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How to Make Leather Cord Bracelets with Charms

 
By Alice Marini. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Make Leather Cord Bracelets with Charms
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There are super easy ways of making leather cord bracelets with charms. Often, leather cord bracelets on sale are so expensive, especially if they are branded. But, as you will realise, it is cheap and easy to make leather cord jewellery. Unlike other diy projects, you need very few items to make diy leather cord charm bracelets, and you can combine them in different ways. In this oneHOWTO article we will not only tell you how to make leather cord bracelets step by step, and give you many leather cord bracelet ideas, we will also reveal the easiest way of how to make adjustable leather cord bracelets. So, read on as we explain how to make leather cord bracelets with charms.

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How to make leather cord bracelets with charms: single cord diy leather cord charm bracelet

What you need to make this leather cord charm bracelet:

  • leather cord of 0,5 to 1 mm width and 25-30 cm length depending on your wrist size
  • 2 metal cord crimps, right size for your leather cord
  • a clasp
  • 10-20 metal/bone/wooden bids your cord can pass through. We love Tibetan beads if you want a Boho looking bracelet
  • a few jump rings with a width slightly bigger than the cord
  • one bigger jump ring
  • a few charms of your choice
  • pliers
  • scissors

What you need to do to make this leather cord charm bracelet:

  • squeeze one end of the leather cord in one of the crimps with the help of your pliers. If you think the cord will squeeze more easily, you can fold the end and make it double and then put it in the crimp
  • cut the other end of the leather cord at an angle so it is easier to pass it through the beads
  • now insert the cord into the beads and jump rings, you can use your creativity and decide the order in which you want to put them
  • insert the charms of your leather cord charm bracelet into the jump rings
  • make sure the leather cord is the correct size for you
  • squeeze the other end of your leather cord into the other crimp
  • add a clasp on the one end and the bigger jump ring on the other et voilà! You made a leather cord bracelet with charms

Now you know how to make one of our leather cord bracelets with charms, and it's easy! Let's see some more how to make leather cord bracelets step by step.

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How to Make Leather Cord Bracelets with Charms - Step 1
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How to make leather cord bracelets with charms: double cord bracelet diy

What you need to make this double leather cord charm bracelet:

  • 2 leather cords of 0,5 to 0,7 mm width and 25-30 cm length depending on your wrist size
  • 2 crimps, right size for 2 leather cords
  • a clasp
  • 10-20 metal/bone/wooden beads your 2 cords can pass through
  • a few jump rings with a width slightly bigger than each of the cord
  • one bigger jump ring
  • a few charms of your choice
  • pliers
  • scissors

What you need to do to make this leather cord charm bracelet:

  • put the 2 leather cords together and squeeze one end of the 2 leather cords in one of the crimps with the help of your pliers. As explained earlier, If you think the cords will squeeze more easily, you can fold the ends
  • cut the other end of the 2 leather cords at an angle
  • now insert each of the cord into different beads and jump rings, you can either make put the cords together and pass them though the beads together, if you want sort of a double cord, or you can insert the beads and rings into one individual cord, to have a double cord bracelet with separated cords
  • insert the charms of your leather cord charm bracelet into the jump rings
  • make sure the leather cords are the correct size for you
  • squeeze the other ends of your leather cords into the other crimp
  • add a clasp on the one end and the bigger jump ring on the other and your double cord bracelet diy is ready

Obviously, you can use this step by step tutorial to make a leather cord bracelet with charms with as may leather cords as you like: triple leather cord bracelet and so on. Just adjust the sizes of crimps and beads accordingly.

How to Make Leather Cord Bracelets with Charms - Step 2
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How to make leather cord bracelets with charms: diy leather cord charm bracelet with coins

What you need to make this leather cord charm bracelet with coins:

  • leather cord of 0,5 to 1 mm width and 25-30 cm length depending on your wrist size
  • 2 metal cord crimps, right size for your leather cord
  • a clasp
  • 5-10 metal jump rings with a width slightly bigger than the cord
  • one bigger jump ring
  • 5-10 small coins or discs
  • pliers
  • scissors
  • small pilot point drill

What you need to do to make this leather cord charm bracelet with coins:

  • Basically repeat the steps from the first how to make leather cord bracelet step by step tutorial, with the following changes:
  • there are no beads, only jump rings, so insert the cord into the small jump rings
  • make a hole in the upper part of each of your coins with the help of your drill
  • decide in which order you want to have your coins
  • insert the coins into the bracelet through the jump rings and you have made a beautiful diy leather cord charm bracelet wit coins
  • close as earlier

In the next section, we give you ideas on how to make leather cord bracelets with charms.

How to Make Leather Cord Bracelets with Charms - Step 3
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How to make leather cord bracelets with charms: leather cord bracelet ideas

Here are a few leather cord bracelet ideas you can use to make changes to the leather cord charm bracelets we explained:

  • for a different closure of your leather cord charm bracelet, try oval magnet clasps. In this case you won't need a jump ring or crimps, it is even easier to make leather cord bracelets with charms by using magnet clasps
  • You can give a twist to a layered leather cord bracelet with charms by knotting the leather cords in the centre, or making several knots. There are so many types of knots you can make, for example square knots will make your diy leather cord charm bracelet look store bought
  • you can use suede cords instead of leather cords
  • a nice idea is to make a layered leather cord bracelet with charms using metallic color leather cords in different shades, and metallic Tibetan beads

We gave you a few leather cord bracelet ideas, now we are going to explain something many people wonder how to do: how to make adjustable leather cord bracelets.

How to Make Leather Cord Bracelets with Charms - Step 4
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How to make adjustable leather cord bracelets

If you want to make leather cord bracelets with charms, but you want adjustable sizes, there are 2 ways to do this. Follow our how to make adjustable leather cord bracelets to the letter:

How to make adjustable leather cord bracelets: sliding knot

  • Insert all of your charms and beads into your leather cord
  • wrap the left final part of the cord around the right final part of the cord making a loop
  • wrap again, so now you have 2 loops
  • pass the left end of the cord above and around the loops, then make it pass inside the loops so it comes out of it, creating a sort of knot
  • pull
  • you have a sliding knot already!
  • do the same with the right final part of the cord
  • To secure the adjustable leather cord bracelet you can make a knot at each of the ends of the cord

How to make adjustable leather cord bracelets: with beads

  • Insert all of your charms and beads into your leather cord
  • get a tight bead in which your leather cord will fit twice, but very tightly
  • thread one end of the cord through the tight bead
  • thread the other end through the tight bead, but going in the opposite direction
  • You have an adjustable leather cord bracelet with beads!
  • To secure the adjustable leather cord bracelet you can make a knot at each of the ends of the cord

That's it! You learned several ways of how to make adjustable leather cord bracelets and how to make leather cord bracelets with charms!

How to Make Leather Cord Bracelets with Charms - Step 5
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