Even if you’re not clicked-into the Los Angeles celebrity-scene, you might have seen these little wrap bracelets. They are THE RAGE in Hollywood. If you’d buy Luu Chan’s, you’ll realize that what once was a tribal friendship bracelet, has transformed into a pricey heirloom. That’s what happens when you add diamonds and precious stones.
Of course these kind of wrap bracelets were invented before Luu Chan was even born, and any good craft shop has all that you need to make your own.
Luu Chan Wrap Bracelets are actually simple to make. Why not make a couple for yourself?!
Luu Chan Wrap Bracelets – Jewelry Supplies Needed
Traditional wrap bracelets tended to use wooden beads because they are nice and light. If you want yours to look more like Luu Chan designs, then choose diamonds, silver beads, semi-precious stones and crystal beads.
Leather cord is ideal for stringing beads with large holes or natural beads such as shell, wood, bone, clay, or metal. Use leather cord to showcase a favorite pendant. It braids well and mixes well with other stringing materials to create bold and stylish designs.
All spools are 5 m (16.4 ft) long. Comes in Black, Brown & Natural.
This strong, five cord waxed thread is ideal for hand-stitching leather. Smooth and consistent, it won’t stretch or break. It can also be used for beaded jewelry.
Made in the USA.
|Durable, and easy to string. This natural 5-ply linen thread is lightly waxed for ease of use. It’s ideal for bookbinding, crafts, and art projects of all kinds. Each pack contains three 20-yard spools, one each of black, tan, and purple.
If this is too thick for your bead size, consider using Nylon Jewelry Cord instead. (see below).
|Nylon Jewelry Cord
This cord is the perfect size for threading many of the smaller to medium-size beads.
It comes in 25 yard spools and has a braided, 1/16" diameter color-fast nylon that is heat fusible.
|Each bag contains a variety of beads in assorted colors and shapes, in sizes ranging from ½" to 1½". Bead sizes may vary slightly from assortment to assortment. The 4 oz bag contains approx. 25–30 beads, and the 8 oz bag contains up to 60 beads.||I found some superb beads for you, to make one-of-kind bead wrap bracelets that would make Luu Chan jealous:
These high-end glass beads are modern replicas of the classic trade beads from the late 1800s and early 1900s that were designed and made in Europe and Africa.
Ideal as centerpieces for handmade jewelry pieces, they’re also great for creating other types of art.
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HOW TO MAKE LUU CHAN WRAP BRACELETS
Chan Luu crystal wrap bracelets are made the same way as is demonstrated here:
For those of you who can’t see the above video screen, follow this link to learn how to make Luu Chan wrap bracelets.
Other Friendship Bracelets
Friendship bracelets ~ pretty but easily knotted, without beads. Colorful.
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