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Bar None Leather Cuff Bracelet Project
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Bar None Leather Cuff Bracelet Project
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Project Description:

The clasp actually inspired this design. Shanna was so excited about it and told me it will hold multiple strands of 2mm leather. Well collectively we came up with this, 4 strands of 2mm leather with these great Tierra Cast nugget spacer bars, dividing the strands. This is a versatile design and can be easily made for a man!

Author Karla Schafer
Karla Schafer
Auntie's Beads Designer
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Instructions:


  1. Cut 4 pieces of leather 7" in length for a 7 1/2" bracelet. The clasp will add about an 1 1/8".
  2. Carefully add a drop of glue to one end of the leather cut above and insert it into one end of the clasp, holding it for a few seconds until the glue sets.
  3. Repeat the above step for the other 3 pieces of leather.
  4. Slide the first of the bars on to the first 3 strands of leather, rounding the ends of the cut end if needed to thread it through..
  5. Slide the second bar on starting with the second strand and so on, alternating the placement with the remaining two bars.
  6. Lay the piece out on a ruler to check length, keeping the clasp together.
  7. Due to the nature of the clasp, you may want to allow a bit of extra room in the length to maneuver the clasp.
  8. Cut the leather to desired length, noting that 1/8" will go into the clasp.
  9. Carefully glue the leather ends into the other side of the clasp as before.
  10. You may also want to glue the spacer bars in place, I added a drop of glue on one spot and slid the finding over it, repeating for the other bars.

Tools and Materials Needed:

Licorice Brand Antique Silver Buckle Style Clasp, 13x29mm- 1pc
TierraCast Antique Silver Nugget 3-Strand Spacer Bar, 18mm- 4pc
2mm Round Leather Cord, Moroccan Red- 28"
Zap-A-Gap Quick Drying Adhesive, .5 oz
Nipper Tool

Material and Supplies Used in This Project:
Licorice Brand Antique Silver Buckle Style Clasp, 13x30mmx13mm
Licorice Brand Antique Silver Buckle Style Clasp, 13x30mmx13mm
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TierraCast Antique Silver Nugget 3-Strand Spacer Bar, 18mm
TierraCast Antique Silver Nugget 3-Strand Spacer Bar, 18mm
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2mm Round Leather Cord, Moroccan Red
2mm Round Leather Cord, Moroccan Red
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Zap-A-Gap Quick Drying Adhesive, .5 oz
Zap-A-Gap Quick Drying Adhesive, .5 oz
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Classic Nipper Tool
Classic Nipper Tool
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Customer Reviews
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Rating Everyone wants one!
 
I made myself one of these and now all my nieces want one too!I added charms to dangle in different sections - I can add your alphabet beads to the ones I make for my nieces - spell out their school mascot names and use leather in their school colors!
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Reviewed by:  from Texas. - 6/12/2013
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