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Fiber Sparkle Dangle Bangle

About this design:

Another year has passed and I am still loving the stacking layered bracelet look. Bangles are a great way to easily stack on your wrist. I wrapped 2 Nunn Design bangles together by weaving WoolyWire in and around them. On its own, that would create a very cool easy to wear bracelet, but when have I ever stopped there :-) I decided to embellish it with a variety of charms, pave beads, and Nunn Design jump rings. This charmy bangle works really well worn with additional simple metal bangles and wrap bracelets (or just on its own).
A bracelet like this has endless possibilities with all the amazing Wooly Wire we have for color inspiration just waiting to be combined with your selection of charms.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Begin with both bangles and the Wooly Wire. Wrap the Wooly Wire around one of the bangles (about 1/4") to get it started. Then stack the 2 bangles and wrap them together, weaving the Wooly Wire in-between and around the bangles in a freestyle way. Make sure not to pull too tight, since you will need enough space between the bangles for the jump rings to slide in when attaching the charms. I also like to leave some gaps in my weaving so the charms can gather in those spots.
Step 2:
Make your charms and/or attach charms to jump rings. I used all silver head pins, but used different metals for the jump rings for some variety. Once you have all the charms assembled, lay them out around your bangle to get an idea of the layout and spacing. Then just attach the rings to the bangles one by one. Here's an idea: take a picture with your phone once you have your pattern set as a reminder when you are attaching the charms.
Step 3:
Try it on!
Remember, if you don't like how it hangs or where a charm is, using the jump rings to attach the charms makes it really easy to move them.

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15-16" strand
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  1. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is my kind of bracelet. The more dangle, the more Jangle. Awesome!

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    Deb Harding says:

    LOVE IT! Love all the dangles & the color. I have bunches of old bangle bracelets that I tarnished & messed up. You have given me an idea!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Yay, Ali’s back with more fun designs!
    Love it!

  4. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    The are just crazy cute.

  5. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    Welcome back to the design gallery Ali…you help us to get out of our comfort zone. Too cute.

  6. chicky zee
    chicky zee says:

    Lovely design Ali and yes welcome back to the design gallery!

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Once again, you ROCK! :)

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love it :D

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Summer fun bracelet! Love all of the colors :)

  10. Ali
    Ali says:

    Thanks everyone!!

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    P Bilyeu says:

    Very cool, unique, like Amazing! How exciting!! That’s what I love about my passion for jewelry making,its my own creation, not another one like it!!!! I Love the Originality!!!! Patricia B. nealandpatty1@aol.com

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    P Bilyeu says:

    Actually That’s Patty B., Patricia B @ pbilyeu39@gmail.com

  13. Bad Girl Mystic
    Bad Girl Mystic says:

    freakin awesome – I love your eye for design :)

  14. sueperk28
    sueperk28 says:

    This is one of my all time favorite bracelets!

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    Moogie says:

    This is the type of bracelet I can imagine people would stop you & ask about it. And you’d proudly & humbly (of course) say that you made it!!

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    M Kidd says:

    I love this! So fun and versatile! My kind of look! =)

  17. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    Another WINNER, Ali!

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    E Alleri says:

    I like the bracelet but I would rather use thin leather to connect the two bangles.I think this would make it look more expensive.

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