A braided Bracelet with a Cabochon in a Spacer Bead

A braided Bracelet with a Cabochon in a Spacer Bead

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Each of the bracelets displayed are braided using semi-gloss macramé cord on either side of a cabochon glued onto a spacer bead.

Guide step 1
1.
Glue the cabochon onto the cabochon spacer bead using Clear Multi Glue Gel and let it dry.
Guide step 2
2.
Cut a 40cm piece of macramé cord. Double over and feed the loop through the spacer bead's eyelet, then feed the two ends of the cord through the loop and pull. Repeat this procedure at the other side. Secure one end onto the macramé board.
Guide step 3
3.
Cut a piece of macram√© cord measuring approx. 90cm. Double it over and arrange it so that the middle is underneath the two cords attached to the spacer bead's eyelet. Start braiding tightly. For further instructions, see ‚ÄúBraiding Techniques‚ÄĚ on our ‚ÄúJewellery School‚ÄĚ website.
Guide step 4
4.
Braid a 6.5cm section on each side of the spacer bead. NB: in order to save macramé cord, you may attach a clasp at the side.
Guide step 5
5.
Arrange the 2 x 4 cords so they are parallel ‚Äď four from each side. Then braid around them with a piece of macram√© cord measuring approx. 50cm.
Guide step 6
6.
Gather the four cords on each side with a knot and cut off the ends.
Guide step 7
7.
Melt the cut off ends with a lighter, preventing them from fraying. Immediately push them together with a pair of scissors, flat nose pliers or similar.

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