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Is your ankle looking too bare? Check out this cool leather anklet tutorial.

completed anklet

Anklets are a lot of fun! Is there a more perfect summer accessory than a flirty little anklet? This anklet design is made with some black leather cord and some bohemian glass beads!

You will need the following tools and materials to make this awesome leather anklet:

1: Pliers. You will need your cutting pliers (to cut your cord), flat nose pliers and round nose pliers to make this anklet.

Cutting pliers, round nose pliers and flat nose pliers

2: A piece of leather cord long enough to fit comfortably around your ankle.

anklet leather

3: Two leather crimp ends.

leather crimp ends

4: Two small jump rings.

two silver colored jump rings

5: One larger jump ring.

one large jump ring

6: One lobster clasp.

one silver lobster clasp

7: Two small head pins.

two small head pins

8: Beads of your choice. I used these blue glass beads and two small seed beads.

blue glass beads

two small beads Product – 1 Box Blue 6/0 Glass Seed Beads, Opaque Colours & Transparent & Ceylon Round & Silver Lined, 4mm, Hole: 1mm

Follow these steps to make yourself a cute leather anklet:

1: Place a crimp end at the end of the leather cord and get ready to secure it in place.

adding crimp to one end

2: Squash one side of the crimp end down using the flat nose pliers.

squashing one side

one side squashed

3: Squash the other side of the crimp down to secure the crimp in place.

squashing other side

4: Repeat steps 2 and 3 for the other end of the leather.

both ends added

5: Add a jump ring to one end of the leather cord and add the lobster clasp. Secure the lobster clasp in place by closing the jump ring.

adding clasp

6: Add another jump ring to the other end of the anklet.

clasp and jump ring added

7: Add your beads to each of the head pins.

beads added to pins

both pins beaded

8: Bend each pin at a right angle to the beaded section.

bending pin at right angle

both pins bent

9: Using the round nose pliers again, form a loop at the top of each beaded pin to secure the beads in place.

curling pin

two looped pins

10: Add the beaded head pins to the larger jump ring.

adding pins to large jump ring

11: Slide the larger jump ring onto the closed one that attaches the clasp to the anklet. Secure it in place by closing it using your pliers.

adding charms to anklet

charms added

Once your bead charms are in place your anklet is complete! How will you make this design your own?

completed anklet






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