Strand Toggle Bracelet
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- Bead Landing™ Tapered Flat-Nose Pliers
- Bead Landing™ Jump Rings
- Bead Landing™ Cording
- Beadalon® Sparkle Round Nose Pliers
- Bead Landing™ Closures
- Bead Landing™ Chain
Cut three pieces of black leather cording to equal length (approx. 12 inches).
Braid approximately 1” of leather cording and use tapered flat-nose pliers to secure end with a gold closure.
Braid remainder of leather cording to desired length (the length that wraps 1x around wrist).
Use tapered flat-nose pliers to secure other end of braided leather cording with a gold closure.
Repeat steps with another three strands of leather, so that you have two braided pieces of equal length, each with a gold closure on each end.
Cut a length of gold chain to the same length as the two braided leather ropes.
Use round-nose pliers to open a gold jump ring.
Thread one end of each of your braided leather ropes and your gold chain onto the jump ring, with the gold chain in the middle.
Repeat with a second jump ring on the other side.
Affix one side of a toggle closure to one side of the bracelet.
Affix the other side of the toggle closure to the other side of the bracelet.
Use the round-nose pliers to close the jump rings.