How to Make a bracelet Using Abacus BeadsAbacus beads
are versatile and beautiful, making them a popular choice for jewelry makers
. If you're looking to create your own unique bracelet
using these beads, here's a step-by-step guide to get you started:
Materials You Will Need
- Abacus beads
- Elastic cord
- Glue (optional)
- Cut a piece of elastic cord to the desired length of your bracelet. Remember to leave enough extra cord for tying a knot at the end.
- Thread your first abacus bead onto the cord.
- Tie a knot tightly right after the first bead so that it stays in place.
- Continue adding more abacus beads onto the cord, followed by a knot, until you have enough to wrap around your wrist comfortably.
- When you're finished adding beads, tie the two ends of the cord together in a knot to close the bracelet.
- Trim off any excess cord with scissors, leaving just enough to tuck into the knot.
- If desired, you can add a drop of glue to the knot to secure it even further.
That's it! With just a few simple steps, you can create a beautiful bracelet using abacus beads. The possibilities are endless - you can mix and match different colors and sizes of beads to create a unique design that suits your style. Give it a try and see what you can come up with!