Retired - Ouroboros Bracelet

PROJECT B8030
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
This fishtail bracelet features a hook clasp cast in the likeness of Ouroboros. The serpent eating its own tail signifies cyclicality and re-creation. Ten strands of 2mm leather cord are woven in alternating color blocks of black and olivine, creating a unique braided effect.
Instructions
This bracelet measures 8.5 inches total. To modify the size, adjust the length of leather used. In addition to the materials listed, you will also need a toothpick.
  1. Please watch our video: How to Make a Fishtail Bracelet Using Round Leather Cord. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to weave this bracelet using 2mm round leather cord. You will also see how to tie off the bracelet and add a clasp.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • CHY-2006 - Genuine Leather Cord, Round 2mm, By the Yard, Absinth
    Project uses 7.5 feet. You will need 3 packages.

  • CHY-2002 - Genuine Leather Cord, Round 2mm, By the Yard, Black
    Project uses 7.5 feet. You will need 3 packages.

  • FCL-1606 - Antiqued Silver Plated Snake Shaped Hook / Eye Clasp For Regaliz 10mm Rubber Cord
    Project uses 1 piece. 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.

  • XCR-4255 - BeadSmith Super-Lon (S-Lon) Thread - Size AA - Black (1 Bobbin)
    Project uses 8 inches. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Men's
Ingredients CHY-2006, CHY-2002, FCL-1606, XTL-1054, XCR-4255,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Genuine Leather Cord, Round 2mm,  By the Yard, Absinth
You will need 3 package(s).
1 package = 1 Yard.
$2.05 / Package | SKU: CHY-2006
Genuine Leather Cord, Round 2mm,  By the Yard, Black
You will need 3 package(s).
1 package = 1 Yard.
$2.05 / Package | SKU: CHY-2002
E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.32 / Package | SKU: XTL-1054
Super-Lon (S-Lon) Thread - Size AA - Black (1 Bobbin)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bobbin.
$2.75 / Package | SKU: XCR-4255
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material

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