How to Braid a Bracelet
Braiding has existed for thousands of years as a basic way of joining cords, hair, ribbon and many other types of material. It has practical uses as well as decorative applications. The practice of braiding bracelets has been around just as long as braiding other materials but has enjoyed a surge in popularity in recent years. Braids remain a popular design because of their simplicity and elegance. Braiding is a trendy way to create friendship bracelets as well as fancier accessories, and braided jewelry can be worn by men or women. By learning how to braid a bracelet, you can create beautiful jewelry to wear or give as gifts. All it takes is some basic jewelry and beading supplies and a basic understanding of the braiding technique. You can then experiment with types of braided jewelry and accessories and create wearable works of art in many styles and materials such as cord, embroidery floss, leather, hemp and ribbon.