemp Brand BeadSmith Thickness 20-Pound Test
1 $4.79
3 $4.31
Czech Glass 12mm Red Opal Opaline with Picasso Finish Flower Coin Bead Strand
Code BEADS-1573
Material Glass Finish Picasso Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1
$7.59
$5.69
3 $6.89 $5.16
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