How to make bracelet with memory wire

Here is a simple bracelet that will surely fit any size of wrist. The bracelet is made of memory wire, a stretchable but sturdy wire for making handmade jewelry. The wire is adjustable and keeps its circular form no matter how many times you stretch the wire.

Materials & tools:
Memory wire 5.5cm in diameter cut 2 to 5 rounds or up to your preference
Variety of beads
1 charm
1 jump ring
flat nose pliers
round nose pliers
wire cutter

Step 1:

Cut 2 to 5 rounds of memory wire. Measure 0.6 cm from end of the memory and bend to 90 degrees with flat nose pliers.

Step 2:

Using a round pliers, make a loop.

Step 3:

Now, start inserting your beads. You can insert different sizes of bead and create your own design, if you like.

Step 4:

Leave about 0.6cm of memory wire from the last bead then cut off excess wire with a wire cutter or a memory wire cutter.

Step 5:

Make a 90 degree bend with a flat nose pliers then make a loop with a round nose pliers.

Step 6:

Bring up a jump ring. With 2 flat nose pliers open the jump ring by opening the ring in 2 opposite directions.

Step 7:

Insert the charm into the jump ring then attach to the loop of the memory wire.

Step 8:

Close the jump ring with 2 flat nose pliers and you’re done!

 

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Sky Aldovino

I am a self-taught beadweaver who loves to learn and share her knowledge on jewelry making through blogging and published tutorials you'll find at DIY Beading Club.com

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