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Monstera Trio Bracelet

About this design:

This three strand bracelet with a cluster of Monstera Leaf Buttons as the focal is stunning to wear, but simple to put together! Designed by Tracy Proctor.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Monstera Button- Antique Gold (1)
  • Monstera Button- Antique Silver (1)
  • Monstera Button - Antique Copper (1)
  • Distressed 6x2mm Barrel Bead (2)
  • Distressed 6x2mm Crimp End (2)
  • Nugget 3 Hole Bar 5mm (2)
  • Anna's 5/8" Clasp (1)
  • Oval Jump Ring 4x3mm, 20ga (3)
  • Round Leather Cord, 2mm (24")
  • Optional: Super New Glue or preferred adhesive
  • scissors
  • chain nose pliers
  • flat nose or parallel pliers

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Cut three 8" pieces of cord.
Step 2:
String one button onto one piece of cord, positioning it near the center. Repeat with remaining cords and buttons.
Step 3:
Line cords up next to each other. Position buttons at center as desired, then string one 3 hole bar onto one side of bracelet. Move bar next to buttons. Repeat on other side.
Step 4:
String one barrel bead onto one side of bracelet and position next to bar. Repeat on other side.
Step 5:
Arrange buttons, bars and barrel beads as desired, then use flat nose or parallel pliers to lightly crimp the barrel beads into position.
Step 6:
Determine desired length of bracelet* and trim cords at both sides as needed.
Step 7:
Place one Crimp End onto cords at one side of bracelet. (Optional: place a small amount of adhesive into crimp end before placing.) Use flat nose or parallel pliers to crimp in place. Test carefully to make sure it is secure. Repeat crimping as necessary. Repeat on other side.
Step 8:
Open one jump ring and attach to Crimp End at one end of bracelet. Before closing attach clasp ring. Close jump ring.
Step 9:
Open one jump ring and attach to Crimp End at other end. Close jump ring. Open another jump ring and attach to first. Before closing add clasp bar. Close jump ring.
Step 10:
Tips: When determining bracelet length allow approximately 1 1/2" for cord ends and clasp assembly. When securing Crimp Ends, try crimping from loop side.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very nice!

  2. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    This is absolutely a fantastic way to use buttons in a design. I like the multi metal finishes used and how they are clustered together as the focal. I will have to try this!

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