Simple Summer Slide Bangle

By on June 26, 2015
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by Judy Ellis, Wire-Sculpture.com

Wire Jewelry Pattern June 26th, 2015

Simple Summer Slide Bangle

Designed by Suzanne Hollingsworth

Today we feature a pattern that’s a great weekend project. This simple Summer Slide Bangle is a perfect unisex bracelet and can be customized easily for every wearer.

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Although this sample is made using sterling silver wire, it would look great is many other wire colors as well. You can either keep it simple or customize it by adding beads or other types of adornments to give it personality and pizazz!

Skill Level: Beginner/All

Technique: “Sewing” with Round Wire

Materials

Tools

Instructions

  1. Straighten, measure, and cut one 12-inch piece of 12-gauge round, half-hard wire.
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  2. Overlap the wire around the largest part of bracelet mandrel or other round object, (between 2.5 and 3” in diameter).
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  3. Measure 1/2 “ from each end and bend wire away from bracelet. (Note: photo shows more than ½”, just for clarity.)
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  4. Using largest section of round nose pliers, bend one end of wire up, over, and around opposite bracelet wire. Repeat with other side.
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  5. Slide bracelet “open” to take on and off. Snug bracelet “closed” once on wrist.
    Simple Slide Bangle

Enjoy making this simple slide bangle. Drop us a picture and show us how it turn out!

Happy Wrapping!

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5 Comments

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    Lynda Ryan

    June 26, 2015 at 8:25 am

    I use 16 gauge (and only 11 inches) and put beads on it before making the bend. The smaller gauge allows for more variety in beads because of the smaller hole needed.

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    Judi Morningstar

    June 26, 2015 at 10:12 am

    Thanks so much for publishing this. I’ve been trying to get this right for some time & not been happy with my results. Although this looks like what I’ve been doing, there’s a few nuances I see that might make a difference in my outcome. Will be trying this quite soon.
    Thanks again.

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    Alok kumar

    June 30, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    My wrist is thick so I take 9-10 inch but This is not feet for my wrist, your collection is emerged out of the imaginations in the form ofonline fashion design which is looking antique Innovation.

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    Alok kumar

    July 5, 2015 at 9:50 pm

    Now I Made it bangle for me!!! wow it great for sharing your DIY.

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    jewlotmarketing

    November 11, 2016 at 12:03 am

    Really it was useful for us.Detailed information has been given for making a bangle.Thanks for sharing.

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