Stretch Celtic Bracelet

Presented by Sue Ripsch, Author and Chainmaille Artist,
Instructions by Rachel, Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

Sue Ripsch, chainmaille artist and instructor, demonstrates how to make a stretchable Celtic bracelet project made from both regular and rubber jumprings in a fun chainmaille weave.
Pass one 3.5mm jumpring through four rubber rings then close. Repeat to attach a second jumpring, creating a 2-2-2 chain.

  • Rubber rings should be added in groups of two if using different colors in the pattern
  • The fit will be snug when securing inside the 3.5mm jumprings; they will need to be pressed in
Pass one 6mm jumpring between one set of rubber rings, around the set of 3.5mm jumprings and between the set of rubber rings on the opposite side (this jumpring is known as a floater) then close.
Use a set of 3.5mm jumprings to connect an additional set of two rubber rings to one set of the previous rubber rings. Pass one a floater jumpring between the set of rubber rings just added, around the set of 3.5mm jumprings and between the previous set of rubber rings then close.

Continue to connect sets of rubber rings to the desired length, approximately 22 - 23 sets or rubber rings.
Once the bracelet is the desired length, pass one 3.5mm jumpring through the last set of rubber rings and the first sets of rubber rings, then close. Repeat to attach a second 3.5mm jumpring.

Place a floater ring around the last set of 3.5mm jumprings to complete the bracelet.

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