Summary: This Beebeecraft tutorial is going to show you how to make a beaded leather cuff bracelet as valentine day gift for your boyfriend.
A piece of handmade jewelry must be the best valentine day gift for your lover. Before February you have sufficient time to consider what to handcraft for him. I have an idea about making obsidian leather cuff bracelet and share it here with you!
Necessities for this leather cuff bracelet tutorial:
How to make the beaded leather cuff bracelet:
Step 1: Make alternate beaded pattern
1st, cut 4 pieces of black leather cord and all measure about 25cm;
2nd, use tape to fasten the cutting ends and glue them into one silvery cord end finding;
3rd, cut a 18cm length of brass wire and coil it around the leather cords 5-8 times;
4th, cut off excess brass wire and tuck sharp end;
5th, cut a long piece of brass wire and coil it around the bottom two leather cords 3 times;
6th, string a bead onto wire and coil rest wire around the upper leather cords 3 times;
7th, cut off excess wire and coil the excess wire around middle leather cords with leaving tails at both ends;
8th, coil around middle cords 3 times;
9th, string beads onto both tails and coil them around sided leather cord 3 times;
10th, cut off excess tails and tuck sharp ends.
Step 2: Finish the leather cuff bracelet
1st, repeat above step to braid the bracelet to your desired length;
2nd, cut a 18cm length of brass wire and coil it around all the leather cords;
3rd, cut off excess wire and cords and hot glue bracelet end into another cord end finding;
4th, attach jump ring and lobster clasp to both ends.
The finished leather cuff bracelet will look like this:
This is a quite cool leather cuff bracelet for men! I bet your boyfriend will love it very much. For valentine day, this kind of handmade cuff bracelet is much more decent and suitable than other gifts.