I love combining different materials in one jewelry piece. I think it makes a fun mix of textures and adds some fun style! Now that spring is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make up new accessories to freshen up your wardrobe. This DIY pearl and rhinestone bracelet is a great choice!
This pretty spring pearl and rhinestone bracelet is super easy to make and it’s the perfect combo for spring! I love how the mint pearls look with the gold thread. These colors are so popular right now!
- Dark Brown Leather Bracelet Base with Snaps
- 6mm Round Glass Pearl Strand – Aqua Blue
- Rhinestone Chain
- Gold Lame Cord
- Needle that will fit through your beads
Line up two ends of the rhinestone strand with the top of the holes in the bracelet base. Cut a very long length of cording and thread a needle with it. Loop the cording around the top of the rhinestone strand, just under the first rhinestone. Then go through the hole in the leather twice.
Thread a bead onto the cording and repeat with the other rhinestone strand on the opposite side of the bracelet. Loop the cord through the hole and around the strand. Leave a little bit of cording on the back side so you can tie a knot when you’re all finished. Continue down the bracelet, moving to the next set of holes in the leather. Repeat the process of looping the rhinestone bracelet strands, with a bead in between.
Now we’re going to strengthen the pearls. Starting at the bottom of the bracelet, bring the needle up through the hole. Then take it through the bead above it, and back down to the hole opposite the one you started with.
That’s all there is to it!
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Bev’s little corner of the internet is Flamingo Toes. She grew up in a creative family of artists and seamstresses so it is no surprise that she loves to create. Bev began sewing as a teenager and made her own clothes and room décor even then. That love for DIY, crafting, and sewing has grown to include jewelry making, furniture refinishing and anything else she can learn. Her style could probably be described best as a mix between modern and vintage – she loves taking old styles and making them new and fun again. Bev is currently living in gorgeous Carlsbad, CA with her husband, two teenagers, and two cats, which are often more trouble than the two teenagers.