Charm Bracelet


Fashionable and fun, create a charm bracelet that reflects your own personalized style.

Materials

  • Silver chain bracelet
  • Silver jump rings
  • White shrink plastic
  • Assorted stamps: flowers, geometric shapes, flourishes, etc.
  • Inks, in colors of choice

Basic Supplies

oven

Tools

  • Punches: Uchida Marvy Scallop Punch; Circle punch, 1-1/8”; Hole punch
  • Precision scissors
  • Fine-grit sandpaper

Directions

  • 1. Stamp patterns and backgrounds on shrink plastic in complementary colors as desired. Use circle and scallop punches to punch stamped images. Punch hole  1/4” from edge.
  • 2. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to bake plastic. (Note: Charms will curl and twist. Keep charms in oven until flat again.) Remove from cookie sheet; let cool.
  • 3. Use jump rings to attach charms to bracelet links.
  • More
  • 1. Stamp images on clear shrink plastic so they show on both sides.
  • 2. For coordinating earrings, make charms in same way, then attach to desired earring.

by Kelly Anne Grundhauser

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