I have bags and bags full of cast off jewelry from flea markets, yard sales, and generous friends. Recently, I was looking at a bag full of plastic bangles (the hard plastic kind), and I thought about using cup chain on it in a similar way to the Shamballa bracelets I was making last year.
Super easy, super quick, super cute! And all you need is the following:
Plastic bangle bracelet
9-10" cup chain, 5mm
10' wire, 24 g
Chain nose pliers
1. Leave a short tail as shown and wrap three times between each "stone".
2. Wrap over the tail and tuck the other end underneath a wire as best you can. Squeeze gently with chain nose pliers to secure.
Another reclaimed bangle bracelet
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