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


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

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

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. We've gathered some of our favorite braided bracelet patterns for you to try.

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. Dying to try out some Kumihimo jewelry patterns? We've got great projects for you to start with. Want to learn how to make braided bracelets with beads? You'll learn everything you want to know and more. You'll be surprised how versatile these braided bracelet patterns can be!

For a fantastic braided jewelry pattern for the kids, check out the Rainbow Loom Fishtail Bracelet below! 

Kumihimo Patterns

Kumihimo 12-Strand Spiral Bracelet

Kumihimo is a beautiful Japanese braiding technique that has become incredibly popular of late, and once you check out these Kumihimo jewelry patterns, 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. You definitely need to check out some of these braided bracelet patterns! Soon you'll be rocking a unique Kumihimo bracelet as your everyday accessory.

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.

Braided Bead Patterns

Braided Seed Bead Necklace

If you're looking for ways to spice up simple strands of beads, try braiding them together for a stunning effect! If you want to learn how to make braided bracelets with beads, you're in the right place. This is such an easy design idea to replicate and can be endlessly customized using different colors, sizes, and cuts of beads

Braided Fabric Jewelry Projects

Simply Striking Braided Scarf Necklace

For 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.

Braided Hemp, Cord, and String Jewelry Patterns

Five Times Lucky Friendship Bracelet

The 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! While most of these projects are braided bracelet patterns, you can rock them as anklets in the summertime, too.

What is your favorite material to use when you are creating braided jewelry? 

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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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