DIY Crimp Bead Crystal Bracelet Tutorial from Thanks, I Made It here. For where to buy cheap rhinestones go here. Also Erin suggested looking for ones with holes in the scrapbooking section.
DIY Cheap and Easy Tiny Friendship Crimp Bead Bracelet Tutorial from Thanks, I Made it here. Erin posted this on FB a while back and I posted it here. Top Photo: $84 Vivian Frank Designs Gold Friendship Wish Bracelet here, All Other Photos: DIY by Thanks, I Made It. For the ultimate list of friendship bracelets go here.
DIY Easy Wire Crimp Bead Lattice Bracelet Tutorial from Ohoh Blog here. Tip: practice any wire design on cheap wire first, then move onto more expensive sterling silver wire.I have posted pages of DIY wire jewelry here. This also reminds me of a knit wire cuff with pearls that I posted here.
truebluemeandyou: Jewelry Making for Beginners. Still one of the best series of posts on attaching clasps of all types that I use as a reference.
DIY Jewelry Making for Beginners: How to Attach Clasps Tutorials by Teahab Part One and Two.
Part One How to Attach Clasps here. It covers:
- Using Box Clasps for thicker cord
- Using Crimp Tube with Loop for thinner cords
- Using Ribbon Ends for fabric and ribbon
Part Two How to Attach Clasps here. It covers:
- Crimps and Callottes for cords
- Wire Guardians for heavier pieces
- Wire Wrapping for multiple strands