DIY Cube braid necklace

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Did you used to make “Scoobies” at school? Then this DIY will be very easy for you do and will remind you of your school years.

In this tutorial I will show you step by step how to make a cube braid with satin ribbon to do a pretty and original necklace.

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Materials:

  • Satin ribbon (minimum 6 meters)
  • Jewelry Chain
  • Locking and rings
  • strong glue
  • Jewelry Pliers
  • * Optional: A decorative charm. (I chose a star)

Follow steps 1 to 12 with the satin ribbon starting from the middle:

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1. This is the braid finished. Lock with a double knot.

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2. Put a ring and a lock in the end of the braid you started with.

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3. Hook it to the chain.

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4. Apply glue to the end piece. (I used this flat terminations special for ribbon)

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5. Paste the end with the knot of the braid to the flat piece and close it.

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6. If you want, put a charm before you close the loop linking it to the chain.

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The cube braid made of satin ribbon gives a nice effect and is very light and pleasant to the neck.

It’s an ideal DIY gift and a cool idea to make bracelets.

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