A Braided Leather Necklace with a Pendant

A Braided Leather Necklace with a Pendant

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This necklace is made by braiding pieces of leather cords and then attaching a lobster claw clasp. A pendant is attached for decoration.

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Home-made jewellery Necklaces Leather cord
How to do it
Guide step 1
1.
Cut five pieces of leather cord, each measuring 50cm (they must all be exactly the same length). Double over and assemble the cord ends with a small amount of Super Attak Instant Glue prior to gluing them into an end cap. (Squeeze well).
Guide step 2
2.
Fasten the end cap onto a clipboard. Put three loops onto three fingers on your left hand and two loops onto two fingers on your right hand. Keep your right index finger free.
Guide step 3
3.
Use your right index finger to move the loop on the far left side over and down into the middle.
Guide step 4
4.
Move the loops on your left hand. The index finger on your left hand is now free.
Guide step 5
5.
Now use your left index finger to move the loop on the far right side over and down into the middle.
Guide step 6
6.
Tighten the loops on each side after each changed position of the loops. Continue to switch sides until the desired length of this section of the necklace is reached. This necklace has a 17cm plaited section between the two end caps. Do not let go.
Guide step 7
7.
Shape the braided section.
Guide step 8
8.
Trim the ends and assemble with some glue. Squeeze well together and glue into the end cap. (Put the glue into the end cap and not onto the leather cords). Braid an identical section for the opposite side of the necklace. Insert the pendant in one end and a lobster claw clasp in the other.
Guide step 9
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A bracelet.

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