Boho Gemstone Cork Memory Wire Bangle

PROJECT B2421
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
Gemstones and metal beads are the perfect embellishment to this cork cord memory wire bangle. Stack them up with other bracelets for a boho look.
Instructions
This bangle uses 2.5 inch diameter memory wire. You can adjust the size by choosing a different size of memory wire or by adding additional cork cord to create more wraps around the wrist. Please note that the cork is cut to order by the inch. You will also need a toothpick or scrap of wire for this project.
  1. To see how to make this design, please watch our video: How to Make a Memory Wire Bangle with Braided Cork Cord. In this video you will see how to string the memory wire through the cord, how to add the end caps and how to embellish this design with wrapped wire loops.
  2. For this design, you will string one gold bead, one gemstone and one gold bead before making the wrapped wire loops on both end caps.
Note: For helpful sizing tips please watch our video: How to Choose the Right Size of Round Memory Wire for Your Design.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • WXM-207 - Memory Wire, Bracelet Round Size Large 2.50 Inch Diameter, 63 Loops, Gold Plated
    Project uses 1.25 Loops. You will need 1 package.

  • CHX-1185 - Portuguese Cork Cord by Regaliz, Round and Braided 6mm, Saddle Brown, by the Inch
    Project uses 10 inches. You will need 10 packages.

  • SPAV-036 - Gemstone Beads, Green Aventurine, Round 6mm, 15.5 Inch Strand
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1608 - The Beadsmith Cord Ends, Barrel with Ring 12mm, Fits 6.5mm Cord, 4 Pieces, Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-1325 - Genuine 22K Gold Plated Fluted Corrugated Round Metal Beads 4mm (100)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5215 - 22K Gold Plated Head Pins - 22 Gauge/1.5 Inches (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1054 - E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5610 - Xuron Memory Wire Cutters Cutting Pliers -Strong & Easy
  • XTL-5503 - The Beadsmith Little Cut Flush Cutter For Rubber And Leather Cord
  • PL7310 - Tronex Tools, Round Nose Pliers with Ergonomic Handle and Tip Protector 6.5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • PL7222 - Tronex Tools, Flush Cutter Pliers with Ergonomic Handle and Tip Protector 5.75 Inches Long, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Boho, Autumn
Ingredients WXM-207, CHX-1185, SPAV-036, FCR-1608, BMB-1325, FHP-5215, XTL-1054,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Memory Wire, Bracelet Round Size Large 2.50 Inch Diameter, 63 Loops, Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pack.
$6.05 / Package | SKU: WXM-207
Portuguese Cork Cord by Regaliz, Round and Braided 6mm, Saddle Brown, by the Inch
You will need 10 package(s).
1 package = By The Inch.
$0.85 / Package | SKU: CHX-1185
Gemstone Beads, Green Aventurine, Round 6mm, 15.5 Inch Strand
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = .
$5.35 / Package | SKU: SPAV-036
The Beadsmith Cord Ends, Barrel with Ring 12mm, Fits 6.5mm Cord, 4 Pieces, Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$2.85 / Package | SKU: FCR-1608
Genuine 22K Gold Plated Fluted Corrugated Round Metal Beads 4mm (100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$7.25 / Package | SKU: BMB-1325
22K Gold Plated Head Pins - 22 Gauge/1.5 Inches (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.60 / Package | SKU: FHP-5215
E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.54 / Package | SKU: XTL-1054
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