Steampunk & Savvy Charm Bracelet
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Steampunk & Savvy Charm Bracelet

Don’t toss those old metal objects that don’t seem to belong to anything! Turn them into a savvy steampunk bracelet with chains and a little help from Aleene’s® Jewelry & Metal Glue™.
Designed by Pattie Donham Wilkinson, courtesy of iLoveToCreate™, a Duncan Enterprises Company
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Aleene's® Jewelry & Metal Glue™
  • Antique Silver Chain (3-inches)
  • Antique Gold Chain (4-inches)
  • Bracelet Closure
  • Antique Silver Jump Rings
  • Metal Embellishments and Charms (of choice)
  • Black Wire (22 gauge)
  • Wire Cutters
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Small Paintbrush
  • Ruler

Project Instructions

Step: 1

To create metal charms, glue small metal objects on top of larger metal objects, using a small amount of glue to one surface. Use tip of bottle to spread adhesive. Press surfaces together for several seconds until bonded. Avoid skin contact.

Step: 2

Insert 3-inches of wire at the top of a charm and twist in the middle. Wind ends of wire around small paintbrush, pressing ends tightly with pliers. Pull off of paintbrush. Attach to chain with jump ring.

Step: 3

Repeat step 2 to attach charms to chains, spreading evenly apart.

Step: 4

Attach smaller 3-inch chain to larger 4-inch chain, end to end.

Step: 5

Attach closure at each end of chain.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

Raid your dad or boyfriend’s toolbox for interesting metal objects to include on your bracelet!