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Fiber Sparkle Fishtail Wrap Bracelet

About this design:

I wanted something casual to wear by itself or stacked with other bracelets. Something that that was natural and soft but had a touch of sparkle. This bracelet was so easy to make, just don't fall asleep in the middle of making it :-) I was braiding this last night and dozed off for maybe 5 minutes when I was halfway through the Abalone ribbon. I woke up with my hands in the same place, but had to remember what I was doing and where I had left off. Needless to say, these are more fun to make when you are perky.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Clip on clipboard and begin your fishtail braid with the sparkling hemp.
Step 2:
Braid your next material over the previous. After a few braids continue on with out the the previous material. Make sure as you braid that you are keeping your core strands evenly taut and that you are swishing your braid up as you go.
Step 3:
It's also fun to mix your materials together when braiding, so rather than ending one, blend it into the next.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Ali, I love it!……for all the same reasons as you. So organic and yet soft…..I would SO wear this!

  2. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    A very organic beauty!

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    Fresh Baked says:

    Thanks for the clear tutorial. Just perfect for a summer project.

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Ah! The trials and tribulations of the jewelry artist! This bracelet is another one of your great design. Love it! :D

  5. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    These are beautiful! I actually fishtail braid my hair and I never thought to do a bracelet! Sheesh! Such an awesome idea! I really love these!

  6. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    I love this!!! Im going to try it ASAP!!!

  7. T thornton
    T thornton says:

    I love it. Your very talented. More and more people need to do this. It would bring the world closer. Thank you for sharing your beautiful bead work.

  8. Texas Gal
    Texas Gal says:

    I used to braid my girls hair in fishtail braids. It’s nice to see it applied in a different way. Gorgeous!

  9. Luna Bella LaLa
    Luna Bella LaLa says:

    This is just beautiful! soft, flowing, natural! thank you so much for the inspiration, I’ve been looking for something to do with silk ribbon and weaving :)

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    Lyndsay C says:

    For which part is the hypo cement used?

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    Moogie says:

    Go to the Making a Fishtail Braid instructions…

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