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Homemade Bracelet Ideas

Updated on October 22, 2011

Creativity is not common to all, only some people are blessed with it, though some people develop it in later years of life.

Few people are good at designing, color scheme, material, matching etc, making things themselves instead of buying the same sort of thing from market at a much higher rate.

Activities like making things at home can have a positive effect on our lives and our personality. Below are some cute ways to make and design bracelets at home.

Leather or Jute Bracelets

Decorate leather or jute straps with different designs to make fashionable, wearable art. Both boys and girls both can wear it.

Leather Bracelets
Leather Bracelets

Things Needed:

  • Leather or jute straps 2 or 3” thick [ finely cut]
  • Acrylic Paints, markers or glitter glue
  • Star sequins


Glue the ends and dry them. Plan a design and draw it on the strap with pencil. Color the design using acrylic paint, permanent markers or glitter glue. Designs can be of squares, circles or any shape. Or decorate with the star sequins leaving some gap between each. Dry it out wrap around the wrist.

Friendship Bracelet
Friendship Bracelet

Daisy Friendship Bracelet

Things Needed:

  • 2 meter of black colored nylon thread
  • 4 Green Pony Beads
  • 6 White Pony Beads
  • 1 Yellow Pony Bead


  • Glue the ends of thread and let them dry. Weave 6 white pony beads and slide to center of thread. Form a loop of the beads and tie a knot. Tighten.
  • Weave 1 yellow pony bead and position it in the center of the flower [forming a daisy] and pass that end of thread through one of the white bead. Tighten.
  • Tie knots on each side of daisy and weave a green bead on each side, tying knots after that so as to hold the bead in place.
  • Leaving some gap after the knot, Repeat step 3. Wear it on wrist.

Wrapped Bracelets

Things Needed:

  • 2” Leather Strap Bracelets
  • 5 Yards of Multicolored Yarn,
  • Scissor


Just wrap the multicolored yarn from one end of the bracelet to the other, catching the first end in the winding to hold in place. Tie off and trim

Plastic Canvas Friendship Bracelet

Things needed:

  • Plastic Canvas strap of dimensions 1/2" x 6"
  • 18" of Yarn or any kind of thread
  • Different colored and design Buttons


Start sewing the yarn at one end of canvas leaving 3" of it for tying. Sew randomly across canvas strap adding buttons where appropriate. After completing the sewing process tie the cord, leaving 3” at each end.

(Variation: Instead of buttons we can also use beads)

Apple Bracelet

Things Needed:

  • 5 silver apple charms
  • A Delicate silver chain


Divide the chain in 6 parts and insert silver apple charm between each part, forming a linkage between each part of chain.

Silver Ring Bracelet
Silver Ring Bracelet
Friendship Bands
Friendship Bands
Knitted Flower Bracelet
Knitted Flower Bracelet

Silver Ring Bracelet

Things Needed:

  • Great number of small sized silver rings [ more than 20]
  • A plain silver bracelet


Insert great number of rings in the silver bracelet. Almost till the end Loop the bracelet and wear silver ring bracelet.

Simple Friendship Band

Things Needed:

  • 3 Colors of Embroidery yarn
  • Couple of Mini beads
  • White glue


Cut six, 2 meter of embroidery yarn [three colors, two of each] Tie same-colored yarn together. This way we will have 3 strips of yarn. Weave the 3 strips in plait like manner, leavening 3” on each side for tying. Insert the beads near the end of the yarn and glue it so that it stays there.

Flower Bracelet

Things Needed:

  • Sewing needle
  • Thread/ nylon thread
  • Two different color seed beads [preferable pastel color]
  • Scissor
  • Bracelet clamp


  • Take Nylon thread and pass through ten seed beads. Form a loop and tie it. Repeat this step 4 times, forming 5 different loops. Keep in mind beads in all 5 loops would be of similar color.
  • Take nylon thread and insert the other colored beads in to it. Length of this thread should be 2” longer than your wrist. Repeat this step 3 more times so that you have 4 such lines of equal length.
  • Tie one end of vertical length threads together to a bracelet clamp. And pass through the looped beads. Tie the other end of vertical thread together to a bracelet clamp.

How To Add A Simple Bracelet Charm


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      Mayra Torres 

      7 years ago

      Dear Hassam you make beautiful, and such well crafted bracelets do you have a book on how to make your jewelry?

      you are very talented and I am about to start my own jewelry, but I am at the idea stage still I have no idea where to start especiaally making leather bracelets. Where would one go about getting the fine leather straps? or the wire aat a cheap price. I believe if you decided to make a book you would make a lot of money because thgis is the new trend here in the ubited can contact me at Thank You, Mayra

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      7 years ago

      i really like your creations cant wait till you post some more up i would like to see somemore THANKS

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      jewellery channel 

      8 years ago

      the apple and the knitted flower bracelet looks cool...

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      9 years ago from Karachi, Pakistan

      Thank you so much for sharing such pretty ideas. This would make my collection more beautiful :)


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