Let’s discuss… Stretchy Bracelets | Nation Beads

Stretchy bracelets are a flexible, enjoyable and on-trend type, nice for everybody. From the newbie beader to the veteran professional, these bracelets are a daring look and really easy to place collectively. Put on only one or stack multiples. All you want are beads (stones, wooden, glass or no matter you’ve got laying about) and a stretchy twine. Yup. It’s actually that straightforward! A needle could also be wanted for smaller beads (simply to maintain your sanity!)

Create these for your self, your mates, your loved ones…right here’s just a few explanation why they’re such a terrific addition to anybody’s wardrobe:

Straightforward to slip on and off
Fast to place collectively
No clasp wanted – simply tie a knot
No worries about metallic sensitivities
Don’t must know a precise wrist measurement
Works for a lot of completely different supplies
Seems to be nice!

 

 

What elastic do I select?

Elastic twine is the important thing component to a stretchy bracelet (in addition to the gorgeous beads) and there are a number of choices.

Elastic Cords Type

Stretch Magic:  A stable, spherical rubber elastic.
Opelon: A fibrous, flat elastic.
Material Elastic: A thick, spherical elastic core coated in a woven nylon material.

Elastic twine is the important thing component to conserving your bracelet collectively. Take into account these sensible factors when making your choice.

1) The smallest bead gap determines how thick of an elastic you need to use.
2) The thicker the elastic, the bigger the ending knot.
3) When you don’t like seeing the knot, there are methods to cover it. Scroll beneath.

Right here’s a break-down of every elastic that will help you decide which can work finest on your particular challenge.

Elastic Cord Chart

Tips on how to tie a knot

Observe this straightforward video tutorial displaying knotting choices for various elastic.

Don’t like seeing the knot? Cover it!

There are just a few other ways to cover that knot…
1) Cowl it with a crimp cowl.
2) Use an ornamental function bead with a big gap.
3) Place your largest holed bead beside the knot and conceal it inside.
4) Incorporate a appeal and dangle it from a hoop positioned over the knot.
5) Add a contact of glue or clear nail polish (securing it) and simply be at one with that knot. Everybody will discover your beads anyway!

There are a lot of beads that will assist disguise a knot as proven right here. Hypoallergenic stainless-steel ornamental beads, massive holed spacer beads and hammered beads in plated base metallic & a appeal.

~ Blissful Beading!
From Nation Beads

Author: Randy Moore