arm candy

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I love arm candy! And more is better in this situation! I found this project on Jenni Radosevich’s blog I Spy DIY. She has some amazing projects and I fell in love with this one. It took a few…ok, more than a few tries to get this bracelet to look perfect so you may want to buy some extra wire so you can practice.  

Materials

  • 16 gauge round gold wire
  • Jewelry pliers, round and flat

Directions

  1. First, at one end of the wire, make two rounded humps by wrapping the wire around the thick part of your round nose pliers.
  2. Then squeeze the valley in between with the flat nose pliers to create the heart shape.
  3. Next, cross the short end of the wire across the longer side.
  4. Then wrap the shorter wire around the longer side two times and cut off the excess.
  5. Next wrap wire around a cup to create the rounded part, fit to the size of your wrist.
  6. To create the hook, bend the other end of the wire so it is doubled up for as least an inch.
  7. Bend again a half an inch down to create the hook. 
  8. Wrap the excess around the base of the bracelet 3 times and trim the excess.

*Click here for picture by picture directions on how to make this bracelet.*

Now stack on some gold bracelets, go out for some drinks, and show off this new piece if arm candy!

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Abby

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