Hello everybody, here we are Saturday night again, I hope you have all had a good day. This week I have been playing with a sauce pot and a length of chain. So what did I create?
A simple charm bracelet!
- Sauce pot
- Length of chain
- Scissors and pliers
- Epoxy resin glue or Hot glue gun (you will need glue sticks that do not cool too opaque)
- Beads and scraps of coloured paper
- All purpose adhesive
- Large sharp needle
- Jewellery clasp and jump rings
To make the charms
1. Cut out six shapes from card taken from the sauce pot.
2.Paint the back of each charm with a colour of your choice then add beads and scraps of paper with all purpose adhesive to make a pleasing design on the front.
3. Place each decorated charm on a sheet of parchment paper or Teflon sheet and cover the front of each charm with a large blob of epoxy resin glue or hot glue and allow to settle. If using a hot glue gun your charms will have an opaque finish. They will brighten up slightly with a coating of multi purpose glue over the top.
4. Once dried / cooled, remove each charm from the sheet trim and pierce a hole at the top with a large sharp needle. Add a small jump ring.
To make the bracelet
1. Cut the chain to length and using pliers attach the clasp. Now add the charms by linking the jump rings to the bracelet chain.
There we have it a simple charm bracelet, great for a gift!