This DIY Angel Wing Bracelet is a sweet little addition to any angel lover’s jewelry wardrobe. It also makes a great gift for a friend who may need a reminder that someone is looking out for her.
It’s been a while since I’ve shared a bracelet tutorial. I tend to wear a few less bracelets in the winter… you know, bulky long sleeves and all in the frozen tundra of the midwest! I was perusing the aisles of Michael’s the other day and ran across this little angel wing charm. It was love at first sight. I think I’ve mentioned previously that I was a Pi Phi in college, and our symbols were angels and arrows. I own several pieces of arrow jewelry (both bought and diy), but I don’t often seek out angel jewelry – I loved this little wing though!
This angel wing bracelet ended up being a very easy project with just a few supplies needed:
- Angel Wing charm (You can find the one I used in store at Michael’s, or here’s another option on Amazon)
- Chain – style of your choice on style. (You’ll need between 5-6.5 inches depending on wrist size)
- 4 Jump Rings
- Pliers (not shown)
Split your chain in half. You can take additional links out later if you still need to shorten it. My wrist is fairly small and I used 2.5″ for each side. Remember that your jump rings and clasp will add some length as well.
Open up your jump rings. There is a right and a wrong way to do this. I’m not patient enough to try to take pictures of this process, so check out this video on Youtube for the proper process. (FYI, you can use regular pliers for this process if your metal isn’t too soft, just be gentle).
Loop one jump ring through the hole at one end of the angel wing and also through the end of the link of one of your chains. Close your jump ring. Repeat on other side.
Hold against your wrist and determine what side of your bracelet you want your clasp to be on. Using the same process as before, Loop a jump ring through the end of your chain and the hole at the end of your clasp. Then close your jump ring.
Finally, on the other end of your chain, you’ll be putting your final jump ring at the end. Before you do this, hold the bracelet against the end of your wrist and make sure it’s the size you want. Remove any links as necessary and then add your final jump ring to the end of the chain.
I’m so happy with how this angel wing bracelet turned out. It looks great by itself…
… and stacked with other bracelets.
Do you have a favorite symbol or charm you like to wear? I of course always like monograms, and arrows, and now apparently angel wings.
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