Knowing how to make a brass cuff just takes a little creativity and imagination. The very definition of fashion is individuality. Cuff bracelets entered the fashion world with a bang and has provided a wide range of style in the past few years. It can dress up just about any outfit or be an accessory to your personality. Making your own cuff bracelet is next to easy. Recycle a piece of old brass and make it into a vintage cuff bracelet or spruce up a bracelet you already have.
Things you'll need:
- Various beads, glitter, buttons or other decorations
- Blank brass cuff or sheet of brass
- Two-party epoxy glue
- Lacquer spray
You can purchase a blank brass cuff or start from scratch. To start from scratch you’ll need a sheet of brass. Find one laying around in your garage or purchase one from the hardware store.
If you started with a sheet of brass, use tin snips or sheers to cut the brass to the length and width of your choice. Use rollers to bend the brass into the shape of a cuff.
Gather any accessories you wish to add such as beads, hemp, rhinestones, charms, glitter, crystals and/or vintage buttons. You can also use a metal puncher to put holes into the cuff and lace thread, wire and beads through the bracelet. Let your imagination do the work.
- You should use a five-minute two-party epoxy glue. Avoid using hot glue when gluing metal to metal, as it will eventually pop off. Carefully arrange your design before gluing. Once it's dry, the bracelet is ready to wear. If you want to keep it looking fresh and shining, you can spray a coat of lacquer on your bracelet, which can be found at any hardware store.
Now you're ready to show off your trend side to the world. You never have to worry about not finding the right accessory again. Make your own brass cuff in minutes if you're in a hurry. You can be your favorite designer!
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