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Love Knot Bracelet

April 11th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Learn how to make a love knot bracelet in no time! This simple yet stylish jewelry design has long been regarded as a symbol of love, representing the everlasting and constant bond between two people. You can make a love knot bracelet for a friend or family member as a thoughtful gift. We’ll show you how to make this bracelet using SilverSilk knitted wire in two different colors.

Cut two pieces of SilverSilk approximately 7 ½ inches. Fold one strand in half and insert both ends into one double strand end cap. Clamp down using nylon jaw pliers for a firm hold. Repeat this process for the other SilverSilk chain. Connect them by threading one loop through the other, folding the top loop over itself and pulling it through. Finish each end with one 1.27×6.3mm open jump ring and connect your clasp to the jump rings.

If you need a little extra help you can watch the video above or visit our SilverSilk resources page for more helpful hints and quick videos. Remember, if you cut the chain to the length as instructed, your bracelet will be approximately 7 inches long. This may fit too snug on your wrist or fit too loosely depending on the style of clasp you use. If you decide to finish with a lobster clasp, you can create an extender chain using jump rings or view our selection of finished extender chains to make your bracelet adjustable.

-Marissa

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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Florence McMenamin // Apr 17, 2012 at 5:56 am

    I really want to make this bracelet…simple, but very elegant looking.

  • 2 Muriel Madden // Apr 17, 2012 at 7:11 am

    Looking forward to putting this together…thank you!

  • 3 Gwen // Nov 28, 2012 at 8:42 am

    I am working on my first loveknot braclet, I had both ends into the end cap and squeezed it shut, but one end came out, is there any way to get the end cap opened again? One side didn’t squeeze completely shut.

  • 4 Marissa // Nov 28, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Hi Gwen-

    We don’t advise trying to re-open the end cap because it will damage the component. What we suggest is cutting the SilverSilk a little shorter, finishing the end with a new end cap (making sure that at least one ball bearing inside the chain sits behind the jaw) and then adding some additional jump rings to your clasp to keep the length the same.

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