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40+ Braided Jewelry Patterns: How to Kumihimo, Fishtail Braid, Box Braid and More


Updated November 10, 2016
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Faux Braided Bangle Bracelet

Braiding is one of the most basic ways to weave, but if you think braids are boring, think again. Simple yet intricate, braided patterns are a classic fashion motif for a reason, and there are so many ways to work this weave into your accessories. Embrace the braid with these 40+ Braided Jewelry Patterns!

From simple three-strand patterns to twisted 12-strand techniques, this collection of tutorials will show you a variety of ways you can use braiding in your jewelry designs. Braiding is making a comeback! Learn how to box braid, fishtail braid, kumihimo braid, and more with these pretty plaited patterns.

Plus, when it comes to braided jewelry you can go from very formal jewelry pieces to more edgy jewelry pieces to simple delicate everyday jewelry pieces. Meaning, whatever style you like there will be a DIY jewelry project in here for you.


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40+ Braided Jewelry Patterns: How to Kumihimo, Fishtail Braid, Box Braid, and More

40+ Braided Jewelry Patterns: Kumihimo, Fishtail Braid, Box Braid and More

Table of Contents

Kumihimo Patterns
Box Braid Patterns
Fishtail Braid Patterns
Braided Bead Patterns
Braided Fabric Jewelry Projects
Braided Hemp, Cord, and String Jewelry Patterns


Kumihimo Patterns

Kumihimo 12-Strand Spiral BraceletKumihimo is a beautiful Japanese braiding technique that has become incredibly popular of late, and once you check out these projects, you'll understand why. Kumihimo braiding has an incredibly intricate effect but can be relatively simple to complete given the proper tools. Learn how to kumihimo braid some stunning accessories with these free tutorials.

  1. Kumihimo 12-Strand Spiral Bracelet
  2. Beaded Kumihimo Bracelet
  3. Kumihimo Braid Bracelet
  4. Wedded Bliss Beaded Kumihimo Necklace
  5. Burst of Color Kumihimo Bracelet
  6. Beaded and Bejeweled Kumihimo Bracelet
  7. Diamante Kumihimo Bracelet
  8. Hemp Kumihimo Bracelet Tutorial
  9. Trendy Kumihimo Bracelet

BONUS: Find even more beautiful braided jewelry patterns in The Ultimate Collection of Knots and Macrame: 148 Easy Friendship Bracelets, Macrame Projects, and More!


22 Kumihimo Jewelry Patterns and Tutorials


Do you love these kumihimo patterns? Here are 22 Kumihimo Jewelry Patterns and Tutorials for you to make today!


Box Braid Patterns

Colorful Leather Box Braid Bracelet

Both functional and fashionable, box braiding is a common technique of macrame jewelry patterns. Also known as the "square braid" or "square stitch," the box braid is sturdy and strong yet stylish. Learn how to box braid by making these jewelry projects.

  1. Colorful Leather Box Braid Bracelet
  2. Pretty Cube Braid Necklace
  3. Leather Box Braid Necklace DIY



Fishtail Braid Patterns

Effortless Fishtail Friendship BraceletsFishtail braid bracelets are all the rage! Sometimes called a herringbone or fishbone braid, the fishtail braid is a fast and fashionable way to weave. Learn how to fishtail braid with these tutorials and make an arm party of braided bracelets!

  1. Effortless Fishtail Friendship Bracelets
  2. Fishtail Friendship Bracelet
  3. Gone Fishing Anchor Bracelet
  4. Stunningly Sweet Fishtail Bracelet
  5. Fishtail Bracelet
  6. Ravishing Rainbow Fishtail Bracelet
  7. Easy Three Color Fishtail Bracelet
  8. Paracord Fishtail Bracelet

Braided Bead Patterns

Braided Seed Bead NecklaceIf you're looking for ways to spice up simple strands of beads, try braiding them together for a stunning effect! This is such an easy design idea to replicate and can be endlessly customized using different colors, sizes, and cuts of beads.

  1. Braided Seed Bead Necklace
  2. Golden Braided Seed Bead Necklace
  3. Glittering Braided Cuff
  4. Woven Seed Bead Necklace
  5. Braided Bead Necklace
  6. Simple Seed Bead Bracele
  7. Eclectic Beaded Necklace
  8. Out on the Town Pearl Bracelet


20 Fabulous Macrame Bracelet Patterns

If you love these braided jewelry projects, then you will love this list of 26 Fabulous Macrame Bracelet Patterns. With the easy-to-follow tutorials in that collection, macrame has never been easier! 




Braided Fabric Jewelry Projects

Simply Striking Braided Scarf NecklaceFor accessories on the softer side, try braiding fabric into a trendy DIY bracelet or necklace pattern. These braided jewelry designs are a great way to use some scrap fabric, a secondhand scarf, or an old T-shirt.

  1. Simply Striking Braided Scarf Necklace
  2. Braided Jersey Necklace
  3. Braided T-Shirt Bracelets
  4. Easy Braided Jersey Necklace
  5. Mixed Media Necklace
  6. Anthropologie Boho Braided Bracelet
  7. Braided Knit Bracelet
  8. Braided Yarn Friendship Bracelet
  9. Rainbow Braided DIY Bracelet
  10. Braided Pastel DIY Necklace


Braided Hemp, Cord, and String Jewelry Patterns

Five Times Lucky Friendship BraceletThe other perk about braided jewelry patterns? They're often made with the thriftiest materials! These hemp, cord, and embroidery floss jewelry projects should all be pretty cheap to make, which means you can make even more of them!

  1. Five Times Lucky Friendship Bracelet
  2. Braided Bead and Hemp Bracelets
  3. Beaded Hemp Wrap Bracelet
  4. Make a Wish Anklet
  5. Simple Word Bracelet
  6. DIY Silk Friendship Bracelet
  7. Braided Anchor Bracelet
  8. Folkloric Braid Necklace
  9. Nautical Braided Bracelet
  10. Braided Padlock Bracelet
  11. Ten Minute Braided Bracelet
  12. Five-Stranded Braid Bracelet
  13. Spiked Braided Chain Bracelet
  14. Braided Embroidery Cuff

20 Easy, Breezy Hemp Bracelet Patterns

If you love the braided projects featured in this collection, be sure to check out our other braided jewelry collection pages, like these Hemp Bracelet Patterns!




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i made my third Bracelet today.

hello i love your projects. they are very beautiful. and this is the second Bracelet that i made.

I totally agree with wiccanlady!

I just wish these were in an e-book, it would be so much easier to print out.


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