Stretch Band and Chain Charm Bracelet

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by Jane Navarro, A.C. Moore Amherst, NY

Stretch Band and Chain Charm Bracelet

Take your stretch band bracelet up a notch by turning it into a charm bracelet. With so many color and charm possibilities, you'll create a braclet that is totally you!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut desired length from chain using wire cutter.
  • 2
    Following the directions for making the fish tail bracelet, thread a band through the first loop, twist band into a figure 8 and put the band on the nails of the loom.
  • 3
    Thread a second band through the second link of the chain and put the band on the loom. Repeat this with the third band and third link.
  • 4
    Remove bottom band so that it is now resting on the top band. Continue to thread new band through next link in chain and place on nails. Repeat this process until you reach the last link.
  • 5
    Open the link with the needle nose pliers and put the last two band ends on the link. Close the link with the pliers.
  • 6
    Add the lobster tail clasp with a jump ring to one end of the bracelet. Add the charms with jump rings to the chain. Tip: make sure the charms are all placed on the same side of the bracelet. Wear and enjoy!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Stretch Bands
  • Cousin® Jewelry Basics® Lobster Claw 7 mm x 9 mm Silver 24 pc. 104563289
  • Cousin® Jewelry Basics® Jump Ring Open and Closed Silver 300 pc. 6 mm 104563252
  • Cousin® Jewelry Basics® Charm Mixed Heart Silver 10 pc. 104563186 or
  • Charms of your choice
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chain w/ Clasp 30 inch Silver 104244387
  • Fish Tail Loom
  • Wire Cutters
  • Needle Nose Pliers