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Ocean Breeze Bracelet

About this design:

The combination of the rich brown leather cord with the pop of turquoise is my fave. The turquoise magnesite rondelles have a large hole which makes them ideal for a leather cord design. I love this laid back style, you can wear it with everything.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

You will need 3ft of 2mm cord (I always buy extra), 3 turquoise magnesite large hole rondelles, and 5 African brass rice beads.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Cut your leather cord into two long pieces. slide one end of each cord through the rondelle bead.
Step 2:
Take one cord and fold it in half over the side of the rondelle. Then you will create a knot. I will show you how to create the knot in steps 3 and 4.
Step 3:
Take one tail of the cord and wrap it around the other tail twice.
Step 4:
Then pull that leg down through the two loop and pull tight. Now you can add another bead and knot again.
Step 5:
When you add another bead, take one tail down though the top of the bead and the other bottom to top. Bring both tails to the side to create a knot. Keep adding as many beads as you want.
Step 6:
Use an extra piece of cord to create a sliding square knot. Please see the tip below to make one. Embellish the cord ends as you like, I added African brass rice beads. The brass bead holes can be a little wonky, just cut your cord at an angle to get it through.

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  1. MamaLua
    MamaLua says:

    I love this, I’ll try one.

  2. KittysCrystalCreations
    KittysCrystalCreations says:

    This is a really cute bracelet. Hugs, Kitty

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love the sliding square knot. The turquoise looks great with the dark leather. I’ll have to check out your instructions. I’d wear it all the time.

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Copied those instructions right away! I can’t wait to try this. I like the way you added the beads in line with the cording–and those knots are awesome! :)

  5. kye
    kye says:

    This is great! I am definitely going to try one. The beautiful blue with the dark brown is a wonderful combination. Thank you for posting the instructions.

  6. Andrea at Lima
    Andrea at Lima says:

    Thank you everyone for all the lovely comments. Have fun creating!

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