Braided Leather Bracelets

Braided Leather Bracelets

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Rustic and feminine at the same time. These leather bracelets are made by braiding pieces of leather cord, adding guinea fowl feathers and Indian Beads.

How to do it
Guide step 1
1.
Cut two pieces of leather cord, one measuring 200cm and one measuring 60cm. Double over the long piece of leather cord. The loop must be the correct size for being used as a fastener for the bead. Braid around the short leather cord. See the technique described in our Jewellery School.
Guide step 2
2.
Thread the beads onto the middle cord. The holes of the beads may vary in size.
Guide step 3
3.
Once the desired length of the bracelet is reached, thread the fastener onto the middle cord and tie it with a double knot.
Guide step 4
4.
Secure the ends with a darning needle.
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Step 5.
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Guide step 6
A.
Braiding Technique: A clip board  is used for starting and supporting the braiding. Attach the pieces of cord under  the clip. Thread beads onto the middle piece of cord.
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B.
Follow steps B to I. Start again and switch from right to left until the desired length is reached.
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C.
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D.
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E.
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F.
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G.
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H.
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I.
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J.
Push up the beads when they are needed.
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K.
Place the middle cords parallel and braid an extra piece of cord over the two middle cords.
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L.
Cut off the ends leaving approx. 1cm.
Guide step 18
M.
Melt the ends one by one with a lighter and immediately push them into the braided piece with  a pair of scissors (for example) so they melt together.

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