Braided Copper Bangle Tutorial


Braid a beautiful cord with strands of copper wire, then finish it off to create a bangle bracelet with a clasp and loop. This is a great technique to showcase big-hole slider beads like the ones that fit Pandora bracelets. It is faster than Viking Knit and you don’t need to use a draw plateThis braid can be adapted for use with leather cord as well (last photo). It is designed as a practice project to get you ready for the even prettier Vertebraid Bangle.

This tutorial includes detailed, step-by-step instructions with high-quality color photographs and a materials list. The PDF can be downloaded instantly after payment is completed.

Level: Beginner

Supplies needed: 18ga copper wire, bead dangle, tape, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers or a ballpoint pen, wire cutters, nylon jaw pliers, large binder clip, alligator clip, Sharpie marker, liver of sulfur (optional).

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