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Bali Anklets


About this design:

Summer and sandals are in full swing so why not have ankle bracelets?! The Zola brass dancing coins chain is the perfect combination of movement and style. I paired up 2 chains for each anklet design - a drop chain and a dancing coins chain. The dancing coins chain drapes lower around the ankle.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Wrap your chosen chain around your ankle for length estimate
Step 2:
Cut your draping chain 3/4" longer than the top chain for the anklet.
Step 3:
See how the chain drapes.
Step 4:
Secure the 2 chain styles together by making a wire wrapped bead link. You can use a couple beads from the chain you had left over. One wire wrapped bead link will need to have the lobster clasp attached and one will need to have a loop large enough to secure the lobster clasp to.
Step 5:
This is how your finished piece should look.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Ali. this is another great design! I really like the Stardust and Smooth Bead Drops chain. It is so pretty with the Stardust and Smooth coin chains.

  2. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    This is so Boho Gypsy!

  3. Gee
    Gee says:

    Love these. So easy to create a beautiful anklet. No fuss. I’m sold.

  4. HeatherD
    HeatherD says:

    Ali–Really pretty, just one question. you said in the instructions to cut the draping chain shorter? Shouldn’t that one be longer? Regardless, I’m getting some chain. :)

  5. C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie says:

    Ooooh – I really like this. Time for the beach!

  6. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Anklets–perfect use for the chain! I’m sold too–will definitely try this idea! :)

  7. Ali
    Ali says:

    Thanks for catching that Heather! I just corrected the instructions.
    I love these anklets!!

  8. Day of the Bead
    Day of the Bead says:

    Not only is this COOL, but your presentation photo is amazing–great job.

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