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« on: July 29, 2012 05:56:09 PM »

Hi! I have never attempted to make any kind of jewelry before, but i am going to try to make nautical rope bracelets. I need to get some of the findings(?) like the ones on this bracelet, but i dont know what they are called, so i dont even know how to search for them. I checked my local craft shop, but they didnt have anything that was close. I appreciate your help!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/103254049/made-to-order-infinity-nautical-knot?ref=sr_gallery_24&ga_search_query=nautical+knot+bracelet&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=ZZ&ga_min=0&ga_max=0&ga_ref=auto3&ga_search_type=all
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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2012 08:47:01 PM »

What I am seeing are ribbon clamps/ribbon crimp ends:

http://beads.artbeads.com/search?p=Q&lbc=artbeads&uid=19758391&ts=custom&w=ribbon%20crimp%20ends&isort=score&method=and&view=grid


Various lengths of chains/extenders:

http://beads.artbeads.com/search?w=chain&asug=chain

Lobster clasps

http://beads.artbeads.com/search?w=lobster+clasp&asug=lob

and some kind of tag or charm.


Most bead stores should have all the supplies you need and can probably help you with how to put it all together
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2012 08:58:10 PM »

ribbon clamps, thats the part i was trying to figure out. thanks so much!
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2012 05:35:53 AM »

For the knot
Groggs Knots:Celtic Knot
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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2012 09:29:14 AM »

awesome, thank you!
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2012 03:44:23 PM »

Hi, I have used these before and for the life of me cannot think of what they are called, but I am sure if you have a Michaels, Hobby Lobby, A. C. Moore, Jo Ann Fabrics and either take the picture showing the finding or describe it to a person who works in the jewelry area, you will find them.  I believe they come packaged.  Hope this helps you.
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