Made With Love Bracelet
Dapp your love into this bracelet. Match different metals for a one-of-a-kind look.
Designed by Melissa Manks.
- Bead Landing™ Rivet Mix, Multi
- Bead Landing™ Heart Earring Blanks
- Bead Landing™ Bracelet Blank
- Masking Tape
- Permanent Marker
- Bead Landing™ Long Nose Hole Punch Pliers
- Bead Landing™ Ball Peen Hammer
- Bead Landing™ Texture Hammer
- Bead Landing™ Steel Bench Block
- Bead Landing™ Center Punch
- Bead Landing™ Forming Pliers
Tape the bracelet blank to the steel bench block. Using the texture hammer, add texture to the bracelet blank. Remove tape and bracelet.
Tape three hearts to the steel bench block. Using the texture hammer, add texture to the hearts. Remove tape and hearts.
Bend each heart with forming pliers so that it has a slight curve.
Bend bracelet blank with forming pliers, starting in the center, then moving towards each end. The result should be a cuff shape.
Using the long nose hole punch pliers, punch a hole in the middle top part of each heart. Using the existing holes on the bottom of the heart-shaped blanks, rivet three hearts together.
To Rivet: Thread the eyelet through the bottom of one heart and the top hole in the other heart. Push the hearts to fit tightly against the rolled edge of the eyelet. Place hearts and eyelet connection on top of the steel bench block. Hammer center punch down on the non-rolled end of eyelet to create a flare. Remove center punch then carefully hammer eyelet down with the round side of a ball-peen hammer until connection is secure. Repeat with the third heart.
Using a permanent marker, mark a hole 1½" from either end of the bracelet. Punch a hole through both marks.
Rivet each end of the three hearts to the bracelet blank, using the holes punched from