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DIY Macrame Rhinestone Bracelet

I can’t walk out of a fabric store without at least purchasing a handful irresistible notions: fancy rhinestone buttons, delicate lace trim, multi-colored embroidery floss . . . I can go on. So what to do with all the random, yet wonderfully sparkly, buttons I seem to have collected over time?! DIY a handful of bracelets, of course. Inspired by Shourouk‘s crystal wristlets, I’ll show you how I made my own version with the trusty ol’ macrame technique. You’ll need:3 yards of 0.8mm Chinese knotting cord1 large rhinestone button1 small rhinestone buttonembroidery needletapescissorslighter Cut the knotting cord into one 20″ strand and one 60″ strand.

Pull the left cord under the right and middle strands and through the loop on the right side. Continue the square knot by folding the left cord over the middle strands and under the right cord. Pull tightly and repeat the steps – left, right, left, right . . . DIY Macrame Bracelet. Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage.

DIY Macrame Bracelet

Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms. Happy knotting! You’ll need: Start by cutting the knotting cord into two 30 inch, two 20 inch and one 10 inch lengths. DIY Rope Bracelet. Climbing rope?

DIY Rope Bracelet

Bracelets? Count us in. Inspired by Miansai‘s colorful, stackable and adjustable rope bracelets, we were determined to add another do-it-yourself bracelet to our growing collection. With some colorful rope and an S hook from the hardware store, making this bracelet is as simple as mastering the versatile sliding knot. DIY Sliding Knot Bracelet. After visiting the Mediterranean twice this past year, I’ve come to embrace the ubiquity that is the evil eye symbol and have since integrated it into the jewelry repertoire.

DIY Sliding Knot Bracelet

Today I’ll be showing you how to make a sliding knot bracelet with an evil eye charm, which is thought to protect against negative energy and evil powers. And whether you’re superstitious or not, this is a super simple method which can be applied to any connector or charm! You’ll need: Thread 4 inches of cord through one side of the charm. Fold 2 inches of cord back on itself and then again to create a zig zag. Fold an inch of the tip down over the parallel cords. DIY Rhinestone Sliding Knot Bracelet. I suppose we can call this week’s tutorial somewhat of a refresher course on how to master the perfect sliding knot.

DIY Rhinestone Sliding Knot Bracelet

But the real reason why I had to recreate this familiar DIY with you is to share a little thing I recently discovered called a crimp end, that’s especially made for rhinestone chain. It’s a nifty finding that attaches to the ends, allowing you to finally put some use to all those few leftover inches of sparkle. Pay close attention and I’ll show you how to add to your growing and ever changing stack! President Oyster Style Link Watch Band Silver Tone 16-21MM Ends. Hadley Roma Black Metal Mesh Watch Band18- 22MM Expandable Ends.

Yellow Gold Tone Color Metal Watch Band 12-15MM Expandable Ends. 18-22mm Yellow Gold Tone Metal Mesh Dress Watch Band for Men. This Mesh style watch band is made of stainless steel and is a gold-tone bracelet designed to fit casual and dress watches.

18-22mm Yellow Gold Tone Metal Mesh Dress Watch Band for Men

The expandable ends on this watchband cover the watch pin so the watch looks complete, allowing the band to fit onto many size watches from 18mm to 22mm. Hadley Roma Black Metal Expansion Watch Band With Expandable Ends 16-22mm. Hadley Roma Shiny Black Metal Watch Band 22mm. Band has adjustable squeeze style straight ends, allowing band to fit inside lugs ranging from 18-22mm.

Hadley Roma Shiny Black Metal Watch Band 22mm

This metal band features a Tri-Fold clasp, allowing quick release and removal of the band. With the extra security catch, this type of clasp provides you with the security needed to prevent loosing your watch. The clasp is adjustable in order to change the length of your watchband. The overall length of the watchband is 6 7/8", and has multiple t bar style links that can be removed allowing adjustment to the length of the band.

The band is constructed of stainless steel with a long lasting black ion plated finish. Hadley Roma Metal Watch Band Black Enamel 18mm. This wide link style metal watch band has a black enamel finish.

Hadley Roma Metal Watch Band Black Enamel 18mm

It can be worn with most any brand name watch that measures 18mm in width, which would be a 18mm distance between the lugs. Hadley Roma Metal Watch Band 26mm Wide in Yellow Gold Tone. This 26mm wide metal watch band is a silver tone color and made of stainless steel.

Hadley Roma Metal Watch Band 26mm Wide in Yellow Gold Tone

18mm Men's Silver Tone Stainless Steel Mesh Watch Band. 17.25mm Men's Silver Tone Stainless Steel Mesh Watch Band. 17MM Gold Tone Expansion Metal Watch Band. This classic link expansion watch bracelet is made of stainless steel and is a gold tone bracelet designed to fit casual and dress watches.

17MM Gold Tone Expansion Metal Watch Band

It can be worn on any brand name watch with 17 mm distance between the lugs and the straight ends on this watchband cover the watch pin and fit tightly to the watch case so the watch looks complete. The links can easily be removed or adjusted to fit your wrist. Hadley Roma Black Metal Mesh Watch Band18- 22MM Expandable Ends. Esslinger Watchmaker Supplies Jewelry Tools Watch Parts & all Watch Bands - Hadley Roma Leather Watch Bands. Bluing - method 3. For better result, bluing salt is used. This oxidizing mixture of potassium nitrate and sodium nitrate, with traces of sodium chloride, potassium chloride and sodium bromide, melts at 300°C. The salt is placed in an enamel container and melted over a gas burner. The steel components for bluing are added to the melted salt and gently stirred with the bent end of a polished steel spring.

The progress of the bluing process is easier to track on a spring than on tiny screws. As soon as the desired color tone has been achieved, the liquefied salt is poured off, and the screws are caught in a sieve, rinsed thoroughly with water and dried. This chemical bluing; however, is not as highly regarded among manufacturers. Although the chemical bluing method gives better result, watch makers prefer using flame. Finally, most people think that the blued parts are better than the normal one in quality.

Method 1 , Method 2. What is Black Polishing. Bluing - blued screws. Many connoisseurs of high-end timepieces consider blued screws in the movement to be an absolute necessity. However, the technology used to achieve that signature hue is still a mystery to many. Actually, there are 2 processes: one employed by large manufacturers, such as Jaeger-LeCoultre, who require large quantities of high quality blued screws. Another method is used by who only needs small quantities. The first procedure uses a special, electrically heated bluing kiln that rotates several times a minute with precise temperature control. Its center is an open-ended ceramic tube with a diameter of approximately 5 cm.

Paul Gerber Blued Screws. Watches by SJX: EXPLAINED: How To Blue Steel Screws The Traditional Way - With A Flame And Lots Of Patience. 18KY Watch Case Back Screw - Watch Back Tools. 18 KT Gold Case Back Screws.